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).

Provisional Programme

  • Saturday 1st December (Main Stage)
    11am King Edward Primary School Choir
  • 12noon Derek’s Signing Singalong
    2pm Dance Kaleidoscope
  • Sunday 2nd December (Main Stage)
    12noon Holly’s School of Steel

Yuletide Tipi

From Friday to Sunday the Tipi will be open, serving its usual festive offerings of mulled wine, hot chocolate and marshmallows to roast on the open fire.

The Tipi stays open late into the evening and there will be a variety of local performers singing some Christmas classics to get you into the festive spirit.

Tipi Opening Hours
Friday 30th November 3pm – 10.30pm
Saturday 1st December 11am – 10.30pm
Sunday 2nd December 11am – 8.30pm

*Entry to the Tyneside Winter Wonderland is FREE (please note some activities will incur a charge)

* Pre-booking is recommended for Santa’s Grotto (£5) and the Children’s Christmas Party (£7.50) – tickets available from reception or call 0191 257 8000.