WoolNEss at Life

WoolNEss Festival 2019 is being held across two buildings at Life Science Centre:

Meetings and Events (Purple on Map) - for Market Place, Workshops, Bag Creche, Wool Winding, Saturday Evening

Biomedicine West (Yellow on Map) - Workshops, Creative Connections, Space to Spin, Social Spaces/Podcast Room



Life is located within Times Square just off Westmorland Road and Scotswood Road. It's just a couple of  minutes walk from Newcastle's Central train station and Metro station. 

Public transport: Newcastle Central Station has passenger rail connections to all of the UK’s main cities and towns. The Metro underground system also runs through this station with trains running every few minutes to areas of Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. 

By car: Times Square car park is the nearest car park to Life. (Sat Nav Reference NE1 4AD)

From the North/South on A1 

Take the slip road for the A184 and head east towards Gateshead/Newcastle.

After 1 mile take the right-hand lane onto A189 for Newcastle heading northwest over the Redheugh Bridge.

Stay in left hand lane. Immediately after exiting Bridge, take 1st left onto Scotswood Rd/A695. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Plummer St/‚ÄčA695. Turn left onto Railway Street /A695

Entrance to Times Square Car Park is on the right. 

By air Newcastle International Airport is just six miles from the city centre and Life; 15 minutes by car; and has connecting scheduled flights to all major UK airports.  The Metro underground system has regular trains from the airport to Central Station (just a couple of  minutes walk from Life.)