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Live Theatre is located opposite the law courts on Broad Chare, which is just off the Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne. You can access a google map with Live Theatre highlighted here.

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Please see below for information on getting to Live Theatre, listen to this audio guide about getting to and using Live Theatre or take a look over the the following large print document here. Find travel information for your access needs here.  Plus find journey planning and travel discount information here.

On Foot
Live is a short ten minute walk from the city centre, where you'll find Metro, main line and local rail links. When walking to the Quayside, just make sure you're travelling down hill. Dean Street is one of the main thoroughfares leading to the Quayside.  You will find us next to the Law Courts and between the famous Tyne Bridge and the Millennium Bridge. Access a walking map here

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Public Transport
Live Theatre is a 10 minute walk from Central Station, Monument and Manors Metro Stations. You can download a Metro map here and Metro timetables here. The QuayLink bus service runs every 10 minutes during the day and every 20 minutes during the evening until midnight providing a safe and easy way of getting to and from the theatre. Plan your journey with Nexus's Journey Planner, which includes extensive bus, rail and Metro information. Call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 for more travel information.

Cycling facilites
Cycle route maps covering all of Tyne and Wear are avaliable for free from local libraries and tourist information centres. You can also download the maps here. There is Cycling Journey Planner, which will give you an advisory cycle route between two points. 

There is a car park in the new Trinity Gardens complex 100 metres up the road from the theatre, which can be accessed from City Road and Trinity Gardens. This is a secure 24 hour car park and costs 90p per hour before 5pm. As part of the Alive After Five scheme this car park is now free after 5pm. There is limited on street parking on Broad Chare and additional car parks nearby.

Alive after Five Parking
Alive after Five provides 2,000 free parking spaces for motorists wishing to visit the city centre and its many attractions in the evening. Parking in the multi-storey car parks at the following locations Monday - Saturday is free between the hours of 5pm and 8am the following morning and free from 6pm on Sundays through until 8am on Monday morning. Visit Alive after Five Parking to find out more

 Car Park Name

Opening Hours 


7am-Midnight (Monday-Sunday)

Dean Street

7am-Midnight (Monday-Sunday)

Eldon Gardens

7am-10pm (Monday-Saturday) 8am-6pm (Sunday)

Eldon Square

7am-10pm (Monday-Saturday) 8am-6pm (Sunday)

Grainger Town

Open 24 hours 


7am-10pm (Monday-Saturday) 8am-6pm (Sunday) 


7am-Midnight (Monday-Sunday)

From the A1
The simplest way to find Live from the A1 is to leave at the junction with the A184, signposted 'Gateshead' and 'City'. If you're travelling from the south the junction is just after the Angel of the North and the Team Valley trading estate. If you're travelling from the north take the junction after the Metro Centre.  Follow the road and take the lane signposted 'Gateshead' by the electronic notice board. Take your 3rd exit at the roundabout onto the dual carriageway and follow signs for 'Gateshead'. Continue along the dual carriageway and head straight over the next roundabout and set of lights until you come to a junction and are forced to turn left onto the Tyne Bridge. Cross the bridge and leave at the first exit left just after the bridge. At the roundabout, do a full circle on yourself and leave the roundabout as though you were going back onto the Tyne Bridge. When you leave the roundabout take the exit to your left, where you see a blue 'All Saint's' sign. Follow the road, which bears sharply to the right, on your left is the Quayside Carpark in the Trinity Gardens complex. If you would prefer on street parking, follow the road down and take a right at the T Juntion. Live Theatre is a little further down on your right.

Journey Planning

Traveline is a good source for travel information, offering advice about your journey across Tyne & Wear and the North East.Visit Traveline North East & Cumbria for more information, or alternatively you can call them on 0871 200 22 33, 7.00am - 9.00pm every day of the week.