What's On In and Around Newcastle

Today to Mon 12 Sep by date within - 20 + miles

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

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
Today to Mon 29 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

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
Today

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

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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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

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

Sonic Character Visit @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Come along and meet our sonic character at Ocean Beach on Saturday 27th August. Make sure you get a selfie with him, best 3 photos win a prize!
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 27 Aug

Heartbreak Productions present Davis Walliams' Awful Auntie

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A thrilling tale! Owls, ghosts, chases and tiddlywinks all fill Stella’s days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home. Suitable for age 7 years and up.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Sun 28 Aug

Family Minibeast Hunt

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Ready for an adventure? Get the family together and join us on a special hunt to find the bugs and insects that make Northumberlandia their home. Suitable for age 4 and over.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU
Tue 30 Aug

Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt

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Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt 50 years of live music at Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt
The Benedictine Social Centre, Southfield Green, Cramlington, Northumberland NE23 6YA
Wed 31 Aug

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