Kids What’s On
Holmes Lectures for 10- to 14-year-olds: Seeing inside the body with radioactivity (The inside story of our body and mind)
Curtis Auditorium: Jan 22nd 2020
In this lecture we will hear the fascinating story of how radioactivity was discovered and learn about the amazing ways that scientists now use it safely to find out what's going on inside your body.
Super Sketching Weekend
Palace Green Library: Jan 25th 2020 - Jan 26th 2020
This weekend they want to make a GIANT drawing with as many people as possible! Add to their super sketch on a massive page, what will all the collaborative artwork look like?
A Hullabaloo under the Sea
The Hullabaloo: Jan 25th 2020
Come on a voyage under the sea in their very own planetarium, prepare to move like a sea creature in their dance workshop and get creative in their craft sessions. Don’t forget to sail into their latest creative play installation, Deep Sea Adventures.
Crowdcraft: Year of the Rat
Oriental Museum: Jan 25th 2020
2020 is the Lunar New Year of the Rat! Make Chinese lanterns and paper cuts to decorate the Museum, ready for our Lantern Festival in February!
Club Groovy: Poptastic Pyjama Party
Arc: Jan 25th 2020
Pop on your onesie and join the gang for a bedtime boogie with a super sleepover theme...you will be shuffling in your slippers in no time! Don’t forget your favourite teddy!
Life Science Centre: Nov 9th 2019
9th November 2019 - 24th February 2020. (Opening times: may vary, please see life.org.uk for more details) The perfect place for a spot of wintery fun with friends and family, skating at Life is a must on your winter check list! Grab your mates and head down to Life where the outdoor ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Oriental Museum: Feb 1st 2020
Lots of objects at the Oriental Museum were found by archaeologists. Explore the stories behind some special objects and make an archaeology game.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Feb 1st 2020
A lively reading of their chosen story by one of our fabulous Storycatchers, then Fiona from Yoga Therapies.
Storytime for Dogs
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jan 11th 2020
A pawesome opportunity to bring a four-legged friend along for a tail-waggingly terrific story time!
Classics 4 Kids: Peter and the Wolf
The Sage Gateshead: Feb 8th 2020
Classics 4 Kids presents an all-time family favourite, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. Cuddly cats, dippy ducks, bossy birds and grumpy grandfathers all welcome! Come to the the Concourse from 1.15pm for fun, free activities, including the chance to have a try at playing the orchestral instruments yourself.
The Storyteller with Chris Bostock: Fish Tales
Northern Stage: Feb 8th 2020
Would you like to come and swim to the bottom of the sea? You won’t need your arm bands and you’ll be home in time for tea. You’re sure to meet some fishes and a fishermen too. But the story can’t be told without some help from you!
Oriental Museum: Feb 8th 2020
From baskets to saris, lots of objects around us are woven. Come along and try your hand at nature weaving.
The Hullabaloo: Feb 13th 2020 - Feb 14th 2020
Winter is almost over and it still hasn’t snowed. Anticipation is building for Ira and Sadie. How can they build an igloo if there isn’t any snow? A playful experience filled with warmth, sensation and gentle exploration.