Spaces for hire

Life Meetings and Events has eight versatile, purpose built suites located across the International Centre for Life site that are perfect for everything from meetings and conferences to weddings and other celebrations. We have exclusive access to Life Science Centre's unique facilities, plus Times Square - one of the largest and most versatile city-centre spaces available for hire in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Grainger Suite

This room is one half of the Scotswood, separated from the Marlborough by a fully sound proofed partition. The entrance is through the reception area with a private bar.

Times Square


​One of the largest and most versatile outdoor spaces available for hire in Newcastle city centre. Times Square can accommodate your own temporary structure, canopy or marquee, making it the perfect location for a range of events, exhibitions and product launches.

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Capacity of our rooms

  Theatre Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Dinner
Scotswood Suite 380 180 160 100 100 240
Grainger Suite 180 96 70 60 60 120
Malborough Suite 140 64 60 60 60 100
Blaydon/Gibbs (combined) 45 24 25 24 20 40
Blaydon Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Gibbs Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Ridley Suite 20 0 0 15 0 12
McClintock Suite 45 24 24 24 20 30
Darwin Suite 80 48 36 36 30 60
Jenner Suite 20 0 0 12 0 12
Mezzanine 0 0 0 0 0 150