The Word

National Centre for the Written Word

Welcome to South Tyneside’s state-of-the-art cultural venue, situated in the heart of South Shields, brimming with exciting new experiences, activities and facilities for people of all ages to enjoy.

Christmas Opening Times

The Word will be open 9am – 3pm Christmas Eve and 10am – 4pm from 27 – 31 December.
We will be closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Supported by