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Easter Egg Hunt

A family fun-filled Easter Fair

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This year the Easter Fair will take place on Saturday 20th April from 11am to 3pm at the Linskill Centre and is sponsored by local estate agent Richardsons.

This free entry event will again be focused on activities for all the family including the infamous Linskill Easter Egg Hunt with clues to take the children around the building and win an Easter Egg (there will be two egg hunts one in the morning at 11.30am and one in the afternoon at 2pm).

There will performances from local groups on the main stage along with craft and gift stalls in Trevelyan Hall.

Hopefully, there will be an appearance (weather permitting) form the very popular Blackberry Donkeys

The new Linskill soft play area and V-bomber will be available in the Burnett Hall for under 5’s.

The star of the show will be Mr Merlin’s free magic show for the children on the main stage at 1pm.

Linskill Holistic Fayre

Holistic Fayre – timetable of free activities

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Linskill Holistic Fayre – Saturday 9th March from 11am-3pm

Time Activity Where With Who
11:30-12noon Pilates Taster Bede Room Ashleigh Lowe
12-12:30pm Reiki Talk & Meditation Bede Room Joanne Pearson
12:30-1:20pm Are You Psychic? Workshop Bede Room Joanne Pearson
1:30-2pm Mantra & Chant Bede Room Chris Headland
2pm-2:30pm Dru Yoga Taster Bede Room Chris Headland
2:30pm-3pm Sacred Drumming Bede Room Chris Headland

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Linskill Holistic Fayre

Holistic Fayre at Linskill

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Linskill is holding a Holistic Fayre focusing on health and wellbeing on Saturday 9th March from 11am-3pm.

Trevelyan Hall will host a range of stalls with readings, demonstrations and tasters of all things for the mind, body and soul (please note additional charges may apply for some activities). Health promotion stands with representatives will also be on hand to offer advice and information. Free entry event and all welcome.

Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

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Weddings at Linskill will showcase its ability to be the perfect wedding venue for your big day! Set within a former North Tyneside school, the quirky building offers a blank canvas for the unique day you have dreamed about. Built in 1932 and nestled between North Shields and Tynemouth, this much-loved building hosted its first wedding in Trevelyan Hall in 2012 and bookings have grown year on year.

The Wedding Open Day is Saturday 16th March from 12noon to 3pm giving couples the chance to see the venue in all its glory as Trevelyan Hall will be dressed for a wedding with white linen, sashes, bunting and fairy lights. There will be local wedding suppliers on hand for advice, inspiration and demonstrations of their services with live entertainment on the stage and a complimentary canape and drinks reception for the first 50 guests.

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New Squiggles N Giggles programme for 2019

New Squiggles N Giggles programme for 2019

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Squiggles N Giggles is our programme of family activities, delivered at Linskill, to encourage child development and parental skills through play and learning. There is a diverse range of activities on offer starting the week commencing 7th January and hopefully something for everyone – please note activities are suitable for children under 5 years of age.

  • Giggle N Groove
  • Creative Play
  • Sensory Stars
  • Story Sacks
  • Baby Social
  • Baby Massage
  • Baby Yoga

To find out more about timings click here or call 0191 257 8000 to book onto an activity or course.

Burn's Night Ceilidh at Linskill

Burn’s Night Ceilidh at Linskill

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The engAGE project, creating opportunities for people 55+, has achieved its second year milestone having delivered a range activities and events this year, from floristry and film to tai chi and day trips.

To celebrate this achievement the engAGE team are planning a Linskill-styled Burn’s Night Ceilidh on Friday 25th January 2019 from 7-9pm. The evening is supported by local ceilidh band Berking Mad and the whiskey will be flowing in the Linskill Bar. Enjoy a ‘Haggis, Neeps & Tatties’ meal while the engAGE Scribblers’ perform their Burns inspired poetry.

All ages are very welcome so please join us if you can with family and friends to start off a great new year of more activities and events.

To book a ticket please call reception on 0191 257 8000 or email charlotte@linskill.org.

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Winter Wonderland is nearly here . . .

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Tyneside Winter Wonderland 2018 will open this Friday 30th November at 3pm and run througouth the weekend until 4pm on Sunday 2nd December.

Please remember elements of Winter Wonderland are held outdoors so make sure you wrap up warm as there are no guarantees for the weather!

To keep you up-to-date with activities here is an outline of the event programme to help you plan your visit:

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Yuletide Tipi at Linskill

Yuletide Tipi at Linskill

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Tyneside Winter Wonderland would not be complete without the Yuletide Lodge and we welcome back this festive tipi for its third year with a range of planned activities, including a music quiz and live music late into the evenings. From Friday to Sunday the Yuletide Tipi will be serving its usual festive offerings of mulled wine, hot chocolate and marshmallows to roast on the open fire. There will also be a variety of local performers singing some Christmas classics to get you into the festive spirit. Read More

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Tyneside Winter Wonderland – Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December

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Tyneside Winter Wonderland is back for a third year of festive family fun over three days!

Friday 30th November (3-6pm)

Winter Wonderland will open on Friday 30th November from 3-6pm with fairground rides, *Children’s Christmas Party (4.30-6.30pm) and the ever popular Yuletide Tipi (see below).

Saturday 1st (11am-5pm) and Sunday 2nd December (11am-4pm)

Over the weekend there will be a family-orientated fun programme including *Santa’s Grotto and an Elves Workshop, featuring festive crafts.

The Festive Farm Yard is open on Saturday and Sunday featuring sheep, geese, goats and smaller fluffy animals, so the children can see them up close and learn all about them from their handlers.

Christmas Stalls – there will be an array of festive stalls in Trevelyan Hall over the Saturday and Sunday from crafts, food, gifts, clothing to travel ideas.

Entertainment in the form of singing, music and dance performances from local groups (see below).

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Age Takes Centre Stage

Age Takes Centre Stage

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The engAGE programme at Linskill is supporting the Age Takes Centre Stage 2018 with a series of events organised for during October. There will be a celebration of National Poetry Day on Thursday October 4th at 11am with local poet Harry Gallagher (Northern Lights) who will be performing a selection of his work (£3 entry). Fire Safety in the Home is a free information session with Tyne and Wear Fire Service on Tuesday 9th October from 1-2pm. For more information on the programme please click here.