Main Gallery

Ideal for ceremonies, evening receptions and intimate wedding breakfasts

hipley Art Gallery Wedding photograph by Jeff Jones Photography

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. 

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

On permanent display in the main gallery 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.

Back to Shipley Art Gallery weddings page 

Room capacity 


Wedding breakfast

Evening reception

Main 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: and state that you're interested in hiring a space at the Shipley Art Gallery.

Photograph by Jeff Jones Photography.