The NewBridge Project : Gateshead, 232 – 240 High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AQ
Open Tuesday – Friday, 12noon – 6pm

NewBridge Books offers a selection of diverse, original and hard-to-find national and international contemporary art publications, fostering critically-engaged creativity in the region by providing both a resource and outlet for artists, writers, critics and researchers.

The shop and social space is unique to the North East of England providing a platform for independent publishers and artists who self-publish. NewBridge Books stocks a variety of artists’ books, zines, writing and magazines as well as hosting a programme of regular events and exhibitions related to print culture.

NewBridge Books offers a broad selection of titles on various artforms from fine art, photography, design, graphics, LGBT+, fashion and architecture. With new stock arriving every week to ensure that there is always something new to browse. We are the only bookshop in the North East of England where you can find titles from MACK Books, Sternberg Press, Apartamento and many more.

Browse our online shop here

*Sell your work at NewBridge Books*
We work with lots of regional artists to promote and sell their artwork – whether it is a book, poster, print, t-shirt or album cover.

If you would like to submit your work for consideration to stock in the shop or are interested in having an event/book launch please get in touch with us at


Forthcoming Events in the Project Space

The Newbridge Project