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The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

About

The Word, National Centre for the Written Word is a state-of-the-art cultural venue in South Tyneside which is brimming with exciting experiences, activities and facilities for people of all ages to engage and enjoy! The spectacular building opened in October 2016.

For more information on the latest events and exhibitions, opening times and directions, please visit The Word website. The Word is also available to follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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

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

Location

The Word is located within the heart of South Shields Town Centre adjacent to the Market Place. You can park for free for up to 3 hours (you must still get a ticket from the machine) and it is only a short walk from many other local attractions, including the seafront (which boasts Haven Point, The Dunes, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, North & South Marine Park as well as an award-winning beach), South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Arbeia Roman Fort and The Customs House.

  • The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
  • The Word
    45 Market Place
    South Shields
    NE33 1DX

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Exhibitions

Upcoming events and activities

  • Name
    Learn how to laser cut
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Cost
    £12.50 per person. Suitable for ages 16+
    Description
    Step out of your comfort zone at The Word's fascinating, learn how to laser cut session where you will learn the basic skills you'll need to make something great.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:20am
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    12:45pm to 1:35pm
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    2:15pm to 3:05pm
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:20am
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    12:45pm to 1:35pm
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    2:15pm to 3:05pm
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
  • Name
    Christmas Tales
    Location
    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word
    Time
    10:30am to 11:20am
    Cost
    £3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1.
    Description
    Be captivated in a Christmas wonderland as The Word shares some magical Christmas Tales at a unique storytelling session as characters are projected onto the walls.
See all events and activities at The Word

 


The Word is supported by

Supporters
Arts Council
Gold sponsors
Silver sponsors
BT
Mirabaud
Bronze sponsors
Colmans Seafood Temple
JP Morgan
Port of Tyne

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