Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books

Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books
30 Lime Street, Byker, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2PQ
  • Telephone 0300 330 1095
  • Opening times Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 10am–4pm.
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  • Website www.sevenstories.org.uk
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Set out across seven stories of a building (clever) the National Centre for Children's Books celebrates children's books, their creators and their readers through exhibitions and events.

Events at this venue

There are 3 events at this location

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Dress-up Weekend

Book character costumes are not just for World Book Day. Dust them off, re-use and recycle them and join us on the last weekend of every month for some costume capers and plenty of fancy-dress fun. Our staff will also be dressed up as their favourite characters and ready to chat about their favourite books. Join us…

Sat 28 Dec

Free / 0300 330 1095

Sun 29 Dec

Free / 0300 330 1095

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Free / 0300 330 1095

…and 3 more dates until 1 Mar 2020

The Polar Express Festive Family Story Workshop

Psst! Do you believe? This winter pop on your pyjamas and head to Seven Stories for a magical journey and help bring the classic Christmas story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg to life. Enjoy an interactive telling of this beautiful tale, snuggle with a warm drink and tasty treat, then create a clever festive…

Sat 14 Dec

£9.50 / 0300 330 1095

Sun 15 Dec

£9.50 / 0300 330 1095

Sat 21 Dec

£9.50 / 0300 330 1095

…and 2 more dates until 23 Dec

The Polar Express Festive Under 5s Story Workshop

Psst! Do you believe? This winter pop on your pyjamas and head to Seven Stories for a magical journey and help bring the classic Christmas story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg to life. Enjoy an interactive telling of this beautiful tale, snuggle with a warm drink and tasty treat, then create a clever festive…

Thu 12 Dec

£7.50 / 0300 330 1095

Fri 13 Dec

£7.50 / 0300 330 1095

Tue 17 Dec

£7.50 / 0300 330 1095

…and 2 more dates until 19 Dec

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