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Middlesbrough 26.99 miles
NEW Walking with Snowmen Trail in Middlesbrough

New for 2019 and a first for the North East – Follow the Walking with The Snowman trail in Middlesbrough

Murton (County Durham) 21.39 miles
Santa's Grotto, Dalton Park

What would Christmas be without a traditional visit to Santa’s Grotto to tell him your secret wish.

Sunderland 24.06 miles
Santa's Grotto, The Bridges

Children can visit Santa in his Grotto at Central Square and tell him if you have been naughty or nice.

Urpeth 15.16 miles
Christmas at Beamish Museum 2019

See Santa, try ice skating,taste scrumptious seasonal cooking & enjoy the beautifully decorated museum.

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Mice and Pumpkins Trail, Sunderland Museum & Winter Garden

Follow the Mice and Pumpkins trail around the Museum & Winter Gardens to uncover the clues and claim a themed prize.

Grindon 21.78 miles
Supper with Santa at Wynyard Hall

Children will delight in joining Santa for supper… and as a special surprise,meeting Santa's reindeer !

Durham 13.04 miles
Aladdin at The Gala Theatre, Durham

Gala’s fabulous family panto in the heart of Durham, has a magical mix of mayhem, live music, laughter and surprises.

Sunderland 24.06 miles
Open Air Ice Rink, Keel Square

Get your ice skates on, wrap up warm and head down to Keel Square and take a spin round the fabulous ice rink!

Framwellgate Moor 15.28 miles
Winter Wonderland at Adventure Valley, Durham

Winter Wonderland is back for 2019 at Adventure Valley! Creating festive family memories to cherish forever.

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.87 miles
Wolf! Northern Stage

Join us for a wintery adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF! For the under 4s and their families

Newcastle upon Tyne 22 miles
Polar Express Story Workshops, Seven Stories

Psst! Do you believe? Pop on your pyjamas and head to Seven Stories for a magical journey this Christmas

South Tyneside District (B) 22.29 miles
Narnia at Red Fox Garden World

There's an even bigger and better Christmas experience at Redfox Gardenworld this year and it starts with a train ride.

Billingham 24.22 miles
Santa's Grotto at Billingham Forum

Santa’s BRAND NEW Grotto will be landing at Billingham Forum this Christmas! Tickets only £7 or 2 for £12

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.48 miles
Beauty & The Beast, Theatre Royal, Newcastle

For the first time ever the spellbinding pantomime Beauty and the Beast comes to the Newcastle Theatre Royal

South Shields 26.64 miles
Snow White, Customs House

As part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations the Little Panto with the Big Heart presents Snow White.

Houghton-le-Spring 18.13 miles
Winter Wonderland, Rainton Arena

Rainton Arena presents Winter Wonderland with a real ice rink to skate on, a visit to Santa and lots more!

Raby with Keverstone 7.85 miles
Fireside Stories with Father Christmas at Raby Castle

Father Christmas will be returning to his favourite fireside chair in the Grand Entrance Hall at Raby Castle

Consett 10.59 miles
Snow White: The Pantomime at the Empire Theatre, Consett

Packed full of audience participation, well-known pop songs, dazzling costumes and hilarious characters!

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Father Christmas at Gibside

Father Christmas is making an extra special visit to Gibside. Come along for a pre-Christmas treat. 

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Christmas Tree Trail, Gibside

Wrap up and enjoy a stroll through the gardens to find Gibside’s 12 trees of Christmas. - Normal admission apply

Grindon 21.78 miles
Reindeer & Elf Trail at Wynyard Hall

Come and meet Santa’s REAL Reindeer at Wynyard Hall this Christmas! Stroke and feed the beautiful  reindeer!

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.87 miles
The Snow Queen, Northern Stage

A thrilling festive frozen fairy tale for the whole family that you won’t want to miss this Christmas.

South Shields 26.64 miles
Santa's Naughty Elf, The Customs House

The Customs House Presents The Little Panto for Little People, The Elves & the Shoemaker with Santa's Naughty Elf.

Belsay 27.64 miles
An audience with Father Christmas, Belsay Hall

Have you been on your best behaviour this year? If so Father Christmas is waiting for you at Belsay Hall.

Whitley Bay 29.22 miles
Jack & The Beanstalk, Whitley Bay Playhouse

A Christmas Pantomime packed with great songs, amazing dance routines and plenty of laughter for all the family!!!

Lanchester 9.07 miles
Christmas Events at Lanchester Garden Centre

Festive shopping plus Santa's Grotto, Breakfast with Santa, Frozen Christmas Breakfast & more!

Billingham 24.22 miles
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs at The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Starring Ben Ryan-Davies (Hollyoaks & Waterloo Rd) as Prince Benjamin & Liam Mellor as Muddles.

Washington 19.9 miles
Illuminating the Garden, Washington Old Hall

Celebrate the festive season and experience National Trust's Washington Old Hall in a different light.

Durham 13.04 miles
One More Sleep at the Gala Theatre, Durham

Gala’s magical Christmas show for the Under 5s. Join Roo and Mr Pickle as she goes on an unexpected snowy adventure.

Washington 18.94 miles
Jack Frost, Arts Centre Washington

Join Jack and Holly for a music filled Christmas show about friendship and the joy of joining in.

Stockton-on-Tees 24.14 miles
The Man Who Wanted to be a Penguin at ARC

Waddle on down and join the expedition! A playful energy and a mix of puppetry, music and song for age 3 and up.

Darlington 17.72 miles
Jack & the Beanstalk at Darlington Hippodrome

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum, a giant of a panto comes to Darlington! Starring Strictly Come Dancing Head Judge SHIRLEY BALLAS 

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Festival of Light Christmas Shows, Mowbray Park

Make My Day Events will be delivering some truly magical Christmas shows at the Festival of Light.

Belsay 27.64 miles
Enchanted Belsay, Belsay Hall & Gardens, Ponteland

Grab the winter woollies, your family and friends and revel in the most enchanting event of the year

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Festival of Light, Mowbray Park

The Festival of Light is back with sparkling new lighting installations, live music, street theatre and much more!

Darlington 17.72 miles
The Polar Bears Go Up at The Hulabaloo

A fun and highly enjoyable Christmas treat for young adventurers aged 2-5 at The Hullabaloo in Darlington.

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.17 miles
Aladdin, Tyne Theatre & Opera House

Enchanted Entertainment return in 2019 with the incredible Aladdin! with the hilarious Charlie Richmond

Gateshead 21.39 miles
Cinderella, The Geordie Panto, Gateshead Stadium

The North East’s original & funniest Geordie family panto! By North East people for North East people

Middlesbrough 27.2 miles
Christmas Panto - Sleeping Beauty at Middlesbrough Theatre

This year’s pantomime at Middlesbrough Theatre is everybody’s favourite fairy story Sleeping Beauty.

Lanchester 6.97 miles
Santa Visits Hall Hill Farm, Durham

Meet Santa in his woodland grotto, sit in his sleigh, sig songs & see the animals in their Winter stables. 

Raby with Keverstone 7.85 miles
The Enchanted Festive Forest at Raby Castle

Take the Trail through the trees, collect your prize and settle down at the Craft tables. Weekends in Dec.

Raby with Keverstone 7.85 miles
Festive Christmas Market at Raby Castle

Bigger & better than ever! Entry is FREE, stock up on gifts, food & drink plus your tree & meet some real reindeer too! 

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Park Run, Gibside

Whether you're new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome. 

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
The nights before Christmas, Gibside

Feel festive with tasty street food, live music and some Christmassy entertainment to get you in the festive mood!

Murton 21.83 miles
Santa’s Grotto and Real Reindeer, Richardsons Garden Centre

Visit Santa in his grotto and receive a special gift. You can also feed the Real Reindeer everyday.

Murton 21.83 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Richardsons Garden Centre

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a chat with Santa during weekends in December at Richardsons Garden Centre. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.07 miles
Dick Whittington, People's Theatre, Heaton

Brought to you by the team behind 2018's sell-out hit Cinderella, a festive, fun-filled Panto for the whole family!

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.55 miles
Dorothy Perkins & The Wizard of Ouseburn, Gosforth Civic Theatre

Presented by the super-talented cast of Famous 415, this is a VERY funny panto, complete with local heroes!

Alston 24.03 miles
Santa Specials, South Tynedale Railway.

Your ticket includes return train fare, refreshments and a visit to Santa which includes a present for every child.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Christmas Woodland Trail and Crafts at Preston Park Museum & Grounds 

Take a walk through our magical Christmas Woodland Trail which will be brought to life with festive characters.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Meet Father Christmas at Preston Park Museum

Come and meet Father Christmas in his traditional grotto on our Victorian Street festooned with twinkling lights!

Yarm 24.87 miles
Musical Melodies Christmas Concert

Musical Melodies School of Music Christmas Concert  7th December at 9:00 am, Yarm Prep School Sports Hall.

Thornaby-on-Tees 26 miles
Santa's Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby on selected dates in December. Only £6 per child.

Wallsend 26.47 miles
Santa Specials, Stephenson Railway Museum

A magical festive vintage train ride to meet Santa Claus and his friends. Booking is essential!

Hartlepool 26.54 miles
Santa’s Quayside Christmas

Join Santa and his elves for a magical Christmas experience on our traditional themed Georgian Quayside.

Middlesbrough 26.78 miles
Santa's Grotto at Captain Cook Square, Middlesbrough

Visit Santa at Captain Cook Square this Christmas, tickets are £6 and must be booked in advance.

Middlesbrough 26.78 miles
Polar Explorers at Captain Cook Square

Join the Arcti Duo on storytelling adventures across the North Pole, handing out festive treats and posing for photos.

Middlesbrough 26.89 miles
Meet Signing Santa at the Cleveland Centre, Middlesbrough

FREE Event. Meet the world famous signing Santa Claus at the Cleveland Centre

FREE Goody Bag for each child! 

South Shields 27.06 miles
Santa at Jingle Bell Square, South Shields Museum

Santa returns to Jingle Bell Square this December to meet the children and find out who's been naughty and nice.

 

Cramlington 28.37 miles
Northumberlandia Christmas Weekend

Visit Northumberlandia over this 2-day event and enjoy the fayre with a wide variety of activities for everyone.

Middlesbrough 28.57 miles
Festive Extravaganza at Newham Grange Farm

Wander around and see the animals, spot the 8 characters on the Festive Animal Trail to win a treat!

Whitley Bay 28.99 miles
Christmas Craft Workshops, Craft House, Whitley Bay

Make as many items as you like... £8 per activity! Places must be booked in advance - simply send us a quick message

Middlesbrough 29.09 miles
Father Christmas comes to Ormesby Hall

NEW for 2019 Father Christmas experience with seasonal crafts, festive fun. Pre-booking essential

South Tyneside District (B) 22.29 miles
Build a snowman cupcake, Red Fox Garden World

The Katie's Garden Gateshead Christmas crafty elves have been taking cake decorating pointers from Mrs Claus.

Sunderland 22.95 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Toby Carvery

This Christmas enjoy a Breakfast with Santa - It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see him!

Jarrow 23.32 miles
Santa's Winter Woodland at West Boldon Lodge

Santa and his Elves will return this December to find girls and boys who want to be Elf Helpers and meet Santa.

Washington 20.73 miles
Elf Academy, WWT Washington

Help spread the festive cheer with the ALL NEW Elf Academy as it opens its doors to young recruits.

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.57 miles
Santa’s Grotto at Eldon Garden Newcastle

Come along and meet Santa in his grotto in Newcastle’s Eldon Garden, you will get a gift from Santa and a photo to keep.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Glass Wreath Fusing, National Glass Centre

Make a beautiful glass wreath that will last a lifetime! Use coloured glass to create a festive hanging decoration.

South Shields 26.82 miles
Create and Design for Christmas, The Word

This session gives children the chance to see their design made in front of their eyes on our laser cutters!

South Shields 26.82 miles
Christmas Tales, The Word

Our storyteller will tell magical Christmas tales in these unique storytelling sessions at The Word.

Cramlington 29.03 miles
Fun Little Foodies Cookery classes for children

Christmas cookery class for children aged 2.5 - 7, where they will be making Stained Glass window biscuits.

South Shields 26.82 miles
Christmas Crafts, The Word

Enjoy a fun Christmas-themed craft sessions where children will enjoy making a range of festive crafts!

South Tyneside District (B) 27.51 miles
Father Christmas at Souter Lighthouse

Enjoy a magical festive experience as Father Christmas makes his annual visit to Souter Lighthouse.

Cramlington 29.03 miles
Fun Little Foodies Cookery classes for children

Christmas cookery session for children aged 6 - 12, making Christmas cake and a festive sausage roll.

Broomley and Stocksfield 15.34 miles
Father Christmas at Wheelbirks

Join in the spirit of Christmas by visiting Santa and his elves in our magical grotto on the farm! 

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Great Run Local, Gibside

A free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in.

Sedgefield 16.34 miles
Buddy the Elf's Christmas Party at Hardwick Hall Hotel

Buddy the Elf is back with an all new hilarious and interactive family show for children of all ages!

Hexham 20.77 miles
THE SNOWMAN Film Screening with live orchestra & choir, Queens Hall

Join us for a magically immersive live orchestra concert and screening of the 1982 animated classic ‘The Snowman’.

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.44 miles
Sunday Lunch with Santa at NUFC, St James Park

Enjoy a two-course Sunday lunch, a taster stadium tour and each child will receive a present from Santa

Grindon 21.78 miles
Supper with Santa at Wynyard Hall

Children will delight in joining Santa for supper… and as a special surprise,meeting Santa's reindeer !

Gateshead 21.78 miles
Sundays with Santa, Rivers Hotel, Gateshead

Family fun and games with Santa's Elf, a delicious breakfast, then Mr Claus himself pops in to meet the children.

Murton 21.83 miles
Santa’s Grotto and Real Reindeer, Richardsons Garden Centre

Visit Santa in his grotto and receive a special gift. You can also feed the Real Reindeer everyday.

Murton 21.83 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Richardsons Garden Centre

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a chat with Santa during weekends in December at Richardsons Garden Centre. 

Billingham 24.22 miles
Frozen Ball at Billingham Forum Ice Arena

Meet your favourite characters from the hit movie, and enjoy a fun filled family skate, normal prices apply.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Christmas Bazaar at Preston Park Museum

Enjoy a weekend full of festivities at our traditional Christmas Bazaar on the Victorian Street and Music Room.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Relaxed Opening Morning at Preston Park Museum

Quiet Sunday mornings which are aimed at supporting the needs of people with autism & sensory conditions. 

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Henshaw 29.03 miles
The Clumsiest Elf Pantomime and Christmas Workshop at The Sill.

Don't miss The Clumsiest Elf Pantomime & Christmas Workshop at The Sill. You'll meet elves, hear stories and sing songs

Sunderland 24.06 miles
Reindeer Dash, The Bridges

Can you help Santa by becoming a reindeer for the day in this unique indoor family fun run around The Bridges!

Sunderland 22.95 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Toby Carvery

This Christmas enjoy a Breakfast with Santa - It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see him!

Jarrow 23.32 miles
Santa's Winter Woodland at West Boldon Lodge

Santa and his Elves will return this December to find girls and boys who want to be Elf Helpers and meet Santa.

Washington 20.73 miles
Elf Academy, WWT Washington

Help spread the festive cheer with the ALL NEW Elf Academy as it opens its doors to young recruits.

Sunderland 22.21 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Nissan

Enjoy a yummy breakfast with an extra special guest - Santa. Wonderful Festive Fun for all the family.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Lanterns,National Glass Centre

Decorate a glass jar using ribbons, gems, lace and a range of coloured craft materials, then take it home.

Tynemouth 27.67 miles
BIG baby and children’s market - Cheeki Monkeys North Shields

Our markets give parents the chance to buy and sell preloved baby and children’s clothes, toys and equipment! 

Sunderland 23.15 miles
Santa's Magical Grotto, Liberty Brown

Visit Santa in his magical grotto and receive a personalised present for every child during an afternoon of family fun.

Jarrow 23.24 miles
Magical Lunch with Santa, Clarion Hotel Boldon

Enjoy a three course festive lunch and magical afternoon with lots of fun for all of the family and a visit from Santa!

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.47 miles
Christmas Fayre, Regent Farm First School, Gosforth

ALL WELCOME: Santa's Grotto, Christmas gift stalls, raffle, games, prizes and festive food 3.15pm - 4.45pm FREE ENTRY

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Slings and buggies club, Gibside

Enjoy fresh air and beautiful outdoor space in a supportive and friendly environment with a gentle walk. 

Hexham 20.77 miles
The Three Bears At Christmas, Queens Hall

This is a story about Three Bears; Daddy, Mammy and Baby bear. You may think you know it but perhaps not.

Newcastle upon Tyne 22 miles
Little Biscuits Festive Workshops, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

Creative art workshops for children aged 7-13 led by professional art teachers and practising artists.

Jarrow 23.32 miles
Forest Playschool Christmas Special, West Boldon Lodge

Forest Playschool is returning to West Boldon Lodge this December for a one off Christmas special session! 
 

Sunderland 25.09 miles
Santa is Coming, The Play Cafe

The Play Cafe is delighted to bring you "An Afternoon With Santa" in their very own Winter Wonderland. 

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Glass Jewellery, National Glass Centre

Make your own necklace and badge using glass tiles and glass grains in this advanced fusing workshop.

Sunderland 23.59 miles
Robin Hood, Royalty Theatre

The Royalty takes a trip to Sherwood Forest to meet the most lovable outlaw in the world in this year's pantomime!
 

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Festival of Light, Mowbray Park

The Festival of Light is back with sparkling new lighting installations, live music, street theatre and much more!

Sunderland 24.33 miles
Unicorn Gift Sack, Katie’s Garden

Katie's Garden will be visiting Lexi Jane's Cafe where you can create a gorgeous small unicorn sack ready for Santa.

Hexham 20.77 miles
A Viking Christmas, Queens Hall

A VIKING CHRISTMAS is a new mid-winter’s show with live music, spell-binding real magic, action and laughter. 

Sunderland 23.95 miles
Cinderella, Empire Theatre Sunderland

You shall go to the ball next Christmas, with the spectacular Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes Cinderella!

Wallsend 24.3 miles
Christmas Party with Artventurers North Tyneside

Oodles of singing, dancing, sensory and arty activities to ignite your little ones imagination

Raby with Keverstone 7.85 miles
The Enchanted Festive Forest at Raby Castle

Take the Trail through the trees, collect your prize and settle down at the Craft tables. Weekends in Dec.

Broomley and Stocksfield 15.34 miles
Father Christmas at Wheelbirks

Join in the spirit of Christmas by visiting Santa and his elves in our magical grotto on the farm! 

Darlington 17.07 miles
Santa at the Station, Head of Steam, Darlington

Meet Santa in our magical grotto, receive a Christmas present, mini train rides, face painting,arts and crafts. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.57 miles
Santa’s Grotto at Eldon Garden Newcastle

Come along and meet Santa in his grotto in Newcastle’s Eldon Garden, you will get a gift from Santa and a photo to keep.

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.79 miles
Christmas Party, Lee Sterry Sports Coaching, Gosforth Academy

Festive Fun fun for children aged 3-12 with an hour of football, games, party food, raffles and presents! 

Alston 24.03 miles
Santa Specials, South Tynedale Railway.

Your ticket includes return train fare, refreshments and a visit to Santa which includes a present for every child.

Billingham 24.22 miles
The Wizard of Oz Panto on Ice at Forum Ice Arena, Billingham

Tees Active and Billingham forum Ice Skating Club presents Wizard of Oz on Ice at Billingham Forum Ice Arena

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Christmas Woodland Trail and Crafts at Preston Park Museum & Grounds 

Take a walk through our magical Christmas Woodland Trail which will be brought to life with festive characters.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Meet Father Christmas at Preston Park Museum

Come and meet Father Christmas in his traditional grotto on our Victorian Street festooned with twinkling lights!

Wallsend 24.33 miles
Santa's Grotto, Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend

Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st  December 10am -12pm and 1pm-3pm. £4. Stories and a gift for each child from Santa. 

Thornaby-on-Tees 26 miles
Santa's Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby on selected dates in December. Only £6 per child.

Wallsend 26.47 miles
Santa Specials, Stephenson Railway Museum

A magical festive vintage train ride to meet Santa Claus and his friends. Booking is essential!

Hartlepool 26.54 miles
Santa’s Quayside Christmas

Join Santa and his elves for a magical Christmas experience on our traditional themed Georgian Quayside.

Middlesbrough 26.78 miles
Santa's Grotto at Captain Cook Square, Middlesbrough

Visit Santa at Captain Cook Square this Christmas, tickets are £6 and must be booked in advance.

Middlesbrough 26.89 miles
Meet Signing Santa at the Cleveland Centre, Middlesbrough

FREE Event. Meet the world famous signing Santa Claus at the Cleveland Centre

FREE Goody Bag for each child! 

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Tynemouth 27.78 miles
Free Winter Workshops with Explore Learning!

Fun, FREE workshops for families who are not yet members of Explore to keep their brains active over the festive period.

Whitley Bay 28.99 miles
Christmas Craft Workshops, Craft House, Whitley Bay

Make as many items as you like... £8 per activity! Places must be booked in advance - simply send us a quick message

Middlesbrough 29.09 miles
Father Christmas comes to Ormesby Hall

NEW for 2019 Father Christmas experience with seasonal crafts, festive fun. Pre-booking essential

South Tyneside District (B) 22.29 miles
Santa Slime, Red Fox Garden World

The Katie's Garden Gateshead Christmas crafty Elves will be making Santa Slime at Red Fox Garden World.

Darlington 17.56 miles
Christmas Family Fun Day: Saturday 14th December, Darlington

Stalls, face painting, FREE taster sessions, Christmas Treasure Hunt, biscuit decorating, Sand Art, Arts & Crafts

Seaham 23.55 miles
Santa Calls, Byron Place Shopping Centre

Santa will be visiting Byron Place Shopping Centre, so pop in and find out whether you've been naughty or nice!

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Glass Painting, National Glass Centre

Create a colourful glass painted artwork and choose from one of our bespoke shapes, made especially for Christmas.

Jarrow 25.13 miles
Elfin' Around the Snowflake Forest, Jarrow Hall

Join Merry, Cookie and Poppy, Santa’s favourite but silliest elves for this interactive theatre performance.

Sunderland 22.21 miles
Festive Family Film Day, Nissan

Enjoy a Festive Family Film - children can come in their PJ’s for a cozy festive time watching Polar Express

South Tyneside District (B) 27.51 miles
Father Christmas at Souter Lighthouse

Enjoy a magical festive experience as Father Christmas makes his annual visit to Souter Lighthouse.

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Blue Christmas, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Get ready for Christmas my making your own amazing Christmas cards and calendars with artist Jo Howell.

South Shields 26.64 miles
Lunch with Santa and Family Magic Show, Customs House

The big man himself will be joining us at The Customs House for an afternoon filled with festive family fun!

Belmont 15.7 miles
Buddy the Elf's Christmas Party at Ramside Hall Hotel

A festive family spectacular jam packed with party games, giveaways, Christmas hits, party dances & Buddy the Elf! 

Sedgefield 16.34 miles
Sleeping Beauty Panto & Sunday Lunch at Hardwick Hall Hotel

Bring the whole family together for this truly magical fairytale pantomime & Sunday lunch at Hardwick Hall Hotel.

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.44 miles
Sunday Lunch with Santa at NUFC, St James Park

Enjoy a two-course Sunday lunch, a taster stadium tour and each child will receive a present from Santa

Gateshead 21.78 miles
Sundays with Santa, Rivers Hotel, Gateshead

Family fun and games with Santa's Elf, a delicious breakfast, then Mr Claus himself pops in to meet the children.

Newcastle upon Tyne 22.75 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Enjoy a full English Breakfast, then the children will meet Santa & the Naughty Elves and receive a gift 

Newcastle upon Tyne 22.75 miles
Afternoon Tea with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Festive afternoon tea with fun Christmas activities & face painting for the children and a gift from Santa    

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.55 miles
Chalk presents The Snowman, Gosforth Civic Theatre

A screening of this special Christmas favourite plus snowy crafts and games. For the whole family. 

North Gosforth 25.2 miles
Santa Sunday Lunch, Grand Hotel, Gosforth Park, Newcastle

Treat yourselves and your children to a traditional festive Sunday Lunch followed by a magical visit from Santa

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Houghton-le-Spring 18.13 miles
Breakfast Brunch and Panto, Rainton Arena

Join Dame Bella Bluebell for an interactive pantomime with fairytale characters, songs and lots of laughter.

Washington 17.98 miles
Brunch with Santa, Holiday Inn Washington

Enjoy a family breakfast brunch while children enjoy the bouncy castle, balloon modelling and Lego. 

Stanley 15.4 miles
Sunday Lunch with Santa at Black Horse Beamish

Don't miss Santa at our Sunday Lunch Carvery with a treat for our younger guests, disco dancing and games with prizes.

Sunderland 22.21 miles
Cinderella Pantomime, Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex

Join Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex for their annual pantomime. This year it's Cinderella.

Hexham 20.77 miles
The Three Bears At Christmas, Queens Hall

This is a story about Three Bears; Daddy, Mammy and Baby bear. You may think you know it but perhaps not.

Longbenton 24.75 miles
Christmas Tree Decorating, Benton Quarry

Help the warden decorate a tree in the park then see how many cartoon reindeer you can spot. FREE, just turn up

 

Jarrow 23.32 miles
Forest Playschool Christmas Special, West Boldon Lodge

Forest Playschool is returning to West Boldon Lodge this December for a one off Christmas special session! 
 

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Gateshead 20.18 miles
Sleeping Beauty, Little Theatre Gateshead

Expect plenty of belly laughs, audience participation, glitter and outrageous costumes! Book now!

Grindon 21.78 miles
Supper with Santa at Wynyard Hall

Children will delight in joining Santa for supper… and as a special surprise,meeting Santa's reindeer !

Sunderland 25.09 miles
Santa is Coming, The Play Cafe

The Play Cafe is delighted to bring you "An Afternoon With Santa" in their very own Winter Wonderland. 

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Coasters, National Glass Centre

Make a pair of beautiful fused glass coasters of your own design in this festive fusing workshop.

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Hexham 20.77 miles
The Three Bears At Christmas, Queens Hall

This is a story about Three Bears; Daddy, Mammy and Baby bear. You may think you know it but perhaps not.

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Festival of Light Christmas Shows, Mowbray Park

Make My Day Events will be delivering some truly magical Christmas shows at the Festival of Light.

Sunderland 24.14 miles
Festival of Light, Mowbray Park

The Festival of Light is back with sparkling new lighting installations, live music, street theatre and much more!

Lanchester 6.97 miles
Santa Visits Hall Hill Farm, Durham

Meet Santa in his woodland grotto, sit in his sleigh, sig songs & see the animals in their Winter stables. 

Hartlepool 26.54 miles
Santa’s Quayside Christmas

Join Santa and his elves for a magical Christmas experience on our traditional themed Georgian Quayside.

Cramlington 28.99 miles
Zone 22 Family Christmas Screening - Arthur Christmas

Join us at Zone 22 on our final countdown to the big day for our family Christmas screening of Arthur Christmas (U)! 🎄

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Raby with Keverstone 7.85 miles
The Enchanted Festive Forest at Raby Castle

Take the Trail through the trees, collect your prize and settle down at the Craft tables. Weekends in Dec.

Stanley 15.4 miles
Frozen Afternoon Tea & Princess Party at the Black Horse Beamish

Make your little princesses dreams come true and enjoy an exciting afternoon with your favourite Frozen characters!

Darlington 17.07 miles
Santa at the Station, Head of Steam, Darlington

Meet Santa in our magical grotto, receive a Christmas present, mini train rides, face painting,arts and crafts. 

Darlington 17.61 miles
A Very Frozen Christ-Mess at the Dolphin Centre, Darlington

The hugely popular themed character events are back to bring you an extra special Christmas treat!! 

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.04 miles
Polar Express Screening, Discovery Museum

A festive treat - the all time classic film shown on the big screen in the Great Hall of the Discovery Museum

Gateshead 21.39 miles
A Jazzy Christmas, Sage Gateshead

New arrangements of festive favourites penned by ‘brilliant young pianist’ Paul Edis. This was a sell out in 2017 & 2018 

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.57 miles
Santa’s Grotto at Eldon Garden Newcastle

Come along and meet Santa in his grotto in Newcastle’s Eldon Garden, you will get a gift from Santa and a photo to keep.

Grindon 21.78 miles
Enchanted Woodland Adventure at Wynyard Hall

Meet the reindeer & help the Elves find Wynnie & have a festive woodland adventure! ADVANCE BOOKING ONLY.

Gateshead 22.08 miles
Winter Wonderland, Gateshead

This Christmas 2019, Ginger Parties brings you Santa's Grotto; a one hour, fun-filled Christmas experience!

Newcastle upon Tyne 22.75 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Enjoy a full English Breakfast, then the children will meet Santa & the Naughty Elves and receive a gift 

Alston 24.03 miles
Santa Specials, South Tynedale Railway.

Your ticket includes return train fare, refreshments and a visit to Santa which includes a present for every child.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Christmas Woodland Trail and Crafts at Preston Park Museum & Grounds 

Take a walk through our magical Christmas Woodland Trail which will be brought to life with festive characters.

Preston-on-Tees 24.26 miles
Meet Father Christmas at Preston Park Museum

Come and meet Father Christmas in his traditional grotto on our Victorian Street festooned with twinkling lights!

Wallsend 24.33 miles
Santa's Grotto, Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend

Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st  December 10am -12pm and 1pm-3pm. £4. Stories and a gift for each child from Santa. 

Thornaby-on-Tees 26 miles
Santa's Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby on selected dates in December. Only £6 per child.

Wallsend 26.47 miles
Santa Specials, Stephenson Railway Museum

A magical festive vintage train ride to meet Santa Claus and his friends. Booking is essential!

Middlesbrough 26.89 miles
Meet Signing Santa at the Cleveland Centre, Middlesbrough

FREE Event. Meet the world famous signing Santa Claus at the Cleveland Centre

FREE Goody Bag for each child! 

Middlesbrough 26.89 miles
Orange Pip Christmas Edition, Middlesbrough

The best in local and regional food as well as live music and creative activities such as workshops & demos.

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Tynemouth 28.8 miles
Christmas Party with Artventurers North Tyneside

Oodles of singing, dancing, sensory and arty activities to ignite your little ones imagination

Whitley Bay 28.99 miles
Christmas Craft Workshops, Craft House, Whitley Bay

Make as many items as you like... £8 per activity! Places must be booked in advance - simply send us a quick message

Middlesbrough 29.09 miles
Father Christmas comes to Ormesby Hall

NEW for 2019 Father Christmas experience with seasonal crafts, festive fun. Pre-booking essential

Jarrow 23.24 miles
Breakfast with Buddy the Elf and Friends, Clarion Hotel Boldon

Join Buddy, Santa’s Chief Elf and his best friends Tinsel and Shiny for a morning of interactive fun.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Lovely Christmas, National Glass Centre

Get in the Christmas spirit with four exciting art activities taking place throughout the day.

Newcastle upon Tyne 22 miles
@TyneBankBreweryTap + LittleOeuf.co.uk = B A B Y S O C I A L

A relaxed social session aimed at Parents & Children of ALL AGES! - Held at Tyne Bank Brewery + LittleOeuf.co.uk POP UP

Sunderland 25.75 miles
Lunch With Santa, Grand Hotel Sunderland

Join us for a festive lunch with Santa; fun for all the family with a delicious buffet lunch and a visit from Santa.

South Tyneside District (B) 27.51 miles
Father Christmas at Souter Lighthouse

Enjoy a magical festive experience as Father Christmas makes his annual visit to Souter Lighthouse.

Washington 19.9 miles
Meet the Green Man - Winter King, Washington Old Hall

Meet the Green Man in his indoor woodland grotto and find out if you have been naughty or nice this year.

South Shields 26.64 miles
Lunch with Santa and Family Magic Show, Customs House

The big man himself will be joining us at The Customs House for an afternoon filled with festive family fun!

Gateshead 21.39 miles
The Snowman, Sage Gateshead

A firm family favourite, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas at Sage Gateshead without the Snowman!

Gateshead 21.78 miles
Sundays with Santa, Rivers Hotel, Gateshead

Family fun and games with Santa's Elf, a delicious breakfast, then Mr Claus himself pops in to meet the children.

Newcastle upon Tyne 22.75 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Enjoy a full English Breakfast, then the children will meet Santa & the Naughty Elves and receive a gift 

North Tyneside District (B) 25.97 miles
Frozen 2 Workshop, Rising Sun, Benton

A festive afternoon of dancing, games and crafts with two very special guests. For age 3 - 7 year olds

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Sunderland 25.39 miles
Afternoon Tea & Cinema Double Bill, Roker Hotel

Enjoy an afternoon tea and double-bill movie viewing for the little one plus Elf and Grinch will be visiting!

Stanley 15.4 miles
Sunday Lunch with Santa at Black Horse Beamish

Don't miss Santa at our Sunday Lunch Carvery with a treat for our younger guests, disco dancing and games with prizes.

Washington 17.98 miles
Santa's Sunday Lunch, Holiday Inn Washington

Join us for a fun-filled Three-course carvery lunch and a visit from Santa with a selection box for each child!!

Cramlington 28.99 miles
Zone 22 presents family Christmas Screening of ELF!

Join us at Zone 22 on our final countdown to the big day for our family Christmas screening of ELF (PG)! 🎄

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.04 miles
Christmas Family Disco, Discovery Museum, Newcastle - SOLD OUT

A perfect pre-Christmas treat for your little ones and a chance for all the family to get on their party clothes - SOLD OUT

Murton 21.83 miles
Santa’s Grotto and Real Reindeer, Richardsons Garden Centre

Visit Santa in his grotto and receive a special gift. You can also feed the Real Reindeer everyday.

Murton 21.83 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Richardsons Garden Centre

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a chat with Santa during weekends in December at Richardsons Garden Centre. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.95 miles
Christmas holidays at Stepney Bank Stables, Newcastle

Junior Jockey Activity mornings for age 3-6, Junior Ride & Craft and Own your Pony days for children age 8-12

Newcastle upon Tyne 22.75 miles
Afternoon Tea with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Festive afternoon tea with fun Christmas activities & face painting for the children and a gift from Santa    

Jarrow 23.32 miles
Santa's Winter Woodland at West Boldon Lodge

Santa and his Elves will return this December to find girls and boys who want to be Elf Helpers and meet Santa.

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Sunderland 22.95 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Toby Carvery

This Christmas enjoy a Breakfast with Santa - It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see him!

Sunderland 24.33 miles
Festive Football and Fortneet Course, Beacon of Light

Children aged 5 - 13 can join us at the Beacon of Light for the our Festive Football and Footneet holiday course.

Sunderland 24.33 miles
Little Dribblers Playgroup Christmas Party, Beacon of Light

Don your favourite Christmas jumper and join us for some festive party games and a buffet at the Beacon of Light. 

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Mirror Sandblasting, National Glass Centre

Take inspiration from our exhibition and create your own mirrored artwork. What will you create?

Sunderland 25.39 miles
Santa at Six Soldiers Suite, Roker Hotel

HO HO HO! - Who's that beloved bearded gent with the red coat, bag of goodies and Christmas cheer?

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Jarrow 23.24 miles
A Magical Frosty Event, Clarion Hotel Boldon

Join us for an afternoon of fantastical frosty themed entertainment at Clarion Hotel with 'The Snow Sisters'.

Stainton and Thornton 27.16 miles
Little Winter Wonderland Children's Party at Sporting Lodge, Middlesbrough

Enjoy a 2 course festive lunch followed by a visit from Father Christmas who will have a small gift for all the children. 

Jarrow 23.24 miles
Breakfast with Buddy the Elf and Friends, Clarion Hotel Boldon

Join Buddy, Santa’s Chief Elf and his best friends Tinsel and Shiny for a morning of interactive fun.

Sunderland 22.29 miles
Breakfast with Santa, The Scullery Silksworth

Back by popular demand. Come and join us this Christmas Eve 9.30-11.30 for breakfast with Santa.

Stanley 15.4 miles
Fireside Stories with Santa & Afternoon Tea at the Black Horse

Santa is on his way to the Black Horse Beamish for a special interactive storytelling adventure this December.

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Boxing Day Breather, Gibside

Walk off the turkey and get some fresh air on Boxing Day with a walk through the woods and gardens.

Grindon 21.78 miles
Reindeer & Elf Trail at Wynyard Hall

Come and meet Santa’s REAL Reindeer at Wynyard Hall this Christmas! Stroke and feed the beautiful  reindeer!

Sunderland 25.75 miles
Boxing Day Dip, Seaburn Seafront

'The Boxing Day Dip' takes place at Seaburn Beach and has become a part of Sunderland's history.

 

Jarrow 23.24 miles
Boxing Day Panto - The Little Mermaid, Clarion Hotel Boldon

Join us for this action packed adventure and under the sea experience enjoyed by boys and girls!

Gateshead District 16.23 miles
Winter Wildlife Adventure, Gibside

Follow clues and complete activities to discover Gibside’s hidden winter wildlife. 11am - 3pm 

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.55 miles
Jack Frost, Gosforth Civic Theatre

Jack Frost is a music filled Christmas show about friendship and the joy of joining in. For age 4+ 

North Gosforth 25.2 miles
Grand Festive Panto, Grand Hotel Gosforth Park, Newcastle

Relax with the whole family at this festive favourite for all generations: Beauty and the Beast

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Snowman and Snowy Owl Sandcast, National Glass Centre

Make your own unique design then create a festive glass Snowman or Snowy Owl using sand to make a mould.

Gateshead 21.39 miles
Big Family Festive Fun, Sage Gateshead

Come along for a joyful jumble of seasonal singing, playing and dancing and general festive merriment!

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Family Fusing, National Glass Centre

Get together as a group and learn about the fusing process while your group makes a large fused glass panel.

Sunderland 25.39 miles
Frozen Party, Roker Hotel

Children can dust off their Elsa & Anna costumes and 'Let it Go' one more time as this sing-along-themed party!

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Snowman and Snowy Owl Sandcast, National Glass Centre

Make your own unique design then create a festive glass Snowman or Snowy Owl using sand to make a mould.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Hot Chocolate Mug, National Glass Centre

Paint a design onto a ceramic mug, take it home and simply bake it in your own oven, then it’s ready to use.

Washington 17.98 miles
New Year's Eve Family Party, Holiday Inn Washington

Welcome in the New Year with a scrumptious three-course buffet and children's entertainment.

Newcastle upon Tyne 20.73 miles
Grandpa's Great Escape, Utilita Arena, Newcastle

The first ever stage adaptation of Grandpa’s Great Escape, best-selling book by actor and comedian David Walliams

Newcastle upon Tyne 21.04 miles
Liquid Science Show, Discovery Museum

Bubbleologist Jesse will be demonstrating the amazing capabilities of liquids in an indoor interactive bubble show

Sunderland 24.33 miles
Football Camp, Beacon of Light

Every school holiday, Beacon of Light run a wide range of fun sports activities for boys and girls.

Sunderland 24.33 miles
School of Dance, Beacon of Light

Every Easter, Summer, Christmas and Half-Term holiday, we run a wide range of fun sports activities for boys and girls.

Newcastle upon Tyne 23.11 miles
Free Winter Workshops with Explore Learning!

Fun, FREE workshops for families who are not yet members of Explore to keep their brains active over the festive period.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Snowman and Snowy Owl Sandcast, National Glass Centre

Make your own unique design then create a festive glass Snowman or Snowy Owl using sand to make a mould.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Festive Art Seekers, National Glass Centre

Come along for a special 1.5 hour long themed session of absolute fun with Theatre Tots North East.

Sunderland 24.79 miles
Christmas Glass Painting, National Glass Centre

Create a colourful glass painted artwork and choose from one of our bespoke shapes, made especially for Christmas.