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: 

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

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

Mix and Match option

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 only, evening reception only or wedding breakfast only options are also available. 

Download our wedding brochure


Whether you choose us for your wedding breakfast, evening buffet, or canapés and drinks following your ceremony, we will ensure every aspect of your day is just how you imagined it.

Our award winning caterers can work with you to produce a bespoke menu, or you can choose your meal, buffet or canapés from one our fabulous menus below.

Download our wedding breakfast menu or contact us to discuss your ideas. 

Our dedicated and flexible events team will work with you to produce the perfect menu for your special day. 

Contact us

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

Telephone: (0844) 856 1074 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 Sodexo Prestige.