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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! Newcastle: where to go and what to do for families of children aged 0-11, 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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Spooky Half Term, Seaton Delaval Hall

Hallowe’en trail in the woodland,  explore the spooky basement and enjoy games in the Paddock.

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The Baby Hub

Learn why music, singing, moving and dancing is so good for a baby's development

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.
Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event. 


Aspire Technology Services & Cash for Kids


Could Aspire save your school ££££? Read on to arrange a free telecommunications review...


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Meet Katherine, principal of Famous 4.15


Dance. Sing. Act. Be whoever you want to be with Famous 4.15.                    


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Cottages in Northumberland


Cottages in Northumberland are experts in helping families organise their perfect getaway. 


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Splat Messy Play Newcastle


What is messy play all about? Find out with Evie and her mum, Emma!                     


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