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South Shields 6.97 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 27.37 miles
Time Tests Faith, Wallington

In 1968 the National Trust opened Wallington to visitors, now 50 years later......

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.07 miles
Robots then and now, Life Science Centre

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

Washington 2.37 miles
Nauseating Nature Trail, WWT Washington Wetlands

Our Nauseating Nature trail returns this October with more foul facts and stomach-turning tales.

Wallington Demesne 27.37 miles
Creatures of the Night, Wallington

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Halloween Creatures Trail, Sunderland Museum

Find the creepy creatures hiding around the Museum and Winter Gardens and claim a themed prize.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Arty Backpacks, Sunderland Museum

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

Tynemouth 8.54 miles
Ghost Train, Tynemouth

All aboard the Spooky Spirit of the Bay train for a hanuting adventure, with frights along the way

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Roller Disco, Raich Carter Centre

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

Gateshead 7.23 miles
Elvis & Kresse Pop-Up Open House

The planet conscious lifestyle store offering recycled, renewable and sustainable products.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Baby Ballet, The Creative Place

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

Seaham 4.93 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.

Durham 9.95 miles
Tabby McTat live theatre show at Gala Theatre, Durham

Julia Donaldson’s book brought to life. A heart-warming tale of friendship and loyalty for families.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Creative Academy Juniors, The Creative Place

Creative Academy Juniors is a term time course aimed at creative children who love art & creativity.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Creative Academy, The Creative Place

Term time course aimed at creative young people who want to explore new media and techniques.

Sunderland 3.62 miles
Sunderland Illuminations and Festival of Light

The Illuminations return with lights spreading sparkle from St Peters Church along the seafront. 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Let's Create, The Creative Place

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

Seaham 4.93 miles
Story Time Crafts, The Creative Place

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

Seaham 4.93 miles
Crafty Cafe, The Creative Place

Parent and child after-school craft session with quality take home makes at The Creative Place.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Tots Tales, The Creative Place

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

Gateshead 7.73 miles
Creative Baby, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
SMILE: Augustus the Tiger, Sunderland Museum

Go on a delightful musical adventure with theatrical music performed by exceptional musicians.

Sunderland District (B) 2.37 miles
Penshaw Monument Tours to the Top

Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument's rooftop walkway for amazing views.

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Disney Pumpkin Painting, Katie's Garden

Reserve your place at our magical Disney inspired pumpkin painting this Halloween half term.

Framwellgate Moor 7.36 miles
Pumpkin Festival at Adventure Valley, Durham

Free Pumpkin for Every Child* at the Pumpkin Festival at Adventure Valley this Half Term!

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Anime Attacks 8, Gateshead Central Library

Fantastic guests, fan panels, Japanese crafts, dealers, competitions, all day film screenings & more

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.07 miles
CoderDojo, Life Science Centre

A monthly computer coding club for people age 8-17                                

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Andy & The Odd Socks, Newcastle University

Andy & The Odd Socks, led by children’s TV superstar Andy Day are a huge hit with all ages. 

Gateshead District 12.15 miles
Park Run, Gibside

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

Gateshead District 12.15 miles
Pumpkin Trail, Gibside

The trail will take you through west woods, past the den building and nature playscape area...

Lanchester 16.34 miles
Spooky Half Term at Hall Hill Farm

Are you brave enough to come to Hall Hill Farm 20-28th October for a ghoulishly-good time?

Grindon 18.89 miles
Halloween at Wynyard Hall   Family Scarecrow Making

Start a new Halloween family tradition at Wynyard Hall! Prize for the most creative scarecrow!

Raby with Keverstone 25.75 miles
Half term Fun at Raby Castle, Staindrop, Co Durham

Enjoy spooky treasure trails, children’s Castle tours, and Forest School activities.

Wallington Demesne 27.37 miles
Spooky Spotter's Trail, Wallington

The House team have had some very spooky visitors and they’ve left behind some important belongings

Sunderland District (B) 3.06 miles
Halloween Spookfest, Down at the Farm

Bring your little horrors to the Halloween Spook-fest for some hair-raising half term fun. 
 

Seaham 4.93 miles
All Things Unicorn, The Creative Place

All things unicorn - a magical event for little unicorn lovers with stories, crafts and refreshments

Jarrow 6.26 miles
Saturday Morning Farm Club, Jarrow Hall

Young farmers will get behind the scenes, meet new friends and discover life on the farm.

Stannington 19.47 miles
Halloween Spooktacular, Whitehouse Farm

We dare you to visit Whitehouse Farm Centre for their hair raising Halloween Spooktacular Event!

Washington 2.37 miles
Guide in a Hide, WWT Washington

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Atlantis Mega Inflatable, Aquatic Centre

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

Sunderland District (B) 2.37 miles
Penshaw Monument Tours to the Top

Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument's rooftop walkway for amazing views.

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Roller Disco, Raich Carter Centre

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

Washington 2.37 miles
Owl Pellet Dissection, WWT Washington Wetlands

Discover the grisly truth about owls during these special owl pellet dissection workshops.

Whitley Bay 10.41 miles
Monstersaurus, Whitley Bay Playhouse

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good!

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.85 miles
Graffiti Canvas Workshop, Canny Crafty, Gosforth

Children will be guided through the process of creating their very own graffiti art masterpieces.

Gateshead 7.73 miles
Cheeki Monkeys Nearly New Sale, Gateshead Leisure Centre

Baby & Child toys, clothes and equipment nearly new sale, a community event for the whole family

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Atlantis Mega Inflatable, Aquatic Centre

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

Washington 3.35 miles
Halloween Half-term Fun, Washington Old Hall

There will be an activity on every day of October half-term, perfect for celebrating Hallowe'en.

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Walks for all, Souter Lighthouse

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

South Shields 6.97 miles
Halloween Crafts, The Word

Come along to The Word for fun Halloween-themed crafts,  making a range of spooktacular crafts!

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Egg & Spoon, Northern Stage

Egg and Spoon is a perfect, gentle introduction for very young children to the magic of theatre.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Dino-World, Northern Stage

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show.

Morpeth 21.57 miles
Bumps & Babies, Morpeth NCT

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

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Half Term Holiday Club, Raich Carter Centre

Book a slot on the Holiday club - try multi sports, crafts, swimming, roller disco and more!

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Ghoulish Glass Painting, National Glass Centre

Decorate a glass tile with special glass paint, perfect for decorating a Halloween party or window. 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Let's Create, The Creative Place

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

Seaham 4.93 miles
Music Time & Rhyme, The Creative Place

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

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Glass Pumpkin Demonstrations,National Glass Centre

Watch the skill of the Glass Studio team as they make beautiful glass pumpkins for Halloween. 

Jarrow 3.35 miles
Wizard School, West Boldon Lodge

Witches and wizards, join us for potion making, care of magical monsters and broomstick lessons.

 

Washington 3.62 miles
3 Pig Tales, Arts Centre Washington

A brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris. 

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Teenage Gateshead Youth Theatre, Central Library, Gateshead

FREE Launch Session for this weekly drama group at Caedmon Hall for 14-17yr olds

Gateshead 8.43 miles
Graveyard Ghoul Trail, St Mary's Heritage Centre, Gateshead

FREE event - just drop in (if you dare) and find the ghouls hiding in the graveyard

Durham 10.23 miles
Celebrate Science! FREE Events in Durham

3 fun-packed, fascinating days of FREE childrens activities & workshops celebrating science!

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Holiday Atlantis Mega Inflatable, Aquatic Centre

Try the Mega Atlantis Inflatable assault course  during the half term holidays at the Aquatic Centre

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Pop-up Haunted House, National Glass Centre

Improve your paper cutting skills by creating a terrific pop-up house to show your friends. 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Slime Making Workshop, The Creative Place

Join us for a session of glitter slime making where you can take home what you make.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Discovery Days: Circus, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Family activities celebrating the launch of our new exhibition Circus! Show of Shows

South Shields 7.1 miles
Tremendous Tuesday Teddies, South Shields Museum

Make your own little felt bear or kit out your favourite teddy in something you have made.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Circus Skills workshop with Circurama, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Learn new circus skills together as a family in this interactive learning session for age 5+. 
 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Halloween Potions & Mocktails, The Creative Place

An afternoon of making spooky potions and mocktails and decorating spooky cakes.

Washington 2.37 miles
Owl Pellet Dissection, WWT Washington Wetlands

Discover the grisly truth about owls during these special owl pellet dissection workshops.

South Shields 6.83 miles
Hocus Panto, The Customs House

The three witches are back & more magical than ever, flying high in this wicked Halloween Pantomime.

South Shields 6.97 miles
Spooktacular Halloween Stories, The Word

Join The Word for an immersive and spooktacular storytelling session for under 7's & their families.

Middlesbrough 24.75 miles
The Nutcracker returns to Middlesbrough Theatre

The Russian National Ballet returns with the delightful production of this charming fairy tale.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
 Trick or Treat Plate, National Glass Centre

Design and paint your own pattern for a special Halloween plate to take it home for Halloween.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Apple Day, Sunderland Museum

Discover the amazing variety of apples grown in the UK, taste and then vote for your favourite.

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Unicorn Pumpkin Making, Katie's Garden

Reserve your place at our magical Unicorn making pumpkin party this Halloween half term.

Gateshead 7.85 miles
GemArts presents The Jungle Book shadow theatre show

Fearless Mowgli the ‘man-cub,’ finds fun and friendship as he learns to live by the law of Jungle.

Hetton 5.11 miles
Star Gazing, Rainton Meadows

Learn all about the night sky. Look what you can discover in the dark skies of the nature reserve.

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Hallowe'en Fun, Souter Lighthouse

Enjoy haunting fun this Hallowe'en. Trick or treating, creepy crafts and a spooky outdoor trail.

South Shields 6.97 miles
Halloween Crafts, The Word

Come along to The Word for fun Halloween-themed crafts,  making a range of spooktacular crafts!

Gateshead 7.73 miles
Get Crafty, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Every Thursday in the school holidays, drop in arts & craft sessions, 10am - 2pm. 

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Halloween Felty Faces, Gateshead Central Library

Spooky felt making - a monster, vampire, skeleton or pumpkin, the choice is yours!

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Beam, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

This is Granny's story – based on a true story about love, hope, bravery and taking risks

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Holiday Atlantis Mega Inflatable, Aquatic Centre

Try the Mega Atlantis Inflatable assault course  during the half term holidays at the Aquatic Centre

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Glass Shadow Lanterns,National Glass Centre

What lurks in the shadows? Monsters? Ghouls? Banish them with a creepy tealight lantern!

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Discovery Days: Circus, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Family activities celebrating the launch of our new exhibition Circus! Show of Shows

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.19 miles
Daisy First Aid Class for Parents & Carers

Multi-Award Winning 2 1/2 hr Daisy First Aid Classes for Parents, Grandparents & Carers

Gateshead 8.43 miles
Hafterm Creepy Crafts, St Mary's Heritage Centre

Make a spooky surprise to take home with you and help us to decorate our scary scene! 

South Shields 6.97 miles
Halloween T-shirt Making, The Word

Make your very own bespoke Halloween t-shirts that can be worn when you go trick and treating.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Halloween Party, The Creative Place

A tea time special with Halloween crafts, cake decorating, snacks and party games included. 

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Museums at Night, Sunderland Museum

Don't miss these Halloween parties with a science twist with Big Bang Science Parties.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Glass Potion Bottle, National Glass Centre

Make your own stickers to create a contrasting design on a glass bottle or jar.
 

South Shields 6.83 miles
Tom Thumb, The Customs House

Tom overhears Mum and Dad – there’s nothing left to eat & they are going to leave him in the forest!

South Shields 6.97 miles
Cooking up a Fright, The Word

Carolyn from The Canny Kitchen returns this October half term to cook up a fright.

Stannington 19.47 miles
Spooky Halloween Afternoon Tea, Whitehouse Farm

Hubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble – Whitehouse Farm Centre has something Spooky brewing 

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Art Seekers - Halloween, National Glass Centre

Come along for a special 1.5 hour long session of absolute fun with Theatre Tots North East.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Diwali Delights, Sunderland Museum

Get ready for the annual Diwali festival of light by making your own lanterns and rangoli artworks.

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Blooming Broomstick Making, Katie's Garden

Grown ups & growing witches alike, reserve your space for some blooming broomstick making.

South Shields 7.1 miles
Spooky Science Workshop, South Shields Museum

Enjoy a spooky science spectacular to create lightning and slime in this Halloween workshop.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Slime Making Workshop, The Creative Place

Join us for a session of glitter slime making where you can take home what you make.

South Shields 6.97 miles
Monster Laser Fun, The Word

Our infamous laser cutting session for children is back, this time better than ever!

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Unicorn Pumpkin Making, Katie's Garden

Reserve your place at our magical Unicorn making pumpkin party this Halloween half term.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Wendy the Sneezing Witch, National Glass Centre

Wendy the Witch can't stop sneezing but when she does, something terrible happens!

Sunderland 3.06 miles
Steaming Weekend, Ryhope Engine Museum

Visit Ryhope Engine Museum and see the huge 100 horsepower steam beam engines in action.  

Washington 3.62 miles
Storyteller, Storyteller, Arts Centre Washington

What happens when two storytellers arrive at the same place at the same time to tell their stories?

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Hallowe'en pumpkin carving, Souter Lighthouse

Let us help you prepare for Hallowe'en. Carve your own pumpkin - will it be funny or scary?

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Zombie Night Run, Souter Lighthouse

Get scared and get fit! Don't get caught in a 5k race against the Souter zombies.

Gateshead 7.61 miles
Metro Radio's Halloween Walk of Fear, Saltwell Park, Gateshead

A family friendly, 2 mile, scary woodland trail, Bring your pumpkins and face your fears!

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.09 miles
Haunted Church Halloween Party, Newcastle Climbing Centre

Spend Halloween in the Haunted Church with games and fancy dress competition for age 7-14

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.54 miles
Half term at Stepney Bank Stables, Newcastle

Junior Jockey mornings for age 3-8, £2 Taster sessions for age 3+ and Own your Pony days age 8-12

Wallsend 8.75 miles
Halloween Special, Stephenson Railway Museum

Take a ride on one of our spooky Heritage Trains! Plus games, activities, arts and crafts.

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96 miles
Glitch Gaming Festival, Metro Radio Arena

A gaming extravaganza, sowcasing the latest games with YouTube superstar, ComedyShortsGamer, Deji

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Play+INVENT, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Unleash their inner inventor, designer and maker in our range of workshops and drop-in sessions

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Toddle Truck Tours, Great North Museum

A sing song with Georgina and the Great North Mouse then a tour of the galleries in a toddle truck!

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Animal 'Yoga' (for young children and their families), Great North Museum

We will be stretching our bodies into different shapes to create and learn about different animals.

Gateshead District 12.15 miles
Beer and fright night, Gibside

Live music, food & fancy dress competition, there’s a category for both adults and children. 

Seaton Valley 13.11 miles
Spooky Fun at Seaton Delaval Hall

Join us throughout October half term and enjoy autumn activities and Halloween horrors.

Ponteland 18.84 miles
Halloween Fun, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Halloween fun including pumpkin trails, spooky stories and fancy dress competitions!

Shildon 20.46 miles
Celebration of Local Superheroes

Come and see the emergency services, including the police, fire service, mountain rescue and others.

Belsay 21.87 miles
Torchlight ghost tours, Belsay Hall

When the lights go out, the empty rooms of the 200 year old hall become rather eerie...

Hexham 27.2 miles
Hexham Spook Night

Hexham Town Centre - Free Event, 3pm-9pm .                                      

Wallington Demesne 27.37 miles
Half Term Halloween Fun, Wallington

Have a spooktacular time this Halloween with lots of ghoulish activities and adventures. .

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Ghoulish Glass Painting, National Glass Centre

Decorate a glass tile with special glass paint, perfect for decorating a Halloween party or window. 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Pumpkin Carving Workshop, The Creative Place

A morning of Halloween fun creating your own pumpkin to take home and display in the coming days!

South Shields 6.97 miles
Create & Design for Halloween. The Word

A chance for children to see their design made in front of their eyes on our laser cutters!

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.2 miles
Prunella Pumpkin's School of Wizardry in Ouseburn

Unique immersive play, spooky castle, wand making, potions, silent disco and much more

Belsay 21.87 miles
Spooky Half Term Fun, Belsay Hall

Meet our spooky character and get creative with some creepy crafts.              

Humshaugh 29.63 miles
Rotten Romans, Chesters Roman Fort

If you think you've got what it takes why not try out for the Roman army while you're here?

Seaham 4.93 miles
Ceramic Pumpkin Painting, The Creative Place

Paint your own ceramic pumpkin to take home, workshop includes a Halloween drink and cake!

Edmondsley 9.95 miles
Holmside Park Halloween Event - Cedric Dragonscars World of Witchcraft and Wizardry

An interactive Halloween experience/walk like no other. Enter a world full of mystery and magic.

Ponteland 16.63 miles
Ponteland's Mum 2 mum baby sale is back

We are pop up markets selling everything related to pregnancy, baby , toddlers and pre school to 6yr

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Family Fusing, National Glass Centre

Get together as a group to make a large fused glass panel - the perfect family project.

Wallsend 8.75 miles
Halloween Special, Stephenson Railway Museum

Take a ride on one of our spooky Heritage Trains! Plus games, activities, arts and crafts.

Darlington 25.39 miles
Halloween at Head of Steam, Darlington

Spooky Halloween Fun including a magician, arts and crafts and a spooky treasure hunt

Sunderland District (B) 2.37 miles
Cosplosion, NELSAM

An action-packed day of activities with some of your favourite heroes.... and villains!

South Shields 6.97 miles
Dinosaur Takeover Day, The Word

Dinosaurs are taking over The Word for one day only - suitable for children of all ages.

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.2 miles
Prunella Pumpkin's School of Wizardry in Ouseburn

Unique immersive play, spooky castle, wand making, potions, silent disco and much more

South Shields 6.97 miles
Dinosaur Interactive Show, The Word

An amazing interactive show where children can become a Dino Ranger and defeat Dr Extinction!

South Shields 6.83 miles
Villains Ball, The Customs House

The Customs House & Katie’s Garden present a wickedly fantastic family ball for Halloween - 2 events to choose from.

Edmondsley 9.95 miles
Holmside Park Halloween Event - Cedric Dragonscars World of Witchcraft and Wizardry

An interactive Halloween experience/walk like no other. Enter a world full of mystery and magic.

Washington 2.37 miles
Nature Fright Nights, WWT Washington Wetland Centre

See nocturnal nature at its worst during one of our Nature Fright Night events!!

Wallsend 7.49 miles
Marvellous Monday:  Segedunum Wallsend

Mythical Monster Mask Making: create your own cringe-making creature mask to take home

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Halloween Party, Eldon Leisure, Newcastle

Enjoy soft play plus minidisco and play some great party games. For age up to 8 

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.02 miles
Happy Chinese Holiday Club, Gosforth

Learn about Chinese language, food and culture at this fun holiday club for ages 5-15.

Ponteland 18.84 miles
Zoo Club, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

A whole week of events to bring out your inner zoo keeper!                                    

Hexham 27.44 miles
Outdoor climbing adventure for children aged 8+ with or without mum and dad

Come and test your head for heights on some of Northumberland’s finest crags (ages 8+).

Prudhoe 18.54 miles
Boggle Busting Trail, Cherryburn

The boggles (ghastly Northumbrian spirits) have caused mischief and left Cherryburn upside down!

Durham 9.17 miles
TopGear Karting Halloween Event - Zombie Apocalypse

Have you got what it takes to survive? Race amongst the living dead this Halloween.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Glass Pumpkin Demonstrations,National Glass Centre

Watch the skill of the Glass Studio team as they make beautiful glass pumpkins for Halloween. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.64 miles
Big Draw Festival, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

Storytelling & Drawing Workshop with author and illustrator Catherine Rayner. FREE event

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Fagin's Twist, Northern Stage

Dickens’ Oliver Twist presented in a whole new contemporary hip hop style.      

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.67 miles
Halloween Party, Newcastle Trampoline Park

A spooktacular fancy dress bounce and disco party for adults and children with games and prizes!

Broomley and Stocksfield 19.99 miles
Halloween At Wheelbirks

Join us for some spooky fun over half term..All events are first come, first served. 
 

Middlesbrough 23.47 miles
Lost & Found at Middlesbrough Town Hall Theatre

Set sail on a wonderful adventure in this magical, musical show. “Perfectly Charming” – The Guardian

Hexham 27.44 miles
Weasling and Abseiling for children ages 8+ with or without mum and dad

A day weaselling through caves and later in the day a spot of Abseiling down some impressive crags.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Discovery Days: Circus, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Family activities celebrating the launch of our new exhibition Circus! Show of Shows

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Circus Skills workshop with Circurama, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Learn new circus skills together as a family in this interactive learning session for age 5+. 
 

Durham 9.17 miles
TopGear Karting Halloween Event - Zombie Apocalypse

Have you got what it takes to survive? Race amongst the living dead this Halloween.

South Shields 6.83 miles
Dracula, The Customs House

A comic take on the classic Bram Stoker tale - three actors, 20 characters, one vampire.

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.64 miles
Playing with Drypoint Printing Workshop, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

A family-friendly workshop with experienced printmaker & art teacher Michelle Wood of Sea Tern Print

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Spooky Night at the Discovery Museum SOLD OUT

Calling all little monsters, ghosts & ghouls, our Halloween party is set to be truly spooktacular! SOLD OUT

Tynemouth 9.86 miles
Halloween Fun Day, Shiremoor Adventure Playground

FREE ENTY. Lots of games and activities plus a spooky disco. Come in fancy dress & bring a pumpkin!

Whitley Bay 10.41 miles
The Addams Family Musical, Whitley Bay Playhouse

An Addams Family musical comedy presented by the Whitley Bay Operatic Society   

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.19 miles
Creative Baby, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

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

Ryton 14.53 miles
Halloween Lantern Workshop with ARTventurers

Join us as we make Halloween lanterns and decorate 'trick or treat' bags to carry them home in!

Grindon 18.89 miles
Halloween “Trick or Treat” Trail at Wynyard Hall

Head to the gardens at Wynyard Hall this Halloween for frightfully fantastic, family fun!  

Stannington 19.47 miles
Spooky Halloween Afternoon Tea, Whitehouse Farm

Hubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble – Whitehouse Farm Centre has something Spooky brewing 

Hexham 27.44 miles
Halloween bushcraft day for ages 5+ with or without mum and dad

Spooky den making, fire building, broomstick making, pumpkin carving, cauldron cooking fun!

Gateshead 8.43 miles
Hafterm Creepy Crafts, St Mary's Heritage Centre

Make a spooky surprise to take home with you and help us to decorate our scary scene! 

Darlington 26.04 miles
Halloween at the Cornmill Shopping Centre, Darlington

Halloween Safe Trick or Treating - follow spooky treasure trails, lots of activities on offer.

Durham 9.17 miles
TopGear Karting Halloween Event - Zombie Apocalypse

Have you got what it takes to survive? Race amongst the living dead this Halloween.

Tynemouth 7.85 miles
Double Trouble & The Pirates of the Spooky Lagoon, Exchange North Shields

Hilarious comedy, sensational circus performers, barrels full of laughter and so much more! 

Edmondsley 9.95 miles
Holmside Park Halloween Event - Cedric Dragonscars World of Witchcraft and Wizardry

An interactive Halloween experience/walk like no other. Enter a world full of mystery and magic.

South Tyneside District (B) 3.06 miles
Halloween Family Fun, Sunderland Dogs

So why not come along and enjoy a scarily good night out that the whole family will love.

Wallsend 7.49 miles
Fireworks at the Fort, Segedunum, Wallsend

FREE, donations are welcome. Site opens at 4 pm. Fireworks will start from 6:30pm.

Wallsend 8.75 miles
Make & Take Thursday, Stephenson Railway Museum

Get creative this half term Thursday at Stephenson Railway with free childrens craft activties. 

Thornaby-on-Tees 23.67 miles
Wicked Musical Theatre Workshop, Stockton Riverside College

A spooktacular Halloween workshop centred around the hit Musical ‘Wicked’, for age 5-16

Gateshead 7.73 miles
Get Crafty, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Every Thursday in the school holidays, drop in arts & craft sessions, 10am - 2pm. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Discovery Days: Circus, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Family activities celebrating the launch of our new exhibition Circus! Show of Shows

Washington 3.62 miles
A Frog Called Woanda, Arts Centre Washington

Live action, puppetry, music and shadows - a humorous story of love, loss and friendship. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.64 miles
Great North Doodle, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

This free drop-in activity is the perfect way to get creative with the kids this half term.

Newcastle upon Tyne District (B) 12.45 miles
Greatest Showman Artventurers, Great Park Community Centre

Roll up, Roll up for the greatest ARTventurers class in town, half term fun for age 4+

Stockton-on-Tees 23.36 miles
Oskar's Amazing Adventure at ARC Stockton Arts Centre

Fun-loving puppy Oskar has to run down a mountain to find a friendly animal to play with. 

Gateshead 7.61 miles
Saltwell Park Fireworks

Firework spectacular; fairground rides, a huge bonfire, live music and the MetroGnomes!

Tynemouth 8.31 miles
Nearly New Sale, Linskill Centre, North Shields

Baby & Toddler nearly new sale: clothes, toys and accessories. Grab a bargain!  

Durham 9.17 miles
Fireworks Spectacular in Durham in aid of St Cuthberts Hospice

Book your tickets online now for this Fantastic Fireworks Fundraiser Event in Durham

North Gosforth 12.07 miles
Fireworks & Funfair Family Racenight, Newcastle Racecourse

Spectacular Fireworks Display After Racing along with a funfair, music and games

Billingham 20.77 miles
Bing Live at the Forum Theatre, Billingham

Calling all Bingsters! Bing and friends are coming to Billingham in the first ever Bing stage show!

Washington 2.37 miles
Guide in a Hide, WWT Washington

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

Sunderland 3.06 miles
NCT Nearly New Sale, Fulwell Methodists

Grab yourself a bargain at NCT's preloved parent, children and baby goods sale. 

Seaham 4.93 miles
Saturday Teen Crafternoons, The Creative Place

Saturday Teen sessions with a different theme each week (suitable for pre-teens with an adult). 

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.19 miles
Saturday Art Club for 10-15yr olds, Laing Art Gallery

Inclusive art class held on the first Saturday of every month. No booking required

Ponteland 18.84 miles
Kirkley Hall Annual Bonfire & Fireworks Night

This year we are thrilled to be hosting a quiet firework display at Kirkley Hall.

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.5 miles
Bonfire Night Fireworks, Westfield School, Gosforth

Bonfire Night: all are welcome for our huge bonfire and fabulous firework display in the heart of Gosforth

Billingham 20.77 miles
Christmas Carol at the Forum Theatre Billingham

This brilliantly adapted musical version captures the magic of Christmas and sparkles on stage.

Raby with Keverstone 25.75 miles
Christmas Shopping, Raby Castle, Staindrop

Christmas gifts and festive treats and a huge range of decorations for your home.

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Grinchovers, Katie's Garden

With the release of the new Grinch movie, reserve your spot for a very special GRINCHOVER!

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Build a Lighthouse, Souter Lighthouse

Become a mini lighthouse keeper - design and decorate your very own working lighthouse.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Walter, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

Meet Walter the pigeon as he embarks on an 'adventure to end all adventures' in this family show

Seaham 4.93 miles
Crafty Breakfast with Elsa, The Creative Place

Themed crafts, white ‘frozen’ hot chocolate and topped breakfast toast plus a visit from Elsa!

Hauxley 29.57 miles
Wild Weekend - GeNErosity Festival - free

Get closer to nature and drop in for some free wild activities for both adults and children.

Washington 3.62 miles
Marty & Pablo's Madhouse, Arts Centre Washington

Enter Marty’s Madhouse for a taste of silliness, magic, circus skills and a menagerie of puppets.

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.92 miles
Little Nippers Baby & Toddler Nearly New Sale, Brunton Park

Baby & Toddler Nearly New Sale 2pm-3.30pm St Aidan's Community Centre, Brunton Park, Gosforth

Hauxley 29.57 miles
Wild Weekend - GeNErosity Festival - free

Get closer to nature and drop in for some free wild activities for both adults and children.

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Christmas Craft Fair, Souter Lighthouse

All of your Christmas shopping under one roof at Souter Lighthouse's annual Christmas Fair!

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Northern Children's Book Festival Gala Day, Gateshead Central Library

Meet and get involved in creative sessions run by the creators of your favourite children’s books.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.07 miles
CoderDojo, Life Science Centre

A monthly computer coding club for people age 8-17                                

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Uniformed Groups Badge Day, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies and Cubs: take part in activities towards your Science and Art Badges

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Open Morning, Royal Grammar School, Jesmond

Get a flavour of the RGS, take a guided tour of the school and chat to staff and students.

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.67 miles
Tiny Lives Nearly New Sale, Trinity Gosforth

Baby & Toddler clothes, toys and equipment sale raising funds for the RVI Tiny Lives Trust. 

Durham 10.85 miles
Traditional Crafts Weekend at the Botanic Garden Durham

Silversmith & an artist and card designer will be demonstrating their skills in the garden.

Stockton-on-Tees 23.36 miles
Leaf at ARC Stockton Arts Centre

The life story of a very special leaf in this warm, intimate and playful new piece for under 3s