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Winter Wonderland is nearly here . . .

By 27th November 2018 No Comments

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: 

  • Friday 30th November
  • 3pm   Children’s Fairground Rides (open until 6/7pm)
  • 3pm   Yuletide Tipi (open until 10.30pm)
  • 4.30-6.30pm    Children’s Christmas Party (tickets @£7.50 must be pre-booked on 0191 257 8000


  • Saturday 1st December from 11am-5pm
  • Children’s Fairground Rides                                        Car Park
  • *Santa’s Grotto                                                               Sensory Room
  • **Elves Workshop & Festive Farm Yard                   Burnett Hall
  • Christmas Stalls                                                              Trevelyan Hall
  • Yuletide Tipi (open from 11am-10.30pm)                 Garden


  • Saturday Main Stage Performances (Trevelyan Hall)
  • 11am King Edward Primary School Choir
  • 12noon Deaf Awareness NE -Signed Singalong
  • 2pm Dance Kaleidoscope


  • Sunday 2nd December from 11am-4pm
  • Children’s Fairground Rides                                           Car Park
  • Blackberry Donkeys                                                          Car Park
  • *Santa’s Grotto                                                                   Sensory Room
  • **Elves Workshop & Festive Farm Yard                       Burnett Hall
  • Christmas Stalls                                                                 Trevelyan Hall
  • Yuletide Tipi (open from 11am-8.30pm)                      Garden


  • Sunday Main Stage Performances (Trevelyan Hall)
  • 12noon Holly’s School of Steel


*Entry to the Tyneside Winter Wonderland is FREE (please note some *activities will incur an entry fee to cover costs and raise funds for the Linskill Centre)

Please note: Pre-booking is recommended for Santa’s Grotto and the Children’s Christmas Party – tickets available from reception or call 0191 257 8000.


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 with local performers and Christmas tunes 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

Free Entry to the Yuletide Tipi all weekend