Events

As well as hosting your fabulous events, we also put on some of our own!

Find out about upcoming events below. 

Science Speakeasy SOLD OUT

The inconvenient truth about psychopaths.

Science Speakeasy is a series of events in which important and often controversial topics are debated in a relaxed cabaret-style setting, all while sipping cocktails mixed by The Alchemist.* No question or statement is taboo, so these events are not suitable for anyone who is easily offended!

Thursday 10 October 2019, 7.00pm - 9.30pm
£8.00pp online in advance

Paranormal or Paranoia?

Halloween special: first ghost hunt in Life!

Join Life and the team from GHOSTnortheast to learn about the site’s unnerving history and to take part in the first ever paranormal investigation in the science centre using various tech devices. Two tours available, please make your selection when booking online.

Thursday 31 October 2019, 7.00pm - midnight
£35.00pp online in advance

Tour 1 : Basement and The Shining-esque service corridor >>

Tour 2: 18th century Market Keeper's House and 4D Motion Ride >>

Science Speakeasy

Will we reach sperm count zero before we’re comfortable talking about male infertility?

Science Speakeasy is a series of events in which important and often controversial topics are debated in a relaxed cabaret-style setting, all while sipping cocktails mixed by The Alchemist.* No question or statement is taboo, so these events are not suitable for anyone who is easily offended!

Thursday 14 November 2019, 7.00pm - 9.30pm
£8.00pp online in advance

Find out more and book >>

After Hours: Noël

​​​Adults take over Life Science Centre on the last Thursday night of the month. With no kids around, we can be bolder and more daring with the workshops and activities on offer.

Don’t forget to wear your best Christmas jumper at this event!

Thursday 28 November 2019, 7.00pm - 10.00pm
£8.00 per person

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Jingle Bell Rock

Eat, drink, be merry and party to the sounds of our resident DJ who will turn up the music with some of the most memorable floor fillers of all time.

Friday 29 November and Saturday 30 November, 6.45pm - midnight
£28.00 per person​

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80s Weekender

Dig out your shoulder pads and join us for a night of nostalgia!

Friday 6 December and Saturday 7 December, 6.45pm - midnight
£35.00 per person


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Woolly Wonderland Party - SOLD OUT

What better way to mark Christmas Jumper Day than with a party!

Friday 13 December, 6.45pm - midnight
£35.00 per person

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Snow Ball

Dress to impress at our most glamorous Christmas party night.

Saturday 14 December, 6.45pm - midnight
£37.50 per person

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Christmas Cracker Party

Let’s go out with a bang before we hibernate for the festive holidays.

Friday 20 December, 6.45pm - midnight
£35.00 per person

For more information on the above events, or to book, please get in touch:

T: (0191) 243 8216
E: meetingsandevents@life.org.uk

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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
Marlborough 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