Assembly House front

The Assembly House building tour

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The Assembly House was first recorded as the City’s Mansion House in the 1680s and since then it has played host to a school for young ladies, public assemblies for dancing and card playing, and was the venue for the first Subscription Concert by the celebrated composer Charles Avison.

It is now owned and being carefully restored by Newcastle Arts Centre. The interior in particular contains some rare 18th Century imperial plasterwork in a Northern version of the Italian style.

Mike Tilley, Director of Newcastle Arts Centre, will give a guided tour of the building and greater insight into its past, present and future.

Saturday 15 October, 11:00

The Assembly House, 55 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG

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