Kids What’s On
Fairy Tale Tour
Sunderland Empire Theatre: Dec 16th 2018 - Dec 30th 2018
A Peter Pan-themed adventure throughout the venue, where attendees are urged to join our tour guide in the search for hidden clues, to help solve the mystery so that the show can go on!
A Little Christmas
The Forum Cinema: Dec 19th 2018
(Christmas event for pre-school toddler ages featuring a screening of Stickman, carol singing and a visit from Father Christmas).
On a starry night
Durham Cathedral: Dec 20th 2018
Come and hear the Christmas story told by a friendly fox, and then make and take a Christmas decoration that you can take home as a reminder of your visit.
Wharton Park: Dec 1st 2018 - Dec 22nd 2018
Jingle will teach the children how to be a first-class elf through a series of exciting games and activities, including an introduction to elf and safety training, preparing perfect snacks for reindeers and speed sorting skills.
The Frog & the Princess
St Mary's Heritage Centre: Dec 22nd 2018 - Dec 23rd 2018
This year’s family Winter Festival Show will delight audiences with a story told through exquisite rod puppetry.
Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Dec 23rd 2018
Booster Cushion Theatre returns with a comical retelling of children’s favourite Goldilocks and the Three Bears!
Carols for Children
Durham Cathedral: Dec 23rd 2018
An opportunity for children and their parents/carers to come to the Cathedral to sing well-known Christmas carols with the Cathedral Choristers.
Wharton Park: Dec 2nd 2018 - Dec 23rd 2018
Children will get all cosy in the education room and sessions will include story time followed by a festive trail and Christmas craft activity.
A Christmas Carol
Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club: Dec 2nd 2018 - Dec 23rd 2018
A fresh, funny and original take on the classic Dicken’s tale. Ebenezer Scrooge will be visited by some of the most popular Xmas movie characters of all time from Home Alone, The Polar Express and Elf.
The Snow Bear
The Exchange: Dec 24th 2018
Come and sit by the fire for a wintry tale with live music and magic, puppets and projections and a beautiful miniature theatre packed full of delights.
Big Family Festive Fun!
The Sage Gateshead: Dec 28th 2018
Tis the season! Bring your smallest musicians and rock on down to Sage Gateshead to see out the last week of the year in merry music making style. A glittering gang of specialist musicians are ready to greet you with a joyful jumble of seasonal singing, playing and dancing to loads of festive favourites.
Kittiwake Trust Multilingual Library: Nov 26th 2017 - Dec 30th 2018
Stories, word games, writing games.
New Year’s Eve: Party Around the World
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Dec 30th 2018 - Dec 31st 2018
11.30am & 2pm. Say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019 with Seven Stories as you explore when and how New Year traditions are celebrated the world over!