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FAQs for Family Visits to Sage Gateshead
Sage Gateshead is a great place for a family visit. You don’t have to be attending an event to come and have a look around and enjoy the views.
Do I have to book?
Family activities are very popular. To avoid disappointment, we advise that you book early.
Can I leave my children while I go and do something else?
Family activities are mainly designed for families to enjoy together. The details of the event will clearly state when children need not be accompanied by an adult.
What can families hear at Sage Gateshead?
There is a range of family-friendly performances with morning, afternoon and early evening start times. Register an account with Sage Gateshead to learn the details of these events.
What type of family activities are there?
Family activities include family tours and participatory music making events. See our family page for details of what’s on.
Where can we eat?
Our menus are designed with families in mind and are available in the brasserie, and in the Sir Michael Straker Café. View our Eat and Drink page.
Where can we park?
Sage Gateshead car park is adjacent to the venue, and accessible by a lift and stairs. Find out more.
Is there space for prams, buggies or car seats?
Prams and buggies can normally be used in the foyer spaces. These can be stored folded up free at the coat’s desk on the Concourse. Car seats are not allowed inside the auditoria for safety reasons, but these may also be left at the Welcome desk.
Are there age limits on performances?
Please be guided by information included in details of the performances. If you are unsure and would like further information, please ask a member of our Customer Service Team at our Ticket Office.