Kids What’s On
Oriental Museum: Aug 23rd 2019
Maces were used in Ancient Egypt as signs of power and authority. Make your very own stick of power!
Hands-on creative sessions, suitable for all the family. Drop in to join in.
Gosforth Nature Reserve Exploration Day
Gosforth Park Nature Reserve: Jun 22nd 2019
Come and enjoy this fantastic private nature reserve. Learn about birds, plants, mammals and insects from friendly local naturalists. Activities this year will include pond-dipping, bird watching, moth trapping and mammal monitoring.
Elmer The Patchwork Elephant Show
Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Aug 25th 2019
This show features a menagerie of 12 loveable puppets and tells the tale of an elephant that stands out – both with his patchwork-coloured skin and his sense of humour.
Oriental Museum: Aug 24th 2019
Find out how museums protect their collections from hungry insects and make your own museum bug to take away.
Craft Kids - Grease is the word!
The Witham: Aug 24th 2019
Make things inspired by Grease and sing along to the film that afternoon!
Supertato & Friends
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Aug 24th 2019
11am & 2pm. Join Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet for a brand new singing-and-prancing show.
Who says 'Twit Twoo'?
Palace Green Library: Aug 24th 2019 - Aug 25th 2019
One of the taxidermy animals in our current exhibition is an owl! We would like you to create a Twit Twooing owl covered in beautiful feathers.
Zoe Gilby Family All Stars
Ushaw College: Aug 25th 2019
A show especially for children and families of all ages. A jazztastic 50 minute show, performing recognisable tunes with jazz standards and lots of opportunity for interaction and participation.
Crook Hall and Gardens: Aug 25th 2019 - Aug 26th 2019
BAM! SMASH! BANG! Fun filled day of gams, stories and treasure hunts and photo opportunities with your favourite Superheroes.
The Bowes Museum: Aug 27th 2019 - Aug 30th 2019
Grab a pencil and paper, some LEGO® and get creative with the LEGO® LAB technicians.
Palace Green Library: Aug 27th 2019
We need to help conserve our world for all of the creatures. Use recycled materials to make your own creature inspired by one of the animals in our exhibition Wild!
Space Chase Movie Makers
The Word, The National Centre for the Written Word: Aug 28th 2019
Explore characters, location and plot, together children will create a Space-themed story entirely from their own ideas through improvisation, games and tasks before bringing it to life using costumes and props.