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Friday, 12 August 2016

What's On for Kids and Families in the North East 13th & 14th August

Here at North East Family Fun, we're half way through the summer holidays and have survived to tell the tale. YEAH! Here are 5 events happening in the North East this weekend that will keep your little one's entertained:-

What's On for Kids and Families in the North East 13th & 14th August

Family Fun Day at Newcastle Castle
Saturday 13th August 10am - 5pm

Join Newcastle Castle for their annual family fun day. There's lots going on - why not make your own shield or paper dragon? Try archery or join in with Knight school? Don't forget to climb the 99 steps to the top of the castle for the best views in town. Normal admission applies. More details here. 

Galaxy Universe Party at Discovery Museum
Saturday 13th August 11am and 2pm (must be prebooked)

Children can enjoy 90 minutes of fun with characters from across the universe. Expect party games, Knight skills training and a special galaxy parade plus space-themed crafts. Tickets and more information here. 

Astley Park Summer Gala
Astley Park, Seaton Delaval
Saturday 13th August at 11am

Expect lots of traditional gala fun including fairground rides, stalls, games, a teddy bears picnic plus Captain Jack Sparrow and a Dinosaur! Free entry. More details here. 

Pikachu visits Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, South Shields
Sunday 14th August 12:30pm-1:15pm

REAL Pikachu will be visiting Ocean Beach this Sunday which I'm sure will delight Pokemon fans young and old. Don't forget that all-important selfie! Free event. More details here. 

Madagascar Weekend at Kirkley Hall Zoo
Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th August 10am - 4pm

Learn all about the Madagascan species at Kirkley Hall in this special event. Find out about lemurs and learn about conservation through special activities and trails. Normal admission applies, More details here.

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Let me know what you're up to this weekend. 

What's On for Kids and Families in the North East 13th & 14th August



  1. Pikachu visiting Ocean Beach sounds like the perfect weekend! I can go catch pokemon whilst my niece meets pikachu :)


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