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Tyneside Cinema Summer Film School

Join us for an exciting adventure at Tyneside Cinema!

Our Summer Schools offer brilliant opportunities for young people aged 8-16 to get hands-on experience in film and animation.

In our Filmmaking Summer School you’ll get to plan, shoot and edit short films in different genres before holding a world premiere for family and friends. This hugely popular week-long programme is a brilliant introduction to filmmaking.

The week starts with an introduction and welcome at Tyneside Cinema, then we’ll head over to our dedicated Pop up Film School just across the road.

Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August, 10am-3pm daily (suitable for ages 8-11) BOOK HERE
Monday 7 – Friday 11 August, 10am-3pm daily (suitable for ages 11-13) BOOK HERE
Monday 21 – Friday 25 August, 10am-3pm daily (suitable for ages 13-16) BOOK HERE

Our summer schools all run from 10am – 3pm daily (drop off from 9.30am, pick up until 3.30pm) 

Price: £150 per week. Space is limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Limited free places are available for our Summer Schools. Please contact us for more information.

Please bring a packed lunch - alternatively we can arrange a delicious packed lunch for £4 per day / £16 per week.  Please email or call 0191 227 5508 to book your lunch.

Situated in the heart of Newcastle city centre, Tyneside Cinema and Pop Up Film School are easy to get to by metro, bus, car and train. For further information visit:


Tyneside Cinema and Pop Up Film School spaces are fully accessible. If you have a specific enquiry please contact 0191 227 5500.


25th - 29th July 2016
31st July 2017 - 4th August 2017
7th - 11th August 2017
21st - 25th August 2017


Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG

1.37 miles     0845 217 9909    

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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!