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In the last decade NewcastleGateshead has transformed itself into one of Europe‘s most exciting places. For four consecutive years (2002-2005), NewcastleGateshead was voted the nation’s favourite English city-break destination in The Guardian/Observer Travel Awards, but just what is it that puts this place into the 'world-class' bracket?

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World-class events? There are events all year round in NewcastleGateshead; with music events and concerts, carnivals, festivals and performances, there’s always something going on in this vibrant city.
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World-class arts’ facilities? The Sage Gateshead is the latest addition to the burgeoning quayside area of NewcastleGateshead and this centre for music has swiftly established itself as one of the ‘must play’ venues for musicians and singers from across the globe. The visual arts are also extremely well catered for with the likes of BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (the biggest gallery of its kind in the world) and The Laing hosting exhibitions that cater for every taste. More...

Attractions? From Europe's largest indoor fair to the fun-filled Centre for Life; from the 2,000 years worth of history found in and around the city streets to the stunning new buildings along the quayside, NewcastleGateshead has something to suit every taste.
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Shopping? In NewcastleGateshead, shopping is not just for Christmas, it‘s for life! The area rivals anywhere else in the country and in the MetroCentre has the biggest shopping and leisure complex in Europe.  
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Nightlife? Whether it’s dining out, visiting a theatre or calling into one of the many bars and clubs situated within the city centre, your options are almost limitless!
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But perhaps the factor which really elevates NewcastleGateshead to that ‘world class’ mantle, is the people who populate it. The ‘Geordies’ are renowned for their upbeat attitude to life, and in the warmth of their welcome, have something which truly is second to none.

Our staff will give you advice on good places to go for food, drinks etc.

We can also advise you on local clubs you may wish to join while you are here. So, if you play a musical instrument, want to watch or play sports etc, please tell our social programme staff and we will give you information to help you get the most fun from your stay at International House Newcastle.

Please remember, all public meeting places in the UK are now non-smoking.

Last modified: Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 01:35 PM