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What's On February Including Half Term



It is almost February! Thankfully the 907 days of January are almost up and we are edging closer to warmer weather (we can dream right?)


I have checked the half term dates across the North East and some are different to others take a look below at the dates. I have decided to just do a what's on throughout February covering the first weekends and then everyday up until the end of the month. That way it should cover most areas for Half Term. I will continue to update this post when I spot more things to do.


Half term dates by council area

Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, North Yorkshire - 10-18 February


Sunderland, Newcastle, Northumberland, County Durham, Stockton, Darlington, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Hartlepool - 16-25 February

(Some individual schools may have different dates to their council area)





What's On Weekend of 3rd & 4th

3rd -Chinese Zodiac Animal Trail - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

3rd -Guide In The Hide - WWT Washington

3rd -Create your own Ganesha Puppet - Oriental Museum Durham

3rd -Young Creatives art club - The Bowes Museum

3rd -Trainmasters - Fulwell Community Centre

3rd -Kids Club - Geek Retreat

3rd -Jesmond Food Market

Both Days

Drawn To water trail - WWT Washington

Nature Trail - The Bowes Museum

Cinderella Panto - Beamish


What's On Weekend Of 10th & 11th

10th - Year of the Dragon - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

10th -Lunar New Year - Clay port Library Durham

10th - Crowd Craft Year of the Dragon - Oriental museum Durham

10th -Open Day - The Bowes Museum

10th - Young Archaeologists Club - Bishop Auckland

10th Young Creative Club - The Bowes Museum

10th Wildlife Spotters - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

11th - Bowburn Toy & train fair

10/11th - Drawn to water - WWT Washington

10/11 Nature Trail - The Bowes Museum

10/11 Ushaws Super Space Half Term


What's On For Half Term

Running throughout Half Term

Young Artists Club - Mining Art Gallery

Nature Trail - The Bowes Museum

Winter Nature Explorers - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Chinese Zodiac Trail - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Running until 24th February

Small & Mighty family art and craft sessions Art Centre Washington

Drawn to water Quentin Blake Trail - WWT Washington running until 29th February

Uhtred at Bebbanburg - Bamburgh Castle - Running until 25th

Welly Dogs Trail - RSPB Saltholme

Migration station - RSPB Saltholme



12th - Half Term Art Club Dark Skies Festival - Skipton Town Hall

16th -28th - Creative Age - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

16th - 25th Valentines Funfair - Blaydon Rugby Club

16th Nestbox Building Workshop - RSPB Saltholme

17th-25th Half term family trail - Gibside

17th Airtrail - Tees Barrage re-opens

17th-24th Save our rainforest week - Tynemouth Aquarium

17th - 25th The Big Hideout - WWT Washington

17th - 25th The Rocket Show - Science at Life

17th Pokemon Kids Club - Geek Retreat Sunderland

17th - 19th Small worlds play - Hullabaloo

18th Lorcana Kids Club - Geek Retreat Sunderland

18th Kids learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons Geek Retreat Sunderland

19th-23rd Sandcasting Hedgehog, Butterfly or Horse - National Glass Centre

19th -Marvellous Mondays - Fly the flag high - Segedunum

19th-20th Family Story Tour - The Bowes Museum

20th Family Art Festival - Prince Consort Rd Gateshead

20th Half Term Aerial Kids Club - Barnes Institute Whitburn

21st - 25th Cosy Club - Auckland Tower

21st Quack Quack Quack - Durham Oriental Museum

21st Drawing in the wild with Dan - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

21st Marine Art - Hauxley Nature Reserve

21st-25th Baltic Big day out 5 days of Nature

21st -24th Scary Tales at the railway - Stephenson's railway

21st - The Quest : Dragons - Wharton Park

21st - Dinky Dragons - Wharton Park

21st - 3rd April Beautiful Birds Glass Fusing - National Glass Centre

22nd Butterfly World Stockton Opens

22nd - Dawn of the Dragon - Hardwick Park

22nd - Danny & Mick in the temple of delusion - The Fire station Sunderland

22nd Playful Mark making - National Glass centre

22nd Kids Half Term Dog Walk - South Causey Inn

23rd-24th Fire and Ice Festival Durham

23rd - Super Sculptures - Oriental Museum Durham

23rd-24th Thumbelina - Hullabaloo

24th Aurora the polar bears adventure - Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

24th Lunar New Year lantern Festival - Oriental Museum Durham

24th - Hooray for hieroglyphics - Oriental Museum Durham

25th & 27th Forces for nature exhibition - Preston Park








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