School Holiday Activities & Camps

Summer Holidays

Featured Listing

3-2-1 Blast Off (Gateshead Libraries)

Leam Lane Library: Fri 26th July
Crawcrook Library: Wed 31st July 
Pelaw Library: Mon 5th August
Chopwell Library: Tues 13th August
Birtley Library: Tues 20th August
Blaydon Library: Thurs 29th August

All sessions 10.30 – 11.30am

Design your own rocket, stars or planets and launch them in the wind tunnel.

£3, book in advance. 5+ years.


ABC 123 (Central Library)

Tuesdays 5 – 5.45pm
Weekly throughout July & August.

Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8420

Stories for families with English as an additional language.

Free, drop-in. All ages.


Acting Up Show Week Workshop (Cardinal Hume School)

Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July: 9am – 3pm

Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Old Durham Rd, Gateshead, NE9 6RZ
Tel: 07876 595 204

Theatre workshop with singing, dancing and drama working towards a production of the Lion King. No previous experience required. Pupils should attend in suitable clothing they can move in with a packed lunch. Age 4-16 years.

5 days: £100
3 days: £65
1 day: £25


Active Kidz Holiday Play Scheme (Cardinal Hume School)

9am – 3.30pm, Monday 22nd July – Friday 26th July
9am – 3.30pm, Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August

Cardinal Hume School, Old Durham Road, Beacon Lough, NE9 6RZ
Tel: 0191 433 7117

A variety of activities for ages 5-14 with a team of experienced play workers, including: sports, arts and crafts, dance, cookery, drama, messy art, swimming (8+) and parachute games.

£15.30 per child per day
£76.50 per child per week (£61.20 per four day week)
Subject to availability, places are limited.


Active Kidz Holiday Play Scheme (Heworth Grange School)

9am – 3.30pm, Monday 19th August – Friday 23rd August
9am – 3.30pm, Tuesday 27th August – Friday 30th August

Heworth Grange School, High Lanes, Gateshead NE10 0PT
Tel: 0191 433 7117

A variety of activities for ages 5-14 with a team of experienced play workers, including: sports, arts and crafts, dance, cookery, drama, messy art, swimming (8+) and parachute games.

£15.30 per child per day
£76.50 per child per week (£61.20 per four day week)
Subject to availability, places are limited.


Active Kidz Holiday Play Scheme (Kingsmeadow School)

9am – 3.30pm, Monday 5th August – Friday 9th August

Kingsmeadow School, Market Lane, Gateshead, NE11 9NX
Tel: 0191 433 7117

A variety of activities for ages 5-14 with a team of experienced play workers, including: sports, arts and crafts, dance, cookery, drama, messy art, swimming (8+) and parachute games.

£15.30 per child per day
£76.50 per child per week (£61.20 per four day week)
Subject to availability, places are limited.


Active Kidz Holiday Play Scheme (Lord Lawson Academy)

9am – 3.30pm, Monday 12th August – Friday 16th August

Lord Lawson Of Beamish Academy, Birtley Lane, Birtley DH3 2LP
Tel: 0191 433 7117

A variety of activities for ages 5-14 with a team of experienced play workers, including: sports, arts and crafts, dance, cookery, drama, messy art, swimming (8+) and parachute games.

£15.30 per child per day
£76.50 per child per week (£61.20 per four day week)
Subject to availability, places are limited.


Albert Park Annual Summer Fair

Saturday 3rd August, from 2pm

Albert Park, Albert Drive, Low Fell.

Everybody welcome. Fun & activities for all the family. Cake stall, bric-a-brac, crafts, children’s activities & games, tombola, raffle and much much more. All profits go back into the park.


Art Academy (Shipley Art Gallery)

Tues 6th August – Thurs 8th August, 10am-3pm
Tues 20th August – Thurs 22nd August, 10am-3pm

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Tel: 0191 477 1495

3 day art course for 7-12 year olds, including painting with acrylics and watercolours, drawing and illustrating, sculpting with clay and experimenting with printmaking. Packed lunch required.

£75 per child for 3 days.


Art Club for Young Humans (Thought Foundation)

Saturdays 10 – 11.30am (6-9 years)
Saturdays 12 – 1.30pm
(10-15 years)
All year round

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 691 0203

Weekly art classes which explore the work of artists & their techniques, develop sketchbooks & improve skills.

£10 per human.


Art Meets Play Exhibition Launch (Thought Foundation)

Saturday 27th July, 10am – 5pm

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 691 0203

The launch of our Summer Exhibition, Art Meets Play, with free artist led workshops. Come create art to be hung in the exhibition, play music with a super sound machine and eat some delicious treats on offer. All welcome.

Free. Recommended for ages 5+.


Babba Club (The Nest)

Mondays 10 – 11.30am
All year round exc Bank Holidays

The Nest Café, 417-419 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AN
Tel: 0191 4414590 / 07949 039 270

Connect, make friends, share giggles and support each other through the tricky bits, along with lots of toys and a sing-song. Take time to connect with other parents and babbas in a friendly, no-rush environment. .

Free, drop in.
0 – 12 months.


Baby Bugs (Music Bugs)

Thursday 1st, 8th & 15th August: 11 – 11.45am

St Mary’s Centre, Church Chare, Whickham, NE16 4SH
Tel: 07414906834

These multi-sensory classes provide a perfect introduction to music and singing for your baby. Babies enjoy being held, rocked, swayed and soothed, with lots of new songs (plus old favourites) that you can enjoy together at home.

£5 (sibling discounts). Age 0-walking.


Baby M+Ms (The Baby Hub)

Monday 12th- 26th August (3 weeks)
9.45am: Mini M+Ms (crawling to 2 years)
11am: Baby M+Ms (0-1 year)

Tuesday 6th – 27th August (4 weeks)
1.15pm Baby M+Ms (0-1 year)

Pineapple and Bears, Spa well Road, Blaydon, Gateshead, NE21 6RT
Tel: 0191 447 2050

Music, movement and sensory classes, with a different theme each week. Filled with lots of action songs, dancing, bubbles and sensory fun.

£5 per session, book online (www.the-baby-hub.co.uk)


Be Creative – Autism Friendly (BALTIC)

Saturday 3rd August, 1pm & 2pm

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA
Tel: 0191 478 1810

A relaxed and engaging activity for families and friends on the autistic spectrum. Capacity is limited and activities include sensory elements. Support is provided from an artist with experience of working with children on the Autistic spectrum.

Free (voluntary donation), booking essential. Ages 5-13.


Beebots in Space! (Gateshead Libraries)

Birtley Library: Thurs 25th July
Chopwell Library: Thurs 1st August
Wrekenton Library: Wed 7th August
Blaydon Library: Mon 12th August
Crawcrook Library: Mon 19th August, 2.30-3.30pm
Leam Lane Library: Wed 21st August
All sessions 10.30 – 11.30am unless stated otherwise.

Create a planet and programme the beebot to travel around the galaxy.

Free, book in advance. 2-6 years.


Bev’s Disco & Karaoke (The Nest)

Fridays 2.30pm
Term time only

The Nest Café, 417-419 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AN
Tel: 0191 4414590

Get your groove on and belt out a tune with Disco Bev!

Free, drop-in.


Bike Show & Fun Day (Deuchars Arms)

Saturday 17th August, 12 noon til late

Deuchars Arms, Colegate, Leam Lane, Gateshead, NE10 8PN

All welcome, Tyne Wolves BTC bike show from 1-3pm, live music all day from 7 bands. Plus face painting, bouncy castle, tombola, stocks etc. All proceeds go to the Kayaks.

£4 entry (£3 from 7pm).
Free entry into bike competition (just turn up and take a number).


Books, Bumps & Babies (Central Library)

Wednesdays 3pm – 3.45pm
All year round

Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8420

For new and expectant parents. Share books and bonding with your bump or baby. Come along and meet other parents.

Free, drop-in.
0-2 years.


Bouncy Castle & Soft Play (Deckham Children’s Centre)

Tuesdays, 9.30 – 11.30am
Mon 22nd July – Fri 30th August (except 30th July)

The Elgin Centre, Elgin Road, Gateshead, NE9 5PA
Tel: 0191 433 5100

Bouncy castle & soft play shapes. Height and age restrictions for bouncy castle.

£1 per child, drop-in (places limited)
Under 5 years (plus siblings up to age 8).


Bouncy castles and soft-play (Birtley Leisure Centre)

Wednesdays: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Fridays: 12.30 – 3.30pm

Durham Rd, Birtley, Chester le Street DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 433 5797

During school holidays the sports hall at Birtley Leisure Centre is transformed into a children’s paradise, with two bouncy castles and a fun soft-play arena.

£2.50. Up to 8 years.


Breastfeeding Together Group (Thought Foundation)

Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm
All year round

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 691 0203

A gathering of breastfeeding mums to support one another. Amanda Dunbar (Lactation Consultant from Milk & Mums) will be on hand to answer breastfeeding questions and support you through any difficulties. There is a imaginative play space for the little ones and cafe serving lunch and treats.

Free, drop-in.


Build a Flamingo Workshop (Thought Foundation)

Thursday 8th August, 10.30 – 11.30am

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 07768 373 006

Artventurers workshop, each child will create their own cuddly 16″ Flamingo, adding magical wishes inside before finishing off with a fabulous flamingo craft. Each cuddly pal will also get their own birth certificate!

£17 per child, booking required. Ages 4+.

 


Build a Unicorn Workshop (Watergate Cafe)

Wednesday 28th August, 10.30 – 11:30am

Watergate Forest Park, NE11 0AN
Tel: 07768 373 006

Artventurers workshop where each child will create their very own cuddly 16″ Unicorn, adding magical wishes inside and designing a canvas bag to carry home their new friend. Each cuddly pal will also get their own birth certificate!

£17 per child. Booking required (via Artventurers website). Ages 4+.


Buzz About Bees (Watergate Cafe)

Wednesday 24th July, 11am – 2pm

Watergate Forest Park, NE11 0AN

Tyneside Bee Keepers Association are joining us so we can learn more about our buzzy friends. Make a Bee Hotel to take home, plus face painting from Green Love Hearts Face Painting, and Artventurers to help you create something Bee related.

Small fee for each activity.

 


Community Draw on the Floor (Thought Foundation)

Saturday 17th August, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 07768 373 006

Join us for a fun morning of draw on the floor. We will roll out the paper and supply all pencils and crayons you just bring your creativity. Summer garden & insect inspired

£2 donation per family, drop-in. Suitable for all ages.


Cooky Monsters (The Nest)

Tuesday 13th August, 11.30am – 1pm

The Nest Café, 417-419 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AN
Tel: 0191 4414590

Want to get the kids interested in cooking? Join us to make one sweet and one savoury dish, and stay behind to relax and enjoy their hard work!

£6, booking recommended. Ages 4+.


Creation Station Art Club (Felling)

Tuesdays 10am – 2pm
6th – 27th August

Happy Feet Studios, 53 High St, Gateshead NE10 9LU
Tel: 07939 587538

Craft activities with a different theme each week, including Magic School, Pirates, Elephants and the Circus. Staff are DBS checked and first aid trained. Snacks and juice provided, parents provide packed. For children aged 5-11.

£20 per child, sibling discount available.


Creation Station Family Fun (Teams Children Centre)

Monday 5th August: 10am – 11am

Teams Children Centre, Rose Street, Gateshead, NE8 2LS
Tel: 07452 815 444

Summer family fun session with space-themed arts and craft activities.

£5 per child (siblings £2.50). Ages 2-10 years.


Creation Station Family Fun (Teams Children Centre)

Monday 19th August: 10am – 11am

Teams Children Centre, Rose Street, Gateshead, NE8 2LS
Tel: 07452 815 444

Summer family fun session with arts and craft activities based on the Sam and Poppy farmyard books.

£5 per child (siblings £2.50). Ages 2-10 years.


Cricket Camp (Gateshead Fell Cricket Club)

Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 3pm
23rd-25th July, 6th-8th August, 20th-22nd August

Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5UB
Tel: 0791 771 1977

Participants need to bring a packed lunch, drinks, sun cream and suitable clothing and footwear.

£10 per day. Ages 5 – 13 years.


Dance Week (JLJ Studios Ryton)

Monday 19th – Friday 23rd August, 10am – 2:30pm

Above DBM Garage, Main Road, Ryton, Gateshead, NE40 3RS

Kids & teens dance week, with varied styles of dance, tasks, workshops and fun delivered by JLJ tutors and professional guests. Packed lunch required & comfy clothes and trainers. Advance booking recommended online on Bookwhen.com.

£20 per day
£80 for all 5 days
15% discount for siblings


Drama Workshop (Bravo Performance)

Tuesdays 10 – 10.45am
The Ark, Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3UG
Wednesdays 10 – 10.45am
Thought Foundation, Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2TB
Term time only, from 6th Jan

Tel: 07419 141 234

Turn up and join in the fun with a parent and toddler drama adventure!

£5, drop-in (sibling discounts).
14 Months – 5 Years


e-Textiles Flower Crown (Central Library)

Friday 9th August, 10am – 12pm

Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8420

Try your hand at e-textiles and make a Frida Kahlo inspired light up flower crown. Suitable for sewing beginners.

£5, book in advance. 12+ years.


Family Bugs (Music Bugs)

Tuesday 30th July, 6th & 13th August: 10am – 11am

St Helen’s Church, Bell Vue Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 6BQ
Tel: 07414906834

There’s a real family feel to these classes as siblings, grandparents, childminders and friends come together to sing and share the music making experience. A wide range of sensory props and activities keeps everyone engaged.

£5 (sibling discounts). Mixed ages.


Family Bugs (Music Bugs)

Thursday 1st, 8th & 15th August: 10am – 11am

St Mary’s Centre, Church Chare, Whickham, NE16 4SH
Tel: 07414906834

There’s a real family feel to these classes as siblings, grandparents, childminders and friends come together to sing and share the music making experience. A wide range of sensory props and activities keeps everyone engaged.

£5 (sibling discounts). Mixed ages.


Family Fun Day (The Coach and Horses)

Sunday 25th August, from 12pm

The Coach and Horses pub, Leybourne Hold, Birtley, Gateshead, DH3 1QF
Tel: 0191 492 3999

Alzheimers Society charity event with bouncy castles, music, BBQ and pizza making competition at a family friendly pub, with a large enclosed outdoor area with slide and swings plus a designated toddler area.


Family Fun (The Creation Station)

Thursday 29 August, 10 – 11am

Kibblesworth Millennium Centre, Grange Terrace, Kibblesworth, Gateshead, NE11 0XN
Tel: 07452 815 444

These are classes are perfect for your whole family to spend quality time together, being creative individually and also as a team. It especially gives you the opportunity to see how awesome your children are in a different environment!

£5 (siblings 50% discount). 2-11 Years


Family Quest (BALTIC)

Saturdays 11.30am
All year round

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA
Tel: 0191 478 1810

Spend some creative time with BALTIC Crew to find out more about contemporary art in an informal and imaginative way. Families can take mini tours, play games and enjoy fun creative activities all linked to our current exhibitions.

Free.
Ages 13 and under.


Family Social (The Nest)

Wednesday 14th August, 11.30am – 3.30pm

The Nest Café, 417-419 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AN
Tel: 0191 4414590

Have fun with the kids at our family social. The event will run throughout the day with crafts, play all the games and dance to the music. Lets have some old fashioned family fun.

Free, drop-in. All ages.


Freelancers Networking Days (Shipley Art Gallery)

Fri 26th July & Wed 21st August
11am – 4pm (drop-in session)

Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead NE8 4JB
Tel: 0191 477 1495

A child friendly co-working day with free WIFI and activities to keep kids entertained so that you can get some work done. Creative play mats/play area for under 3s, toys and activities for 3-6 years, arty activities for 7+ years. Refreshments provided at 12.30pm.

Free (donations welcome), booking required.

Parental supervision required.


Gateshead Summer Fest (Gateshead RFC)

Sat 25th – Sun 26th Aug, 12pm – late

Gateshead RFC, Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5UB
0191 420 0207

Beach party style festival with live music on two stages, BBQ and summer dishes and range of alcoholic drinks. Family entertainment with arts & craft class on Saturday, and on Sunday a magic show & game show, children’s comedy show, arts & craft class, glitter make-up and Go-Karts.

Ticket £10 pp per day.
Available online and from Gateshead RFC or the Dotty House (1-3 Dryden Rd, Gateshead NE9 5HP)


Get Crafty (Shipley Art Gallery)

Thursday 25th July (Cardboard)
Thursday 1st August (Clay)
Thursday 8th August (Textiles)
Thursday 15th August (Glass)
Thursday 22nd August (Metal)
Thursday 29th August (Origami)
All sessions 10am – 2pm

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Tel: 0191 477 1495

Fun filled drop-in craft days. Work with a different material each week to design and make a range of things, including giant cardboard structures, glass lantern, miniature metal robot and origami spiral spinners and dress you favourite bear in a new handmade outfit.

£3 per family, drop-in.


Get Creative Summer School (BALTIC)

Mon 5th – Wed 7th August
Mon/Tues: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Wed: 10.30am – 1pm

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA
Tel: 0191 478 1810

Across three days you’ll make amazing art, investigate exhibitions and learn about creative people in relaxed and fun sessions led by a BALTIC artist. If you’re aged 11-13 you will also have the option of working towards a Bronze Arts Award.

£27.54. Booking required. Ages 9-13.


Get Gardening (Shipley Art Gallery)

Tuesday 23rd July (Garden Party)
Tuesday 30th July (Ceramics)
Tuesday 6th August (Paper Bugs)
Tuesday 13th August (Big Bugs)
Tuesday 20th August (Bird House)
Tuesday 27th August (Story Time)
All sessions 10am – 2pm

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Tel: 0191 477 1495

Garden-themed activities, including outdoor games, bugs and animals, decorate a bird house, paint a tea cup planter, make a paper bug outfit and hear stories inspired by gardens. On the 23rd July and 27th August Peter Rabbit will make a special appearance.

£3 per family, drop-in.


Happy Feet Dance Camp (Felling)

Tues 23rd & Wed 24th July
Thurs 1st & Fri 2nd Aug
9am – 3pm

Happy Feet Studios, 53 High St, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 9LU
Tel: 07939 587538

£10 per day, spaces limited, booking required.


Holiday Care (St Chad’s Community Project)

Daily throughout summer holidays.
Full day: 8am – 6pm
Half day: 8am – 1pm / 1pm – 6pm

21 Liddell Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1YN
Tel: 0191 490 1032

Themed weeks and trips, including: messy art, gardening, sports, water, science and cultural cooking. Also sessions exploring self esteem and activities with a local artist. Packed lunch is required for full day and morning sessions.

Half day: £11.25
Full day: £22.50


Holiday Club (Lamesley Childcare)

Weekdays Mon 22nd July – Fri 30th August (exc bank holiday)
8am – 6pm

St Andrew’s Church, Lamesley Crossroads, Gateshead NE11 0EU
Tel: 0191 482 2084 / 07862 220 182 / 07860 411 783

A range of activities with themed weeks: get active, ultimate challenge, get creative, dinosaurs & unicorns, sea & sand and the great outdoors. Plus special events and outings to the cinema, parks, bowling and beach. Breakfast and snacks provided, parents provide packed lunch.

£22 per day
Buy 10 sessions get 1 free.


HOT science (Thought Foundation)

Friday 26th July, 2.30 – 3.30pm

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
07533 887500

Come and join us in some HOT science this summer. We will be making colour change (heat sensitive) slime and lava lamps – hot! hot! hot!

£8 per child. Ages 4-12 years.

 


Intergenerational Baby Yoga (Kalma Baby G)

Monday 22 July: 10am

South Chowdene Care Home, Chowdene Bank, Gateshead, NE9 6JD
Tel: 07590 726707

A relaxed fun environment offering yoga inspired stretches to music, song and rhyme with lots of sensory props. Once sitting unaided the focus is on balance coordination and milestones. Also some stretches for parents and little ones to promote bonding.

£7.50. 6 weeks to crawling.

 


Intergenerational Toddler Yoga (Kalma Baby G)

Monday 22 July: 11am

South Chowdene Care Home, Chowdene Bank, Gateshead, NE9 6JD
Tel: 07590 726707

Our sessions make development fun with benefits for young bodies and minds.  Classes are a mixture of yoga, dance and gymnastic elements, with stretches and moves to songs and music. Props are used focusing on balance, coordination and motor skills.

£7.50. Crawling – 3 years.


Jewellery Making (The Nest)

Tuesday 30th July, 11.30am – 1pm
(all year round exc Bank Holidays)

The Nest Café, 417-419 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5AN
Tel: 0191 4414590

Are you the next Tatty Devine? Do you love being creative? Come and join us to make your own necklace, bracelet anything you want, just get creative!

£5 per child, booking recommended. Ages 5+.


Juno Summer Club (Oakfield Junior School)

Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July: 9.30am – 3.30pm 

Oakfield Junior School, Chowdene Bank, Gateshead, NE9 6JH
Tel: 07966 217140

A range of indoor and outdoor activities organised by Juno events, including arts & crafts, games and sports. Snacks are provided throughout the day (packed lunch to be brought). Early drop off/late pick up available.

5 days: £75
1-4 days: £12.50 – £20 per day
(discount for additional days)


Kids Toy & Book Swap (Thought Foundation)

Saturday 31st August, 1 – 3pm

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 0191 691 0203

Have you little humans once loved toys and book become neglected? Bring their toys and books to Thought Foundation and swap them for something different. An ideal way to entertain your brood – great for the purse strings and the environment.

£2 donation per family, drop-in.


Lee Brannigan Summer School (Cromer Avenue Church)

Mon 5th – Fri 9th August, 9am – 4pm

Cromer Avenue Church, Cromer Avenue, Low Fell, NE9 6UL
Tel: 07583 838 482

Theatre summer school working towards a production of the Alice in Wonderland, showtime 7pm on Friday. Ages 6 – 18 years.

5 days: £100


Little Movers Party in the Park (Saltwell Park)

Thursday 25th July: 10am – 3pm

Main Field, Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, NE9 5AX
Tel: 07984 617162

A range of activities from the following providers: ARTventurers, The Creation Station, Baby Sensory, Daisy First Aid, Kalma Baby, Little Kickers, DiddiKicks, Little Ballers, Mess Around, Eddie Catz, Sens8tional, Kip McGrath, Mothercare and Gateshead Children’s Centre Services. Plus Facepainters, Glitter Artist, Sweet Shop, catering and more.

£5.50, advance booking recommended.


Live Pro Wrestling (Swalwell Community Centre)

Friday 30th August, 6.30 – 9pm
First bell 7pm

74 Clavering Rd, Swalwell, Gateshead, NE16 3EX

Pro Wrestling Zenith will make their first appearance in Swalwell, with a family friendly wrestling show comprising of five entertaining matches. Booking recommended, tickets expected to sell out!

Advance prices:
Adults: £6
14 years & under: £5
Purchase from The Sun Inn on Market Lane or online on TicketSource.


Make your own Ice Cream Sundae (Watergate Cafe)

Thursday 15th August, 10.30am

Watergate Forest Park, NE11 0AN

Come along to create your own yummy Ice Cream Sundae. Choose your 3 flavours of delicious Kelly’s ice cream then take to your table and add all the toppings and sauces you desire!

£5 per child, booking required (via Facebook messenger to Watergate Cafe).
All ages.


MAPS Festival: PlayShapes (BALTIC)

Sat 20th – Thurs 25th July, 10.15am – 5.30pm
45 minute sessions throughout each day.

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA
Tel: 0191 478 1810

Using colourful cubes, families can make dens, seats and obstacle courses, where they can climb, slide, crawl, balance, jump or roll. Then work together to create a game of giant 3D Tetris.

£3.50 per person (including parents/carers). Booking required.


Mary Poppins Returns (Thought Foundation)

Saturday 10th August, 1 – 4pm

Clarity House, Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2TB
Tel: 07768 373 006

Come along and join us for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious afternoon, sing song and screening of Mary Poppins Returns! Fancy dress is optional and we will have a special guest coming along also!

£1 per child, drop-in.