The Word

About The Word

Welcome to the official page for The Word, National Centre for the Written Word where you will find the latest news, information and our exciting programme of events.

We will do our best to respond to comments as soon as possible during office hours. These are 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

The Word is South Tyneside’s brand new state-of-the-art attraction and cultural venue in the heart of South Shields Town Centre.

The new library and digital media centre will be a new home to North ...

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45 Market Place
Westoe, South Shields

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