Initial J Creative Crafts Gateshead

2018 dates to be confirmed


GATESHEAD LEISURE CENTRE
9am – 3pm (Cafe open from 9am)


About The Venue

A great venue for Creative Crafts, Gateshead Leisure Centre is all on one level, wide aisles, easy disabled access. Located next to Gateshead Library and just along from the Shipley Art Gallery.

How To Get There

FREE shuttle bus running from Gateshead Civic Centre, NE8 1HH to Leisure Centre approx. every 15 mins.
Look out for Wilson’s Mini Bus. (Cost to park in Gateshead Civic Centre car park £1.20 all day)

By Road:

DIRECTIONS FOR VISITORS TRAVELLING BY CAR TO GATESHEAD LEISURE CENTRE, NE8 4JA

FROM The SOUTH (A1)

At Junction 56 continue forward onto A1 (M) signposted Darlington/Newcastle
Pass Durham Services, then Washington Services
At Junction 65 keep in the left hand lanes, follow the signs for Newcastle/Gateshead
Leave the A1 at Junction 66 then take 3rd exit onto A167 (signposted Gateshead South)
Turn Left onto Prince Consort Road (signposted Shipcote)
Turn Right onto Shipcote Lane

FROM The NORTH A1

Leave the A1 at Junction 77 then take 1st exit onto A167 (signposted City Centre)
At Kenton Bar roundabout take 2nd exit onto A167
At Harehills roundabout take 2nd exit onto A167 (signposted City Centre)
At Springfield roundabout take 3rd exit onto A167
At Cowgate roundabout take 1st exit onto A167
Continue forward onto A167(M) signposted City Centre, The South, Gateshead & Tynemouth)
Keep in the right hand lanes then continue forward (signposted City Centre, East & West)
Continue on A167 over Tyne Bridge
Continue A167 (signposted Birtley/Low Fell)
Turn Right onto Shipcote Lane

FROM THE WEST via A69

Travelling along the A69 towards Newcastle, take 2nd exit onto A186 (signposted City West)
At Denton Burn roundabout take 1st exit onto A191 (signposted Kenton Bar)
At the next roundabout take 3rd exit onto A167 (signposted City Centre)
At the next roundabout take 1st exit onto A167
At Cowgate roundabout (next to Morrisons) take 2nd exit onto A167 (signposted City Centre)
Continue forward onto A167(M) signposted City Centre, The South, Gateshead & Tynemouth
Keep in right hand lanes then continue forward (signposted City Centre, East & South)
Continue on A167 over Tyne Bridge
Continue forward onto A167 (signposted Birtley/Low Fell)
Turn Right onto Shipcote Lane

By Metro:
The nearest metro for Gateshead Leisure Centre is the Gateshead Interchange.

By Train
From Central Station, Newcastle. Just outside the Station catch the Q1 bus which will take you to Gateshead Interchange.

By Bus
Q1 runs from Stand K every 15 mins from Gateshead Interchange to Gateshead Leisure Centre.
Q2 runs from Gateshead Leisure Centre to Gateshead Interchange (called the ‘Orbit service’).
All buses travel regularly from Gateshead Interchange or from Newcastle City Centre. Please contact Traveline for public transport information on 0871 200 2233 or simply go to the Go North East Website.

By Taxi:
0191 4200 200

Venue Address

Gateshead Leisure Centre NE8 4JA
Alexandra Road
Gateshead
NE8 4JA
Tel: 0191 433 5727

 

Buses from Gateshead Interchange to Gateshead Leisure Centre.