Kids What’s On
Family Makes: Crazy Patchwork
Shipley Art Gallery: Jul 28th 2017
Join textile artist Louise Underwood and have a go at making your own patchwork piece of art.
Festival of Archaeology: Dinky Dig
Oriental Museum: Jul 28th 2017
A mini archaeological dig for children. All equipment provided. Be prepared to get muddy!
Screenage KIDS present 'Dumbo'
Baltic Square: Jul 28th 2017
Screenage KIDS present 'Dumbo' at Q Festival.
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Jul 28th 2017
10am, 11.15am & 2pm. Suitable for under 7’s and their families.
Roman Takeover Weekend
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery: Jul 29th 2017 - ongoing
Families can explore zones including the Roman Forum, Circus Maximus and the Roman Temple. Plus crafts, chariot racing, warrior fighting, a real life horse and Cavalry soldier and much, much more. Historic chef John Crouch will also have a range of Roman foods for families to look at and sample.
Oriental Museum: Jul 29th 2017
Explore our touchable Hindu shrine and create your own beautiful paper lotus flower.
Milkshake! Live 'The Magic Story Book'
The Sage Gateshead: Jul 30th 2017
This all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.
Clockwork Garden Live
The Bowes Museum: Jul 30th 2017 - ongoing
Expect beguiling storytelling, rambunctious music, and mindful making that will have every member of the family fizzing with new ideas.
Performing Arts Summer School 2017
Gosforth Civic Theatre: Jul 31st 2017
31st July - 4th August. Five fun days for young people of all abilities aged 12-18 exploring drama, music and movement.
Summer School: A Play in a Week!
Arts Centre Washington: Jul 31st 2017
For children aged 8+. This summer join writer, director and actor Neil Armstrong as the group devise, write then perform a totally original new play in just one week! 31st July - 4th August.
The Bowes Museum: Jul 31st 2017
To celebrate the opening of the Turkish Tulips exhibition try a variety of tulip themed crafts including printing and 3D paper sculpture.
Jittabug’s Move and Groove
Baltic Square: Jul 31st 2017
Jittabugs Move and & Groove at Q Festival.
Children’s Short Crime Writing Session
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Jul 31st 2017
Suitable for 5-9 year olds.