Whole Gallery

Ideal for ceremonies, evening receptions and intimate wedding breakfasts


The Shipley Art Gallery provides the perfect backdrop to your special day. A stunning setting with original features, the Gallery shows a range of temporary and permanent exhibitions throughout the year. 

On permanent display in Gallery A is an outstanding painting by the Venetian artist Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto (1518-1594), ‘Christ Washing the Disciples Feet’ was originally painted for the church of San Marcuolo in Venice, eventually given to St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle and purchased by Tyne & Wear Museums in 1986.

The gallery can be hired for any part of your wedding day and you will have exclusive use throughout your hire. 

The Gallery can hold up to 120 guests for a ceremony and drinks reception. The gallery is also available to hire for an imitate wedding breakfast for 80 guests and evening reception for up to 120. 

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Wedding breakfast

Evening reception

Whole Gallery

up to 120

up to 80

up to 120

Contact us

To find out more about hiring the Shipley Art Gallery please contact us on:

Telephone: (0191) 277 2152 or email: leann.hay@twmuseums.org.uk and state that you're interested in hiring a space at the Shipley Art Gallery.