The Sage Gateshead is a modern £70 million performing arts centre, opened to the public on the 17th of December 2004.
With its dramatic undulating roof, The Sage perches high above the River Tyne, enjoying spectacular views towards Newcastle.
It forms the centrepiece of the regenerated Gateshead Quays area, providing an international standard of excellence in performing and teaching facilities, whilst being fully inclusive and accessible for all.
The stainless steel roof encloses:
Its shape partly inspired by the familiar arch of the Tyne Bridge.