Summer fun and food activity programme

Holiday activities and food

Join us for an exciting and free programme of activities for children during the summer holidays.

Activities include sport, dance, arts, crafts and drama. Community venues, churches, schools and sports clubs are all playing a part with activities being delivered across Gateshead.

Healthy and nutritious food is provided alongside the activities which will take place over several hours each day and in each week of the summer holidays.

A list of venues and activities is shown below. Please contact the venues for further information and to book a place.

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    Birtley Community Association
    • Address Icon Address Ravensworth Road, Birtley, DH3 1EN, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 410 2343
    • Meal (blue) Meals Cooked meals and packed lunches.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (30 July - 6 September)
    • Running (blue) Activities Cooking, football, table tennis, competitions, outings for children and families.
    Birtley Community Partnership
    • Address Icon Address The Hub Resource Centre, 16 Harraton Terrace, Birtley, DH3 2QG, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 492 0434
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunches
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (22 July - 16 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities A range of activities across Birtley at various venues including Birtley Leisure Centre, Barley Mow Village Hall and Barley Mow Children's Centre
    Children and Young People Centre
    • Address Icon Address Children and Young People Centre , Whinfield Terrace, Pipe Bridge Estate, Highfield, NE39 2JY, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 464 0010
    • Meal (blue) Meals A packed lunch will be provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (29 July - 23 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Activities include arts, crafts, nature exploring, sports, day trips and games delivered by Groundwork NE.
    Chopwell Community Centre
    • Address Icon Address Chopwell Community Centre , Derwent Street, Chopwell, NE17 7HS, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07576121060
    • Meal (blue) Meals A packed lunch will be provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (22 July - 15 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Sports camp and stage school organised by a partnership of the community centre and local primary school.
    Chopwell Methodist Church
    • Address Icon Address Chopwell Methodist Church, 2 Tay Street, Chopwell, NE17 7DG, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07588130070
    • Meal (blue) Meals N/A
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Sunday (21 July - 8 September)
    • Running (blue) Activities Informal activities every Sunday afternoon
    Dunston Activity Centre
    • Address Icon Address Dunston Activity Centre, Ellison Road, Dunston, Gateshead, NE11 9SS, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 425 2222
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Wednesday, Friday (22 July - 30 August). No activities on Monday 26 August.
    • Running (blue) Activities Activities include soft play, bouncy castle and special arts and crafts.
    Felling Community Centre
    • Address Icon Address Crowhall Towers, Crowhall Lane, Gateshead, NE10 0NF, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 433 2910
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Wednesday (7 August - 28 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Indoor sports and circus skills
    Gateshead International Stadium
    • Address Icon Address Gateshead Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead, NE10 0EF, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 433 2910
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday (29 July - 5 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Fun and games run by qualified coaches from Gateshead Storm Rugby Club. Activities will take place indoors or outdoors depending on the weather.
    Heworth Grange School
    • Address Icon Address High Lanes, Gateshead, NE10 0PT, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 421 2244
    • Meal (blue) Meals Breakfast and lunch is provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (22 July - 30 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Cookery school with three meals cooked throughout the day including one to take home. Each day will include an hour of sport and games.
    Leam Lane Community Centre
    • Address Icon Address Leam Lane Community Centre, 129 Cotemede, Leam Lane Estate, Gateshead, NE10 8QH, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 597 7964
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Thursday (23 July - 15 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities A range of activities and games including art and cooking activities.
    Parkhead Primary School
    • Address Icon Address Park Lane, Winlaton, Gateshead, NE21 6LT, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 433 4150
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch is provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (27 August - 30 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Football
    Pattinson House
    • Address Icon Address Pattinson House, Pattinson Gardens , Gateshead, NE10 0AL, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 438 0047
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (22 July - 15 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Activities will include fitness, family fun and cooking sessions.
    Peace of Mind
    • Address Icon Address Whitehall Road Methodist Church, Whitehall Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LH, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07595300326
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch including culturally appropriate food is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (22 July - 15 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Arts, crafts and games from the Peace of Mind group that specialises in providing support to children of refugees and asylum seekers.
    Rutherford Football Club
    • Address Icon Address Rutherford Football Club, Beggarswood Park, , Coach Road, Lobley Hill, NE11 0HH, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07527857968
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (29 July - 22 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Indoor and outdoor activities including pool, table tennis, football, basketball, netball, rounders and den building.
    St Chad's Church
    • Address Icon Address St Chad's Church, Westminster Street, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4QE , United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0748 323 8774
    • Meal (blue) Meals Cooked meal or sandwiches will be provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday and Thursday (23 July - 29 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Creative youth sessions with arts and craft activities and indoor and outdoor games.
    St Chad's Community Project
    • Address Icon Address St Chad's Community Project, 21 Liddell Terrace , Gateshead, NE8 1YN , United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 490 1032
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (23 July - 30 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Arts and crafts on Tuesday and Thursday from 12pm - 3pm. Theatre School activities take place on Wednesday 14 August and Wednesday 21 August from 10am - 1pm.
    Teams Life Centre
    • Address Icon Address Teams Life Centre, Askew Road West, Teams, Gateshead, NE8 2PW, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 478 1003
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (6 August - 30 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Stage school in the first week with sports, games and arts and crafts in the following three weeks.
    The Ark
    • Address Icon Address The Ark, Main Road, Crawcrook, Ryton , NE40 3UG, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 413 1339
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch provided with tea and coffee available for parents.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday (22 July - 19 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Soft play for younger children run by the Methodist Church.
    The Carer's Building
    • Address Icon Address The Carer's Building, The Old School, Smailes Lane, Highfield, NE39 2DB, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07889052028
    • Meal (blue) Meals Breakfast and a healthy lunch provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Wednesday (24 July - 4 September)
    • Running (blue) Activities Activities include sports, crafts, music and drama.
    The Comfrey Project
    • Address Icon Address The Comfrey Project, Windmill Hills Centre, Chester Place, Bensham, NE8 1QB, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 447 7801
    • Meal (blue) Meals Lunch is provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (30 July - 24 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Gardening and creative activities alongside forest schools make up the programme from the Comfrey project that was set up to work with families from the refugee and asylum seeking community.
    The Elgin Centre
    • Address Icon Address The Elgin Centre, Elgin Road, Gateshead, NE9 5PA, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 433 5100
    • Meal (blue) Meals Healthy meal provided
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (22 July - 30 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities A range of activities including arts, crafts, sports and indoor and outdoor games.
    The Winlaton Centre
    • Address Icon Address The Winlaton Centre, North Street, Winlaton, Gateshead, NE21 6BY, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 0191 414 4718
    • Meal (blue) Meals Meal provided for parents and children.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Thursday and Friday (25 July - 5 September)
    • Running (blue) Activities Family fun days with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including sports, crafts, nature walk, picnic, cooking, dance and games.
    Whitehills Community Centre
    • Address Icon Address Whitehills Drive, High Heworth, Gateshead, NE10 8XU, United Kingdom
    • Phone (blue) Phone 07736036547
    • Meal (blue) Meals Packed lunch is provided.
    • Calendar (blue) Activity days Monday, Wednesday (22 July - 14 August)
    • Running (blue) Activities Indoor and outdoor games, sports and fitness activities.

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