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25 March 2019 - 02 November 2019

The Enchanted Forest was the first in a series of specially commissioned play installations which are part of the FREE activities offered at The Hullabaloo for families to enjoy.

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The Secret Garden @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall

08 July 2019 - 31 August 2019

An interactive and playful art installation for all ages

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Get Hands on with History: Big House @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

20 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

11am – 5pm

Discover what life was like upstairs and downstairs for the lords, ladies and the people who served them at Belsay Hall...

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01 August 2019 - 22 August 2019

Enjoy afternoons of free fun, games and activities featuring a host of amazing performers and entertainers.

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Barnard Castle Holiday Club @ The Witham

12 August 2019 - 23 August 2019

£25.00 per day, £28.50 with lunch, siblings and multiple bookings £20.00 per day, £23.50 with lunch.

We are delighted to present the Barnard Castle Holiday Club – a fortnight of exciting activities from Monday 12 August to Friday 23 August.

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Play in a Day: The Enormous Turnip @ The Hullabaloo

21 August 2019

10am -4.30pm

£7 / additional sibling tickets £6 (max 2)

Play in a Day at The Hullabaloo are fun-packed drama filled days for children to turn a well-known tale into a brilliant new play that they can perform to family and friends at The Hullabaloo.

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Light and Sound Summer Family Disco @ Discovery Museum

21 August 2019


Taking inspiration from our Science Maze, join us for a family disco to burn off some energy with your lightning moves.

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall

21 August 2019

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come along with your furry friends for a Teddy Bears’ Picnic. Bring your own packed lunch and spend time with storyteller and performer Shelley O’Brien who will keep you entertained with fun, laughter and games.

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Elmer and Friends @ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

23 August 2019

10.30am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm

£3.50 per child, £2.50 per adult, £10.50 family of 4, £1 children under 1. Suitable for under 7’s and their families.

Children will listen to stories about Elmer the Patchwork Elephant and discover his exciting adventures. They can also enjoy craft activities, sing songs, play games whilst having lots of fun!

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THE POLAR BEARS GO UP @ The Hullabaloo

06 December 2019 - 24 December 2019

£8.00 – £10.00

Join us this Christmas for The Polar Bears Go Up, a fun, surreal and highly enjoyable theatrical treat for young adventurers aged 2-5.


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