About

In the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, a unique, independent venue of great character and rugged charm.

Boiler Shop was constructed in the 1820s for the world’s first locomotive works, Robert Stephenson & Company; crucible of the Industrial Revolution. Rich in engineering history and architectural interest, it is Grade II* Listed.

In 2016, owner-custodians, Clouston Group, completed a major restoration and enhancement programme, introducing state of the art facilities to create an exceptional, dynamic space.

Hosting some of the city’s most prestigious and exciting gatherings, from live performances, club nights and exhibitions, to food and drink festivals. Boiler Shop is perfect for ambitious, memorable events and a broad spectrum of cultural uses.  

“The Boiler Shop venue in Newcastle is dead f**king cool.” - Scumeck Sabottka, Kraftwerk manager.  

“We all fell completely in love with your amazing and wonderful venue and honestly appreciated everybody`s warm hospitality and the perfect equipment of course, too. The sound was awesome, everything, really everything was wonderful.” - Anna Szczuka Einstürzende Neubauten manager.