The Centre for Life is one of Newcastle’s most striking and talked about landmarks, incorporating Life Meeting & Events which lives up to its reputation as a first-class unique venue for your conferences and events. We have 8 versatile suites, all purpose-built, which allow you to add your own personal touch. We can accommodate 2 – 370 delegates within the conference centre for a wide variety of events including meetings, conferences, training and team building sessions, product launches and annual dinners.
We are just 200 metres from Newcastle Central Station and our Times Square car park is only 4 minutes’ walk away.
Our Meeting & Events staff have years of experience of hosting conferences and events and have an unrivalled reputation for their professional, friendly and flexible approach. Every detail is attended to, from our head chef’s bespoke menus down to the equipment you require, you can rely on our team to do their upmost to make sure your day is one to remember.
The Centre for Life is an independent and self-funding charitable trust and on site partners include Newcastle University, who chose Life for the location of their Institute of Genetic Medicine; the NHS Newcastle Fertility Centre; the NHS Northern Genetics Service and several young and vibrant biotechnology companies. Since 2000, teams based at the Centre for Life have earned worldwide headlines for advances in stem cell technology.
The Centre for Life
is a unique science village which is home to the region’s leading science centre and this means that we can offer a whole range of ‘extras’ to make your event unforgettable, including a tour of the science centre, a show in our planetarium, a ride on the new 4D motion simulator
Times Square is one of the largest outdoor spaces in the heart of Newcastle’s City Centre; measuring 4800m² which can be used as two distinct areas one 2,500m and the other 1.620m and is capable of hosting a wide range of events and exhibitions.