Kids What’s On
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.
Liquid Science Show
Discovery Museum: Jan 2nd 2020 - Jan 5th 2020
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm. Bubbleologist Jesse will be demonstrating the amazing capabilities of liquids in an indoor interactive bubble show with a festive twist.
Stories & Cartoon Workshop
Alnwick Playhouse: Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 5th 2020
Come along and learn how to draw cartoons like a pro with the North East’s liveliest and funniest Illustrator/Author, Liz Million!
Oriental Museum: Jan 4th 2020
Fans mean a lot more than just keeping cool. Explore the fans on display then make your own.
Brilliant Bird Mummies
Oriental Museum: Jan 11th 2020
Come and see the mummified Ancient Egyptian bird on display and make your own mini mummy.
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!
Kids Comedy Club
The Stand Comedy Club: Jan 12th 2020
There's loads of daft stuff going on, there are always a selection of the finest comedians around doing jokes without swears, sometimes there is magic, sometimes improv, sometimes impressions but it is NEVER boring.
Holmes Lectures for 10- to 14-year-olds: Looking at the brain in pain (The inside story of our body and mind)
Curtis Auditorium: Jan 15th 2020
This Holmes lecture will explore how scientists look inside your body when you feel pain. Discover how scientists investigate the messages sent by your brain to other parts of your body when you are in pain.
Oriental Museum: Jan 18th 2020
See a Japanese kimono decorated with butterflies and make your own beautiful butterfly suncatcher.
Lego Adventure: Robo Assault Course
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jan 18th 2020
In this hands-on workshop, help LEGO super face Bricks McGee transform our Attic into an amazing robo assault course inspired by your favourite adventure stories and then put your remote-controlled robot racing skills to the test against fellow LEGO adventurers.
Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour with Alan Windram
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jan 19th 2020
Come and meet author Alan Windram as he brings his award-winning picture book, One Button Benny to life live on stage in a highly interactive event full of songs, stories and robot dancing! There will be book sales and signing following the event.
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?