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Situated in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter, The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s biggest independent art, craft and design gallery. Based in a former Victorian warehouse, The Biscuit Factory houses the work of over 200 contemporary artists and designers in seasonal exhibitions.

Since its opening in 2002, The Biscuit Factory has showcased the work of emerging artists and hosts collaborative exhibitions with agencies and art organisations such as Craft Scotland and National Glass Centre. The gallery hosts quarterly shows which include paintings, sculptures, glass and prints, and sells handmade jewellery and gifts.

In addition, The Biscuit Factory has its own in-house café, The Factory Kitchen, and a la carte restaurant, Artisan. 

How to get here

Nearest train station: Newcastle 

Distance from train station: 1.1 miles, 22 min walk 


Stoddart Street, Newcastle, NE2 1AN

Tel: 0191 261 1103  

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Opening times

Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm

Sat 10am – 6pm

Sun 11am - 5pm  

Disabled Access


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