Filming


Your ideal location

We welcome film, television and photography companies who want to use our building and environment as a location.

For more information, email: leann.hay@twmuseums.org.uk or telephone: (0191) 277 2152.

What's been filmed at our venues in the past?

  • Music video for band 'Crooked Hands' - Stephenson Railway Museum
  • Channel 4's Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Arbeia Roman Fort
  • National Geographic's Explorer - Segedunum Roman Fort
  • BBC 2's History Cold Case - Great North Museum: Hancock
  • ITV's Vera - Discovery Museum
  • BBC 3's Don't Tell the Bride - Discovery Museum
  • BBC1's Flog It! - Discovery Museum
  • BBC 1's Who Do You Think You Are? - Tyne & Wear Archives

​Are there any restrictions?

We do require a copy of your public liability insurance certificate (to the value of £5 million) for our records.

Please read our Health & Safety for Filming document as we do have some limitations that may be relevant to your filming.

NORTHERN FILM & MEDIA is the North East’s creative Industries Development agency, supporting Media businesses with Television and filming production within the region.