Kids What’s On
Build a Summer of Fun - LEGO Minifigures Trail
Discovery Museum: Jul 20th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019
Saturday 20th July - Sunday 1st September. Follow the hidden clues to find the science-themed minifigures. Solve the trail puzzle and be entered into a prize draw to win a LEGO® set.
Play in a Day: The Enormous Turnip
The Hullabaloo: Aug 21st 2019
Led by Actor and Storyteller, Chris Connaughton, for a great introduction to drama. Plus short performance for family and friends.
The Bowes Museum: Aug 19th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019
Fly to the moon and back or travel through time with a week of robots, rockets and space.
Oriental Museum: Aug 21st 2019
Make your own mini zen garden.
Light and Sound Summer Family Disco
Discovery Museum: Aug 21st 2019
Taking inspiration from the Science Maze, take part in a family disco to burn off some energy with your lightning moves.
Dilston Physic Garden: Aug 21st 2019 - Aug 25th 2019
Your family will discover how different plants improve memory and brain function. Along the way you’ll interact with a host of characters to help you uncover the science behind each plant.
Make & Take
Laing Art Gallery: Aug 21st 2019
10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm. Make a Splash on this Make & Take - Elmer and other Elephants are taking over! Can you make art with water...you sure can...come and discover how!
Play in a Day: Stone Soup
The Hullabaloo: Aug 22nd 2019
Fun-packed drama filled days for children to turn a well-known tale into a brilliant new play.
Elmer and Friends
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Aug 23rd 2019
Join The Word for their final storytelling session of the summer. Children will listen to stories about Elmer the Patchwork Elephant and discover his exciting adventures, as well as join in with crafts, sing songs and play games.
Claymation Animation: Culture Camp
Caedmon Hall: Aug 23rd 2019
Work with professional animator Robin Webb to earn how to make your own Wallace & Gromit type stop motion animation using modeling clay.
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.
More than a game - science workshop
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery: Aug 23rd 2019
Create a catapult footballer to score some winning goals and make a football bouncy ball to continue the football fun at home.
Oriental Museum: Aug 23rd 2019
Maces were used in Ancient Egypt as signs of power and authority. Make your very own stick of power!