Kids What’s On
Discovery Museum: Jul 23rd 2019 - Jul 30th 2019
Enjoy craft sessions exploring a new theme every week, including LEGO, slime jars, sun-catchers and ‘back-to-school’ kit.
Build a Summer of Fun - Professor Pumpernickel
Discovery Museum: Jul 24th 2019 - Jul 25th 2019
11am, 1pm & 2.30pm. If you like fire, explosions, loads of mess and mind-bending magic, you'll love Professor Pumpernickel and his laboratory of lunacy.
Festival of Archaeology Special Event
Oriental Museum: Jul 24th 2019
Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology with us, with a special afternoon of archaeology at the Oriental museum. Booking essential.
Discovery Museum: Jul 24th 2019
Drop in for exciting activities that encourage children and families to explore, tinker and build their own inventions. For ages 5-12 years and their families.
Make & Take Thursday - Teddy Bears' Picnic
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jul 25th 2019
Craft activities for 3 – 7 year olds. Bring your child’s favourite bear along and make them a smart station master's hat and waistcoat.
Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants
The Bowes Museum: Jul 25th 2019
Come and see the work of Nick Sharratt, dress up as a pirate and find the Wellyphant!
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Jul 26th 2019
10.30, 12.45pm & 2.15pm. Join them for alien-tastic storytelling in our immersive StoryWorld!
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.
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!
Oriental Museum: Jul 27th 2019
Make a Chinese fan in today's family activity for children. 1-3pm drop in.
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.