The Queen’s Hall is a magnificent early Victorian building situated opposite Hexham Abbey. It became an arts centre in 1983. Our concerts are held in the main theatre.
The Queen’s Hall is fully accessible to people with disabilities. Ramps, automatic doors and lifts are available to all the building’s public areas, including the auditorium. Disabled toilet facilities are also provided.
There are hearing-loop facilities throughout the the auditorium and balcony.
Guide dogs are welcome.
Further information on disabled access is available from the box office.
Parking in Hexham is free of charge.
On-street parking is available in front of the hall on Beaumont Street and in the Market Place.
The nearest car parks are a short walk away in Gilesgate (behind the abbey) and next to the Wentworth leisure centre.
Parking discs are not needed for evening parking after 6.00pm.
The Queen’s Hall is in Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS, five minutes’ drive from the A69 Newcastle – Carlisle road. Look for the signs to Hexham at the large roundabout just outside the town.
Hexham is 22 miles west of Newcastle and 37 miles east of Carlisle.
Hexham railway station is about 10 minutes’ walk from the hall, located just behind the main Wentworth car park. It’s on the Tyne Valley line between Newcastle and Carlisle.
Trains on the Tyne Valley line run throughout the evening. The last train back to Newcastle departs after 11.00pm; the last train to Carlisle leaves at about 10.00pm.
For details of train times and fares, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or ring 03457 48 49 50.
Hexham’s bus station is opposite Hexham General Hospital at the end of Priestpopple, one of the town’s main streets. It’s approximately 10 minutes’ walk from there to the Queen’s Hall.
Up-to-date timetables for all local bus services are available from Traveline North East at www.travelinenortheast.info or on 0871 200 22 33. (All calls are charged at 12p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes. Mobile charges may vary.)