Kids What’s On
Autism Friendly Activities: Pom Pom Pikachu
Oriental Museum: Nov 1st 2019
Children with autism, learning or sensory impairments and their families can take part in our quiet-time crafts. Come along and make a pom pom Pikachu - everyone's favourite Japanese character.
Pom Pom Pikachu
Oriental Museum: Nov 1st 2019
Come along and make a pom pom Pikachu - everyone's favourite Japanese character
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 6th 2019 - Jul 7th 2019
Bring your most-loved books along and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! Simply take your favourite book, place a message inside explaining why you loved it so much and leave it inside the Wordlab at Seven Stories. In return, browse the swap books and take away a book of your fancy.
Oriental Museum: Nov 2nd 2019
Check out the 700 year old Buddha head on display and then make a mandala, a traditional form of Buddhist art.
Darlington Hippodrome: Nov 7th 2019
Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country. He has his own sports car, two crocodiles for pets and £100,000 a week pocket money. But what Joe doesn't have is a friend.
Elmer's Farewell Weekend
Newcastle Racecourse: Nov 9th 2019 - Nov 10th 2019
Come and say goodbye to the herd at a special weekend of celebration at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November, in support of St Oswald's Hospice.
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: Nov 9th 2019
Celebrate autumn and make a wish under our community Banyan tree then make your own leafy autumn creature from natural materials.
Chalk presents Lost and Found
Gosforth Civic Theatre: Nov 10th 2019
Based on the award-winning book by Oliver Jeffers, this beautifully animated short film will delight both adults and little ones alike.
Arts Centre Washington: Nov 14th 2019
Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come
Oriental Museum: Nov 16th 2019
Chat to members of the local Muslim community and decorate an Islamic-style tile. Find out about the different religions of the world with our new gallery trail.
Mary Queen of Scots & The Missing Shortbread
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Nov 16th 2019
Join action Adventuretellers Brooke Conway and Hannah Mathieson with their trusty brollies and wellington boots as they venture across Scotland on this brave quest.
Oriental Museum: Nov 23rd 2019
Come and see the Ancient Egyptian jewellery on display and make your own Egyptian collar necklace.