Curtis Mayfield House
Welcome to our crib…
This page tells you about the inspirational building our Club is located in.
It lets you in on the bigger picture of what it brings Newcastle, in terms of art, culture & our unique business model.
Find out what happens on our upper floors & our expansion plans.
There’s a tonne of juicy gossip in here…
1. INDEPENDENT 6 FLOOR MULTIRACIAL ARTS CENTRE
All the inside gen on Curtis Mayfield House, the fabulous home of WHQ & much much more...
2. WHAT’S IN A NAME..?
The reasons why we changed the name of the building to make it right & shape the future.
3. CURTIS MAYFIELD (1942 – 1999)
We'd looked up to Curtis since we were little ruffnecks... The same little ruffnecks he inspired, that evolved into citizens & called this building after him.
4. PUBLIC FUNDING – THE WORLD HQ WAY
The sadly missed, modern humanitarian visionary that is Tony pops in to see us & we forge our way through Newcastle, 100% independent & funded only by the switched on people in our own community...
5. THE 3RD FLOOR – MAYFIELD PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO
The cool photographic studio that's above World Headquarters & two real-life sightings of the bum crack belonging to young Harry from One Direction...
6. THE 4TH FLOOR – BRIDGE & TUNNEL FILM COMPANY
Our building gains a Bafta nominated film company via the medium of Muhammad Ali.
7. WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH OUR 2ND & 5TH FLOORS
There's always something to do at WHQ, so let's get on with this...
8. NAILED IN A QUOTE & A TUNE
'All done whilst singing & dancing around, to the best soundtrack anyone could ever possibly imagine…’