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 – £145, 7pm-12am – £175

Friday & Saturday (and bank holiday Sunday & Monday) 7pm-11pm – £245, 7pm-12am – £275

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.

Click Here for our Bar Packages.


Finishing Touches

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

Chair cover and sash fitted £2.20

Centrepieces from £7 to £18

Table runners £2 each

DIY Candy cart £120

Photo booth £320

LOVE letters £180

Giant Mr and Mrs letters £325

Starlit dance floor £325

Starlit backdrop, top table skirt and cake table skirt £150

Various packages are available

Eg. Bronze Package £4.95 per person

Consisting of chair cover, sash, table runner, centrepiece, large mirror plate, table petals, table crystal, 2 bay trees

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