Things to do with kids in Sunderland & Durham

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February Issue is out now with lots of events to take part in, see and experience near you.

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Indoor Activities


1st January-31st December 2024

Venue: Sunderland

Address: SR1-SR6

Award-winning swimming lessons at your local Everyone Active leisure centre, for children aged from just 4 months old. Available at Hetton Community Pool and Wellness Centre, Houghton Sports Centre, Silksworth...

Outdoor Events


31st January-31st December 2024

Venue: Durham Cathedral

Address: The College, DH1 3EH

This nature trail has been developed with local school children to help you explore the woodlands & riverbanks around the cathedral. Look out for animals, birds, trees & flowers on your way round. The...

Arts & Crafts


1st February-31st March 2024

Time: 10am-4pm

Venue: Durham University Botanic Garden,

Address: Hollingside Lane, DH1 3TN

Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden (subject to availability of leaflets). This is a self-led activity around the Garden.

Indoor Activities


10th February-1st June 2024

Time: 10am-4pm

Venue: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Address: SR1 1PP

Families can collect a free wildlife spotters activity sheet filled with puzzles & challenges to help them explore the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Theatre & Cinema


15th February-10th March 2024

Venue: Sunderland Empire

Address: SR1 3EX

Experience Disney’s spectacular Broadway and West End musical Aladdin, flying in on a magic carpet to Sunderland Empire with four weekend performances available! Aladdin the Musical offers dazzling...

After-school classes and activities

After-school classes and activities

Which after-school activity will your child be choosing this term?

Competition time!

Competition time!

Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of Out and About: Tree Explorer.

Get Curious with Story Makers Show

Get Curious with Story Makers Show

This March, Puffin Books are challenging classes to GET CURIOUS by watching 'Story Makers Show’.

It’s time to party!

It’s time to party!

Primary Times explores some fabulous ideas for party bag goodies.

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