Parties and Celebrations

Thank you for considering Blackfriars @ The Ouseburn for your special celebration or event.

Organising large gatherings can be stressful, so with our trusted providers, we’ve put together a number of packages to meet the needs of every budget, details of which you can find below.

We hope you find this information useful but should you have any further queries or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We are here to help. Your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us. We’ll do our best to help you with every aspect of your event, from planning through to the event itself.

Venue Details

The Tyne Suite has the capacity to hold 240 people. It has a sprung dance floor, stage, licensed bar and disabled access. There is a fully equipped catering kitchen  for those who wish to provide their own catering*.

*Professional caterers must be used, or the person responsible for catering must be able to provide a food hygiene certificate.

Tyne Suite Hire Costs


Room hire includes provision of a fully staffed bar, if required.

Sunday – Thursday 7pm-11pm – £245, 7pm-12am – £275

Friday & Saturday (and bank holiday Sunday & Monday) 7pm-11pm – £350, 7pm-12am – £395

The prices above include access to the hall from 5:30pm. The hall is often available for daytime events on Saturdays, please contact us for prices and availability.

These rates do not cover Christmas & New Year. Please contact us for prices and availability during this period.

Finishing Touches

We regularly work with Tyne Events, 2015 Regional Winner of the Wedding Industry Award, who can offer a wide range of finishing touches to make your day special. Examples of what they can offer are shown below. Please ask for more details.

  • Chair covers and sashes
  • Centrepieces
  • Table runners
  • DIY Candy cart
  • Photo booth
  • Giant LOVE letters
  • Giant Mr and Mrs letters
  • Starlit dance floor
  • Starlit backdrop
  • Top table skirt
  • Cake table skirt

Various packages are available

And Finally

We can offer Bride & Groom First Dance Tuition and private lessons for special birthdays and anniversaries via our resident dance school, VRM School of Dance