The Biscuit Factory

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Telephone: 0191 261 1103

The Biscuit Factory Secondary

At present The Gallery will be open daily 10 - 5 with The Factory Kitchen serving take away drinks, bakery and sandwiches; so you can grab a coffee, browse the collections, and enjoy your Factory Kitchen treat at home.

We will be maintaining some pre-lockdown policies, and introducing some new procedures to keep everyone safe and healthy as far as possible.

What to expect:

  • The Biscuit Factory are maintaining a 2 metre distancing policy at every possible opportunity, and ask that visitors do the same.
  • Hand sanitising and regular cleaning of highly trafficked areas will also continue.
  • Contactless/card payments will also continue to be the only methods of payment within the gallery space.
  • You will notice some new ways of moving around the building, and queuing for service at our front desk.

The Biscuit Factory is the UK's largest independent art, craft and design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle's cultural quarter - Ouseburn Valley. Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, the beautiful and dynamic art gallery is set over two floors, displaying a range of exciting contemporary fine art, sculpture, original prints and jewellery, quality craftsmanship and design-led homewares.

The Biscuit Factory hosts four major exhibitions a year, changing on a quarterly basis and representing the work of around 250 artists each season, so there is always something new to see every time you visit.

Buying art is a personal experience and whether you are a seasoned collector or a first-time buyer, our professional and friendly team are here to assist you with your choices, and thanks to the interest-free Own Art purchase scheme, buying art is simple and affordable.

You can find the gallery's in-house cafe The Factory Kitchen on the first floor, which serves a fresh and innovative brunch menu, homemade cakes, ice creams and coffee. It also boasts a rooftop terrace and sheltered greenhouse area.

Useful Information

Opening Hours

Wednesday - Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Telephone: 0191 261 1103


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