Summer holidays in Northumberland

 
Dino Trail Woodhorn Ashington
24-May-14 to 1-Sep-14
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Pick up a self led trail sheet and explore all of Woodhorn's buildings to discover more fascinating facts about dinosaurs.

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Mumsnet Local Pirate Day The Beach County Wide
25-Jun-14 to 25-Jun-16

Aaarrrr me hearties! Come along and have a fun pirate themed day at the beach. This is a special summer meet up for Mumsnet Local. Just bring a picnic, picnic blanket and don't...

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The Proms on the Lawn Kirkley Hall Morpeth
18-Jul-14
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Kirkley Hall are hosting their very own night at the proms, with live music from Ellington Colliery Band ranging from modern hits to old classics. Sit back, relax and enjoy the...

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Kite Over Druridge Druridge Bay Country Park. Morpeth
19-Jul-14 to 20-Jul-14

Saturday and Sunday; Northumberland Kite Display featuring one of the youngest National Kite Display Champions “Josh Mitcheson” also the 3 Man Northumberland Kite Display Team...

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
19-Jul-14 to 20-Jul-14
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This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed. The headless statues of the...

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Hands on History- Wild Crew Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
19-Jul-14 to 25-Aug-14
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This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed. The headless statues of the...

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Science Quest Cragside Morpeth
19-Jul-14 to 1-Sep-14

A trail for inquisitive families. Delve into the mind of Lord Armstrong and discover the wonder of science on this one mile trail.

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Moth Morning! Cherryburn County Wide
19-Jul-14
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Join Cherryburn's Ranger as he opens up moth traps set the night before and help examine and identify what's inside!

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Cream Tea & Garden Walk Kirkley Hall Morpeth
20-Jul-14
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Starting off at our beautiful Orangery Tea Room with a cream tea you can look forward to a guided walk around the gardens of Kirkley Hall to find out what is currently in bloom. ...

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Race for Life. 5K Newcastle Racecourse County Wide
20-Jul-14

Show cancer who's boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you." Adult...

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Race for Life 10K Newcastle Racecourse County Wide
20-Jul-14

Show cancer who's boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you." Adult...

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Make & Do: Every Sunday Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
20-Jul-14
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Come along to our free children's craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts or to keep yourself.

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Family Printing Day Cherryburn Prudhoe
20-Jul-14
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Become a print apprentice like a young Thomas Bewick and create a beautiful print of our own in Cherryburn's Print Room!

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Outdoor Climbing Adventure Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort Hexham
20-Jul-14

You'll get an introduction to movement skills, harnesses, belaying and climbing calls. Suitable for ages 8+ Booking Essential: 01434 344363

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Urban Sports Summer Holidays Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
21-Jul-14 to 24-Jul-14
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Urban Sports Summer Holidays For ages 6 to 13 years. Activities include: Tennis, Frisbee, Bouldering Wall, Dodge Ball, Volley Ball, Swimming (for over 8s), Cricket, Football,...

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Science Lab Cragside Morpeth
21-Jul-14
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Join Carole, our Learning Officer to investigate Victorian inventions and have a go at making your own.

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Bewick's Boredom Busters! Cherryburn Prudhoe
21-Jul-14 to 25-Jul-14
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Follow in young Thomas Bewick's footsteps with summer holiday boredom busters in the great outdoors. Something different every week Monday to Friday - including den building,...

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Campfire Cooking Weetslade Country Park Cramlington
22-Jul-14

Northumberland Wildlife Trust. Come along and enjoy making twizzle sticks to eat with hot dogs, and make delicious orange cakes to eat around the campfire! Outdoor activity so...

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Roller Discos Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
22-Jul-14
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Enjoy the thrill of skating in a safe, indoor environment with disco music and lights. Bring your own skates or borrow some of ours. Check with venue to confirm date and times.

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
22-Jul-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Busy Bee Family Event Northumberland Wildlife Trust County Wide
23-Jul-14 to 30-Jul-14

Come along and try your hand at planting in our nature reserve, getting to know your bees and what they produce, or even have ago at some wildlife-themed crafts! All children must...

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Busy Bee Family Event St Nicholas Park, Cramlington
23-Jul-14 to 30-Jul-14

Come along and try your hand at planting in our nature reserve, getting to know your bees and what they produce, or even have a go at some wildlife-themed crafts! All children...

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Summer Activity Day Allen Banks and Staward Gorge Allendale
23-Jul-14

Come and join in with our Summer activity days for children ' they will include a range of events like pond dipping, mini beast hunts, forest schools type activities, bushcraft,...

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Time to Dress Cragside Morpeth
23-Jul-14
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The famous saying is "walk a mile in my shoes" - we say try half an hour in a corset... We are offering your children the chance to dress up in child sized adult Victorian costume...

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Campfire Cooking Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
24-Jul-14

Come along and enjoy making twizzle sticks to eat with hot dogs, and make delicious orange cakes to eat around the campfire. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking...

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Pirates & Princesses Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
24-Jul-14
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Come along and join our resident pirate Captain Raggy Beard for our Pirates and Princesses day here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. The day will be packed with fun and adventu...

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The Jungle Book. Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
24-Jul-14
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Bring you family and friends and enjoy an outdoor performance of this children's classic. Gates open at 6.30pm, performance starts at 7pm

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Time to Dress Cragside Morpeth
24-Jul-14
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The famous saying is "walk a mile in my shoes" - we say try half an hour in a corset... We are offering your children the chance to dress up in child sized adult Victorian costume...

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Pirates of Plessey Plessey Woods Country Park Bedlington
24-Jul-14

Make a wooden pirate ship to sail and race on the River Blyth. Prize for the fastest boat. Wellies advisable, pirate costume optional. Bookings only. Age 6yrs and over Please note...

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Pirates of Plessey Hartford Bridge Bedlington
24-Jul-14

Make a wooden pirate ship to sail and race on the River Blyth. Prize for the fastest boat. Wellies advisable, pirate costume optional. Bookings only. Age 6yrs and over Please note...

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
25-Jul-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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The Big Butterfly Count Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
26-Jul-14
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Come along and help the keepers carry out a butterfly survey here at the gardens.Starting at various times throughout the day, follow one of our guides while you allhelp spot and...

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
26-Jul-14 to 27-Jul-14
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This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed. The headless statues of the...

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Carvery Sunday Lunch Kirkley Hall Morpeth
27-Jul-14
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Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunch and sample fine wines from our menus. £15.95pp, this is a popular event so booking is essential

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Make & Do: Every Sunday Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
27-Jul-14
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Come along to our free children's craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts or to keep yourself.

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Science Lab Cragside Morpeth
28-Jul-14
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Join Carole, our Learning Officer to investigate Victorian inventions and have a go at making your own.

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Bewick's Boredom Busters! Cherryburn Prudhoe
28-Jul-14 to 1-Aug-14
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Follow in young Thomas Bewick's footsteps with summer holiday boredom busters in the great outdoors. Something different every week Monday to Friday - including den building,...

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Roller Discos Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
29-Jul-14
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Enjoy the thrill of skating in a safe, indoor environment with disco music and lights. Bring your own skates or borrow some of ours. Check with venue to confirm date and times.

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
29-Jul-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Shelter Building Plessey Woods Country Park Bedlington
29-Jul-14

Learn how to construct your own woodland shelter and keep out the wind and rain. Age restriction: 6 years and older There is a charge to attend this event of £3.50

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Pond Dipping Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
31-Jul-14

Search for creatures in the water and discover more about the fascinating life in a pond. All nets, trays and ID charts provided. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booki...

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Campfire Cooking Plessey Woods Country Park Bedlington
31-Jul-14

We'll be making some tasty campfire food and enjoying it around the fire. Age restriction: 6 years and older. Bookings only There is a charge to attend this event of £3.50

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
1-Aug-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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Red Row Vintage Rally Weekend 2014 Druridge Bay Country Park, Morpeth
2-Aug-14 to 3-Aug-14

This annual 2 day event on staurday 2nd & Sunday 3rd. A rare chance to see some of the best kept vintage vehicles in the land. On display will be a range of exhibits. Fire engines...

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Conquer That Spider Fear Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
2-Aug-14
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Guy Tansley brings over twenty five years of personal experience with spiders to this event and aims to dispel the many myths surrounding these misunderstood creatures. See tarant...

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
2-Aug-14 to 3-Aug-14
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This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed. The headless statues of the...

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Bat Night Plessey Woods Country Park Bedlington
2-Aug-14

Join Sam Talbot from the bat group to discover the bats of Plessey. Includes a walk around the woods to see what we can find using bat detectors. Please bring a torch! Bookings...

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Make & Do: Every Sunday Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
3-Aug-14
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Come along to our free children's craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts or to keep yourself.

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Kids' Gardening Club Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
3-Aug-14
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Join our garden team for digging, planting, weeding, harvesting or eating. Free drop-in session

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party Kirkley Hall Morpeth
4-Aug-14
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Follow the White Rabbit down the rabbits hole to join in the fun at our Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Full of magical surprises, garden games and a delicious afternoon feast. Mad Hat's...

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Urban Sports Summer Holidays Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
4-Aug-14 to 7-Aug-14
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Urban Sports Summer Holidays For ages 6 to 13 years. Activities include: Tennis, Frisbee, Bouldering Wall, Dodge Ball, Volley Ball, Swimming (for over 8s), Cricket, Football,...

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Science Lab Cragside Morpeth
4-Aug-14
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Join Carole, our Learning Officer to investigate Victorian inventions and have a go at making your own.

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Roller Discos Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
5-Aug-14
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Enjoy the thrill of skating in a safe, indoor environment with disco music and lights. Bring your own skates or borrow some of ours. Check with venue to confirm date and times.

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
5-Aug-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Animal Enrichment Day Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
6-Aug-14
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Enrichment is essential for the happiness and development of the animals here at Kirkley Hall Zoo so we are dedicating a full day to it. Bring along some of your everyday househol...

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Time to Dress Cragside Morpeth
6-Aug-14
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The famous saying is "walk a mile in my shoes" - we say try half an hour in a corset... We are offering your children the chance to dress up in child sized adult Victorian costume...

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Campfire Cooking Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
7-Aug-14

Come along and enjoy making twizzle sticks to eat with hot dogs, and make delicious orange cakes to eat around the campfire. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking...

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Campfire Cooking Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
7-Aug-14

Come along and enjoy making twizzle sticks to eat with hot dogs, and make delicious orange cakes to eat around the campfire. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking...

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
8-Aug-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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Sherlock Holmes Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
8-Aug-14
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Bring you family and friends and enjoy a night of outdoor theatre at its best Gates open at 6pm, performance starts at 6.45pm

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Madagascar Weekend Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
9-Aug-14 to 10-Aug-14
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Come along and learn about all the Madagascan species we have here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. Find out about our lemurs and help us conserve the native flora and fauna of...

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
9-Aug-14 to 10-Aug-14
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This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed. The headless statues of the...

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Make & Do: Every Sunday Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
10-Aug-14
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Come along to our free children's craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts or to keep yourself.

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Ranger Ramble Wallington Morpeth
11-Aug-14

Join our ranger on a seasonal countryside walk to discover the wildlife and history of the Wallington estate. Children must be accompanied by an adult Dogs on leads welcome The...

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Science Lab Cragside Morpeth
11-Aug-14
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Join Carole, our Learning Officer to investigate Victorian inventions and have a go at making your own.

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Animal Tracks and Trails Weetslade Country Park Cramlington
12-Aug-14

Come along and explore our collection of animal skins and skulls, and look for clues to decide which animal they belong to. Better still, make your own plaster cast of an animal...

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Roller Discos Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
12-Aug-14
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Enjoy the thrill of skating in a safe, indoor environment with disco music and lights. Bring your own skates or borrow some of ours. Check with venue to confirm date and times.

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
12-Aug-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Run Northumberland 10K Kirkley Hall Morpeth
13-Aug-14

Run Northumberland is part of the RUN NATION series of events and takes in historic and scenic venues. The events are open to runners of all abilities and are ideal for anyone...

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Red Squirrel Morning Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
14-Aug-14

Join us for a short stroll along the Beeches trail, looking for signs of red squirrels and visiting the wildlife hide, where hopefully we can watch the cheeky creatures feeding!...

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World Parrot Trust Day Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
14-Aug-14
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Nearly one-third of all parrot species are threatened in the wild and millions of pet parrots share our lives and homes so we are dedicating a day to learning all about our feathe...

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
15-Aug-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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The Merchant of Venice Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
16-Aug-14
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Bring your family and friends and enjoy a night of outdoor theatre at its best. Gates open at 6.30pm, performance starts at 7pm

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Magic Day Seaton Delaval Hall Blyth
16-Aug-14
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Join us for a day of magical tricks, illusions and fun. There will be various free magic shows throughout the day. Great fun for the whole family.

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Family Printing Day Cherryburn Prudhoe
17-Aug-14
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Become a print apprentice like a young Thomas Bewick and create a beautiful print of our own in Cherryburn's Print Room!

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Summer Zoo Club Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
18-Aug-14 to 22-Aug-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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Science Lab Cragside Morpeth
18-Aug-14
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Join Carole, our Learning Officer to investigate Victorian inventions and have a go at making your own.

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Roller Discos Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick
19-Aug-14
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Enjoy the thrill of skating in a safe, indoor environment with disco music and lights. Bring your own skates or borrow some of ours. Check with venue to confirm date and times.

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
19-Aug-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Ranger Bushcraft Day Allen Banks and Staward Gorge Allendale
20-Aug-14

Go wild learning the woodland skills you need to survive outdoors; cooking on a fire, building a shelter, making tools, even making a kazoo and much more! Booking Essential: 01434...

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Animal Tracks and Trails Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
21-Aug-14

We will be looking for the signs of animals and being creative with their tracks! All children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential. Outdoor activity so please wear...

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Kirkley Kritters Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
21-Aug-14
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Get up-close and personal with amazing megabugs that creep and crawl. See giant tarantulas, frogs, geckos, spiders and beetles; try and spot stick insects camouflaged amongst the...

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
22-Aug-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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Knights' Tournament Belsay Hall and Castle Morpeth
23-Aug-14 to 25-Aug-14
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Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval tournament. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered as these skilled men are put to...

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Campfire Cooking Weetslade Country Park Cramlington
26-Aug-14

Come along and enjoy making twizzle sticks to eat with hot dogs, and make delicious orange cakes to eat around the campfire. Outdoor activity so please wear appropriate warm,...

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50 things - Create some wild art Cragside Morpeth
26-Aug-14

Cragside is hosting an art exhibition between June - November 2014 so why not explore your artistic side by creating some wild art with the natural materials provided. Then tick...

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Red Squirrel Morning Leaplish Waterside Park County Wide
28-Aug-14

Join Northumberland Wildlife Trust for a short stroll along the Beeches trail. Look for signs of red squirrels and visit the wildlife hide, where hopefully you can watch the cheek...

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Family Fridays Bailiffgate Museum Alnwick
29-Aug-14

Family Fridays allow children and their parents/ carers explore the history, geography and people of North Northumberland through games, stories, songs and/ or activities. Activi...

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National Zoo Awareness Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens Morpeth
31-Aug-14
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Zoo Awareness Day was first started in the early 1990s by CAPS in order to raise awareness of the animal rights and conservation issues surrounding zoos. We will be supporting...

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Kirkley Hall Activity Day Kirkley Hall Morpeth
31-Aug-14

Kirkley Hall will be opening it's doors for a day jam packed with activities and fun. There will whole host of activites to take part in including our 120 metre zip wire, high...

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