The cooler weather may be knocking on our doorsteps, but there’s tons of family fun activities to get involved in during October half-term Sunderland…


Beacon of Light















Kick off half term in style with an unforgettable footy excursion at the stunning Beacon of Light centre!

Every half term holiday, the Beacon of Light runs a wide range of sporty activities for boys and girls throughout the region, helping them to blow off some steam and enjoy a run-around.

It’s an ideal way to let little footy fanatics get involved with Sunderland AFC. Head online for dates and more information.


Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Get ready for Halloween this October half term with spooky castle crafts and stories inspired by Sunderland Museum’s virtual exhibition Castles: Paintings from the National Gallery, London.

Make your own model castles and scary puppets then listen to the ghost story of the ‘Cauld Lad of Hylton Castle’.

Get creative and make your own sustainable textile creations inspired by the by artist Lubaina Himid and the Received Wisdom exhibition from Arts Council Collection.

















Rally the troops and tootle over to Hylton Road for an exhilarating bubble- date at Tumbles!

Since opening in 2018, Tumbles has gained a reputation for its exhilarating play area, incredibly friendly staff and delicious coffee shop, packed with glorious goodies to kick back and relax while little ones head out on adventures!


Super Tramp

Nestled away on Enterprise Park, keep the little ones occupied this October with a day at this amazing trampoline park!

A state of the art centre right here in Sunderland, Super Tramp caters for everybody; from complete beginners to expert trampolinists, there’s something for the entire gang to enjoy!

Make sure you visit them for an action-packed day out this October!


The Art Room

Throughout October















Art is where the home is! Time to check in for a fabulous Zoom class with your bubble this autumn, thanks to The Art Room.

As the cold wind blows and the leaves begin to fall, The Art Room is nurturing your love for all things creative with a family fun craft workshop.

From dazzling costume props, invigorating worksheets and awesome activity pack, this is a must-try to keep your little Picassos entertained at home!

A great way to keep creative souls busy during half term.


Clue HQ

Take your little explorers over to John Street this October for an exhilarating escape room with Clue HQ.

A perfect activity for those rainy days or to help blow off some steam in your bubble, the guys at Clue HQ have an abundance of escape rooms that will test even the biggest masterminds.

Known for their purse pleasing deals, visit their website and get your bubble booked in before slots disappear this autumn.


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