Kids What’s On
Inspired by Durham's Bailey Gallery
Palace Green Library: Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 2nd 2019
We're celebrating creativity with Summer in the City festival. We will be giving Art Tours around the Bailey. We would love you to make art inspired by the University collection.
Oriental Museum: Jun 1st 2019
Prepare for Eid, the Muslim festival making the end of Ramadan, and make a glittery moon and star decoration.
Heritage Train Rides
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jun 2nd 2019 - Jun 30th 2019
11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm. The type of locomotive can vary depending on availability. If you'd like to know what's running on the day, it's best to call the museum in advance.
Tiny Sparks: Science and Engineering
Discovery Museum: Jun 5th 2019 - Jun 26th 2019
An award-winning play session for young children to find out about great scientists and their amazing achievements.
Once Upon A Wall
Middlesbrough Town Hall: Jun 8th 2019
A new interactive dance-theatre show for children and families. An egg. A wall. A very big fall.
Anime Attacks Summer Social
Caedmon Hall: Jun 8th 2019
Come and hang out at Gateshead’s home of anime and Japanese culture!
Oriental Museum: Jun 8th 2019
Find out how the famous hornbill bird has inspired artists and make your own beaky bird puppet.
Coal and Limestone Carrying Model Railways
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jun 8th 2019 - Jun 9th 2019
Exhibition of model railways organised by The Stephenson Locomotive Society featuring, amongst others, layouts of Kepier Colliery, St George’s Quay and Croft Depot. There will also be an exhibition of North Eastern Railway High Level Coal Staiths and visitors are invited to add any memories to the story. Images from the Armstrong Railway Photographic Trust collection will be shown on screen.
The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic Book Signing
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jun 14th 2019
Join multi-million bestselling How to Train Your Dragon author-illustrator Cressida Cowell for a book signing.
Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom LIVE on stage
Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Jun 15th 2019
Join Ben and Holly, and their friends on this exciting, enchanting and magical musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter.
Hooray for Hieroglyphs
Oriental Museum: Jun 15th 2019
Spot the hieroglyphs in our Ancient Egyptian galleries and write your name or a secret message in hieroglyphs.
Spirits of the Sea
The Hullabaloo: Jun 15th 2019
Step inside a mystical mariner's hut with a storyteller and musician to hear this enchanting tale.
Magical Creatures Masterclass
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jun 15th 2019
Join Liz Flanagan, author of Dragon Daughter, to invent your own fantastic creatures.