The Grainery church is committed to providing beautiful meeting spaces and making them as accessible to the community as possible.

Newcastle Function Room Hire

From birthdays, baby showers, work and corporate functions, to Christmas functions and engagement parties, The Grainery building has 7 hireable spaces to suit any occasion! Scroll down for more information or fill out the form below to make an enquiry.

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Spaces for Hire

Main Auditorium

This has a maximum capacity of 400 people in concert seating format. Full professional sound, lighting and visual capacities are available. In dinner format it can seat 200 people around circular tables.

The Lounge

Informal lounge with room for 20 people in a beautifully styled room. It has tea, coffee and food serving capacity.

Auditorium 2

This room has a maximum capacity of 150 people in concert seating. It has full sound, lighting and visual capability but is run from the front of house. This is a great space for seminars and workshops and it has the possibility of natural light.


When the River Café is not open it can be hired as an informal space with room for 30 people over 8 or more tables.

Conference Rooms

There are two meeting rooms close to reception that can host meetings of 10 people around a table. Both rooms can have the common wall opened to host a larger meeting around a long table. One room has a large screen, and this can also be used in the larger format. The larger format is called meeting room 3. Meeting room 1 &2 cannot be booked while meeting room 3 is operating.

Hours of operation

We will consider most enquires around weekdays, week-nights and Saturdays. The building is not available on Friday nights as the church run a youth ministry that requires the whole building to be secure and Sunday as the whole building is used all day. From Tuesday to Friday reception is open from 8:30 till 3pm. Hiring is still available outside of these times but there may be an added fee with the need for building opening and closing. Some events or meetings will need to have a building host and this will be reflected in the quote.

We are excited that you are considering the Grainery church for your next meeting, function or event. We can forward you our complete hiring guide, so you can determine what we can reasonably host and what we cannot. If you would like more information, to view the hiring guide or to book a time to come and inspect a room, then fill out the form at the top of this page and we will follow up that inquiry.

This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life.

John 3:16 MSG