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Welcome to the NCC November newsletter – keeping you up to date with the latest events and promotions from the North East’s premier indoor climbing centre.



The Educational Zone has now been reset throughout and the Bouldering Zone will be completely reset, ready for the Outside In event, including brand new volumes and a refurb. of the bouldering mat. Don’t forget our new auto belays which are proving to be extremely popular.


DMM Breaker Night 13th Nov starts 6.30pm 

DMM will be bringing their own “Breaker” machine to test climbing gear to destruction. Bring along your own old kit as well.

The 5th Outside In Event with Neil Gresham - Saturday 15th Nov - Sponsored by Beal, Petzl, Climb & La Sportiva. We will be giving away £1000 worth of prizes on the day. This great fun event is for all the family with comps, prize draws, workshops, boot demo and much more – tickets are only £6.00 from NCC & SCC and going fast. Sponsored athlete Neil Gresham will be on hand for advice and giving a lecture on his recent projects.


FREE - Winter Skills Lecture 28th Nov 7.30pm Our resident MIC Jon Puncheon will be delivering a lecture giving you all the tips you need to get out and enjoy the winter, all you have to do is put your name down at reception – starts 7.30pm in our function room.

Neil Gresham Master Classes – Dec 6th - 11am & 2pm (focusing on training) Neil Gresham is widely regarded as Britain's leading climbing coach. He has over fifteen years of coaching experience and has also climbed 8b+ sport and E10 trad. He was the first British coach to offer personalised training programmes and to run masterclass sessions at climbing centres.

Cost is £35 pp for the junior session (11am till 1pm)  Cost is £40 pp for the adult session (2pm till 4pm)  Pre-booking is required for all these sessions. Please contact reception. (Neil will be back in the centre on Jan 17th 2015 with the focus on technique training)

Reel Rock 9 “Valley Uprising” screened at Tyneside Cinema Dec 28th Valley Uprising is the much-anticipated documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots of outdoor sports.


Presented by The North Face in association with Clif Bar, Valley Uprising will be shown at Tyneside Cinema as the feature film of the 9th annual REEL ROCK Film Tour on the 28th December.


We offer the most comprehensive range of climbing qualifications in the North East which run at various dates throughout the year. Please check our website and facebook for latest dates and times for these courses

  • Climbing Wall Award
  • Climbing Wall Leading Module
  • Single Pitch Award

For more information and to register your interest contact reception tel. 0191 265 60 60 or email


  • Annual Membership, entry, harness and shoe hire – all for £10.00
  • Student Wednesdays – Climb all day every day on Wednesdays for only £5.00
  • Student Term Pass – Climb every day, all day from now till 31st Dec for only £95**

*Full time students with valid ID **excludes Outside-IN Event


  • Unlimited bouldering at NCC for £5.00 – all day and every day.
  • TGI Fridays – £6.00 entry, every Friday. There’s always a good vibe!
  • Watch out for our next Facebook giveaway


The centre’s gear shop stocks the best range of specialist climbing equipment in the North East and our staff have the in depth knowledge to advise on the best gear for your needs and budget.

Christmas Sale - Discount week to all our members for one week only - 24th Nov till 30th Nov.


*20 % off RRP on all products (does not include DVD’s and books).

COVID UPDATE: We have had to make some changes due to the government guidance on Covid-19. To see what new safety measures we have in place please click here to view our Covid Secure Climbing Policy.

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