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What's On This Weekend - What's on in the North East for families

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. To find out What's on in the North East for families read on.

I will just update this post every week, so save it to come back to.

Make sure you check the details and booking info. Click on the GOLD links to find out more

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You can find some ideas HERE for indoor options.

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 THE KIDS FUN ZONE AT Brocksbushes Farm Shop & Tea Room  Shop & Tea Room CONTINUES EVERY WEEKEND UNTIL 6 MAY

Here's what to expect

2 hours of unlimited rides, bouncy castles, garden games and mini golf for kids aged 2 - 10, for the BARGAIN price of just £10.99 per child and £1 per adult. Three sessions per day.


Game stalls


Visits from the Bubble Man and Transformers on selected dates!


 The fun zone will be open every weekend until 6 May.

For those with toddlers, there are toddler only days running on; 19 & 25 April and 9 May.

 Brocksbushes Farm Shop & Tea Room, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE43 7UB.

Saturday 27th April

Small & Mighty Family art session - Arts centre Washington

Family Art Class - Shipley Gallery

Free learn to row session - Sunderland Rowing Club

Various trails in Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Motorsports day - Darlington Town Square

Family Fun Day - Blaydon Rugby Club

Trolls at Seven Stories!

Crimdon Dene Beach Clean - 10-12

Spring Family Eco Fest in Dalton Le Dale - 9.30-4.30

Sunniside food market

Gosforth wild web bioblitz - Havannah Nature Reserve

Duck Race - Easby Village Hall

Free Family Fun Day - Ripon Museum

Orienteering Trail -Sutton Bank visitors centre

Notice Nature Trail - Sutton Bank Visitors centre

Sunday 28sth

Nature at Nunnington day - Nunnington Hall

Northern Bygone Car Show - Wynyard

Roarsome Roadshow - Willington

Bird Ringing Demo - Souter Lighthouse

Goods Train Demo - NYMR

Both Days

A centaury of Wedding Gowns exhibition - Ushaw

Nature trail and Parkland Play - Bowes museum

The Gruffalos 25th Birthday Trail - Hamsterley Forest

Bings Nature trail - WWT Washington

Festival of Blossom - Gibside National Trust

Tractor Gathering - Beamish Museum

Festival of blossom - Ormesby Hall

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Other Ideas for this weekend

Spring walk ideas (Also nice during Autumn/winter)

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