Part of Family Arts Festival
Tuesday 23 July
Tuesday 30 July
Tuesday 6 August
Tuesday 13 August
Tuesday 20 August
Tuesday 27 August
Every Tuesday during the school holidays
10am-2pm (drop in)
£3 per family
Join us for a packed summer of making at the Shipley!
23 July: Bubbles, bugs and BIG art – Garden Party
Peter Rabbit will make and appearance between 12 & 1pm. A fun packed family day filled with bubbles and HUGE outdoor art activities in the Shipley Garden.
Get up close to a collection of real animals
that you would find in a garden.
30 July: Ceramics: Cup and Saucer Planters
Paint and design your very own tea cup and saucer planter. Feel free to take yours home and watch it grow!
6 August: Paper: Become a bug
Make your own bug outfits, masks and headbands and play outside with our garden games.
13 August: Big Bugs
Find out all about the local wildlife in Gateshead and how you can create a safe haven for bugs and wildlife in your outdoor space.
20 August: Create a bird house
Design and decorate a bird or bug house for your garden and make a colourful bird using wool and recycled fabrics to brighten up your garden.
27 August: The Secret Garden Story Time
Join Peter Rabbit between 12 & 1pm to plant some carrots. Join us for a day of family activities focused around story-telling and books inspired by gardens. Create a mandrake just like Harry Potter.