Half Term in Newcastle Gateshead

 
Art FLOW BALTIC Gateshead
24-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Juice Festival. The River Tyne flows through the veins of all who live in and love the North East. It represents the rich history and spirit of the region, carrying treasured...

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Young Writers Q&A with David Almond Seven Stories Ouseburn
24-Oct-14

A rare opportunity to spend time with this award-winningauthor as he shares his own journey from draft to print, offers advice, inspires and answers as many questions as you can...

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Juice Newcastle/Gateshead Newcastle
25-Oct-14 to 3-Nov-14

Juice Festival celebrate the creativity of children and young people, with a wide and varied range of events to encourage children, young people and their families to engage in...

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Chilling Cherryburn Cherryburn City wide
25-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Come in creepy fancy dress and discover Cherryburn's ghostly side with family activities during half term! Help Thomas Bewick put a stop to the ghostly goings on at Cherryburn...

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The Potion Trail Gibside Gateshead
25-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Brave a walk through the woods at Gibside on a family trail to collect all sorts of grizzly ingredients for a yucky Halloween potion.

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Pumpkin Carving Gibside. Gateshead
25-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Pumpkin carving takes place on 25, 26, 30 & 31 October from 10am – 3pm and costs £4. Booking is essential so we can order enough pumpkins.

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50 things to do.before you’re scared to death Wallington City wide
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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We've put a spooky twist on some of the activities on the list of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4. Explore the spooky west woods where you can hold a scary beast, hunt for...

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Halloween at Life Life Science Centre Newcastle
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

For a frighteningly good half term, head to Life! We'll have plenty to keep the whole family entertained from ghoulishly glowing slime workshops to exploring the night sky at...

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Floating Worlds exhibition St Mary's Heritage Centre Gateshead
25-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

An amazing cardboard art installation inspired by David Almond's award-winning novel Heaven Eyes will transform St. Mary's Heritage Centre. Artists Nicola Lynch and Sally Southern...

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Cautionary Tales from the Trenches The Lit & Phil Newcastle
25-Oct-14

A quest to explore the Lit & Phil's wartime stories with a large dose of November Club magic... It's 1914. As the outside world changes forever, the Lit & Phil's head librarian...

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Transformation The Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead
25-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14

A gallery takeover specially for Juice! Juice has handed over the creative power to young people from Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy, who have created their very own masterpieces...

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Art Jam 2014: Fantasy and Fairytales The Arches Sage Gateshead Gateshead
25-Oct-14

Join Juice for a full day of urban art and see world famous street artist Inkie create a spectacular mural inspired by fantasy and fairytales in the arches behind Sage Gateshead....

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Human Library Newcastle City Library Newcastle
25-Oct-14

A library with a difference... Human Library aims to challenge stereotypes and to confront stigma in all its forms. The twist is that the 'Books' are young people and that 'readi...

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Gatecrash Theatre Royal Newcastle
25-Oct-14

Presented by Zest Theatre Sam's having a house party. Nothing big, just a few close friends…at least that was the plan until you knocked on the door. Gatecrash the party of the...

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Bleu Dance City Newcastle
25-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14
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Presented by Compagnia TPO Set sail with us for the Mediterranean... Follow Sailor as he embarks on a magical journey to the bottom of the deep blue sea. Swim, splash, be carrie...

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Juice Box The Stand Comedy Club Newcastle
26-Oct-14

Juice Box - Sunday Assembly Newcastle : Generation Z - Our Future Leaders Share ideas, sing songs, listen to great talks and celebrate life at this religious-free get together...

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Zoo Club Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens City wide
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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A whole week of events to bring out your inner zoo keeper! Every day there will be different activities for you to join in with including helping the keepers with their daily...

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The Full Monty Theatre Royal Newcastle
27-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14
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In 1997, a British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers took the world by storm. Now, they're back. Live on stage. And this time they really are going to go The Full...

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Halloween Bird & Bat Box building Great North Museum:Hancock Newcastle
27-Oct-14
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Nest box expert Geoff Lawrence from the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN) will help you to make your own bird and bat boxes. No booking required, just drop in. Each...

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Minecraft Madness! Rowlands Gill Library Gateshead
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Our half-term craft club is making the most of the holidays! Lots of things to make at our minecrafting tables.

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Make a Mechanical Model – a ‘Floating Worlds’ St Mary's Heritage Centre Gateshead
27-Oct-14

Make a Mechanical Model – a ‘Floating Worlds' workshop Join artist Christopher Folwell to have a go at building your very own automaton from cardboard. Learn how levers, cams,...

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Cautionary Tales from the Trenches The Lit & Phil Newcastle
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

A quest to explore the Lit & Phil's wartime stories with a large dose of November Club magic... It's 1914. As the outside world changes forever, the Lit & Phil's head librarian...

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Blind Beatboxing Workshop Live Theatre Newcastle
27-Oct-14

Presented by The Paper Birds Theatre Company Beat-boxing Workshop An introduction and a chance to try out beat-boxing with UK champion Grace Savage ahead of her one person show.

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TiNY Discovery Museum Newcastle
27-Oct-14

Presented by Replay Theatre Company A teeny weeny show for our very youngest audiences. Small enough to pop up anywhere, TiNY comes with its own magical theatre space and is...

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Fly Like No-one's Watching Circus Central Newcastle
27-Oct-14

A fun sesion of aerial experiments, busked live music, dancing and games. Come and join Bare Toed Dance Co and discover moves that feel just right for you. Dance upside down on...

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Charlie and Lola Northern Stage Birtley
28-Oct-14 to 30-Oct-14

Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play Charlie and Lola are completely excited to be back on stage with their Extremely New Play – and this time they're bringing along Sizzles the...

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Big Juice Read Newcastle City Library Newcastle
28-Oct-14

Big Juice Read - The Boy who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond. Immerse yourself in our family-friendly celebration of The Boy who Swam with Piranhas. Visit the fairground,...

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The Bounce Northern Stage Newcastle
28-Oct-14 to 29-Oct-14

Presented by Oily Cart This new multi-sensory and highly interactive show is created for young people from 3-19 who are defined as having Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilit...

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Juice Box - Halloween at Dance City Dance City Newcastle
28-Oct-14

A frightful fun-filled day of spooky street dance and manic musical theatre. The day will conclude with a performance for family and friends on Dance City's stage. Do you dare?

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Meet & Greet Mike The Knight Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens City wide
29-Oct-14
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Come along to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens and see Mike the Knight, who will be appearing at intervals throughout the day. As well as seeing Mike the Knight, other activites at...

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Halloween Night of Terror Penshaw Monument City wide
29-Oct-14

Penshaw Monument is a 70 foot high folly and replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens and can be seen for miles around. Dare you climb the spooky hidden staircase to the roof...

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Treasured Possessions – a ‘Floating Worlds’ w St Mary's Heritage Centre Gateshead
29-Oct-14
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Treasured Possessions – a ‘Floating Worlds' workshop If you were going on an adventure and could only take one memento with you, what would it be? Drop in to this workshop with...

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The Fairground of Fantastic Fishy Feats - Fiv Discovery Museum Newcastle
29-Oct-14 to 30-Oct-14

The Fairground of Fantastic Fishy Feats - Five Ring Circus Come one, come all to this family-friendly theatrical circus show! Madame La Bonche's Wonder Circus present a brand...

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Juice Box - Halloween at Rising Sun farm Rising Sun Farm Newcastle
29-Oct-14

Juice Box - Halloween at Rising Sun farm Keep your wits about you as you creep around the farm to hunt out spooky tricks and treats including a frightfully tasty cooking demo....

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Young People's First in 3 Northern Stage Newcastle
29-Oct-14

After last year's sell out event, this night of celebration returns to Juice in the atmospheric and informal setting of Northern Stage's Stage 3. Be the first to see fresh talent...

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Minecraft Mayhem! Felling Library Gateshead
30-Oct-14

Ghasts, creepers and endermen beware! Bring your tablet or phone and join in minecrafting activities at our Minecraft Club.

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A Magical World The Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Co Gateshead
30-Oct-14

Enter in the Magical world of Lawnmowers Theatre Company and take a visual, participatory journey through the rooms of this creative company and experience live Music and theatre,...

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Louder than Words Old Town Hall Gateshead
30-Oct-14

Skimstone Arts' Young Artist Collective prsents Louder than Words, A Musical Reaction to a Modern Manifesto. Join young musicians as they launch their debut album showcasing origi...

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Spooky Cooking Northern Stage Newcastle
31-Oct-14

Create strange and spooky treats at our popular cooking workshop with the McKenna's chief chef! And the best part is... you get to eat your creation afterwards! Fancy dress encour...

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Halloween at Discovery Discovery Museum Newcastle
31-Oct-14
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Discovery will be full of little monsters as we welcome the Monsters Ball to the Great Hall. Get your spookiest costumes ready for Halloween 2014 here at Discovery Musuem. Not...

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Pumpkin carving Cherryburn City wide
31-Oct-14

Come along and carve a pumpkin for Halloween. Costs £4 and booking is essential so we can order enough pumpkins. 10am - 3pm

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Halloween hog roast Gibside. Gateshead
31-Oct-14
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Join us on Halloween itself for a family hog roast at our regular Friday night beer garden. All the usual Gibside Beer Garden treats plus local hog roast, live music, scary face...

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Juice Box - Bird Live Theatre Newcastle
31-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14

It's four in the morning and Leah Bird is alone in a flat in Derby waiting for her boyfriend to call. Over the course of a single night she tells us what it's like to be fourteen,...

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Halloween at Gateshead Old Town Hall Gateshead Old Town Hall Gateshead
31-Oct-14

A Halloween party with a twist... Hold your breath as the ghosts of long-dead convicts, policemen and judges take hold of Gateshead Old Town Hall - once a Victorian police statio...

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¡VAMOS! presents: Day of the Dead Mexican Wre The Boiler Shop Newcastle
1-Nov-14

¡VAMOS! presents: Day of the Dead Mexican Wrestling. Move over Halloween as ¡VAMOS! present on NOVEMBER 1ST the biggest FANCY DRESS themed 'Day of the Dead' extravaganza Newcastle...

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Cautionary Tales from the Trenches The Lit & Phil Newcastle
1-Nov-14

A quest to explore the Lit & Phil's wartime stories with a large dose of November Club magic... It's 1914. As the outside world changes forever, the Lit & Phil's head librarian...

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Musical Rumpus Gateshead Old Town Hall Gateshead
1-Nov-14

Presented by Spitalfields Music Explore a magical underwater world of mermaids and monsters on this journey into the beautiful music of J.S.Bach; an interactive, immersive experi...

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Just Jam International Dance City Newcastle
1-Nov-14

Just Jam International An explosive weekend of hip hop performance, workshops and battles to end Juice 2014 with a bang! Just Jam Workshops Breakin' Workshop (£8) 12pm-1.30pm,...

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Just Jam International Dance City Newcastle
1-Nov-14

Just Jam International An explosive weekend of hip hop performance, workshops and battles to end Juice 2014 with a bang! House Workshops (£10) 12pm-2pm, age guide: 16+ Learn House...

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Poppin’ & Lockin’ Workshop Dance City Newcastle
1-Nov-14

Just Jam International An explosive weekend of hip hop performance, workshops and battles to end Juice 2014 with a bang! Poppin' & Lockin' Workshop (£10) 2pm-4pm, age guide:...

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Jam & Juice Dance City Newcastle
1-Nov-14

Just Jam International An explosive weekend of hip hop performance, workshops and battles to end Juice 2014 with a bang! A mash up of boldly different performances pushing the...

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Halloween Underground Adventure Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort, Northumberlan City wide
2-Nov-14

Enjoy a spooky adventure as you discover what's underground this Halloween. Experience a fantastic day exploring the dark tunnels of Smallcleugh Mines, Nenthead, including the...

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1on1 Breakin’ Battle Dance City Newcastle
2-Nov-14

Just Jam International An explosive weekend of hip hop performance, workshops and battles to end Juice 2014 with a bang! 1on1 Breakin' Battle (£8 / £10 / £15) Sun 2 Nov, Prelimin...

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Juice Box - Inky Print Club Northern Print Newcastle
29-Dec-14

Immerse yourself in the colourful world of printmaking and create your own mini-masterpiece to take home and treasure. Drop in between 10.30am - 12.30pm on Wednesday 29 October....

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