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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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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 

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.
Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!   

Boost your child's confidence with Kumon

Maths and English study program for all ages and abilities. Kumon, Linskill Centre, North Shields

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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

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

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Nemo Swimming Journey

Learn to swim with Nemo, from newborn to teenage follow a unique structured journey

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