PRIDE: Newcastle’s famous Pink Triangle and Gay Scene!

June is Pride month, so we thought it apt to share our favourite places from Newcastle’s Pink Triangle (Gay Village). Put on your dancing shoes, and enjoy a thriving scene full of bars and clubs for you to enjoy! Located between Central Station and the Metro Radio Arena, it’s in an ideal location. Perfect for all stag and hen parties!


One of the most popular gay bars on the scene, Rusty’s is high energy, bold and a lot of fun! Tucked away in the heart of Times Square, it’s always bustling with life, and full of people wanting to sing and dance the night away. Drag queens, cabaret and classic hits tie together to create a fun, lively atmosphere for you and your party!

Eazy Street

Get yourselves down to Newcastle’s original cabaret and trebles bar, where you’ll find yourself in a world of drag, cheap drinks, and great music 7 nights a week. A great atmosphere for celebrating your final nights of freedom, and with great drinks deals, not too expensive either!

Blonde Barrel

Enjoy one of the more stylish bars on the scene, and check out the Blonde Barrel. Choose from a great selection of beers, spirits, cocktails and ales, and try out of the food menu which offers a variety of locally sourced dishes. Located in the heart of Times Square, other bars and clubs are just a stumble away.

The Bank

Try your hand at karaoke, or sit back and enjoy the weekend open pridecabaret events! The Bank claims itself to be the top bar in Newcastle for entertainment, and it’s fun and fabulous atmosphere gives nobody any reason to challenge it! Have yourself a night you won’t forget! Check their Facebook page for any themed nights coming up.


Don’t miss out on drinks deals you can’t say no to, a fabulous atmosphere and friendly bar staff at Secrets! There’s always a mixed crowd in here, thanks to resident live DJ’s, live sports, pool tables and a nice seating area. This is a place you won’t want to miss out on!

Sunset Boulevard

Dance your way to Sunset Boulevard, and enjoy fantastic deals on cocktails, shots, pitchers, and bottles! With regular music, DJ sets and live entertainment, there’s something on offer for everyone. Perfect for a night out you won’t forget!


One of the go-to bars on the Newcastle scene, Switch is the official pre-bar for gay club Powerhouse. It’s great for stag and hen parties with live DJ’s every night of the week to make sure you’re dancing the night away! They also host one-off drag parties throughout the year, so hit them up on Facebook to keep up to date on what’s happening whilst you’re in town!

The Yard

Opening in the 80’s, The Yard is Newcastle’s longest running gay club and is popular amongst visitors and locals alike. With daily entertainment, events and DJ’s, this one’s definitely worth a pit stop!

Pink Room

Be sure to find the best party atmosphere in this night club which hosts fantastic DJ sets and the biggest names in drag on the Newcastle scene. With free entry all night, this one is an absolute must for stag and hen parties that want to enjoy a lively, bursting atmosphere with great music and drinks.


The ultimate end to any great night! It’s the largest gay friendly night club in the North East and one of Newcastle’s largest night clubs! With three bars, spread over two floors, this club provides plenty of space for large parties, and offers music to fit all tastes! A brilliant atmosphere and opening times up till 4am (5am on Saturdays) mean that this one is a huge hit amongst the party animals!