There are only 2 weeks of the summer holidays left! Make sure you make the most of it! Here are my top picks of events happening throughout the North East this week.
Monday 19th August
*2pm bug hunt at experience woodhorn. £1 suggested donation. Check website for details http://www.experiencewoodhorn.com/
Tuesday 20th August
*2:30pm Mr windbags family magic show longbenton library. Call 0191 6437768 to book. £3
*1pm-2:30pm Charlie and chocolate factory factory event at surestart Blyth central
*North Tyneside bug hunts (see photo below)
Wednesday 21st August
*Bee week at Alnwick garden. Lots of events going on including theatre, photo opportunities, talks, advice and crafting. Check out their website for details http://www.alnwickgarden.com/events/226/bee-week-in-the-alnwick-garden
*Clash of the Kingdoms at Warkworth Castle 11am- 5pm. Dramatic reconstruction of Tudor battles and a chance for
Children to learn sword drills. Entrance fee's apply.
*BVAL Beach games at seaton sluice beach 1pm-3pm. Just turn up! Ages 6+
*Teddy bears picnic at Rising sun country park. See photo below for details
Thursday 22nd August
*spice trail at the discovery museum. Explore exotic flavours. Entry free. Charge for some activities such as face painting and creating your own herb planter
*Northumberland park fun day 11am-2pm. Bouncy castle, water slide, face painters, story tellers, games, arts and crafts and more
Friday 23rd August
*Sundown at Gibside. Free entry to Gateshead's largest family beer garden. Enjoy real ales, wines, live music, giant jenga, a children's play area and a stroll in the walled garden. 6pm-9pm
*North Shields ferry fish n chips cruise. 2pm-4pm. A 2 hr cruise including fish n chips delivered direct to the boat that can be enjoyed straight from the box. Visit website for full details and to book
What have your family got planned this week?