Things to do with the kids in Newcastle and the North East this weekend

Things to do with the kids in Newcastle and the North East this weekend

Dark Dahl: Mash Up, Seven Stories Be plunged into the dark and mischievous world of Roald Dahl’s most unscrupulous characters as we celebrate 100 Years of Dahl. You will be revolted by rhymes, lively story times and activities as we bring to life some of Dahl’s most dastardly baddies. What happens when The Witches meet Miss Trunchbull? Come dressed as a mash up of your favourite characters and join us to find out. Whizz-pop your way to the Studio to complete your mashed up character. Create Mr Twits’ beard full of gobblesquirt and snozzberries and try on the BFG’s ears. Draw your nightmares to store in a swirling dreamscape to help the BFG banish the “trogglehumpers” and write your own recipe for a revolting sweet. Dates: Saturday, October 22 – Sunday, October 30 Times: 10:00am – 5:00pm. Join Seven Stories for Dark Dahl story times daily at 10.30am, 12noon and 3.30pm. Cost: Free event, but admission to Seven Stories is required. Autumn Adventures, Wallington Hall, Gardens Estate Wallington Hall in Northumberland Enjoy autumn fun at Wallington this half-term with indoor activities and outdoor adventures every day, from Halloween crafts and pumpkin carving to leaf collecting and wild art. Dates: Saturday, October 22 – Sunday, October 30 Times: 12:30pm – 3:30pm Cost: Normal admission charges apply. There may be an added charge for some activities. For more information go to . Storytime: Great North Museum: Hancock
Great North Museum: Hancock
Storytime at Great North Museum: Hancock Families can go along to the Great North Museum: Hancock to meet the Great North Mouse and Georgina during the museum’s Saturday Storytime sessions The Great North Mouse is a little explorer who lives in the Mouse House and explores the museum at night. He loves it when children come to visit the museum as he can share all the things he has learnt on his travels. The storytimes sessions are at 10.30am and 11.30am and are free. Afterwards the Mouse House is transformed into a creative workshop where young children can engage with craft activities between 1.30pm and 3pm. Goblin Queen Dragon, Alnwick Castle Alnwick Castle Follow the eerie calls of the Goblin Queen in the language of Goble, as she gathers you around to meet her dragon friend. This mystical duo has travelled from the land of Goble, to find out why the dragon’s eggs are no longer hatching. The Goblin Queen may tether her beast to you as she makes her investigations, or you may be chosen to sit on one of the dragon’s eggs to keep it warm! This dragon has movi…

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