March


Saturday 7th March

‘Moving Stories-Children’s Books from Page to Screen’ at Seven Stories, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

‘Moving Stories-Children’s Books from Page to Screen’

ProductThis exhibition will run from 5th April 2014-April 2015.

Visit the new exhibition at Seven Stories and explore well-loved books which have made the leap from the written word to screen adaptations. Co-curated with Bradford’s National Media Museum, featured books include The Borrowers, Fantastic Mr Fox as well as modern favourites like The Gruffalo and Mr Stink. Popular fairy tales are also featured, such as Snow White and Cinderella.

As well as the chance to view original manuscripts, illustrations, film footage  and costumes, the exhibition is highly interactive, enabling you to step into the Gruffalo’s forest, look through Snow White’s ‘Mirror, mirror on the wall’ and experience the wonder of Cinderella’s carriage. 

 


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Sunday 15th March

‘Rumble with the Romans – Cartoon Workshop with Gary Northfield’ at Seven Stories, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

‘Rumble with the Romans – Cartoon Workshop with Gary Northfield’

Meet cartoonist and graphic novelist Gary Northfield who created The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs! graphic novel and is a cartoonist for phenomenally successful comics and series including The Phoenix, The Beano, The Dandy and Horrible Histories.

Join in this interactive family event full of tips for budding young cartoonists, illustrators and writers! Gary will introduce his brand new chapter book series Julius ZebraRumble with the Romans and lead a workshop teaching you how to create your own comic strips to take home.

£4 per person.  No  additional  admission fee for children attending the event. Show your event ticket at reception and enjoy exploring Seven Stories before the event for free. One free accompanying adult per child admitted to the event. Admission to the centre still required for accompanying adult if arrive before 1.45pm.

Illustration (c) Gary Northfield


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April


Friday 3rd April

‘Guess How Much I Love You’ treasure hunt at Seven Stories, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

‘Guess How Much I Love You’ treasure hunt

ProductFriday 3 - Sunday 19 April • Drop in all day

Celebrate twenty years of Guess How Much I Love You with a special treasure hunt around Seven Stories which might lead you to an EGGcellent reward.  Join in with fun activity sheets, wear a pair of hare ears and take a selfie with Big Nutbrown Hare.

Free Event. Admission to the centre required.  Seven Stories will be closed Easter Sunday 5 April. Opening hours on Good Friday & Easter Monday are: 10am-4pm.

Supported by Walker Books. Illustration (C) Anita Jeram

You might also enjoy the Guess How Much I Love You film screenings and StoryParty sessions this Easter.


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Friday 10th April

‘Bunny Book Burglar’ workshop with Emily MacKenzie at Seven Stories, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

‘Bunny Book Burglar’ workshop 

ProductRalfy Rabbit is WANTED! He loves reading so much that he has stolen the books from the local library.  Meet author and illustrator Emily MacKenzie in an event to celebrate her debut picturebook WANTED! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar.

Hear first-hand from Emily how she created the cheeky rabbit and add your own bunny to the Police Line Up Wall.  Make a bunny bandit mask and enjoy this fabulous event for all the family.

£7 per child includes a book and carrot bundle. One free adult per child. Admission to the centre applies. Booking Essential. Supported by Bloomsbury.

The event will be held at 11am and 2pm.


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August


Thursday 20th August

‘The Lone Pine Club’ at Wallington, Northumberland

The Lone Pine Club’ 

Performances will be held from Aug 20th-23rd 2015.

The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch. Adapted from the books by Malcolm Saville

BE TRUE TO EACH OTHER WHATEVER HAPPENS
David, Dickie and Mary are starting a journey they will never forget. With their new friend – a girl called Peter - they go off on their own and make a secret camp. They start The Lone Pine Club (which must be a real secret – particularly from grown-ups – who generally spoil everything however nice they are). What begins as a game becomes a true test of courage and loyalty as they find themselves tumbling into all sorts of scrapes and adventures.
This summer join Pentabus Theatre Company for a family adventure as they pitch up in the grounds of your local National Trust…
Suitable for children aged  8+.

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Friday 21st August

‘The Lone Pine Club’ at Wallington, Northumberland

The Lone Pine Club’ 

Performances will be held from Aug 20th-23rd 2015.

The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch. Adapted from the books by Malcolm Saville

BE TRUE TO EACH OTHER WHATEVER HAPPENS
David, Dickie and Mary are starting a journey they will never forget. With their new friend – a girl called Peter - they go off on their own and make a secret camp. They start The Lone Pine Club (which must be a real secret – particularly from grown-ups – who generally spoil everything however nice they are). What begins as a game becomes a true test of courage and loyalty as they find themselves tumbling into all sorts of scrapes and adventures.
This summer join Pentabus Theatre Company for a family adventure as they pitch up in the grounds of your local National Trust…
Suitable for children aged  8+.

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Saturday 22nd August

‘The Lone Pine Club’ at Wallington, Northumberland

The Lone Pine Club’ 

Performances will be held from Aug 20th-23rd 2015.

The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch. Adapted from the books by Malcolm Saville

BE TRUE TO EACH OTHER WHATEVER HAPPENS
David, Dickie and Mary are starting a journey they will never forget. With their new friend – a girl called Peter - they go off on their own and make a secret camp. They start The Lone Pine Club (which must be a real secret – particularly from grown-ups – who generally spoil everything however nice they are). What begins as a game becomes a true test of courage and loyalty as they find themselves tumbling into all sorts of scrapes and adventures.
This summer join Pentabus Theatre Company for a family adventure as they pitch up in the grounds of your local National Trust…
Suitable for children aged  8+.

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Sunday 23rd August

‘The Lone Pine Club’ at Wallington, Northumberland

The Lone Pine Club’ 

Performances will be held from Aug 20th-23rd 2015.

The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch. Adapted from the books by Malcolm Saville

BE TRUE TO EACH OTHER WHATEVER HAPPENS
David, Dickie and Mary are starting a journey they will never forget. With their new friend – a girl called Peter - they go off on their own and make a secret camp. They start The Lone Pine Club (which must be a real secret – particularly from grown-ups – who generally spoil everything however nice they are). What begins as a game becomes a true test of courage and loyalty as they find themselves tumbling into all sorts of scrapes and adventures.
This summer join Pentabus Theatre Company for a family adventure as they pitch up in the grounds of your local National Trust…
Suitable for children aged  8+.

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