What's On in North East England for Kids - February 2018 (including half term)

February is a month full of fun and hope. We have half-term to look forward to, pancake day and Valentine's Day too. Hopefully by the end of the month, Spring will be within touching distance too. As always, these events are subject to change so please always check details before heading out. Let me know in the comments what you're up to this month.

What's On in North East England for Kids - February 2018 (including half term)


Deals for February
  • Grab a child's game of bowling, a child's pizza and milkshake at Lane 7 for just £10 from Friday 9th to Sunday 18th Feb. Call 0191 261 6161 and quote 'parent saver offer' to book. Children must be off premises by 7pm
  • £5 entry to Tweddle Farm when you show this voucher on your phone
  • Kids eat free on Sundays at Battlesteads Cavery

Ideas for the month of February
  • Welly Season at RSPB Salthome
  • Chinese Zodaic Animals Trail at Sunderland Winter Gardens
  • Highway Rat Trail - Kielder and Hamsterley Forest
  • Number 2 the Poo Show at Life
  • Mr Mulligans Space Golf opens February 10th 
  • Northumberland Country Zoo
  • 10 FREE family days out in NewcastleGateshead 




Family Pancake & Valentine Events


  • Kids Eat Free Valentine's Family Lunch at Evan's Bistro 
  • Footprints on the Moon - 'I love Nature' event 
  • Hopscotch Entertainment Royal Valentine's Ball 
  • Buy One Get One Free for Adults at Kirkley Hall Zoo 
  • Build a Valentine's Buddy at Katie's Garden
  • Valentine's Cupcake Decorating at Miss Tina's
  • Valentine's Heart/Unicorn Dream Catcher Family Workshop at Cappuccino Kids 


Family Theatre in February (some affiliate links)

  • 31 Jan - 11 Feb | Shrek the Musical at Sunderland Empire 
  • 1 - 3 Feb | Goodnight Mister Tom at Gala Theatre Durham 
  • 3 Feb | Sing-a-long Beauty and the Beast at Whitley Bay Playhouse 
  • 4 Feb | Monstersaurus at Gala Theatre Durham
  • 10 - 11 Feb | Teletubbies Live at Newcastle Theatre Royal 
  • 12 Feb | Crafty's Creepy Castle at Whitley Bay Playhouse
  • 13 Feb | The Mister Twister Magic Show at Whitley Bay Playhouse
  • 13 - 17 Feb | The Owl & the Pussycat at Northern Stage 
  • 14 - 16 Feb | Puddles Adventures at Customs House 
  • 17 Feb | Showstoppers the Family Improvised Musical at Northern Stage
  • 21 Feb | Chinese New Year Spectacular at Tyne Theatre & Opera House 
  • 22 Feb | X Factor Live Tour at Metro Radio Arena


National Trust Events in February 

  • Daily Plodge at Gibside
  • February Half Term at Washington Old Hall 
  • February Half Term at Gibside
  • February Half Term Snowdrop Planting at Wallington 
  • February Half Term Books & Bugs Event at Wallington 
  • 5 & 6 Feb | Snowdrop sculpture installation at Wallington 
  • 10 Feb | Family Stargazing at Cragside 
  • 12 Feb | Family Stargazing at Cherryburn
  • 12 - 14 Feb | Sports Day at Souther Lighthouse
  • 12 - 15 Feb | Bird Boxes at Souter Lighthouse 
  • 13 Feb | Pancake Breakfast at Cragside - 
  • 13 & 16 Feb | Bird Crafts at Souter Lighthouse
  • 15 Feb | Bush craft with Rangers at Druridge Bay




February Half Term

  • Half Term at Alnwick Garden - FREE adventure golf with admission & plant a tree
  • Puddle Jumping Championships at WWT Washington Wetland Centre
  • Lightwater Valley Half Term Event - just £6.75 pp
  • Lambing Live & Kid Goats at Adventure Valley
  • FREE indoor Planetarium at intu Metrocentre
  • Poo Week at Life Science Centre
  • Captain Raggybeards Pirate School at Woodhorn
  • £5 February Farm Fun at Tweddle Farm  
  • FREE Half Term Events at Great North Museum
  • Secrets Mystery & Adventure at Seven Stories 
  • Roman Quest at Chesters Roman Fort 
  • Early Man Quest at Belsay Hall 
  • Early Man Quest at Warkworth Castle
  • Queens of the Machines - Women at War, Beamish Museum 
  • Half Term Breakfast Club at Katie's Garden 
  • Glow in the dark kids Half Term Discos 








3 & 4 February
  • Half price entry weekend and Whitehouse Farm 
  • 3 Feb | Nicola Davies - Life in the Snow at Seven Stories
  • 3 Feb | Make a bird feeder at Gateshead Central Library 
  • 3 Feb | The Storyteller at Northern Stage
  • 4 Feb | Coals to Newcastle Event at Tanfield Railway
  • 4 Feb | Family River Storytelling at Preston Park

10 & 11 February
  • 10 Feb | Pugwash animation workshop at The Word 
  • 10 Feb | Under 5s Storytelling at Northern Stage
  • 10 & 11 Feb | Wacky World Inflatable Play in Sunderland
  • 10 & 11 Feb | FREE Need for Speed Mini Locomotive Building at Stephenson Railway 
  • 11 Feb | Delivered by Diesel Event at Tanfield Railway
  • 11 Feb | Heritage Train Rides at Stephenson Railway 


17 & 18 February 
  • 17 Feb | Fire and Ice Durham 
  • 17 Feb | Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children's Market, Sunderland 
  • 17 Feb | Chinese New Year at Sunderland Winter Garden 
  • 18 Feb - Chinese New Year in Newcastle 
  • 18 Feb | The Lego Show at Darlington Railway Museum
  • 18 Feb | Branch Line Day at Tanfield Railway
  • 18 Feb - Heritage Train Rides at Stephenson Railway

24 & 25 February 
  • 24 Feb | Super Saturday Sing-a-long at Birtley Library 
  • 24 Feb | Jug Making Workshop at Laing Art Gallery
  • 25 Feb | On the Waggon at Tanfield Railway



I'll update this guide throughout the month so please pop back and have a read. Let me know if I've missed any events and what you're up to this month. 

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  1. What a fab list! Don't have kids but some cool places!

    Rachael xox
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