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Welcome to WHQ

Black, white, gay, straight, religion or lack of it... Welcome to Newcastle's top & longest running underground Club. We hope you come to love World HQ, we built it right here, for you & all your chums - in the hope that you would... x

WHQ rises once again..!

With help from WHQ's many supporters & our chums at the Arts Council Covid Recovery Fund, thankfully, we somehow made it through the dark days of 2020/21 pandemic lock down by the absolute skin of our teeth..! We sincerely thank everyone of you who rooted for us.

The Club is now back, mad busy & well into one of the most exciting years we've ever programmed. It's great news for everyone, so check out 'What's On' where advance tickets are available for all future shows & come & celebrate youth, love, music & inclusivity with us real soon.

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About the Club

What we are, what we do, hire info & all about our magical building. Click the 'view all' button to see the full caper.

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Our history

Here are a few snippets of WHQ's extensive history in Newcastle spanning the last 5 decades. Click 'view all' to read the full timeline of the amazing journey that created this true, underground subculture of genuine diversity & fun - it's a mind blower.

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Devil Bat

A novel combo of two staples here… Proving the theory that sticking to one costume can sometimes prove more effective, as we’re just left feeling a little confused…



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Food & Drink

The Cluny

The beating heart of the Ouseburn Valley.

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