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Gosforth Civic Theatre

Venue Info

Gosforth Civic Theatre

Gosforth Civic Theatre is an innovative arts venue, cafe and community hub in Gosforth, Newcastle.

It is home to, and run by, Liberdade Community Development Trust.  In 2003 Liberdade was set up to create the opportunity for a group of people with learning disabilities to establish and run their own physical theatre company.

Just less that one minute from Regent Centre Metro station, the theatre is very easy to get to.

They also have cinema nights, seating up to 120 people and a Gaming Night that is streamed on Twitch from 7.30pm every Tuesday.

They also has a fully licensed cafe bar serving food.

Gosforth Civic Theatre aims to:

To bring more local people and people with learning disabilities together in a building that provides great art for everyone.​

To provide a model that shows how other organisation can use an entrepreneurial approach to solve social problems.

 To provide cultural and community activities for everyone to enjoy, supporting artists and the wider cultural community.

​To regenerate the building to become an asset the heart of the local community.

Historically society has created places for people with learning disabilities to go, this has meant that this group of people are often segregated with few opportunities to demonstrate their social worth. This segregation has also meant members of the public have often had few or no opportunities to get to know people with learning disabilities, therefore fear of, and misconceptions about people with learning disabilities have developed. Gosforth Civic Theatre aims to change that.

You can become a member for FREE, and you receive a range of benefits:

  • Monthly e-Newsletter 
  • 10% off food and drink at GCT Café
  • Exclusive access to advanced tickets and ticket offers
  • Invitation to Members Events

Address: Regent Farm Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD

Phone0191 284 3700

https://www.gosforthcivictheatre.co.uk/


LATEST NEWS

GOSFORTH CIVIC THEATRE INTRODUCE THEIR AUTUMN PROGRAMME

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Gosforth Civic Theatre: The Big Give

GOSFORTH CIVIC THEATRE NEEDS YOUR HELP TO RAISE £15,000 THROUGH THIS YEAR’S BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE Gosforth Civic Theatre is taking part in matched funding initiative, The Big Give’s ChristmasChallenge, days after being forced to cancel some of their Christmas programme throughthe impact of the government’s Tier 3 restrictions. However, starting on Giving Tuesday, 1December,…

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Gosforth Civic Theatre Announces Christmas Programme

Gosforth Civic Theatre are looking forward to a brighter Christmas by announcing their Christmas programme which is packed with great Festive Films and headlined by touching and heart-warming winter production, In a Nutshell. The North East’s usually vibrant December of shows, live productions and events has been decimated by COVID-19 but the charity-run Gosforth venue is…

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