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PRIMARY TIMES TEES VALLEY MEDIA PACK: ADVERTISE WITH PRIMARY TIMES

9th September 2019

All the information you need about advertising in Primary Times Tees Valley is below. You can download a PDF by clicking here.

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Keeping kids active, the Plum Play UK way

7th January 2021

Generational Play Plum Play was founded by Jonathan and Diane Schaffer in 1988, they balanced their time running a successful family business and enjoying their three young children. They knew by keeping their children active it would help their imaginations run wild. Their son Paul Schaffer...

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Announcing the Pixo Pillow; The Homeschool accessory you didn't know you needed…

7th January 2021

  Announcing the Pixo Pillow; The Homeschool accessory you didn't know you needed…     As the nation's parent community have found themselves back in the throes of homeschooling with no clear end in sight, Armadillo sun (the beanbag experts) is here...

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The Magic Hatter Presents The Night Before Christmas Online

12th December 2020

The Magic Hatter Presents The Night Before Christmas Online Looking to recapture the MAGIC this Christmas? How about a digital Magic Hatter festive family magic show inspired by The Night Before Christmas! A great alternative to panto, packed with festive fun…   “Definitely...

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THE BOWES MUSEUM CHRISTMAS MARKET TO GO AHEAD 

8th December 2020

THE BOWES MUSEUM CHRISTMAS MARKET TO GO AHEAD  11 – 13 DECEMBER    The Bowes Museum is delighted to announce that it has been given the go ahead for its annual Christmas Market to return this year, despite the Museum itself being closed due to the region being placed in...

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THE BOWES MUSEUM CHRISTMAS MARKET TO GO AHEAD 

8th December 2020

THE BOWES MUSEUM CHRISTMAS MARKET TO GO AHEAD  11 – 13 DECEMBER    The Bowes Museum is delighted to announce that it has been given the go ahead for its annual Christmas Market to return this year, despite the Museum itself being closed due to the region being placed in...

Free online event “Marvin’s Magic Live” 

7th December 2020

Marvin’s Magic Live On Sunday 13th December Marvin’s Magic are hosting a special free online event “Marvin’s Magic Live”  The show will be streamed live on Facebook & YouTube at 6.00pm - 7.30pm GMT, 1.00pm - 2.30pm EST, 10.00am -11.30am PST. The live...

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REDCAR & CLEVELAND RESIDENTS AND FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO JOIN IN WITH THE GREAT DOORSTEP SWITCH ON!

24th November 2020

REDCAR & CLEVELAND RESIDENTS AND FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO JOIN IN WITH THE GREAT DOORSTEP SWITCH ON!   Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council have announced The Great Doorstep Switch On! A Celebration of Illumination on 3rd December, 4pm-7.30pm. It is set to be a fun, creative, festive...

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NIGHTFALL 2020 ONLINE – THE STARS GUIDE YOU HOME; FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW

10th November 2020

NIGHTFALL 2020 ONLINE – THE STARS GUIDE YOU HOME; FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW Stellar Projects bring families, a VERY special star-studded online edition of their annual outdoor Nightfall event, The Stars Guide You Home; for 2020 you can all share a little Nightfall magic from the comfort...

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LTE Music Smart Watchphone for Next-Gen Kids and World’s First Bone Conduction Wireless Headphones for Kids

28th October 2020

LTE Music Smart Watchphone for Next-Gen Kids and World’s First Bone Conduction Wireless Headphones for Kids 27th Oct, Singapore – myFirst release two new child tech devices; the 4G LTE Music Smart Watchphone, myFirst Fone R1, and the world’s first Bone Conduction...

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NOVEMBER EVENTS AT DARLINGTON HIPPODROME

27th October 2020

NOVEMBER EVENTS AT DARLINGTON HIPPODROME Darlington Hippodrome announces a full schedule of events for all ages throughout November.   Having re-opened at the start of September Darlington Hippodrome has expanded its offer with a full schedule of events for all ages to enjoy throughout...

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Signing Tots launches educational pre-recorded online classes

23rd October 2020

Signing Tots is a long established business that teaches Sign Supported English using British Sign Language signs in the Early Years Sector. Founded by Dawn Thorpe (Owner) 16 years ago the business has grown with two more tutors to cover additional areas working with many parents and settings delivering...

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WIN FLIGHTS TO EUROPE BY ENJOYING HALLOWEEN SAFELY

23rd October 2020

WIN FLIGHTS TO EUROPE BY ENJOYING HALLOWEEN SAFELY   FAMILIES are coming together to create a safe, fun and memorable Halloween for children around Middlesbrough. Covid-19 restrictions mean the usual parties and gatherings can't go ahead this year, but a spooky trail will ensure...

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Back to School Competition winners

21st October 2020

We were overwhelmed with the number of entrants we had for these competitions, we love receiving all the childrens drawings and it's the hardest job in the world to pick as they are all so wonderful and special!   Here are a list of our winners: Pebble Gear Frozen II Tablet - Harlow...

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Fuel Your Mind & Body with Geomagworld

12th October 2020

Fuel Your Mind & Body with Geomagworld ​ Geomag encourages a child’s healthy appetite by playing with their nutritious Magicube building blocks. We know how hard it can be to get children to choose the healthiest food choice, after all we can struggle ourselves surrounded by so many...

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Take a stroll through Great Little Trading Company's new Autumn range featuring woodland wonders, intergalactic accessories, and lots of exciting treasures to help you create a happy home

7th October 2020

First look at NEW arrivals for Autumn Take a stroll through Great Little Trading Company's new Autumn range featuring woodland wonders, intergalactic accessories, and lots of exciting treasures to help you create a happy home   Great Little Trading Company's (GLTC) small, passionate,...

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Understanding what a fever is and how to take an accurate temperature

7th October 2020

Understanding what a fever is and how to take an accurate temperature By Dr. Joaquin Azpilicueta, Exergen Corp.   With cold and flu season about to kick off and kids back at school and life trying to resume, amid the COVID-19 pandemic evolution, it is highly likely that at some point, you...

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Rubik’s Box of Magic Tricks.

1st October 2020

Rubik’s Box of Magic Tricks. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the world-famous Rubik’s Cube, Marvin’s Magic has joined forces with Rubik’s to create a stunning box of magic tricks. Marvin’s Magic have partnered with Rubik's to celebrate the 40th anniversary...

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Play green with Dantoy

29th September 2020

Play Green with Dantoy Dantoy have launched a brand-new “I’m Green” line of bioplastic products, their bioplastic is made of at least 90% sugarcane, a sustainable raw material, and their bioplastic is 100% recyclable. Dantoy leads the way with their bioplastics. The manufacture...

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PANTOMIME IS COMING TO REDCAR AND YARM THIS CHRISTMAS....'OH YES IT IS!'

28th September 2020

Tom Rolfe Productions are thrilled to be presenting one of Teesside's only pantomimes this festive season! Dick Whittington! The pantomime will play at The Princess Auditorium Yarm 19-22 Dec and Coatham Memorial Hall Redcar 24-30 Dec.    Tom can't wait to bring his production...

Supporting your children in their return to school

24th September 2020

By Kirsty Lilley, Mental Health Specialist at CABA, the wellbeing charity The majority of children and young people have been away from their schools since lockdown, therefore it is unsurprisingly that they may be feeling anxious or worried about returning to 'normality'. There are many...

Famous faces to help primary pupils back to school with BBC Live Lessons

14th September 2020

Footballers Theo Walcott and Georgia Stanway kick off the new term. His Dark Materials-themed lesson features young star Lewin Lloyd (Roger Parslow). Following on from its successful home schooling initiative, Bitesize Daily, BBC Education continues to support pupils and teachers throughout...

Nominate a family in your area in need of a free holiday

8th September 2020

    Do you know a family, NHS or frontline worker in your area that has been adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and needs a break? As part of the nation's emotional and wellbeing recovery from the pandemic, the national charity YHA (England & Wales) wants to give away...

THEATRE'S OPEN AIR THEATRE SEASON CONTINUES WITH SEED A wild Rock and Roll journey into nature fighting back

7th September 2020

PIF-PAF Theatre Company are heading to Newham Grange Farm on Sunday, September 13 with the fantastic family friendly show SEED! SEED is a surprising and inspiring hitch-hike on the journey from small acorns to great oaks. Join Wilford planting trees where he shouldn't - living...

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search

7th September 2020

– find Wally in The Bowes Museum This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle....

PARENTS REASSURED OVER COVID MEASURES IN SCHOOLS

7th September 2020

  PARENTS and carers around Middlesbrough are being reassured about the safety measures in schools relating to coronavirus. A small number of schools in the town have this weekend acted fast to advise some staff, pupils and families to isolate following the emergence of positive Covid-19 cases. Middlesbrough...

THE SINNERMAN BRINGS HIS QUIZ TO MIDDLESBROUGH TOWN HALL

28th August 2020

    STAR of ITV's The Chase Paul ‘The Sinnerman' Sinha is bringing his very own big quiz to Middlesbrough Town Hall on Friday, September 25. This socially distanced event will feature Paul as quizmaster and there'll be tables of two, four or six people available...

How to Get Education in Sync with the Low Touch Economy

28th August 2020

As the days go by, it’s starting to feel like life won’t be the same again for the foreseeable future—at least not like it was before the start of March. With the ‘new normal’ no longer a short-term buzzword, how do institutes like schools, colleges, and universities adapt...

MAYOR: LET'S GET OUR LITTLE GENIUSES BACK TO SCHOOL

26th August 2020

MAYOR: LET'S GET OUR LITTLE GENIUSES BACK TO SCHOOL MIDDLESBROUGH Mayor Andy Preston wants to see classrooms full of the town's "little geniuses" when schools reopen next week. Schools will be open to all children for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown. Mr Preston...

DARLINGTON BASED YOUTH PROJECT NEEDS YOUR VOTES FOR A SHARE OF £1MILLION FUND

17th August 2020

DARLINGTON BASED YOUTH PROJECT NEEDS YOUR VOTES FOR A SHARE OF £1MILLION FUND The Darlington based In2 Project is on the shortlist to win a share of Persimmon Homes’ Building Futures £1million pot supporting under-18s nationwide.   The aims of the In2 Project are to...

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Unlocking the Good Days of Lockdown — North East Company Launches ‘When We Were Apart Yearbook’

23rd July 2020

Unlocking the Good Days of Lockdown — North East Company Launches ‘When We Were Apart Yearbook’ Where The Trade Buys, a North East based print company, has launched a ‘When We Were Apart Yearbook’ in order to help school children hold on the precious memories of the...

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UK Parliament launches free online workshops for 7-18 year olds during Coronavirus outbreak

16th July 2020

  UK Parliament’s Education and Engagement Service has launched a series of free workshops to help young people aged 7-18 learn about the work of UK Parliament this summer. These private, curricula-linked sessions are open for home educators and teachers to book now for September...

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Good News, the Head of Steam Museum is now open! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

16th July 2020

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Good News, the Head of Steam Museum is now open! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We have had to make some changes to keep our staff and visitors safe. For now ALL visitors including Annual Pass holders, Friends of the Museum and partner organisations will need to book a ticket...

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The Bowes Museum opens on Saturday 1 August

14th July 2020

We’re ready when you are! The Bowes Museum opens on Saturday 1 August     The trustees of The Bowes Museum are delighted to announce the Museum will reopen at 10am on Saturday 1 August*.   Visitors will be able to enjoy the hugely popular Norman Cornish:...

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New Music School in Teesside

14th July 2020

Teesside songwriter, Christopher Griksaitis, after his experience in the Disney production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the launch of his debut album “The Piano and Me”, has launched a music - creative school in Teesside, Apollo Creative Arts, to help both children and adults from...

Big Bang Digital 2020

9th July 2020

  Big Bang Digital 2020 – science, engineering & Covid-19 is a celebration of the work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic. The free back to back sessions are designed to give young people an understanding and appreciation of the incredible contribution scientists, healthcare...

Dantoy’s NEW “I’m Green” range of bio toys

6th July 2020

Choose Green With Dantoy. Dantoy have launched a brand-new “I’m Green” line of bioplastic products, their bioplastic is made of at least 90% sugarcane, a sustainable raw material, and their bioplastic is 100% recyclable.  Dantoy leads the way with their bioplastics. The...

Mass Confectionery Donation to Teesside Hospitals

6th May 2020

Mass Confectionery Donation to Teesside Hospitals Stockton’s leisure centres have donated over £1000 worth of confectionery from their cafés and vending machines to support frontline staff at The University Hospital of North Tees and James Cook University Hospital. Popular venues...

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MILKSHAKE LIVE MAKES A WELCOME RETURN TO DARLINGTON HIPPODROME

18th February 2020

MILKSHAKE LIVE MAKES A WELCOME RETURN TO DARLINGTON HIPPODROME Milkshake Monkey can't wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite MILKSHAKE friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen! Be part of this fantastic...

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