Family Day Trip Idea

Looking for somewhere to go with the kids? Even if you don’t have sprogs there are some great ideas for activity based days out, usually with some food thrown in!

5 Family Activities in Tyne and Wear

Entertaining teenagers is often more problematic than little ones. They are more than happy to set up camp in their rooms playing computer games, so how do you tempt them out to enjoy the (occasional) sunshine and have some quality…
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Ping! Gets Newcastle Active

Table Tennis England and Active Newcastle have brought back Ping! Newcastle to the streets of the Toon in time for the summer holidays. Ping! is the free street ping pong initiative set up by Table Tennis England, which sees table tennis tables…
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5 Family Activities in the North East

Our 5 Free Days Out in the North East post was so popular I decided to feature some other places to take the kids during the summer holidays. These are venues you will have to pay for, but we feel…
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Five Free Kids Days Out in the North East

With the average person spending £7.85 on sundries at the cinema BEFORE including the cost of the tickets, I started to think about how expensive kids are! There aren’t many ways to entertain the kids during the school holidays that don’t…
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Newcastle Quayside Market – A Photo Diary

As we have previously posted about the Quayside Market, which is held every Sunday, we decided to do a photo diary this time round. The weather was too lovely to stay indoors this weekend, and rather than hitting the supermarket…
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A Visit to Grey’s Monument

I have a few vivid memories of my native Newcastle as a child, most of which focus on food (quelle surprise!). I recall visiting Wimpy on Newgate Street for a friend’s birthday party, I remember being taken to Farnons (now…
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The Durham Street Food Project

Durham’s food scene has taken quite the hit of late, with Bistro 21 and Oldfields restaurants closing without much warning. It seemed a shame that such a beautiful, vibrant city was being left with mediocre offerings and high street chains….
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Darlington Food Festival 2016

A North East food festival is to return to the streets of Darlington for a third year running. Distinctly Delicious – Darlington Festival of Food will take place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May this year, with preparations for the…
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