Kids What’s On
Christmas Arts & Crafts
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Dec 7th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019
Christmas-themed craft sessions where children will enjoy making a range of festive crafts!
Raymond Briggs' The Snowman & Father Christmas & Chocolate Bar Making
Thought Foundation: Dec 7th 2019
Newham Grange Farm Festive Extravaganza
Newham Grange Leisure Farm: Dec 7th 2019
7th-31st December. Daisy and Dan have invited some friends to stay at the farm’s pop-up magical village. Pick up a discovery sheet from the Welcome Centre on arrival and see if you can spot all of their new friends – a treat awaits if you can find them all!
Its going to be a write Christmas: creating Christmas stories
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Dec 7th 2019
Join writer Florianne Humphrey as she takes you through Christmas stories from around the world.
Chalk presents Withered Hand
Gosforth Civic Theatre: Dec 8th 2019
An extra special live gig which will be performed exclusively for an audience of children and their grown ups.
Film Screening Home Alone
Thought Foundation: Dec 8th 2019
Family Magic Show
The Customs House: Dec 14th 2019
Bring your little elves along to enjoy a delicious Christmas Lunch accompanied by a magical performance from the fantastic Mr Twister and lunch with Santa.
Oriental Museum: Dec 14th 2019
See a Chinese puzzle ball on display so complicated, it was known as 'the devil's work' - then craft your own fiendish puzzle to take home.
Cards of Kindness craft activity
Thought Foundation: Dec 14th 2019
Fairy Tale Tour
Sunderland Empire Theatre: Dec 15th 2019 - Dec 29th 2019
Take your family on a Cinderella-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!
Film Screening The Grinch & Pom Pom decoration making
Thought Foundation: Dec 15th 2019
Elf or Fairy House
Stanley Civic Hall: Dec 17th 2019
You will create a little quirky, unique house, every elf would love living in.
Christmas around the World
Oriental Museum: Dec 21st 2019
Find out how Christmas is celebrated around the world and make your own Christmas decorations to take home.