Summer Holiday Activities

South Shields Cricket Club are hosting free sessions at Monkton Academy throughout the summer holidays. See the video for more information:

South Tyneside Library are running a host of free activities during the summer from arts and crafts to music on the rooftop. Some events may need to be booked in advance. Have a look at what is on this summer by visiting their website.

The Word is running lots of summer activities for all ages – some free and some paid. You can find out what is on this summer by visiting their website

Sportsking summer camps are free to any child in receipt of means tested free school meals or struggling with the cost of living crisis and are funded by The Department Of Education. The camps also have their lunch, snacks and drinks included from Olivia’s Cafe in Washington Village.

To book click on the link: 

With summer holidays nearly upon us we wanted to remind all parents of the offer below. 

Kids go free, all day, every day with Tyne and Wear Metro  

Tyne and Wear Metro continue to help make travel as affordable as possible for families with their Kids go free promise.    

Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel on Metro or the Shields Ferry for free, when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

We hope this offer will encourage families to explore new places and spend quality time together.

For more information and inspiration for great days out please visit: Kids go Free on Metro |