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Reviewed July 25, 2018
Mary N
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Slightly biased as I work here but ...

So this is my place of work and so walking in every morning means I ponder both the 60s... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Edisred
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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As one of Newcastle upon Tyne’s central landmarks, The Civic Centre is visible from all approaches in to the city. Bring your events to life here, should it be a corporate dinner or awards ceremony, or perhaps a smaller intimate function that would...more
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Civic Centre Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH, England
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Our AGM went very well thanks to the staff setting up the room beforehand and their attention to the people who came to the meeting. They were helpful throughout. The venue can be recommended. The one difficulty was the accessible toilets. Pushing a wheelchair through...More

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debbie h, Events Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Hello Mary, Thank you for you lovely comments we are please your AGM meeting wend well for you. It was a pleasure to work with your organisation and we hope to see you in the future. I will pass on your comments to our building...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

So this is my place of work and so walking in every morning means I ponder both the 60s architecture and the fact that I’ve probably got another 30 years of 9 to 5 until I retire and die The centre of local democracy in...More

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debbie h, Events Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Hi Edisred, Thank you for taking the time to review the Civic Centre Banqueting Suites and sharing your views on our wonderful post modern architecture building designed by leading architect at the time George Kenyon and his team. Internal tours of the Banqueting Suites and...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

The Hospitality team were great; very helpful and nothing was a bother, both in the lead up to and throughout the event. An excellent venue and facilities which were ideal for our conference. Delicious food with options for all allergies. Our delegates were very impressed...More

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debbie h, Event Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hello Helen, Thank you so much for taking the time to let our TripAdvisor friends know about you experience with our venue. We are delighted you and your delegates had a wonderful conference so colourful and vibrant. It is always a pleasure to welcome your...More

Reviewed April 25, 2018

Outside a church and small park, with a memorial to the Northern Fusilier regiments. We were privileged to witness a stunning parade and band commemorating the battalions leaving for the front in WW1. There is an inner courtyard with lawns and a water feature. A...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

attended the black tie awards ceremony for the Newcastle Film festival, a very professional occasion with drinks from 6.30- a choir, a guards band and a 3 course meal. The speeches went on too long but the fine wines helped.Good company on our table made...More

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debbie h, Event Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening at the Newcastle Film Festival Awards Ceremony and Dinner. Thank you for sharing your review with our TripAdvisor friends. We hope to see you back in the Banqueting Suite very soon The Civic Centre Banqueting Team

Reviewed February 21, 2018

17th February 2018 - I held the annual newcastle university dance competition in the Banquet Hall. Being right in the centre of Newcastle was excellent location for people to access the building as well as pop out into town to get extra accessories in case...More

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debbie h, Event Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Hi Alice, We cant thank you enough for sharing your wonderful experience at our Venue with our Tripadvisor audience. We would certainly love to see and welcome the University dance competition next year should you decide to come back to us (we hope so) such...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We held a 5 day intensive orthopaedic educational meeting at the Civic centre.This was a very full day starting the lecture programme at 7.30 am each morning and finishing very late 8.30 pm.We had over 70 candidates with many from abroad. The civic centre staff...More

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debbie h, Event Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hi Paul, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback for your 5 day conference with our TripAdvisor audience Paul. Your thanks will be cascaded to the whole team. thank you again The Civic Centre Team

Reviewed January 30, 2018

Nice on the inside, but I hate the outside of this building. Not a fan of this kind of architecture, very concretey. Serves a purpose

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Called Dan's folly after Councillor Dan Smith this 60's building is really Newcastle town hall. Function rooms and all the offices to run a metropolis like Newcastle.

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debbie h, Events Supervisor at Newcastle Civic Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Hi Allen Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor for the Banqueting Suites Civic Centre The Hospitality Team

Reviewed August 2, 2017

The Civic Centre Banqueting Hall was a beautiful venue that was well organised and accommodating for our annual summer ball, which had 200 people in attendance. There was flexibility to make the event our own, and the food was excellent. I would highly recommend using...More

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Management response:Responded August 4, 2017

Hi Thank you for your wonderful review you feed back is much appreciated. Thank you for sharing your experience with our Tripadvisor friends. The Civic Centre Hospitality Team

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Nic1075
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Hi Nic1075 Yes there is plenty of parking in the rear car park to the Civic Centre. The only time the car park gets quite full would be if there is a home football match taking place so always good to check prior. The... More
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