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What's On for families in NewcastleGateshead?

A trip to NewcastleGateshead is guaranteed to banish boredom for good with a great range of family-friendly activities and events taking place all year round.

Choose from hands-on exhibits and events at the best attractions from live science experiments at Life Science Centre to events with published authors and illustrators at Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books. Newcastle and Gateshead have plenty of excellent free museums, like Discovery Museum, Great North Museum: Hancock and art galleries, such as Shipley Art Gallery, which have creative events throughout the year.

Families looking for things to do with the kids in Newcastle and Gateshead will be impressed with the variety of events and activities during the school holidays too. Don't miss family festivals, workshops and even a chance to learn more about wildlife at venues like WWT Washington Wetland Centre and Tynemouth Aquarium.

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The Lion King Outdoor Cinema Experience

16 Aug 2021 to 29 Aug 2021


Online Series: Big Sing for Mini Singers

5 Aug 2020


Online Exhibitions: Seven Stories

5 Aug 2020


Online Exhibition: Where Stories Come...

5 Aug 2020


Online Event: No-Bot The Robot's New...

18 Jul 2020 to 18 Jul 2020


Dinosaur World Live at Virgin Money...

20 Aug 2020 to 21 Aug 2020


Chalk Up Ouseburn

7 Jul 2020 to 4 Sep 2020


Brick Dinos LEGO® Experience

1 Aug 2020 to 14 Aug 2020


August is Dino Month!

1 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

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