Rooms available to hire

Several rooms are available for hire including our Library, Lecture Theatre and Stephenson Suite accommodating up to 100 people.

Lecture theatre

The lecture theatre offers a spectacular setting for seated meetings such as presentations, launches, theatrical, film and acoustic events, recordings and as a setting for a wedding and civil partnership ceremonies.


The Library provides flexible space in a truly awe inspiring double height room redolent with history. The space can be used for meetings, conferences, performances and recordings and for wedding and civil partnership ceremonies.

First floor suite

The first floor suite offers meetings for up to 70 in the Stephenson Room and fifty in the Map Room.

The Mining Institute has a premises licence.

Our rates are extremely competitive and concessions are available for registered charities.

For more details please contact Simon Brooks, Centre Manager on 0191 232 2201

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