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South Shields 6.83 miles
Monsters! The Good, The Bad &The Cuddly, The Word

Monsters come in all shapes and sizes and you can find out about them at this new exhibition.

Wallington Demesne 17.56 miles
Creatures of the Night, Wallington

Find out about the fascinating creatures that come to life when the sun goes down.

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Arty Backpacks, Sunderland Museum

Borrow a backpack full of art activities, challenges and games to help you explore the exhibition.

Sunderland 10.76 miles
Santa's Grotto, The Bridges

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

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Crocs and Clocks Trail, Sunderland Museum

Follow the trail to find some magical treasures from Neverland, inspired by 'Peter Pan' the panto.

Durham 15.1 miles
Santa at the Prince Bishop's Shopping Centre, Durham

Ho- Ho- Ho! Santa Claus returns to the heart of Durham City and to Prince Bishops Shopping Centre

Alnwick 29.09 miles
Christmas skating at The Alnwick Garden

Come for a skating session this Christmas in front of the Grand Cascade - the most magical skating rink!

Alnwick 29.09 miles
Christmas at The Alnwick Garden

This Christmas, we have supersized activities and have a whole feast of entertainment for you!


Stannington 10.04 miles
Winter Wonderland, Whitehouse Farm

Winter Wonderland at Whitehouse Farm is a fabulous festive event for the whole family to enjoy. 

Prudhoe 9.66 miles
MEGA Warehouse Sale (save up to 60%) at EDUK8

Save up to 60% with our MEGA Warehouse Christmas sale of educational toys and games for 3 – 12 year olds.       

Durham 15.03 miles
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs at the Gala Theatre, Durham

The Gala Theatre's spectacular pantomime this will be the fairest panto in all the land.

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Santa's Grotto, Beacon Shopping Centre, North Shields

Meet Santa and his elves in his grotto. All children visiting Santa will receive a small gift. £1 donation

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Peas vs Penguins, Seven Stories, Newcastle

Peas VS. Penguins: Fight for the Festive Freezer! The ultimate showdown between Pea & Penguin! 

South Tyneside District (B) 5.47 miles
Narnia at Red Fox Garden World

There's an even bigger and better Christmas experience at Redfox Gardenworld this year!

Framwellgate Moor 13.11 miles
Winter Wonderland at Adventure Valley, Durham

A magical Christmas Experience, including a visit to Santa and a toy your child can choose from his Toy Shop.

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Three Bears at Christmas, Northern Stage

Join us for a Christmas adventure into the woods with live music, puppetry and a tale with a twist

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Goldilocks & The Three Bears, Theatre Royal Panto

Starring the much-loved panto trio of Danny AdamsClive Webb and Chris Hayward as Dame Rita.

South Shields 6.7 miles
Beauty and the Beast, The Customs House

Originally written 300 years ago, Beauty and the Beast now gets the unique Customs House twist.

Sunderland 10.76 miles
Open Air Ice Rink, Keel Square

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
A Christmas Carol, Northern Stage

Ding, dong, ding, dong, the bells are ringing and the clock is ticking as Scrooge is coming to town

Gateshead 1.93 miles
Winter Wonderland, Baltic Art Centre, Gateshead

Get creative making two Christmas tree decorations, play with the wood elves then join in the singalong 

Wallsend 3.06 miles
Santa's Grotto, The Forum, Wallsend

Take a break from shopping to meet Santa and his elves. All children receive a small gift. £2.50 donation to RNIB.

Wallsend 4.73 miles
Santa Specials, Stephenson Railway Museum

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

South Shields 6.7 miles
Santa's Naughty Elf, The Customs House

Santa’s Naughty Elf is celebrating 10 years of calamity in this year’s panto for the under-sevens.

Gateshead District 7.1 miles
Mrs Claus Christmas Trail, Gibside

Take part in Mrs Claus' Christmas trail every day from 1st - 23rd December, 10am-3.30pm at Gibside.

Whitley Bay 7.23 miles
Santa's Grotto, Park View, Whitley Bay

Visit Santa on selected days throughout December. Organised by the Rotary Club of Whitley Bay. 

Whitley Bay 7.23 miles
Peter Pan, Playhouse Whitley Bay

Christmas Panto: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Peter Pan' Starring PH favourite Steve Walls



Washington 7.36 miles
Illuminating the Garden, Washington Old Hall

Celebrate the festive season and experience Washington Old Hall in a different light.

Consett 13.32 miles
Beauty & the Beast at The Empire Theatre Consett

The Empire Theatre proudly presents in conjunction with Leah Bell – the magical pantomime Beauty & The Beast for 2018!

Raby with Keverstone 28.83 miles
Meet Father Christmas & Enjoy the Christmas Shop at Raby Castle

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

Billingham 29.69 miles
Peter  Pan at the Forum Theatre, Billingham

Book Early For Our Christmas 2018 / 2019 Pantomime Peter Pan – Tickets Are On Sale Now. 

Belsay 12.07 miles
Enchanted Belsay

Step into a magical fairy-tale world this December as you follow our light trail through our famous gardens & grounds. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.93 miles
Cinderella, Tyne Theatre & Opera House

Polish those glass slippers, dust off that pumpkin and get ready to have a ball!

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Cinderella, People's Theatre, Heaton

Cinders, Buttons, Prince Charming and all their friends (& enemies – boo hiss those Ugly Sisters!) 

Gateshead 2.73 miles
Aladdin, Gateshead Stadium Panto

Come and see the funniest festive family panto at Gateshead Stadium! Suitable for all ages

Tynemouth 7.49 miles
Santa Express, Tynemouth

Santa’s friendly Elves will take you on a magical land train journey with festive fun and singalong.

Sunderland 10.59 miles
Jack and the Beanstalk, Royalty Theatre

Join us on our magical pantomime as Jack and his friends journey to have new adventures.

Hexham 19.62 miles
Robin Hood & the Revolting Peasants, Queens Hall, Hexham

Live music and audience interaction the iconic tale of Robin Hood arrives at the Queens Hall this Christmas. 

Sunderland 10.93 miles
Gingerbread House Designing, Katie's Garden

Reserve your table at Katie's Garden for a special gingerbread house making workshop this Christmas.

Gateshead 3.06 miles
Artventurers Christmas Party, Caedmon Hall, Gateshead

A jam packed fun hour; painting, collage, modelling, some messy play, festive crafts and songs

Cramlington 6.26 miles
Enchanted Christmas Forest, Northumberlandia

You are invited to a wonderful Christmas Fayre at the enchanted Northumberlandia, our lady of the north.

Sunderland 10.67 miles
Peter Pan, Sunderland Empire

Fly away on a magical journey to Neverland with Peter and Wendy in this year's amazing pantomime!

Ashington (Northumberland) 13.53 miles
Under 5's Festive Friday's, Woodhorn

This magical event has been customised for our pre-school audiences and will include lots of festive fun for everyone.

Alnwick 29.09 miles
Christmas Lights Show, Alnwick Garden

Come and join us after dark this Christmas to see our fantastic Christmas Light Show - new for 2018!

Seaham 14.78 miles
Tots Tales, The Creative Place

Join us for a morning of storytime fun for little ones with different stories each week.

Gateshead 3.06 miles
Creative Baby, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Creative Baby! is for babies 0-12 mths: activities designed especially for those not yet walking.

Washington 8.43 miles
A Christmas Carol, Arts Centre Washington

Pantaloons Theatre Company present a brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive fable.

Gateshead 3.06 miles
Elf Yourself Animation Workshop, Gateshead Library

Work with animator Sheryl Jenkins to create your very own animation starring YOU as a naughty Elf.

Gateshead 4.1 miles
Santa's Grotto Experience, Ginger Parties, Gateshead

There'll be songs and stories and a little gift to take away this Christmas down at Santa's Grotto

South Shields 6.83 miles
Christmas Tales, The Word

Be captivated in a Christmas Wonderland at the festive StoryWorld sessions at The Word.

Gateshead District 7.1 miles
Park Run, Gibside

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

Washington 7.36 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 good this year.

Ponteland 8.96 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Rise and shine bright and early to have breakfast with the big man himself!  A hearty breakfast awaits at Kirkley Hall

South Tyneside District (B) 9.86 miles
Father Christmas at Souter Lighthouse

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

Sunderland District (B) 11.68 miles
Santa & Elves, Down at the Farm

Come & join Santa & his very cheeky elf friends in our magical winter barn this Christmas! 

Matfen 12.6 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Vallum Farm

Starting at 9.15am you will be greeted and shown to your table, breakfast will be served at 9.30am. 

Ashington (Northumberland) 13.53 miles
Festive Tales with Father Christmas, Woodhorn

Come to our festive family fun event and find out all the insider knowledge from the great man himself!

Ashington (Northumberland) 13.53 miles
Pityard Skating, Woodhorn

Back by popular request, our WonderIce skating rink will be open throughout December at Woohorn. 

Murton 16.11 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Richardsons Garden Centre

Enjoy breakfast and a chat with Santa this Christmas at Richardsons Garden Centre. 

Cartington 24.94 miles
Meet Father Christmas At Cragside

Step out of the cold and into the warmth of Father Christmas’ cosy grotto and find twinkling lights and a crackling fire.

Jarrow 6.83 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.

South Shields 6.83 miles
Create & Design for Christmas, The Word

Children get the chance to see their design made in front of their eyes on our laser cutters!

Washington 8.09 miles
Sweet Treat Decorating, WWT Wetlands

Get creative as you decorate your very own gingerbread man or cupcake at the Waterside Cafe this festive season.

Washington 8.09 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 11.02 miles
Snow Globe, National Glass Centre

Decorate a jam jar and add glitter to the water to create a fantastic festive scene to take home.

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Winter Garden Markets, Sunderland Museum

This winter Sunderland Museum will be hosting a series of Winter Garden markets and craft fairs.

Seaham 14.78 miles
Christmas Plate Workshop, The Creative Place

A festive morning of craft as your child paints a beautiful ceramic plate for you to take home.

Murton 16.11 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.

Wallington Demesne 17.56 miles
Christmas at Wallington

Visit Wallington this festive season and take in the 50 decorated trees marking our 50th Anniversay. 

Washington 8.09 miles
Guide in a Hide, WWT Washington

Learn more about our diverse wild bird species with the help of our volunteer hide guide.

Murton (County Durham) 15.52 miles
Santa's Grotto, Dalton Park

Santa will move into his festive grotto by the children’s play area until Christmas Eve.

Newcastle upon Tyne 2.37 miles Children's Clothing & Accessories POP UP shop @BABY SOCIAL

A casual meet up session at Tyne Bank Brewery Tap +  POP UP Childrens Clothing & Accessories shop 

South Shields 6.83 miles
Christmas Crafts, The Word

Come along to The Word for fun Christmas-themed arts and crafts sessions - just drop in!

South Shields 7.1 miles
Jingle Bell Square Relaxed Session, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

This session is especially for children who may find a trip to see Santa a little overwhelming.

Springwell 5.47 miles
Elves Tea Party & Santa, Bowes Railway

Lots of fun activities with the elves followed by a visit to Santa. Booking is essential for this festive event 

Sunderland 8.86 miles
Santa's Magical Grotto, Liberty Brown

Visit Santa in his magical grotto and receive a personalised present for every child.

Sunderland 10.76 miles
Santa at the Tipi, Hadrians Tipi

Anyone want to see Santa?? Well he is going to be in the Tipi every Saturday and Sunday in December.

Seaham 14.78 miles
Christmas Crafternoon, The Creative Place

A Christmas themed craft afternoon where you can make a Christmas wreath or glass decoration.

Sunderland 10.32 miles
Atlantis Mega Inflatable, Aquatic Centre

Try the new Mega Atlantis Inflatable assault course every Saturday & Sunday at the Aquatic Centre.

South Shields 7.1 miles
Santa Claus at Jingle Bell Square, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

Visit a very jolly Santa Claus and his helpers at the museum's Jingle Bell Square

Cramlington 6.26 miles
Santa's Grotto, Manor Walks, Cramlington

Santa and his little helpers will be meeting and greeting children at Manor Walks this festive season. 

Stannington 10.04 miles
Santa Experience, Whitehouse Farm

This offers entry to Winter Wonderland PLUS exclusive time with their elves joining in with some craft activities. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Christmas Party, Eldon Leisure Centre, Newcastle

Festive Christmas party for the under 8's with special guest appearance from Santa and the Snowman!

Gateshead 3.06 miles
Rex's Dinosaur Party, Gateshead Leisure Centre

Join Rex, an 8ft tall, 12ft long real life Tyranosaurus-Rex as he gets ready for the arrival of Santa

Gateshead 3.35 miles
Santa Sunday, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

A festive afternoon of fun with a show, a two course lunch and a visit from Santa  

Prudhoe 10.32 miles
Afternnon Tea with Santa Claus, The Fun Station, Prudhoe

This truly magical event combines a visit from Santa Claus with Soft Play & afternoon tea! Make sure you keep a spare seat

Sunderland 11.76 miles
Roller Disco, Raich Carter Centre

Enjoy this family-friendly roller disco at Raich Carter Sports Centre - open to everyone.

Belmont 14.27 miles
Festive Family Shows  & Parties at Ramside Hall

A fantastic choice of family festive events fabulous live family entertainment and amazing food,

Lanchester 15.88 miles
Christmas at Hall Hill Farm

Santa will be visiting Hall Hill Farm again this Christmas on selected dates in December, book your tickets now!

Newcastle upon Tyne 0 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

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

Sunderland 10.67 miles
Fairy Tale Tour, Sunderland Empire

Families can go on a Peter Pan themed adventure throughout the Empire, searching for clues and help solve the mystery.

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
ELF festive film screening, Seven Stories, Newcastle

Snuggle up in our magical attic to enjoy the adventures of Buddy, a man raised as an elf!

Washington 7.73 miles
Brunch with Santa, Holiday Inn Washington

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

Jarrow 6.55 miles
Lunch with Father Christmas, Quality Hotel Boldon

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

Sunderland 10.32 miles
Sunday Lunch with Santa, Stadium of Light

Meet Santa plus Samson and Delilah at this festive Sunday Carvery for this perfect family day out.

Newcastle upon Tyne 0 miles
Afternoon Tea with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

Festive afternoon tea with activities for the children and a gift from Santa    

Jarrow 6.83 miles
Relaxed Santa's Winter Woodland Session, West Boldon Lodge

Experience the true magic of Christmas at this immersive family event  - relaxed event.

South Tyneside District (B) 9.86 miles
Walks for all, Souter Lighthouse

Get the week off to a great start with a short to medium distance guided coastal walk.

Morpeth 12.53 miles
Bumps & Babies, Morpeth NCT

Come along and meet new friendly faces, bumps & babies. Various activities each month. 

Sunderland 10.04 miles
My First Christmas Sensory, The Little Play Café

Dress in your best festive outfits as we throw a super first Christmas sensory party for you and your little one! 

Seaham 14.78 miles
Let's Create, The Creative Place

An arty, crafty session perfect for toddlers and pre-school children at The Creative Place.

Seaham 14.78 miles
Music Time & Rhyme, The Creative Place

A weekly session for toddlers to explore music and enjoy a little singing and rhyme.

Gateshead 3.35 miles
Dick Whittington, Little Theatre, Low Fell

Acclaimed panto specialists Bluebell Theatre Productions Ltd come to the Little Theatre Low Fell

Hetton 12.15 miles
Winter Celebration, Rainton Meadows

Learn how to build a fire and make some tasty treats to enjoy together around the campfire.

Seaham 14.78 miles
Baby Ballet, The Creative Place

Baby Ballet - small class ballet style dance session for tots aged 18 months - 4 years

Seaham 14.78 miles
Baby Social & Keep Sakes, The Creative Place

Join us for our weekly social, a chance to have a cuppa, relax, share experiences and make friends.

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Festive Glass Fusing, National Glass Centre

Use coloured glass grains and glass mosaic tiles to embellish a bespoke glass decoration.

Broomley and Stocksfield 13.8 miles
Live Nativity, Wheelbirks

Experience the Christmas story firsthand as you follow Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem. 

Hetton 12.15 miles
Members Winter Social, Rainton Meadows

Members Winter Social - join staff and volunteers for a stroll of Rainton Meadows, followed by a hot drink and a treat

Seaham 14.78 miles
Story Time Crafts, The Creative Place

An afternoon that will capture your little ones imagination - enjoy a story, crafts & sing songs!

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Frozen Singalong, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle

Do you wanna build a snowman?? Yes you do, and sing it at the top of your voice!! 

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.93 miles
Children's Christmas Party, Newcastle Climbing Centre

Christmas fun and games at NCC, every child will receive a present. Sat 22nd Dec 3pm - 5pm. For age 7-13

Gateshead 1.93 miles
The Snowman, Sage Gateshead

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

Gateshead 1.93 miles
The Frog & The Princess, St Mary's Heritage Centre

The Winter Festival Show will delight families with a story told through exquisite rod puppetry. 

Wallsend 3.06 miles
The Snow Bear, Wallsend Customer First Centre

A special story inspired by Norwegian folk tales with live music, songs and puppets. Booking essential

Alnwick 29.31 miles
Lunch with Santa, Alnwick Castle

Join Santa as he tucks in to a delicious lunch before flying back to the North Pole. All children receive a gift too.

Jarrow 6.55 miles
Breakfast with the Chief Elf and Friends, Quality Hotel Boldon

Join Bernard Santa's chief Elf and his friends Pepper and Bushy for a morning of interactive fun!

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Family and Friends Photo Shoot, National Glass Centre

Create your unique frame and have a festive group portrait taken in the Photography Studio.

Sunderland 10.93 miles
Poppins Princesses, Katie's Garden

Poppins princesses makeovers to tie in with the launch of the fantastic new Mary Poppins movie.

South Shields 6.7 miles
Candy Land Christmas, Katie's Garden

Spend your Christmas weekend with our good friend Stardust the Unicorn in her delicious Candy Land home

Sunderland 10.04 miles
Santa is Coming to Town, Little Play Cafe

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

Tynemouth 6.7 miles
The Greatest of Shows, Exchange North Shields

A musical extravagnaza and a wonderful treat right before Christmas for the whole family

South Shields 6.83 miles
Big Goldilocks, The Word

Booster Cushion Theatre returns with a comical retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears!

Gateshead 3.35 miles
A Christmas Carol Breakfast, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

Scrooge with a twist! Includes characters from Home Alone, The Polar Express and Elf!

Washington 7.73 miles
Santa's Sunday Lunch, Holiday Inn Washington

Join us for a fun-filled Three-course carvery lunch and a visit from Santa with presents!

Tynemouth 6.7 miles
The Snow Bear, Exchange, North Shields

A wintry tale with live music and magic and puppets especially for 4-7 yr olds. Bring your teddy!

Prudhoe 10.32 miles
Christmas Eve with The Grinch, The Fun Station, Prudhoe

Come and join us from 9am till 1pm on Christmas Eve and you’ll meet our special guest - the one and only Grinch. 

Seaham 14.78 miles
Christmas Eve Magic, The Creative Place

Keep the kids entertained with stories, crafts, chocolate treats & a visit from the elf with a gift.

Whitley Bay 6.11 miles
Woodlawn School Xmas Pudding Boxing Day Fun Run

Join in the 33rd Annual Boxing Day Christmas Pudding Run, joint with North Shields Polytechnic Athletic club.

Jarrow 6.55 miles
Boxing Day Panto - Cinderella, Quality Hotel Boldon

Cinderella - the most enchanting rags to riches tale is the most popular pantomime of all. 

Gateshead District 7.1 miles
Winter Trail, Gibside

Wrap up warm and let's set off on a winter adventure. There are still lots of things to see and do at Gibside.

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Christmas Snowman and Snowy Owl Sandcast, National Glass Centre

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

Durham 15.4 miles
The Snowman plus the The Bear & the Piano with Live Orchestra at Durham Cathedral

Big Screen. Iconic Film. World Class Musicians

Experience the magic of The Snowman  this Christmas

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Christmas Glass Painting, National Glass Centre

Create a colourful glass painted artwork and choose from one of our bespoke shapes.

Newcastle upon Tyne 2.73 miles
Free Winter Workshops with Explore Learning!

Free inspiring maths and English workshops to help children aged 4-14 discover the magic of learning.

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
New Year's Eve Party around the World, Seven Stories

Discover traditions from around the world: themed story times, parties & craft-acular activities!

Prudhoe 10.32 miles
New Years Eve Childen's Party, Fun Station, Prudhoe

 Come and join us for our popular and very special kids countdown to the New Year. There'll be food, drinks, face painting

Washington 7.73 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.

North Gosforth 2.73 miles
NUFC Foundation Soccer School

Newcastle United Foundation’s Soccer Courses  are a great way for children to stay active during school holidays

Newcastle upon Tyne District (B) 2.73 miles
Artventurers Art Extravaganza Day, Great Park Community Centre

Loads of creative (and slightly messy!) fun for the whole family: suitable for 6 months to 7 years of age. 

Gateshead 3.06 miles
Pixilation Animation Culture Camp, Gateshead Library

Spend a full day with professional animator to create your own amazing journey on film.

Sunderland 11.02 miles
Solar Powered Creatures, National Glass Centre

Use your imagination to craft a creature using a range of fun materials to give it character.

Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37 miles
Circus Stories, Seven Stories, Newcastle

Circus skills workshop with games, books and creative play, suitable for children 4+