Cultural Impact
488 There were 488 performances of 56 productions and 83 comedy and music acts
470,892 470,892 people attended performances
6,786 Friends and Advantage members
27% 27% of our audiences were from Newcastle, 66% from other areas of the North East and 7% from other regions
39,258 39,258 people joined us as first time ticket buyers
1.55 On average our audiences came to our venues 1.55 times per year
5,812 5,812 people engaged with our learning programme
80,000 Tubs of ice-cream were sold - the most popular flavour was vanilla
18,702 Minstrels were the sweet treat of choice for our audiences with the chocolate goodies accounting for 28% of the bags of confectionery sold
Economic Impact
£15.1m Total turnover £15.1 million
£12.9m We sold £12.9m worth of tickets
£0 We receive no funding
£557,476 We paid £557,476 back to the government in VAT, tax and National Insurance
85% We earned 85% of our income from ticket sales
£3.31m We spent £3.31m employing staff in the North East
132 We supported 132 full time equivalent jobs in the North East
£5.4million Our total North East economic impact