Kids What’s On
Oriental Museum: Jul 26th 2019
Spot some terrific tiles on display in the galleries, then paint your own ceramic tile to take home. 1-3pm drop in crafts for children.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 5th 2019 - Jul 26th 2019
Seven Stories invites parents with children aged 0-1 to join us in our bookshop every Friday between 3 and 5pm for our brand new Book Social.
Hands-on creative sessions, suitable for all the family. Drop in to join in.
The Enchanted Forest Adventure
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 27th 2019
Join Adventure-tellers Brooke Conway and Hannah Mathieson on an enchanting quest!
Young Humans Art Club
Thought Foundation: Jul 1st 2019 - Jul 31st 2019
Art classes which explore the work of artists & their techniques, develop sketchbooks & improve skills. Every Saturday. 6-9 year olds starts at 10 till 11.30, 10-15 year olds starts at 12 till 1.30.
Oriental Museum: Jul 27th 2019
Make a Chinese fan in today's family activity for children. 1-3pm drop in.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jun 29th 2019
Recycle those World Book Day costumes and join us for fancy-dress fun each month!
Collections, Care and Conservation
Palace Green Library: Jul 27th 2019 - Jul 28th 2019
This weekend, join our Durham University Students and learn what conservation is.
Fun and Games for Families and Friends
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 28th 2019
Newcastle Improv Festival presents Fun and Games for Family and Friends. If you enjoy party games like musical chairs and charades, you’ll love this playful intergenerational workshop.
Arbeia Alive - Living History Week
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum: Jul 29th 2019 - Jul 31st 2019
Get up close to gladiators as they train and spar on site all day. Ask them about their weapons and armour, all hand made by skilled craftspeople. Meet historical characters engaged in various activities across the fort, with museum tours every day at 1pm.
Improv Comedy Workshop
Alphabetti Theatre: Jul 30th 2019
A laughter filled workshop for children. Tons of confidence boosting fun, creativity and gameplay while you learn the basics of improvisation in a safe and unpressured environment.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 30th 2019
We use our senses every day. But have you ever used them to make places better?
Summer Science Club
Discovery Museum: Jul 30th 2019
Tuesday 30th July – Friday 2nd August. Over the course of four days, you’ll work with professional science educators to experiment with a variety of science, engineering and technology themes. Try out CSI- inspired experiments, tinker with catapults, and explore the science behind photography and much more.