4th Feb | Bones : Skeleton Secrets of the Animal Work Opens | Great North Museum
The museum launches it's new exhibition this weekend featuring the skeletons, fossils, teeth and bones of over 100 creatures. FREE entry. Find out more here.
4th Feb | Alphabet Photography Workshop (ages 6+) | Whickham Library
Create a digital photographic alphabet using iPads, SLR cameras and even your own smart phone. FREE event but place need to be booked in advance. Find out more and book here.
4th Feb | Dino Bricks at Woodhorn Opens | Woodhorn Museum
Enter the Jurassic period and meet dinosaurs face to face - each one is made using LEGO bricks. You can then try building your own dinosaur. Admission charges apply. Find out more here.
4th Feb | Pirates & Princess Party | Rowlands Gill Library
A fun-filled morning for under 5's filled with music, song and dance. Tickets must be bought in advance and cost £2/£3. Find out more and book here.
4th Feb | The First Hippo on the Moon | Tyne Theatre & Opera House
The First Hippo on the Moon is by No1 Bestselling author David Walliams. Aimed at children aged 3 and up, this exciting space adventure is not to be missed. Find out more and book here.
4th Feb | Walking with Wildfowl | WWT Washington
This guided walk is included in normal admission. Expect fascinating facts and learn all about the WWT's conservation work. Find out more here.
4th Feb | Chinese Dragon Making Workshop | Washington Arts Centre
Join Washington Arts Centre and celebrate Chinese New Year with their Chinese Dragon Making Workshop. All materials are provided (cost £3.50 per child on the day). Aimed at children aged 4+ and their families. Find out more here.
5th Feb | Chinese New Year Celebration | Sunderland Winter Garden
This free family event includes firecrackers, dragon dancing, arts and crafts, martial arts, lion dancing and more. Find out more here.
5th Feb | Make Wellie/Glove Clips | Seaton Delaval Hall
Seaton Delaval Hall host free crafts (included with admission) every Sunday from 11am-1pm. This week, it's wellie/glove clips. Find out more here.
As always, events could change so please check before setting off. Other ideas include Brick History and North East Landmarks at Life (check out our video tour below):-
Or how about a family walk around Plessey Woods or Dunstanburgh Castle? If you're still feeling a little skint after Christmas, you can try one of these 10 FREE days out in NewcastleGateshead.
Let me know what you're up to this weekend - have a good one.