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What's On This Weekend






I have been doing a weekly what's on guide for a while now and it always proves popular with our readers. I have now decided to turn it into a weekly blog post, so it is easier for you to find and come back to when stuck for ideas. I will just update this post every week, so save it to come back to. Click on the Blue Links to find out more



What's On Saturday 13th August

Sea Shepherds Beach Clean Meet at Funky Beach Café, Seaburn 1pm

Call the Cavalry At Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum 11am

St Marys Wildlife Festival 11am

Carnival at Quays - Royal Quays outlet 12pm

Middlesbrough Mela - Albert Park

Young Naturalists Open Day at Gosforth Nature Reserve 10am

Animal Theme Fun Day at Ark Therapies 2pm

KYPC Fun Day, Amberley Park, Killingworth 11am

Meet Pudsey at Cineworld Dalton Park

Sedgefield Station Open Day 10am

Canny Creative Summer Picnic & Game Day at Leazes Park

Inflatables Weekend at Alnwick Gardens

Seaside Trail at The National Glass Centre

Ceramic Sandcastle & Sea Creatures at The National Glass Centre *Must Pre Book

Saltburn Folk Festival

Saltburn Farmers Market 9am-2pm

NE1s Screen On The Green 12pm - Sing 2

Lego Mini Model Workshop at The Common Room Newcastle

Family Astronomy at Grassholme Observatory 6pm

Sedgefield Show

Summer Market at The Bowes Museum

Knights at Durham Castle 11am-3pm

Elmer Exhibition at Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Fun Zone at Brocksbushes

Enjoy the indoor beach at Bridges Shopping Centre

The Wizard Of Oz at Customs House

Belsay Awakes, The Big Bug Hunt

Explore & Draw at Ushaw Historic House 9.30-10.30



What's On Sunday 14th August

Teddy Bears Picnic at Preston Park 10am

Seashore Safari Souter Lighthouse 11am

Simonside Country Fair 12am

Armed Forces Family & Friends Fun Day at The Beacon of Light 10am

Classic Car Show Tynedale RFC 10am

Billingham's Chocolate Factory 11am

Middlesbrough Mela at Albert Park

Meet Pudsey at Cineworld Dalton Park

Inflatables weekend at Alnwick Gardens

Call The Cavalry Segedunum Roman Fort

NE1s Screen on the Green 12pm Inside Out

Heritage Rides at Stephenson Railway

Family Astronomy at Grassholme Observatory 6pm

Summer Market at The Bowes Museum

Nature Trail at The Bowes Museum




Running throughout Summer

🧡National Trust Summer Of Sports at Ormesby Hall, Gibside, Seaton Delaval Hall, Souter Lighthouse

🧡Pyrex Trail at Sunderland Museum

🧡Pets corner at Jesmond dene is open daily

🧡Keel Square Roller Rink

🧡Dino VR Trail around Sunderland City Centre

🧡Indoor Beach in The Bridges Shopping Centre




Other Ideas for this weekend

Free/Cheap things to do in Sunderland

Free/Cheap things to do in Newcastle & North Tyneside

Strawberry Picking

Head to one of the North Easts fab Museums

Woodland Walk and hunt for Superworm

Head along to Crook Hall Gardens for its first weekend re open since Lockdown

Check out our what's on Summer Guide


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