Great North Museum: Hancock Wedding Guide

Tips on how to plan your wedding day

As a guide we suggest that the venue can be used in the following ways: 

Full day wedding

Wedding Ceremony: Hadrian’s Wall

Drinks reception: Natural Northumbria 

Wedding breakfast and evening reception: Living Planet Gallery


Wedding Ceremony: Double Clore Suite

Drinks reception: Double Clore Suite and Garden

Wedding breakfast: Exhibition Space

Evening Reception: Living planet gallery or Exhibition Space

Mix and match option 

If you want to mix and match we can suggest a way to celebrate your special day across two of our unique venues, contact us for more information

Wedding Ceremony: Laing Art Gallery – Collection Display Gallery

Drinks reception: Laing Art Gallery – Collection Display Gallery and Rotunda

Wedding breakfast and evening reception: Exhibition Space or Living Planet Gallery

Ceremony and drinks reception

Wedding Ceremony: Hadrian’s Wall or Double Clore Suite

Drinks reception: Double Clore Suite and Garden or Natural Northumbria 

Contact us 

To find out more about hiring the Great North Museum: Hancock please contact us on:

Telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or Email: and state that you're interested in hiring a space at the Great North Museum: Hancock.

Your event enquiry will go directly to our catering and events concession Totally Delicious. 

Wedding photograph by Laurence Sweeney Photography. Wedding dress from Mia Sposa Bridal. Mens suit from Moss Bros.