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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.

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. 

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
Arty Backpacks, Sunderland Museum

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

Sunderland 3.62 miles
Sunderland Illuminations and Festival of Light

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Santa's Grotto, The Bridges

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

Broomley and Stocksfield 19.99 miles
Wheelbirks Christmas Fayre

A stylish and exquisite mix of stalls selling beautiful and tasteful gifts, decorations, cards & beauty products. 

Newby 28.99 miles
Christmas at Arcadia

 Christmas at Arcadia Garden Centre is a truly magical time - fabulous displays & a magical grotto experience.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Crocs and Clocks Trail, Sunderland Museum

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

South Tyneside District (B) 4.32 miles
Narnia at Red Fox Garden World

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

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!

Tynemouth 7.36 miles
Santa with his Reindeer Parade, Royal Quays

12pm. Santa will parade through Royal Quays with his reindeer to his grotto for the grand opening 

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.

Durham 10.04 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

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.

Gateshead District 12.15 miles
Park Run, Gibside

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

Ponteland 18.84 miles
Kirkley Hall Christmas Fair

A fantastic fun filled day for all the family, pay on arrival only £3 per person. FREE ENTRY INTO THE ZOO included. 

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

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Hot Chocolate Mug, National Glass Centre

Paint a design onto a ceramic mug, take it home and simply bake it in your own oven.

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

Murton 6.55 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.

Stannington 19.47 miles
Winter Market, Whitehouse Farm

With over 40 local business stalls all showcasing an array of fabulous gifts you won't find on the High Street.

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.

Murton (County Durham) 5.96 miles
Santa's Grotto, Dalton Park

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

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). 

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 2.37 miles
Roller Disco, Raich Carter Centre

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

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

Washington 3.87 miles
Washington Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas is coming to Washington in spectacular style & it begins with the switch on of the lights

 

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.

Morpeth 21.57 miles
Bumps & Babies, Morpeth NCT

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

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.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tyne Theatre & Opera House

Kick start the festive fun with a visit to wonderful family blockbuster Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors, Sunderland Empire

From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends about the torturing Tudors.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors - Get Creative Workshop, Sunderland Empire

Interactive show-themed activity session for under 11s with games, craft activities and storytelling

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.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians, Sunderland Empire

Fascinating Pharaohs and powerful pyramids, discover the facts with the meanest mummies in Egypt.

Gateshead 8.2 miles
Christmas Lights Switch On, Trinity Square, Gateshead

Start your official countdown to Christmas. Free fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Durham 9.95 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.

Prudhoe 17.29 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.       

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!

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Sunderland Lights Switch On, Keel Square

The Christmas lights switch on and a spectacular fireworks display will take place in Keel Square. 

South Shields 6.97 miles
Christmas Lights Switch On, South Shields

Enjoy the amazing atmosphere in South Shields as we switch on the Christmas lights!

Gateshead 7.73 miles
Creative Baby + Teething Jewellery Making, Shipley Art Gallery

Realx with your baby in our sensory play space and make chewable teething necklaces

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.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Horrible Histories Awful Egyptians - Get Creative Workshop, Sunderland Empire

Interactive show-themed activity session for under 11s with games, craft activities and storytelling

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

Design your own Christmas stocking and decorate a glass bauble ready for Christmas.

Framwellgate Moor 7.36 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 8.43 miles
Peas vs Penguins, Seven Stories, Newcastle

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

Gateshead 8.43 miles
Christmas Fair, St Mary's Heritage Centre, Gateshead

Bring the children along to this festive gift fair, there'll be crafts and drawing area

Newcastle upon Tyne 11.19 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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Winter Garden Markets, Sunderland Museum

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

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 7.23 miles
Christmas Market, Haven Point

The Christmas Fair at Haven Point is fast becoming one of the best in the whole of the North East!

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.

Longbenton 11.02 miles
Cheeky Monkeys Nearly New Sale, Killingworth

A parent, baby and child nearly new table top event with good quality clothes, toys and equipment

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Winter Landscape, National Glass Centre

Test your creative skills in a monoprint workshop & find inspiration to create a winter scene print.

Durham 9.95 miles
NCT Nearly New Christmas Toy sale in Durham

We will be holding an extra sale this year, our first Nearly New Christmas Toy sale!

Sunderland 3.06 miles
Christmas Countdown Calendar, The Little Play Café

It's nearly December so we will be making our own Frosty the Snowman Countdown Calendars and having a sing-a-long. 

South Shields 6.83 miles
Beauty and the Beast, The Customs House

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96 miles
Goldilocks & The Three Bears, Theatre Royal Panto

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.07 miles
Pre-school day, Life Science Centre

Led by a friendly Science Explainer these events are specially designed for young children. 

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 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

Middlesbrough 24.75 miles
A Christmas Carol at Middlesbrough Theatre

Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most Christmassy of Christmas tales.

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.

Sunderland 1.93 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!

Longbenton 10.41 miles
Christmas Market, Dog & Cat Shelter, Benton

Santa's Grotto & festive market 4pm-9pm at Benton Dog & Cat Shelter. Adults £1 Children free. Dogs welcome!

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Christmas Lights Switch On, Southwick

The Christmas lights in Southwick will be switched on during this afternoon event.

Tynemouth 8.31 miles
Winter Wonderland, Linskill Centre, North Shields

In it's 3rd year, Santa's Grotto and Elves workshop, festive farmyard, street food, mulled wine and music.          

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 miles
Toddler Takeover Day, Great North Museum

A behind the scenes look through a range of games & activities suitable for our littlest learners.

Whitley Bay 10.14 miles
St Nicholas Festival, Whitley Bay

Food and gift stalls. Fairground rides and carol singing plus the annual parade at 4pm on the Friday

Durham 10.23 miles
Durham City's Traditional Christmas Festival

One of the UK’s best Christmas Festivals, markets, entertainment and Children's Lantern Parade 

Seaham 5.47 miles
Seaham Christmas Parade

A wonderful night of festivities for the people of Seaham and surrounding areas.

Washington 3.35 miles
Illuminating the Garden, Washington Old Hall

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

South Tyneside District (B) 5.8 miles
Father Christmas at Souter Lighthouse

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

Murton 6.55 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Richardsons Garden Centre

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

South Shields 6.83 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.

Wallsend 7.85 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.

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Make your own Christmas Angel Bunting, Gateshead Library

A family fun workshop with artist Josie Brookes to create Angel festive bunting 

Wallsend 8.75 miles
Santa Specials, Stephenson Railway Museum

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27 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

Whitley Bay 10.14 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 10.41 miles
Peter Pan, Playhouse Whitley Bay

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

 

 

Consett 16.29 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!

Lanchester 16.34 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!

Billingham 20.77 miles
Peter  Pan at the Forum Theatre, Billingham

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

Raby with Keverstone 25.75 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

Thornaby-on-Tees 26.08 miles
Santa's Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Crazy Corner, Thornaby on selected dates in December. Only £6 per child.

Sunderland 3.06 miles
Meet the Head Elf on the Shelf,Little Play Cafe

The Head Elf is flying in - courtesy of some magic fairy dust of course - from the North Pole to pay a visit.

Jarrow 3.35 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.

Washington 2.37 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.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Christmas Craft, National Glass Centre

Get inspired by the wonderful makers at our Craft Fair and make your own Christmas gifts.

Sunderland 1.37 miles
Santa's Magical Grotto, Liberty Brown

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

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

Tynemouth 7.85 miles
Luna, The Exchange, North Shields

An enchanting theatre experience about friendship, the moon and being brave in the dark.

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 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

Belmont 7.73 miles
Festive Family Shows  & Parties at Ramside Hall

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.07 miles
Clic Sargent Christmas Concert, Newcastle City Hall

The Dunston Silver Band plus school choirs help celebrate the work of the children's cancer charity

Gateshead 9.86 miles
A Christmas Carol Breakfast, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 10.67 miles
Christmas Party, Newcastle Trampoline Park

Festive Christmas party for the under 11s with special guest appearance from Santa and the Snowman!

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.43 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!

Sunderland 1.93 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.

Jarrow 3.62 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!

Jarrow 3.35 miles
Relaxed Santa's Winter Woodland Session, West Boldon Lodge

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

Raby with Keverstone 25.75 miles
Christmas craft workshops at Raby Castle

Christmas craft workshops will run on selected dates throughout December and must be booked in advance.

Washington 3.62 miles
Snow Play, Arts Centre Washington

What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? 

Gateshead 7.61 miles
Enchanted Parks, Saltwell Park, Gateshead

The House of Lost and Found: see Saltwell Park transformed into a magical and mythical wonderland

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Mary & Josephine's Christmas Miracle, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

A feel-good Nativity show retold by performers who have learning disabilities and autism.

Stockton-on-Tees 23.36 miles
Tutti Frutti present The Ugly Duckling at ARC Stockton Arts Centre

Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen, this production takes us on a journey to discover inner beauty.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Festive Glass Fusing, National Glass Centre

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

Middlesbrough 24.75 miles
Dick Whittington at Middlesbrough Theatre

Join Dick Whittington and his trusty cat as he seeks fame, fortune and happiness.

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Cinderella, Tyne Theatre & Opera House

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

Sunderland 3.06 miles
Olaf and Elsa Snowy Afternoon, The Little Play Café

Join Elsa and Olaf for a morning of fun, sing-a-long songs and dancing to your favourite Frozen songs.

South Shields 7.23 miles
Camel Parade, South Shields

It will be an evening of fabulous entertainment at this year's spectacular Camel Parade.

Sunderland District (B) 3.06 miles
Santa & Elves, Down at the Farm

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

Gateshead 5.8 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Ginger Parties, Gateshead

A festive breakfast with Santa - all made by Santa’s Elves and the Christmas Fairy.

South Shields 6.97 miles
Christmas Tales, The Word

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

Gateshead 7.36 miles
Aladdin, Gateshead Stadium Panto

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

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Sock Snow People Workshop, Gateshead Central Library

Do you wanna build a Snooooooowman? Then come to this workshop and do just that! 

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.43 miles
Christmas Fun with Aukestra, Seven Stories, Newcastle

Dance away to all your favourite fun-filledChristmas songs with musical group Aukestra. 

Tynemouth 8.54 miles
Santa Express, Tynemouth

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96 miles
Cinderella, People's Theatre, Heaton

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

Preston-on-Tees 25.16 miles
Christmas Bazaar at Preston Park Museum

Enjoy a weekend full of festivities at our traditional Christmas Bazaar on the Victorian Street and Music Room.

Raby with Keverstone 25.75 miles
Festive Food and Gift Market at Raby Castle 

For unique festive gift ideas and inspiration head to Raby Castle’s Christmas Food and Gift Market

Darlington 26.04 miles
Luna at Theatre Hullabaloo, Darlington

A magical first time theatre experience about friendship, the moon and being brave in the dark for 2-5 year olds.

Darlington 26.08 miles
Aladdin at Darlington Hippodrome

Full of fun, fabulous costumes and amazing special effects, take a magic carpet ride and a trip to old Peking.

Washington 2.37 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 2.73 miles
Lovely Christmas, National Glass Centre

Get in the festive spirit with four exciting art activities taking place throughout the day.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Christmas Bauble Workshop, The Creative Place

A festive morning of craft – paint a beautiful ceramic bauble for you to take home and cherish.

South Shields 6.97 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!

Sunderland 1.93 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 4.93 miles
Choc-tastic Fun, The Creative Place

An afternoon of Choc-tastic Christmas fun to celebrate the end of national chocolate week.

Gateshead 5.8 miles
The Royal Christmas Ball, Ginger Parties, Gateshead

A 2hr experience, including full cast of characters, xmas tea, sequence ball dance & face painting.

Gateshead 9.86 miles
Xmas goes Pop, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

A fantastic family pop show with festive lunch, hosted by X Factor's He Knows, She Knows

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Reindeer Dash, The Bridges

Can you help Santa by becoming a reindeer for the day in this unique indoor family fun run!

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 miles
Fresh Youth Christmas, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

Fresh is a music event for young people with learning disabilities & autism, their family & friends.

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Carols by Candlelight, Sunderland Minster

Celebrate Christmas in one of the region’s most beautiful church buildings with North East Autism.

Sunderland 2.73 miles
Christmas Coasters, National Glass Centre

Make a pair of beautiful glass coasters of your own design in this festive fusing workshop.

Sunderland 1.37 miles
Jack and the Beanstalk, Royalty Theatre

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

Sunderland 2.37 miles
Gingerbread House Designing, Katie's Garden

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

Sunderland 1.93 miles
Peter Pan, Sunderland Empire

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

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Artventurers Christmas Party, Caedmon Hall, Gateshead

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

Washington 3.62 miles
A Christmas Carol, Arts Centre Washington

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

Washington 3.35 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.

Gateshead 5.8 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

Gateshead 7.85 miles
Elf Yourself Animation Workshop, Gateshead Library

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

Sunderland 2.73 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.

Seaham 4.93 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.

South Shields 6.97 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.

Seaham 4.93 miles
Christmas Crafternoon, The Creative Place

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.17 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 9.86 miles
Santa Sunday, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

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

Sunderland 1.93 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 9.47 miles
Breakfast with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

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

Washington 5.11 miles
Brunch with Santa, Holiday Inn Washington

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

Newcastle upon Tyne 9.47 miles
Afternoon Tea with Santa, Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond

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