View of the model, Irene Warren, posing with a film camera for a Turners publicity shot, January 1957 (

Television and film companies as well as photographers who would like to use us as a location for filming or a photo shoot are welcome.

If you would like more information with regards to filming please contact

What's been filmed at our venues before?

  • BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? - Tyne & Wear Archives
  • BBC's Don't Tell the Bride - Discovery Museum
  • BBC's Flog It! - Discovery Museum
  • ITV's Vera - Discovery Museum
  • BBC's History Cold Case - Great North Museum: Hancock
  • BBC's Question of Sport - Great North Museum: Hancock
  • BBC's The One Show - Segedunum Roman Fort
  • National Geographic's Explorer - Segedunum Roman Fort
  • Channel 4's Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Arbiea Roman Fort
  • Music video for band 'Crooked Hands' - Stephenson Railway Museum


We require a copy of your public liability insurance certificate (must be to the value of £5 million) for our records.

Please read our health and safety document as we have some limitations that may be relevant to your filming.

NORTHERN FILM & MEDIA is the North East’s creative Industries Development agency, supporting Media businesses with Television and filming production within the region.