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Northern Stage

Outside The Northern Stage Theatre.
0191 230 5151
Barras Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
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Assistance and Guide Dogs Admitted
Disabled Toilet
Facilities for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people
Level Access

Theatre and creativity in the heart of Newcastle.

Bold and ambitious productions, sunny family shows, a raft of participatory work and a cracking cafe bar; you'll find them all here.

Accessibility at Northern Stage

We are very proud that Northern Stage is a fully accessible building.

Getting to Northern Stage

Located on the University of Newcastle campus, Northern Stage can be accessed from either Claremont Road (opposite the Great North Museum: Hancock) or from the ramp off Barras Bridge (opposite Newcastle Civic Centre). See a map and info on public transport.

Building Access
There are two entrances to the theatre. 

King's Road Entrance Main Entrance
1. King's Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point) 2. Main Entrance

Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1,2 and 3. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area.

Box Office

At Box Office you can request:

* Large Print brochures
* Headsets for assisted listening
* Audio described brochures

Wheelchair Access There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removable in Stage 3.
Wheelchair WC Accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.
Guide Dogs Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here
Induction Loop Available Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages.
Information One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.

We offer a range of methods to assist in your enjoyment of shows at Northern Stage. Look for the following symbols on individual show pages of the website, on our brochure or ask our box office for details.

British Sign Language Intepreted performance
(Sign language interpreted performance for Deaf BSL users)

Audio Described performance
(Live commentary via headphones for blind or partially sighted patrons)

Captioned performance
(English text displayed on a unit for deaf or hard of hearing patrons)

Touch Tour
(Tour of the set before the show for our visually impaired customers)

Relaxed Performance
To welcome audiences with learning disabilities, sensory or communication differences

View additional accessibility information about this venue courtesy of DisabledGo. 

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