A unique setting with stunning riverside views, the National Glass Centre offers seamless organisation and exceptional hospitality to make your wedding day absolutely perfect. Our modern, bright, and airy spaces offer floor to ceiling windows with views over the River Wear, providing you and your guests with a spectacular setting for your celebration.
With an exclusive location on the banks of the River Wear and only a short distance from the city centre, the National Glass Centre is home to a number of striking photo opportunities including our unique glass roof and contemporary art galleries.
Our wedding packages have been created to make your planning as seamless as can be. If you have any specific requirements, our team is more than happy to create a bespoke package just for you.
Enjoy your day knowing that our dedicated team is on hand to take care of every need. Our service and commitment will ensure that you and your guests have the day of your dreams.
We have a variety of function rooms, each of which can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.
The Riverside Room
The Riverside Room is a bright and modern space, fitted with contemporary lighting, wooden floors, and views overlooking the stunning riverfront. Large enough to accommodate up to 120 guests for your civil ceremony or wedding breakfast, this room is the perfect blank canvas for you to adorn.
Ideal for a more intimate affair, The Pod is a unique event space suspended from the ceiling of the National Glass Centre. This room offers floor to ceiling windows overlooking the riverfront and can accommodate up to 30 guests for your civil ceremony or wedding breakfast.
The Glass Yard
Available under exclusive hire or for your evening reception, The Glass Yard is a spectacular glass enclosed room which looks out onto the riverfront. Equipped with a built-in bar, this spacious room is perfect for dancing the night away with up to 150 of your closest family and friends.
If you’d rather host your daytime reception in The Glass Yard, please speak with your wedding coordinator for more details about exclusive use.
We had the most incredible day. The rooms looked beautiful, the food was delicious and the staff were impeccable. Thank you so so much to everyone who was involved.
|Name of Room||Theatre||Cabaret||Boardroom||U shape||Classroom||Reception||Lunch/Dinner||Dinner Dance||Exhibition (sqm)|
|Riverside Room A||120||50||32||30||125.4|
|Riverside Room B||60||40||24||20||80.4|
|National Glass Centre Brasserie||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||268.02|
Here at VenuElior we aim to deliver unforgettable events which meet your exact requirements.
Please complete the form below with as much detail as possible and a member of the on-site team will contact you to discuss your requirements in further detail. Alternatively, to talk to an advisor please call us on: 0845 074 0604*