Kids What’s On
Ready, Steady, Action! – Family Fun Day
The Bowes Museum: May 30th 2017
During this drop-in activities you can listen to Tillytoo Tales performing her fantastic stories and try a variety of theatre inspired crafts.
The Great Pirate Plot
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: May 30th 2017
10am, 11.15am, 2pm. Arr, me hearties! Grab your pirate hats and eyepatches and join in.
Ernest: Mar 2nd 2016 - ongoing
Every Wednesday. In collaboration with CHALK, a weekly meet up for parents and babes, come and have an informal chat with like minded parents.
The Mister Twister Magic Show
Whitley Bay Playhouse: May 31st 2017
Not only will you see an amazing magic show and balloon modelling but there will also be music, comedy and party games for everyone.
Make some noise!
Oriental Museum: May 31st 2017
Design and create your own Chinese drum.
Captain Raggy Beard – Dragons, Mermaids and Pirates
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: May 31st 2017
10am, 11.30am, 1.15pm, 2.45pm. Join Captain Raggy Beard for stories, tales and myths of dragons, mermaids and pirates from around the World.
Culture Camp: Fantasy Sculptures and Pixelated Pictures
Gateshead Central Library: Jun 1st 2017
Join artist Pui Lee for a fun day crafting and making, infused with digital art this half term.
Northern Stage: Jun 1st 2017 - ongoing
Grab your compass and join their intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.
Fun with Clay
The Bowes Museum: Jun 1st 2017 - ongoing
10am & 1.30pm. Explore and sketch in the ceramics galleries before creating your very own clay creation in this fun workshop.
Imagination Thursday - Junk Modelling
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jun 1st 2017
Children will enjoy putting their creativity to the test to build their own junk model of a train, car, plane or whatever transport they choose.
Family Makes: Fused Glass workshop with kimoci glass
Shipley Art Gallery: Jun 2nd 2017
Work with a glass artist to create beautiful fused glass hangings.
Tales of the Sea
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Jun 2nd 2017
10am / 11.15am / 2pm. Join their storyteller for exciting and adventurous tales that explore the sea and the wonderful animals, creatures and fish that swim through the pages of a book.
Oriental Museum: Jun 2nd 2017
Both men and women could be Japanese samurai warriors. Join us to create your own samurai helmet.