What's On In and Around Newcastle-under-lyme

Today to Fri 9 Sep by date within - 20 + miles

This Show is Rubbish

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Wave is only ten years old. The planet only has ten years left. Not every kid saves up for a litter picker. Or decides to clean every beach in the world (starting with Newcastle). Or talks to ducks.
Alphabetti Theatre, St. James’ Boulevard, Newcastle NE1 4HP
Today and Sat 13 Aug

Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum

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Be sure to visit Beamish, The Living Museum of the North for Summer of Fun 2022 and enjoy good old-fashioned family fun including traditional transport, Georgian games and creative crafts!
Beamish Museum Beamish DH9 0RG
Today to Tue 30 Aug

Marvellous Mini Beasts at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what Marvellous Mini Beasts you can discover in the Garden. This is a self-led activity, and subject to availability of spotter sheets.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Trainmaster Gateshead Metrocentre

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Come and play trains with us at the Metrocentre's Community Hub! Let us help you make your trip to the Centre easier with activities to keep your child(ren) (accompanied by an adult!
Metrocentre Community Hub, Upper Green Mall, Metrocentre, Gateshead NE11 9YG
Sat 13 Aug

Minion Character @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Our marvellous minion character will be visiting us for 1 hour on Saturday 13th August. Watch out for him and don't forget to take your photo with him as the best 3 will win a prize!
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 13 Aug

Weave a Willow Dragonfly

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Spend a morning relaxing in the magical classroom at The School of Sustainable Living & Wellbeing. Learn to weave a beautiful large Willow Dragonfly to take home for your home or garden.
Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton le Dale, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 13 Aug

Time to hit the BeachFest at Dalton Park!

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A free, two-week beach bonanza to celebrate the great British seaside will launch at Dalton Park on Monday 15th August.
Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Destination, Church St, Murton, Seaham SR7 9HU
Mon 15 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Teddy Bears' Picnic at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Join us for a day of bear-related fun. Bring your own teddy, enjoy bear-related craft activities and storytelling. We recommend visitors park at the Park and Ride and use the kiosk entrance.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Mon 15 Aug

Conservation Crafts: bird boxes

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Get organised to prepare for next year and make a nest box for a garden bird using our flat packs and take the box away with you.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Tue 16 Aug, Thu 18 Aug

The Tortoise and The Hare

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We travel around with our suitcase of stories, spinning yarns and telling tales. What will come out of the suitcase today? It’s the Tortoise and the Hare.
Howard Street North Shields NE30 1SE
Wed 17 Aug

Mat Hatter Character @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Are you Mad as a Hatter? Then head down to meet our special guest on Saturday 20th August at 1pm. Best 3 photos will win a prize so don't forget your cameras.
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 20 Aug

Introduction to Foraging

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Introduction to Foraging Fun and informative three hour guided walk led by Jenny, proprietor of Dalton Moor Farm School of Sustainable Living and Wellbeing, fruit grower and harvester of wild foods, who will introduce you to
Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton le Dale, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 20 Aug

Foraging Walk

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Foraging Walk 3 hour guided foraging walk at Dalton Moor Farm. Free Wild Food for life! You will learn all about how to forage safely, responsibly and legally.
Dalton Moor Farm Off Truro Avenue, MURTON, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 20 Aug
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Riverside Care Home Summer Fair

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Come along and enjoy a family afternoon of fun and games over 25 stalls from cakes to sweets and much more, we have the fire engine for the kids, animal farm, target golf, beat the goalie ,bouncy
GAS HOUSE LANE LOW STANNERS MORPETH NE61 1TE
Sat 20 Aug

North Sea Pelagic Cruise

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Join marine expert Martin Kitching of Northern Experience Wildlife Tours for a four-hour pelagic boat trip on the North Sea. We hope to see dolphins, porpoises and sea birds.
Royal Quays Marina, Albert Edward Dock, Coble dene Road, North Shields NE29 6DU
Tue 23 Aug, Wed 7 Sep

Family Tracks and Signs

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Learn about clues left behind by animals and have fun being a nature detective seeing if you can spot signs of wildlife. Suitable for age 4 and over.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Tue 23 Aug, Thu 25 Aug

Family Den Building

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Join us at Northumberlandia for a fun family morning building shelters using natural materials and tarpaulin. Your dens will then be put to the weather test!
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Tue 23 Aug

Sing 2 Sing-a-Long

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Calling all Sing 2 fans, we are so pleased to present a sing-a-long screening! Will you be a singing sensation like Rosita, Ash and Johnny?
Howard Street North Shields NE30 1SE
Wed 24 Aug

Tales From Around The World at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Join storyteller, Elizabeth Baker, for a story-walk around the gardens. As we walk, Elizabeth will tell stories and legends from some of the countries the wonderful plants in our gardens are from.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Thu 25 Aug

Woodland Creatures Story-telling

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Join local story-teller, Jim Grant, as we hear a range of folklore and handed-down stories all about the creatures that live in these woods. This is an outdoor event.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Sat 27 Aug

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