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Find out about free activities across Gateshead during the school holidays. 

Contact the organisation to find out more and book a place. 

These activities are funded by the Department for Education for children and young people who live in Gateshead. 


Baltic Centre CCA

Baltic, Gateshead, NE8 3BA
    
The Baltic will offer activities that include but are not limited to, creative writing, performance, sculpture, painting, tie dye with plant/ vegetable dyes, printing and DIY musical instruments. For children aged 5 to 11 years, a healthy lunch will be provided.

Mondays  and Tuesdays each week from 1 to 23 August.

11am - 3pm 

Contact

0191 478 1810
megant@balticmill.com
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Bensham and Saltwell Alive and Creative Youth 

Bensham Community Hub, 108 Rawlings Road, Bensham, GatesheadNE8 4QR.

A range of activities for young people, come along and enjoy the fun. Get some lunch and even a trip.   
    
Mondays, 1 to 22 August
11am to 2pm

Thursdays, 28 July - 25 August and 1 September
Various Times

Fridays, 29 July, 12 August and 26 August
11am to 3pm

Contact

michelle@creativeyouthopportunities.co.uk 
0191 814 9892 / 07949 396095

Blaydon Youth Club 

Shibdon Road, Blaydon NE21 5LU

Blaydon youth club are offering a a Summer Holiday Club with sports, arts and crafts, themed activities, outdoor play, exploring our local nature reserve, healthy and fresh snacks and meals for young people aged three to 11 years.

Monday to Friday each week from 25 July to 26 August.

9am to 3pm.

Contact

0191 414 7849
info@blaydonycc.org.uk
www.blaydonycc.org.uk

Cardinal Hume

Gateshead Footy Stars. Participating children will 'learn the game, love the game', making friends along the way and grow in confidence in all areas of life, a healthy lunch will be provided.
For children aged 5 to 11.
10am to 2pm, Mondays and Tuesdays until 23 August 

Contact

henry@gatesheadfootystars.com
07917 711977

Cleveland Hall 

Old Lyndhurst School, Easedale Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6TA    

Cleveland Hall are offering a sports camp for children aged 6 to 12 years.

A packed lunch will be offered to all participants.

Monday 15 to Thursday 18 August
Monday 22 to Thursday 25 August
Tuesday 30 to Friday 2 September

10am to 2pm

Contact

07539 433170 
jjodonnellefa@gmail.com
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Cumbric

Springwell Community Centre, Lanchester Avenue, Gateshead, NE9 7AL
    
The Cumbric team are providing a playscheme that will include sports, games, arts and crafts. The maximum number of young people is 20, so it's on a first come first served basis.
A consent form will have to be completed to attend, Forms are available at the centre.

For children aged 5 to 11. A healthy lunch is provided. 

Tuesday and Thursday:

16 and 18 August
23 and 25 August

10am to 2pm

Contact

0191 487 0169
cumbric@outlook.com
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Dunston Activity Centre

Ellison Rd, Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9SS    

Dunston Activity Centre are offering a Summer Holiday Club with sports, arts and crafts, themed activities, multi-use soft play area, healthy, fresh snacks and meals for young people aged 5 to 11 years.

Monday to Friday each week from 25 July to 2 September.

10am to 4pm.

Contact

0191 425 2222
margaret@teamslifecentre.org
www.dunstonactivitycentre.co.uk
 

Gateshead Fell Cricket Club

2 Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5UB 

The activities programme we offer is varied offering all children aged 5 to 16 years the opportunity to participate in the following activities: sports, arts and crafts, science experiments, bush craft, performing arts, explore in play, cooking and food, board and table games.

A healthy lunch will also be provided.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 27 July to 19 August

10am to 2pm

Contact

0191 420 0160
theholidayclublowfell@gmail.com

Happy Feet

53, High Street, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 9LU

Happy Feet offer Fun fun fun for children to learn to dance. Open to children of all abilities aged 5 to 16 years.

A healthy lunch is provided.

Monday to Friday each week from 25 July to 17 August.

10am to 2pm

Contact

07939 587538
nicliddle@me.com
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Nice Swan Academy

Marley Hill Community Centre, NE16 5DW

Drama, dance, singing, indoor and outdoor sports, arts and crafts with lots of fun and games. 

Monday 1 to Friday 5 August, Monday 8 to Friday 12 August and Monday 15 to Friday 19 August.

10am to 2pm

Contact

hello@niceswan.com
0191 349 8145

Redheugh 1957

Eslington Park, Bolam Street, Gateshead, NE8 2TQ       
   
Redheugh 1957 are offering a sports camp for children aged 7 -12 years.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week from 25 July to 24 August.

10am to 2pm

A hot lunch will be offered to all participants.

Contact

07946 762870
terry.ritson@redheugh.club
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Rutherford AFC

Farnacres Beggarswood Park, Gateshead, NE11 0HJ

Rutherford FC are offering a sports camp for children aged 7 to 12 years.

A packed lunch will be offered to all participants.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2 August to 24 August

10am to 2pm

Contact

0191 460 1868
sara.coxon@rutherfordafc.co.uk
www.rutherfordafc.co.uk
 

Shipley Art Gallery

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB

The Shipley will be offering family arts on Thursdays, also open to the public.

The programme is open to children aged 5 - 16 years.

A free healthy lunch is included.

Thursday 28 July, 4, 11, 18 and 25 August and 1 September,  12noon to 2pm    

Contact

0191 477 1495
Hannah.Mackay-Jackson@twmuseums.org.uk
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St Chads Community Centre 

1 Liddell Terrace, Gateshead NE8 1YN

St Chads are offering a summer holiday club with sports, arts and crafts, themed activities, outdoor play, healthy, fresh snacks and meals for young people aged 5 to 11 years.

Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 August
Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 August
Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 August
10am to 1pm

Contact

0191 490 1032
leannecoxon@stchadscommunityproject.org
www.stchadscommunityproject.org.uk
 

Swalwell CC

74 Clavering Rd, Swalwell, Gateshead NE16 3ET 

Swalwell Community Centre working with Swalwell Primary School are offering a Summer Holiday Club with sports, arts and crafts, themed activities, outdoor play, healthy, fresh snacks and meals for young people aged 5 to 11 years and their families.

Monday to Friday each week from 25 August to 2 September.

10am to 3pm.

Contact

0191 488 1407
gary.moorhead@hotmail.co.uk
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Teams Life Centre

Askew Road W, Gateshead NE8 2PW

The Teams Life Centre are offering a Summer Holiday Club with sports, arts and crafts, themed activities, outdoor play, cooking along with healthy, fresh snacks and meals for young people aged 5 to 11 years.

Mondays and Thursdays each week from 25 July to 25 August

10am to 1pm   

Contact

Margaret Carlin
margaret@teamslifecentre.org
0191 478 1003
www.dunstonfamilychurch.co.uk 
 

Whickham Thorns outdoor activity centre

Market Lane, Gateshead, NE11 9NX

Whickham Thorns are offering young people an exciting outdoor adventure experience. Kayaking, climbing, snow tubing, high ropes, laser tag, crate stacking, bushcraft, kick golf, paddle boarding, orienteering, assault course, canoeing.

All participants will create their own healthy meal for free.  

Thursdays and Fridays each week from 28 July to 2 September.

9am to 3.30pm

Contact

activities@whickhamthorns.co.uk 
0191 461 1643
www.whickhamthorns.co.uk/book

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