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Jolly January Outings In The North

Banish the post-Christmas blues with these great days out


Posted: 4 January 2012
by Fiona McKim

Gibside Food & Craft Market
January 7, 21
Snap up a selection of local food, drinks and crafts and watch live cooking demonstrations at this seasonal market in Gibside Gardens, Gateshead.

Winter With Beatrix
January 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
Peruse a selection of Beatrix Potter’s whimsical paintings featuring her well-loved characters at Lyme Park, Cheshire. Children can also enjoy potter-inspired crafts, storytelling and dressing-up. 

Sam’s Musical Voyage
January 14
Set sail on a seafaring voyage at Liverpool’s Mersyside Maritime Museum with Sam, a little boy who cruises around the world discovering exotic musical instruments.

Cab It!
January 14–15
Children with the need for speed can discover what it was like to be behind the wheel of a historic locomotive as well as have the chance to ride a vintage train at the National Railway Museum in Shildon. 

Consequences with Polly Dunbar And Ed Vere
January 21
Head to Seven Stories in Newcastle to meet award winning illustrators and take part in an exciting and enormous game of Consequences.

The King And I 
January 24–28
Catch this opulent oriental oeuvre full of sweet song, graceful dance and regal romance when the Leicester Curve’s production of The King And I arrives at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal.

Toy Stories
January 28
Contribute to a giant animal arc at Sudley House in Liverpool then use storytelling and performance to explore the beautiful Victorian building.

Magic Carpet: Bugs
January 27
Fly away on a magic carpet ride and hear the stories of many creepy crawly residents within The Manchester Museum.


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