Northern Design Centre

Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF

Hire Information

Contact: Rachel ([email protected])

Setup

Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum Group Size: 150
Accessibility: Full

Facilities

Has Projector/Screen: Yes
Has Refreshments: Yes
Has Bar: No
Other:
Meeting rooms

Hiring

Daytime Hire: Yes
Evening Hire: Yes
Weekend Hire: (unknown)
Hire Cost Guideline: Free/discounted (contact for details)
Contact: Rachel ([email protected])

Forthcoming Events

Tue
26th
Feb
9am - 1pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Short presentations demonstrating examples of how AI & Machine Learning, automation & robotics, digital marketing, immersive technologies (VR/AR/MR/XR), web, and software have been implemented in different sectors.
Wed
27th
Feb
10am - 4:30pm
£27.24 - 59.22
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Games developers candidly talking about the business of games and sharing some of deep secrets and learning.
Tue
26th
Mar
8:30am - 1:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Advice for businesses adopting digital processes, with Simon Nicholson, Prof. Rob Scott, Kieron Salters, and Rachel Squires.

Event History

Fri
15th
Feb
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Speakers include Christian Cerisola, Michael Pagan, Prof. Natalia Yannopoulou.
Thu
7th
Feb
8:30am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Consultation event, for members and non-members, to guide policies, campaigns and initiatives.
Fri
7th
Dec (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
20 slide business presentations, with 20 seconds per slide.
Fri
9th
Nov (2018)
9am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Presentations about exploring and implementing new processes at the interface of manufacturing and digital technology, with David Forrest, Mo Chowdury, and Chris Smith.
Fri
14th
Sep (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Speakers include Michael Owen, Bev Stephenson, Kate Dawson, George Clouston.
Thu
26th
Jul (2018)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A workshop outlining challenges and opportunities in increased tech adoption and the use of tech-based solutions to live well, feel well, and age well.
Thu
19th
Jul (2018)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A workshop exploring the future of the creative industries, areas for collaboration, and turning potential disruptions into definite opportunities.
Thu
12th
Jul (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A workshop exploring how the latest advanced technology can help create smarter design, while using less energy and fewer resources.
Thu
28th
Jun (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Exploring how emerging technology can meet the challenges of today and unlock the potential of transport to provide a safer, greener and more efficient world tomorrow.
Tue
5th
Jun (2018)
10am - 10pm
£49.99 - 74.99
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Talks, panel and networking, with Bob Makin, Andrew Willans, Callum Underwood, Ella Romanos, Charles Cecil, and Tom Beardsmore.
Wed
25th
Apr (2018)
5pm - 9pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
An opportunity to find out what was asked of Digital Union, goals and ambitions with Rachel Peacock, Jamie Hardesty, and Jen Hartley.
Wed
25th
Apr (2018)
9am - 12pm
£48 - 96
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Helena Hill presents an interactive workshop.
Fri
20th
Apr (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Speakers include: Sam Dixon, Mark Chambers, Liam Sherriff.
Thu
15th
Feb (2018)
8:45am - 11am
FREE
Wed
31st
Jan (2018)
8:30am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Digital Union members only. A structured event for businesses to discuss issues and collect ideas and solutions.
Fri
12th
Jan (2018)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Speakers include Jason Turner, Steve Caughey, and Alex Craig.
Thu
14th
Dec (2017)
4pm - 6:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Talks and Q&A with tech startups and scaleups, followed by Christmas Party.
Fri
8th
Dec (2017)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
15 Pecha Kucha talks, presenting businesses in a concise, structured way.
Fri
17th
Nov (2017)
8:30am - 10:30am
FREE
Fri
10th
Nov (2017)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
Wed
1st
Nov (2017)
6:15pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
An intro to Digital Catapult’s North East & Tees Valley (NETV) Immersive Lab, featuring VR, AR and mixed reality.
Thu
28th
Sep (2017)
12:30pm - 4:30pm
£96
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Hedgehog lab lead a workshop on Design Sprints, the five day process to develop ideas.
Wed
19th
Jul (2017)
4pm - 6pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Key elements and common pitfalls of planning and managing your new website build even if you have no technical experience.
Thu
13th
Jul (2017)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Regional IP experts detail what you need to know to identify, utilise and protect your IP in the areas of fashion and design and the creative industries, and of product design and manufacture.
Mon
19th
Jun (2017)
1:30pm - 4:30pm
£96
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
"Fueling the Innovation Pipeline - Using Future Trends to Pave the Way for Ideation" with the Trend Bible team.
Thu
18th
May (2017)
1pm - 4pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
This event will explore everything it takes to create a successful video game in Virtual Reality, content and future technologies.
Thu
23rd
Mar (2017)
11am - 7pm
£13.15 - 53.24
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Hear from technical experts and attend tech surgeries to hone and tone your VR developer skills.
Fri
10th
Feb (2017)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
Fri
9th
Dec (2016)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
Fri
9th
Sep (2016)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Explore some of the challenges designers face in creating products for subsea sector.
Fri
8th
Jul (2016)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
The process of designing for sport, with discussion from local experts.
Fri
17th
Jun (2016)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Speakers will introduce you to the world of clothing and textiles, and the thought that goes into every intricate detail of the clothes we all wear.
Fri
8th
Apr (2016)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Internet of Things is no longer seen as a fad, or just a way to turn your heating on. It's being recognised as a system by which we will start to live our daily lives.
Wed
16th
Mar (2016)
2pm - 4pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
This group is appropriate for anyone with an interest in web design - from amateurs to experts. We will start the session with a couple of speakers, and then move into web design chat and networking.
Thu
3rd
Mar (2016)
9am - 7pm
£53.28 - 84.66
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Hear from technical experts and attend tech surgeries to hone and tone your VR developer skills.
Fri
12th
Feb (2016)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Showcasing some of the new technologies and trends that are influencing the way websites look, feel and operate.
Thu
4th
Feb (2016)
9:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Award announcements for the 'delighting customers' competition.
Fri
15th
Jan (2016)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Showcasing design stories behind these some health and medical products and technologies.
Fri
13th
Nov (2015)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Design Sprint is a five day process to go from nothing, to having a clearly defined and tested product concept, ready to take forward. Workshop with Nick Spencer.
Fri
9th
Oct (2015)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
This event, held jointly with VRTGO Labs, will showcase both the latest technology and a range of ways that businesses are using VR to create, understand and explore their world in new ways.
Wed
30th
Sep (2015)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Digital Union members are invited to a presentation of findings from a research study into the business support needs of, and barriers faced by businesses within the North East’s creative and digital sectors.
Fri
18th
Sep (2015)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
Thu
10th
Sep (2015)
12:30pm - 4pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
For potential and current buyers of VR. A chance to try some Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality being developed.
Fri
15th
May (2015)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
We all interact with devices on probably an hourly basis. We as users notice when the interfaces don’t work well, and its vital that as businesses, that the interfaces aimed at customers are designed to work effectively.
Fri
17th
Apr (2015)
8:30am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Pecha Kucha is a way of presenting your business in a 20x20 format.

Each speaker will get 20 seconds per slide and may only use 20 slides in total. Each presentation should go on for no longer than 7 minutes.
Fri
13th
Feb (2015)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
February's Rise & Design Meeting will look at design for childrens products and services. We are looking for speakers to discuss everything from fashion to product design, furniture, games and toys.
Fri
16th
Jan (2015)
8:30am - 12pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A meeting about designing software. This will feature some design projects specialising in helping businesses manage clients and information in new ways.
Fri
12th
Dec (2014)
8:30am - 2pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
The Annual Designer Makers Christmas Market.

There will be a fantastic selection of stallholders selling a variety of home and gift ware, food and much more.

You will also hear from the designers themselves throughout the morning, as they explain their ideas, inspiration and their designing process giving you an insight into how they get their products made and sold.
Fri
14th
Mar (2014)
9am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Shaun Allan discusses 'virtual immersive and augmented reality environments' and Gavin Wood covers play. This event requires a free membership via their website.
Thu
13th
Feb (2014)
6pm - 10pm
FREE / £5
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
The focus for this event with be mobile development and services for games. John Griffin (and others) will promote the GameSparks platform. Includes food, drink and networking.
Thu
17th
Oct (2013)
10am - 4pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Digital Union and Generator will offer a UX breakfast talk and networking session, followed by a UX workshop for those attendees that would like to delve into the topic further.
Thu
19th
Sep (2013)
5:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Digital Union is bringing Ignite to the region. Ignite is a geek event that is held in over 100 cities worldwide. Presenters share their passions, using 20 slides - one every 15 seconds.
Fri
12th
Jul (2013)
9am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Requires membership. Each meeting has a specific theme and will feature presentations from experts in the field. This month it's "Customers - Finding them, keeping them."
Thu
20th
Jun (2013)
8:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A conference for technology businesses bringing together law and business advisers to the tech-sector.
Fri
14th
Jun (2013)
9am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Requires membership. Each meeting has a specific theme and will feature presentations from experts in the field. Details TBA.
Wed
12th
Jun (2013)
10:30am - 7pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A live rebroadcast of the TED Global 2013 conference, which is based in Edinburgh. Topics covered are said to include: Listening to Nature, World on Its Head and Regeneration.
Fri
8th
Mar (2013)
8:30am - 1pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
A series of concise talks that mainly focus around their presenter's latest projects, but can be anything they love. Sign-up to either be an attendee, a presenter or an exhibitor.
Fri
1st
Feb (2013)
9am - 4pm
FREE
venue Northern Design Centre Abbots Hill, Gateshead , NE8 3DF
Presentations, seminars and demonstrations of collaboration, rather than seeing this as time away from work, bring your laptop, iPad, whatever, get connected and spend the day.