Paint your own pottery and pottery parties
Let your imagination run wild at Flying Saucers pottery painting studio!
With over 100 items to choose from including plates, bowls, mugs, or even piggy banks, unicorns, or dinosaurs, both you and your child can be entertained and creative at this fantastic pottery painting cafe. All items are professionally glazed and fired and will be ready to be collected within a week.
The helpful staff at the cafe have books for inspiration for anyone who's stuck and can offer loads of useful advice and there's lots of cakes to sustain you while you get creative!
Every Tuesday (apart from school holiday periods) is Toddler Tuesday! Come along with your pre-schooler or baby, and receive 10% off and a free coffee for you.
Flying Saucers have a great party room so your child can have a party to remember with everyone having something unique to keep afterwards.
There's loads of party packages including The Party Animal party - with each child choosing from a selection of 8 animals, e.g unicorn / owl / monkey / turtle / dog / dragon).
Prices start from £12 per child (minimum of 9)
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Pets at Home
Head down to your local Pets at Home store during the summer holidays for a fantastic My Pet Pals activity workshop! Our My Pet Pals workshops help to teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them responsibly. There's a truly hands-on approach to pet care, as well as loads of goodies..and the best bit is, it's all FREE! Book now
Delve into Durham
Delve into Durham's amazing history with a break in 2018 and see the past come to life at award winning attractions and events. Don't miss the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library or visit the majestic Durham Cathedral. Take a tour of Medieval Raby Castle, or visit the magnificent Bowes Museum. You could even take a tram ride!