Cultural Impact
463 There were 463 performances of 47 productions and 69 comedy and music acts
447,525 447,525 people attended performances
14 Accessible performances - including captioned, audio described, integrated BSL, relaxed and touch tours
7,263 Friends and Advantage members
26.8% 26.8% of our audiences were from Newcastle, 65.5% from other areas of the North East and 7.3% from other regions
34,983 34,983 people joined us as first time ticket buyers
1.51 On average our audiences came to our venues 1.51 times per year
6,963 6,963 people engaged with our learning programme
79,000 Tubs of ice-cream were sold - the most popular flavour was vanilla
21,604 Minstrels were the sweet treat of choice for our audiences with the chocolate goodies accounting for 29% of the bags of confectionery sold
Economic Impact
£15.2million Total turnover £15,267,865
£12.8million We sold £12,842,374 worth of tickets
£0 We receive no revenue funding
£715,388 We paid £715,388 back to the government in VAT, tax and National Insurance
84% We earned 84% of our income from ticket sales
£3.6m We spent £3.6m employing staff in the North East
102 We supported 102 full time equivalent jobs in the North East
£4.8million Our total North East economic impact