Private Celebrations and Christmas Parties

We will work with you to curate your bespoke event

Photo: The Living Planet Gallery set up for an event
Photo: The Living Planet Gallery set up for an event

From a full size replica of a T-Rex to the mysteries of the ancient worlds, the Great North Museum: Hancock celebrates life in all its forms. Quirky and eclectic, amazing and intriguing, with landscaped grounds and stunning spaces, this is the perfect venue for a Great North celebration. 

The museum can be hired for a range of occasions, including Christmas partiesanniversariesbirthday partiesbaby naming celebrations and weddings. We can take bookings for your Christmas parties and celebrations all year round. If you have an event coming up and would like to discuss your ideas with our team then contact us.

The Great North Museum: Hancock is a Grade II listed building, situated in a prime city centre location close to transport links and a variety of accommodation.

We can take bookings for up to 80 guests for a dinner, 80 guests for a dinner dance or 443 for a reception.


We work with a range of catering suppliers to provide a service bespoke to your catering needs including canap├ęs, buffets, three-course dining and drinks. 

Contact us

To find out more about hiring Great North Museum: Hancock please contact us by telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or use our contact form to get in touch. 

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