Discovery Days: Summer 2022

Free drop in activities on a different theme each week

Two girls do crafts


Tuesday 26 July

Tuesday 2 August

Tuesday 9 August

Tuesday 16 August

Tuesday 23 August

Tuesday 30 August

Visitor information

10.00am - 12.00 pm + 1.00pm - 3.00 pm 

Play + Invent, floor 2 

Free, £1 and £2 crafts available 

Drop-in, no booking required 

Most suitable for ages 6+, although all are welcome

If you have any questions please email


Join us in the school holidays every Tuesday for a whole range of activities on a different theme each week. 

Tuesday 26 July – Welcome to Newcastle Did you know Queen Victoria declared Newcastle a city 140 years ago 3 June 1882? Create bunting or make a pop-up Newcastle storybook to celebrate our amazing city. 

Tuesday 2 August – Light Discover the wonders of light, and create kaleidoscopes and colourful sun-catchers to take home.

Tuesday 9 August – Fun and games Create games to take away. Decorate a biff bat, create your own cup and ball or design a thaumatrope.

Tuesday 16 August – Things that fly Craft a wooden kite ornament, build glider planes to fly and create colourful rocket wands.

Tuesday 23 August – Super Structures Create your own little house storage box, devise museum galleries and create crazy architecture sculptures.

Tuesday 30 August – Water Design your own lighthouse or create a flapping seagull to take home.