Kids What’s On
Diverse Voices? Curating a national history of children’s books
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Nov 24th 2017
How are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic voices represented in our national story of children’s literature?
Andy Stanton Up North!
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Nov 25th 2017
Join author Andy in the attic for a hilarious and inspiring hour as he talks about his best-selling 'Mr Gum' series.
BFLF Newcastle 1st Birthday 'Animal' themed family rave
Warehouse 34: Nov 26th 2017
Our raves are designed to be as much fun for the adults as they are the children.
Morgan & West: More Magic for Kids!
Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre: Nov 26th 2017
Time-travelling magicians return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between!
Jingle Bell Walk
Newcastle Civic Centre: Nov 30th 2017
The Jingle Bell Walk is in aid of Chris Lucas Trust, creating awareness of Children’s Cancer and to raise money to help find a cure for Cancer. They don’t believe in miracles but believe they can make a difference. Start 6:00 PM- Civic Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne at the Christmas tree.Celebrate the tree being lit by the Lord Mayor Down Northumberland Street Right to Grey's Monument Down Grey Street Cross over down Dean Street Turn left along Quay side, Finish - Newcastle Millennium Bridge
Life Science Centre: Feb 18th 2018
Until 18th February 2018. (Opening times: may vary, please see life.org.uk for more details) The perfect place for a spot of wintery fun with friends and family, skating at Life is a must on your winter check list! Grab your mates and head down to Life where the outdoor ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
The Christmas Card Booth
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Dec 1st 2017
Choose from a range of festive storybook backgrounds and through the magic of green screen you can appear in your own unique Christmas Card.
Kommunity: Dec 1st 2017
Come together, play music, boogie and start the day the ONLY way!
Kids Christmas Craft Event
The Cumberland Arms: Dec 1st 2017
2 hours of Christmas crafting. Specific items to make; tree decorations and Christmas Cards.
Santa Specials for Schools
Stephenson Railway Museum: Dec 1st 2017 - ongoing
Your visit will culminate with a 3.5 mile heritage train ride along our restored urban railway. Santa will be making a special visit to the train, giving out a small gift to all those lucky children on board.
National Glass Centre: Dec 2nd 2017
Three wishes, three witches, three sisters, three pigs, three bears, three musketeers...Three singing actors weave together famous tales, featuring the elusive number three!
Club Groovy: Christmas Sparklefest!
Arc: Dec 2nd 2017
A fantastically festive end to the Club Groovy season. Join us for a magical sparklefest full of Christmas hits, glitter and grooviness! Dress to impress!
The Sage Gateshead: Dec 16th 2017 - ongoing
Join the the elves in the toy shop to finish the combobulator to take you on a trip to the North Pole to visit Father Christmas!