Hiring the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay

Public safety continues to be our priority. We’re doing all we can to keep you safe at our venue. Please remember we do not permit backpacks or large bags and you will be screened upon arrival. Read more about our safety policy here Read more  Read more
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update - We note the recent update from the UK government in relation to large gatherings, we are liaising with promoters and event organisers to reschedule of affected events. Read More. When we are able to return, we will be launching Venue Shield a comprehensive industry leading programme of cleanliness which is being implemented across more than 325 ASM Global facilities around the world. Read more on venue shield and we look forward to welcoming you back to Playhouse Whitley Bay.
Hire the playhouse


Hire the playhouse


Hire the playhouse


Hiring the PLAYHOUSE

The venue is available for a wide range of activities:

  • Community organisations events
  • Commercial Shows
  • Private Functions
  • Parties/Celebrations
  • Conferences with exhibition space

Community Organisation Events

Further to agreement with North Tyneside Council there are reductions for 'Not For Profit' and Charity community organisational groups who wish to stage their events at this venue.

  • North Tyneside based groups can gain a 50% reduction on the normal commercial rate of venue or equipment hire.
  • Groups based outside North Tyneside can gain a 30% reduction on normal commercial rate of venue or equipment hire.

Please call 0191 643 2095 for more information or availability.

Commercial Shows

Please contact Phil Smith Theatre Director by email with a convenient time to discuss details with him.

Commercial Shows, Private Functions & Conferences


Please complete our short form and a member of staff will be in touch.