Raring2go! Newcastle

16 15 April: Stephenson Steam Railway, Fish & Chips and heritage train rides on Good Friday. 15 April: All-Weather Finals Day, Newcastle Racecourse. KIDS GO FREE PLUS FREE FUNFAIR & ENTERTAINMENT. 15 April: Easter Folklore at Newcastle Castle with Icy Sedgwick. 5pm. Booking essential. 15 April: Family Minibeast Hunt, Northumberland Wildlife Trust, East Chevington Nature Reserve. Full details www.nwt.org.uk 15-18 April: Easter Trail, National Trust Souter Lighthouse. Explore the outdoors and tick off spring-themed activities to complete the trail and collect your chocolate egg. £3 per trail. 15-18 April: Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt, Whitehouse Farm. Join our Easter Egg Hunt in the Easter Garden. 15-18 April: Easter Duck Trail, WWT, Washington. A gang of big yellow ducks are hiding, can you ‘quack the code’ and find them all? 16 & 20 April: Spring Ceramics, National Glass Centre, Sunderland. Model your own bunny. Age 6+ Booking essential. 19 & 21 April: Discovery Days, Discovery Museum. Spring themed crafts for ages 6 and over. 20 April: Family Mini Beast Hunt, Druridge Bay Country Park, NE61 5BX. Event is free but donations welcome. 23 April: twilight tours of Newcastle Castle this St George’s Day. 6pm & 8pm. newcastlecastle.co.uk 30 April & 1 May: Consett Comedy Festival, Consett Rugby Club. Family comedy sessions on both days. 30 April & 1 May: Discovery Brick Show, Discovery Museum. 30 April - 2 May: Victor & Vulcan, Steam Gala Event, Stephenson Steam Railway. 1 May & 5 June: Northumberlandia Food and Craft Market, Northumberlandia. Cramlington. 1-2 May: May Day Celebrations: traditional May Day activities. Beamish Museum 1 May - 6 June: Festival of the Rose, Vindolanda. See the Roman Army Museum decorated with roses to commemorate Rosalia The festival of the rose, an ancient Roman festival particular special to the Roman soldiers. 7 May: Star Wars Legion, Royal Quays Independent & Outlet Centre, North Shields 7 May: Tynemouth Food Festival 10 May: Spring Evening Racing, Newcastle Racecourse. KIDS GO FREE.