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Was a Photography visit for the fly past of the red arrows flying over the tyne bridge for great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dave s
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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What a Place!

From the Newcastle side this looks like a Caterpillar turning into a Chrysalis. However it looks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip R
Huby, United Kingdom
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“concert venue”(25 reviews)
“fantastic night”(12 reviews)
Sage Gateshead is an international home for music and musical discovery, bringing about a widespread and long-term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England. Our inclusive approach enables all our performance, learning and...more
St. Marys Square | Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR, England
+44 191 443 4661
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for the Northern Symphonia Party and thoroughly enjoyed the event Maximo Park and Martha Hill were excellent in the purpose built sound tunnel that is Hall 1. Brilliant venue should be a showcase but first impression upon arriving is daylight robbery - £6.30 to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a Photography visit for the fly past of the red arrows flying over the tyne bridge for great north run.

Thank dave s
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Newcastle side this looks like a Caterpillar turning into a Chrysalis. However it looks amazing and it is also when one enters it, the real showpiece item is really confirmed. We did not have time to go to a performance there but we...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is also known locally as the armadillo - I wonder why! Interesting place for events very open space and great views of the River Tyne / Newcastle

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was travelling to Newcastle for GNR, i had the chance to visited few of wondeful landsmarks in the Newcaste. looking at the building from the quayside is stunning which is a very distinctive glass building. plenty of parking spaces and its a very welcoming...More

1  Thank EthanTaylor-Ausi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My connection to Joe Wilson ,the bard of tyneside , is through my work at Jesmond old cemetery . I know his songs and love them . This intimate and engaging play tells Joes story and traces the greats of Newcastle music hall and folk...More

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled across the Millennium bridge to gateshead and visited the Sage. There are variations of music events are taken place in every single day. The Cafe restaurant is served tasty food for very reasonable prices and plenty of dishes. Peaceful views from here out over...More

1  Thank AwaWilliams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped inside to take a look at this building while we were visiting the Quayside. Very futuristic exterior is what drew us. Inside, there's an auditorium and lots of usable space for a variety of exhibitions. Seems like this is a fantastic addition...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible building. Good place for families as lots of activities for children. Nice snackbars etc. Could spend ages here but we were limited for time so just passed through.

Thank 604maureenr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very unique shaped building with modern architecture themes, the inside is full of open spaces. Loved the mixture of this modern building, the Millennium Bridge and the old Newcastle Bridge all in the same place.

Thank Gordon T
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9 June 2018|
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Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
It's a small venue, so i would say you get a good view wherever you are. I was on level 2 next to stage but when I looked round people further back seemed to have a good view.
12 October 2017|
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Response from maryb1920 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went to see Neil Sedaka . Our seats were row 5 six seats in on the right. Wonderful seats. I think the way the sage is designed means there really are no bad seats
2 August 2017|
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Response from Sage_Gateshead | Property representative |
Hi, The screen is at the back of the stage so it's not the same as sitting in the front row at the pictures. However, you may get a better view of the screen by sitting further back. Many thanks,