Ceremonies

Our stunning planetarium is available for wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. Tie the knot under starlit skies – whatever the weather – for a truly unforgettable ceremony.


For a more traditional affair, ceremonies can also be held in the ScotswoodGrainger and Marlborough.

Our planetarium seats 70 and can be hired for wedding ceremonies from £650. Please note: planetarium wedding ceremonies can only be booked alongside a wedding reception at Life.

The Blaydon and Gibbs can seat up to 40 for a ceremony, and larger parties of 71 – 200 can hire the Scotswood, Grainger or Marlborough.

We would love to meet you! Please contact us to arrange a wedding show around. Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will give you a tour of our venue, discuss menus and help to guide you through what’s required for your special day.


Image credit (top): LeopardPrints Photography

Credit: Paul Nelson Photography, www.paulnelsonphotography.co.uk

Credit: Sarah-Jane Ethan Photography, www.sarahjaneethan.co.uk

Credit: Thomas Jackson Photography, www.thomasjacksonphotography.co.uk

Credit: Paul Townsend, LovePhoto Photography, www.lovephoto.co.uk

Credit: Paul Nelson Photography, www.paulnelsonphotography.co.uk

Contact Us

For more information or to book, please contact us:

(0191) 243 8216 meetingsandevents@life.org.uk

Richard and John Paul's wedding

"Just wanted to say for thanks for everything that you did for us... it was the best day of our lives. The venue, the food, the staff were all just perfect."

September 2017
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Capacity of our rooms

  Theatre Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Dinner
Scotswood Suite 380 180 160 100 100 240
Grainger Suite 180 96 70 60 60 120
Malborough Suite 140 64 60 60 60 100
Blaydon/Gibbs (combined) 45 24 25 24 20 40
Blaydon Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Gibbs Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Ridley Suite 20 0 0 15 0 12
McClintock Suite 45 24 24 24 20 30
Darwin Suite 80 48 36 36 30 60
Jenner Suite 20 0 0 12 0 12
Mezzanine 0 0 0 0 0 150