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Real Life Weddings: Jo and Alex Ross

Jo and Alex Ross celebrated their wedding reception at CastleGate in April, believing the Blank Canvas option could help make their dream of a unique and personalised wedding come to life. Their masterpiece was realised in a whistful blue and white theme with gorgeous hanging lanterns as well as some quirky DIY details. To continue our ‘Real Life Weddings’ ... Read More

Real Life Weddings: Fiona and Gareth Malcolm

Fiona and Gareth Malcolm, who have just celebrated their first anniversary, were a brilliant couple to work with on their wedding reception! Their creative ideas were both exciting and ambitious, each one revealing lovely sentimentality as well as an enormous sense of fun. Here, in the second of our ‘Real Life Weddings’ posts, Fiona shares their ... Read More

Real Life Weddings: Laura and Brett Maclennan

When we first met Laura and Brett, we loved their enthusiasm and ideas for creating their perfect wedding in our Turbine Hall! Their approach was that a wedding is one (very special) day, but the priority is what comes afterwards – a happy marriage, which they wanted to enter free from wedding debt. In the first ... Read More

Wedding Shows, Fairs & Open Evenings this Spring

Happy New Year! Here at CastleGate, we are gearing up for another great year of events, and looking forward to welcoming many more happy couples celebrating the start of their married lives together. If you’d like to look round the Turbine Hall or discuss your ideas with us, you are welcome any time. Please give us ... Read More

A Dazzling First Wedding Open Evening

Earlier this month we hosted our very first Wedding Open Evening in the Turbine Hall. For couples interested in us as a wedding venue, it was the first opportunity since we launched to view the hall fully dressed for a wedding. And what a success it was! With the help of our magnificent suppliers, we dressed the ... Read More

DIY Wedding: Our How-to Guide

Weddings have undergone a complete transformation in recent years and are now a fantastic opportunity to showcase a couple’s personality, their love story or their wildest dreams – there really are no limits these days! At CastleGate we offer a ‘blank canvas’ wedding package as we really want to create a space for you to have ... Read More

North East Expo – Regional Business Event of the Year

Last week we exhibited for the second time at the North East Expo held at Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park. You may have seen our Tweets and wondered what we were talking about. Well here’s a short review for you, to see what all the fuss is about and perhaps even inspire you to attend their next event. So what ... Read More

Newest Wedding Reception Venue in Newcastle

IT’S OFFICIAL! We have now launched as one of Newcastle’s newest, largest and most exciting wedding reception venues. For £850 you can fill our Turbine Hall to the rafters (or rather to the 50 tonne aerial crane) and have the wedding day you have always dreamed of. No typo, it really is £850. Who says ... Read More