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UFHRD 2018 Conference Gala Dinner

Conference Gala Dinner

We are delighted to welcome delegates to join us for the conference dinner at The Biscuit Factory.







A former Victorian warehouse owned by the Gibson family, and used more latterly for the manufacture of biscuits by the “Newcastle upon Tyne Biscuit Manufacturers”, today, The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest contemporary art, craft and design gallery.  Set in the heart of the emerging Newcastle East and Ouseburn cultural quarter, it is located very close to (circa. 5-minute walk) Newcastle Business School and circa. 15-minute walk from the City Centre hotels.

The gallery comprises four floors including fifteen basement studios for emerging and mid career artists.  The further two, above ground, floors are gallery spaces displaying a wide range of contemporary fine art, sculpture, original prints and jewellery, quality craftsmanship and design led homewares, representing the work of around 250 artists each season.  These galleries are linked by steel staircases and beautiful American Oak floors.  You might want to arrive early as we are sure that you will be enchanted by the artworks and may well be tempted to purchase items for your own home or for gifts!

It is within these two gallery spaces that we will hold our wine reception prior to the dinner.

The Biscuit Factory is also well-known for its quality of food, which has a focus upon fresh and regional ingredients.  Our Conference Dinner will be served in the Biscuit Room, using the services of their celebrated Artisan restaurant which featured in The Times’ 25 Best Places for Sunday Lunch.

Further information about The Biscuit Factory and its exhibition and gallery spaces can be found at:

Location: Stoddart St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AN


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