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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! Newcastle, North Tyneside and Gateshead, the #gotoguide for you and your child.  If it's a day out, a new class or inspiration for a birthday party this website is full ideas to help you. 

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Upcoming Event

Robots then and now, Life Science Centre

Celebrating the 500-year work-in-progress story of building automated machines. 

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Dragon Cycle Trail, Wallington Hall

All the cycling equipment you need for a family day out is now available to hire!

Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!

Christmas Baking

Christmas Baking

We all know that the festive period is a time for giving, spending time as a family and for over indulging, and we are here to help! Our Christmas recipe section has lots of tasty treats to satisfy the sweet and savoury cravings of the whole family. Get busy in the kitchen with the kids and enjoy some delicious food together this Christmas.        


Mr Mulligan's Space Golf

Mr Mulligan's Space Golf

For an out of this world adventure which is fun for all the family, visit Mr Mulligan’s Space Golf 


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babyballet classes in the North East

babyballet classes in the North East

For children aged 6 months to 6 yrs, plus tap dancing for age 3+ at venues across the NE


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E-bike, a revolution in cycling

E-bike, a revolution in cycling

Do you love cycling but need a little extra help up the hills? An e-bike has the answer. 


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Healthy Family Fitness Activities

Healthy Family Fitness Activities

Health and fitness brand, realbuzz, share some healthy family fitness activities


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