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Let us introduce you to Chris Riddell – multi-award-winning illustrator and acclaimed ninth Children’s Laureate. Chris is renowned for his distinctively intricate pen and ink illustrations and joins us for a packed Artist Residency with events for...
View more details - Artist Residency with Chris Riddell: The Current Children's Laureate.
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Today and Mon 25 Jul

Free family activities and outdoor adventures every day of the school holidays. Join us for cooking on campfires, mini beast hunting, woodland art and lots more. Booking Not Needed. Children must be supervised by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
View more details - Gibside - Summer Holiday Family Fun
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE16 6BG
Today to Sun 4 Sep

What’s in your food? What does your body need? Where does it all come from? Why does Life have a rubber chicken? Find out and make your own meal choices in this interactive show. This show, developed by the Life team, is part of The Crunch...
View more details - The Crunch
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4EP
Today to Fri 19 Aug

Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best loved story makers. Our exclusive exhibition will showcase for the first time, the notebooks and manuscripts that have become the classics we know today including War Horse, Kensuke’s Kingdom and Private...
View more details - Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Today to Wed 31 Aug

All the Family Ever wondered how Chris Riddell has enough ideas to do a doodle-a-day? Do you need advice on how to create your own illustrated series? Now’s your chance. Ask Chris all your questions big and small about writing for children,...
View more details - Ask the Laureate: Q&A with Chris Riddell
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Today

Dogs Unite invites you and your four-legged fundraisers to join us at Swalwell Visitor Centre for a sponsored dog walk. Bring the whole family, enjoy a great day out and help raise vital funds and awareness for Guide Dogs. Once registered you’ll...
View more details - Swalwell Dogs Unite
Swalwell Visitors Centre, Swalwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 3BN
Today

Saturday 23rd July – Sunday 4th September, Drop in for all the family Take part in a host of summer activities inspired by our brand new Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories exhibition and archive. Drop into our Studio and illustrate poignant...
View more details - Summer Story
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Today to Sun 4 Sep

Meet the Friends of Red Kites group in their bus at Gibside to learn about these rare birds. Meet the Friends of Red Kites group in their bus at Gibside to learn about these rare birds, enjoy games and face painting and, fingers crossed, you might...
View more details - Gibside - Red Kite Family Fun Day
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE16 6BG
Today

In collaboration with the Embroiderers’ Guild and embroiderers far and wide, Gibside is celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown in a unique exhibition within the Walled Garden and Chapel. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on...
View more details - Gibside - EXHIBITION:  Landscape and Gardens of Gibside
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE16 6BG
Today to Sun 7 Aug

Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument’s rooftop walkway. Enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham from the top of this 70ft iconic landmark. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0844 249 1895. Children welcome but must be at...
View more details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top 2016
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw, Tyne and Wear DH4 7NJ
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This new planetarium show looks at how our lives are governed by cycles; day, night, seasons, and years and asks: Where do these cycles come from? The rotation of the Earth gives us our days, its orbit of the sun our year. This show looks at these...
View more details - Celestial Cycles
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4EP
Today and Mon 25 Jul

Get under nature’s skin with this unforgettable exhibition featuring real animals preserved through plastination. From goats to giraffes, elephants to eels and octopuses to ostriches - embark on an anatomical safari exploring more than 100 real...
View more details - Animal Inside Out: A Bodyworlds Production
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4EP
Today

Unlock your imagination in a week-long creative writing course at the National Centre for Children’s Books. Join our Story Catchers, spend time with award-winning author Andy Seed AND current Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell and get access to some...
View more details - Team Creative: Writers of the Next Generation
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Mon 25 Jul to Fri 29 Jul

8-12 year Maps and fantasy worlds spark the imagination and throw readers into unknown terrains. Lose hours poring over the minutia of Chris Riddell’s intricate illustrations in an event revealing how he created maps and fantasy worlds with...
View more details - Navigating Fantasy and Maps with Chris Riddell
Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
Mon 25 Jul

Science Summer Camp is a five day event for 13 to 16 year olds, with the chance to do lots of exciting and cool stuff. Led by Life’s education team, participants will cover a range of topics from astronomy to zoology. The sessions will make full use...
View more details - Science Summer Camp
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4EP
Mon 25 Jul to Fri 29 Jul


 
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