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The Word

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The Word, 45 Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF

The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

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  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Build a bird box
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:30pm
    Cost
    £5
    Description
    In National Nest Box Week, build one from scratch and learn about the birds it may attract to your garden.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Tales of Robot Adventures
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:20am
    Cost
    £3.50 child/ £2.50 adult / £10.50 family of 4/ under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day/ £25 group ticket (10x tickets)
    Description
    Get ready for The Word's robotic storytelling session in their immersive StoryWorld!
  • Name
    Bird crafts
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:30pm
    Cost
    £2
    Description
    Get creative celebrating feathered friends with bird themed crafts
  • Name
    Tales of Robot Adventures
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    12:45pm to 1:35pm
    Cost
    £3.50 child/ £2.50 adult / £10.50 family of 4/ under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day/ £25 group ticket (10x tickets)
    Description
    Get ready for The Word's robotic storytelling session in their immersive StoryWorld!
  • Name
    Tales of Robot Adventures
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    2:15pm to 3:05pm
    Cost
    £3.50 child/ £2.50 adult / £10.50 family of 4/ under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day/ £25 group ticket (10x tickets)
    Description
    Get ready for The Word's robotic storytelling session in their immersive StoryWorld!
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Dragon Trail
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term for a dragon-themed trail.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Make Dragon Scales at Jarrow Hall
    Location
    Jarrow Hall
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free with general admission
    Description
    Join Jarrow Hall throughout February half term to help them make a dragon from hundreds of shining scales.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Arts and Crafts
    Location
    The Word Library
    Time
    2:30pm to 3:30pm
    Cost
    £1 per child
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! Children will enjoy creating a range of crafts during may half term.
  • Name
    The Secret Garden
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:45am
    Cost
    £4 per person. Suitable for children over 8 and their familiesmilies
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! This classic tale is relocated to modern day, rural Northumberland and weaves brand new folk songs into this enchanting tale of one girl bringing a household and its garden slowly back to life.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    The Secret Garden
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    1:30pm to 2:45pm
    Cost
    £4 per person. Suitable for children over 8 and their families
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! This classic tale is relocated to modern day, rural Northumberland and weaves brand new folk songs into this enchanting tale of one girl bringing a household and its garden slowly back to life.
  • Name
    Souter Sports
    Location
    Souter Lighthouse
    Time
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.
  • Name
    Arts and Crafts
    Location
    The Word Library
    Time
    10:30am to 11:30am
    Cost
    £1 per child
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! Children will enjoy creating a range of crafts during may half term.
  • Name
    Arts and Crafts
    Location
    The Word Library
    Time
    2:30pm to 3:30pm
    Cost
    £1 per child
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! Children will enjoy creating a range of crafts during may half term.
  • Name
    Detective Adventures
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:20am
    Cost
    £3.50 child, £2.50 adult, £10.50 family of 4, under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day, £25 group ticket (10x tickets). Suitable for under 7's and their families
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! Children can listen to stories about detectives and their adventures, get crafty and help to solve a mystery.
  • Name
    Detective Adventures
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    12:45pm to 1:35pm
    Cost
    £3.50 child, £2.50 adult, £10.50 family of 4, under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day, £25 group ticket (10x tickets). Suitable for under 7's and their families
    Description
    WRITE FESTIVAL 2020! Children can listen to stories about detectives and their adventures, get crafty and help to solve a mystery.
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