The Mayfair Ballroom - Newgate Street, Newcastle
The Mayfair concert hall and ballroom was situated below Newgate Street, Newcastle on a site now occupied by the Gate. Opened in the 1960's the Mayfair hosted a wide range of events during its lifetime including private functions, Northern Soul, Rave, live music and award ceremonies. For many the Mayfair will be fondly remembered for its services to Rock and Heavy Metal, it held a weekly Rock disco which spanned nearly four decades and attracted to the region international performers such as The Who, Pink Floyd, Queen, U2, The Clash, Iron Maiden, Metallica and Nirvana.

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