Cultural Impact
395 Audiences enjoyed 395 musical, dance, opera, comedy and drama performances
377,073 377,073 people attended performances
12 Accessible performances - including captioned, audio described, integrated BSL, relaxed and touch tours
6,939 Friends and Advantage members
19% 19% of our audiences were from Newcastle, 70% from other areas of the North East and 11% from other regions
34,654 34,654 people joined us as first time ticket buyers
1.55 On average our audiences came to our venue 1.55 times per year
34,762 There were 34,762 engagements with our learning programme
78,897 Tubs of ice-cream were sold - the most popular flavour was vanilla
20,961 Minstrels were the sweet treat of choice for our audiences with the chocolate goodies accounting for 32% of the bags of confectionery sold
Economic Impact
£15.66million Total turnover £15,669,580
£13.5million We sold £13,479,351 worth of tickets
£0 We received no revenue funding
£579,890 We paid £579,890 back to the government in VAT, tax and National Insurance
86% We earned 86% of our income from ticket sales
£3.67m We spent £3.67m employing staff in the North East