Dark Sky Disco
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

Dark Sky Disco

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Prepare for lift off as Chalk take you on an intergalactic journey.The Chalk building yard will be open for you to craft mini rockets, design and make your own futuristic headwear, create moon projections and more!

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SOLD OUT. Beyonce Dance Class
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

SOLD OUT. Beyonce Dance Class

Have you ever boogied to Beyonce in your bedroom/car/shower? Of course you have! Well now is the time to put that hairbrush down and get those moves nailed! 

Throw some serious shapes in this high energy family workshop lead by a the fantastic Debbie Hylton. Debbie will break down the moves into bite-sized chunks, gradually building up a routine, by the end your whole family will be Beyonce dancefloor ready! 

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SOLD OUT. Beyonce Dance Class - Adults Only
May
6
4:30 PM16:30

SOLD OUT. Beyonce Dance Class - Adults Only

Have you ever boogied to Beyonce in your bedroom/car/shower? Of course you have! Well now is the time to put that hairbrush down and get those moves nailed! 

Throw some serious shapes in this high energy workshop lead by a the fantastic Debbie Hylton. Debbie will break down the moves into bite-sized chunks, gradually building up a routine, by the end you will be Beyonce dancefloor ready! 

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SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Indie Disco
Jun
10
10:30 AM10:30

SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Indie Disco

Dig out those copies of Melody Maker, dust off your air guitar and prepare for all those lyrics to come flooding back, as we celebrate your misspent youth and the songs that soundtracked it. From Pulp to Echobelly, Blur to Longpigs, Primal Scream to Black Grape and a whole manner of corkers in between, our live DJ will have it covered.

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SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Indie Disco (Afternoon Edition)
Jun
10
2:00 PM14:00

SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Indie Disco (Afternoon Edition)

Dig out those copies of Melody Maker, dust off your air guitar and prepare for all those lyrics to come flooding back, as we celebrate your misspent youth and the songs that soundtracked it. From Pulp to Echobelly, Blur to Longpigs, Primal Scream to Black Grape and a whole manner of corkers in between, our live DJ will have it covered.

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Hollie McNish Workshop
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Hollie McNish Workshop

Chalk are delighted to present a workshop from internationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist, Hollie McNish. In this laid back workshop with Hollie, you'll be able to explore your story, find your voice and let it out! Everyone has a story to tell, it’s just most seem too scared to tell them. This workshop is for people who love or hate, write or have never written poetry in all their life!

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Chalk presents Hollie McNish
Oct
27
7:30 PM19:30

Chalk presents Hollie McNish

We're delighted to welcome back internationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist, Hollie McNish. Here, she will be joining us to perform poems, read from and chat honestly and openly from her collection, PLUM, as well as performing some favourites from previous books.

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Kaleidoscope Party
Apr
3
4:00 PM16:00

Kaleidoscope Party

Kaleidoscope Party has been brought to you by East Durham Creates

Step into a world of colour and prepare to dance at our Kaleidoscope Party! Try your hand at an array of colourful craft activities suitable for the whole family, scribble on the giant drawing floor, bathe in bubbles, get hula hooping and throw some shapes! There'll be projections, rainbow face paints and much more, all set to a soundtrack of kaleidoscopic tunes to get you in the mood for dancing. 

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Chalk Construction Club
Mar
22
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Mar
8
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk presents Willy Mason
Feb
20
1:00 PM13:00

Chalk presents Willy Mason

We're really exited to announce the next gig in Chalk's series of live music events is Willy Mason! A rare chance to see Willy Mason in an intimate venue, the lush Cumberland Arms! This extra special day time gig will see Willy play exclusively for an audience of little ones and their grown ups.

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SOLD OUT. Chalk presents The Cornshed Sisters
Feb
11
1:00 PM13:00

SOLD OUT. Chalk presents The Cornshed Sisters

Chalk are proud to present The Cornshed Sisters! This unique performance will see the Tyne and Wear four piece play an extra special daytime gig exclusively for an audience of kids and their grown ups. Drawing on a palette of solo and harmony vocals and a blend of acoustic and electronic instruments, The Cornshed Sisters weave together pop, folk, ballad and protest music into a unique and distinctive style. Set to a backdrop of dreamy visuals, the gig will give the whole family the chance to join in on percussion and vocals as we bring you this extra special musical treat!

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Chalk Construction Club
Feb
8
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is a creative 8-week programme that introduces families to a wide variety of creative arts activities. From science and technology experiments to messy play, cardboard builds to music making and everything in between, each week a different theme. 

 

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Chalk Construction Club
Nov
22
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is an 8-week programme that introduces families to Engineering, Architecture and Science through fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) based activity. From car racing to cardboard robots, coding to constructing and everything in between, each week a different theme.

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Chalk Construction Club
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is an 8-week programme that introduces families to Engineering, Architecture and Science through fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) based activity. From car racing to cardboard robots, coding to constructing and everything in between, each week a different theme.

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SOLD OUT. Frankie & The Heartstrings Gig + Workshop
Nov
12
11:45 AM11:45

SOLD OUT. Frankie & The Heartstrings Gig + Workshop

Wrap your senses around this unique performance as Frankie and the Heartstrings play an exclusive daytime gig for an audience of kids and their grown ups. The show will see the alt indie-pop Sunderland five-piece play an array of top notch tunes set to a backdrop of eye popping visuals which will have the whole family jumping, spinning and whooping with delight!

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Chalk Construction Club
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is an 8-week programme that introduces families to Engineering, Architecture and Science through fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) based activity. From car racing to cardboard robots, coding to constructing and everything in between, each week a different theme.

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Chalk Construction Club
Nov
1
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Construction Club

Chalk Construction Club is an 8-week programme that introduces families to Engineering, Architecture and Science through fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) based activity. From car racing to cardboard robots, coding to constructing and everything in between, each week a different theme.

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March of the Mummies
Oct
31
12:00 PM12:00

March of the Mummies

On Tuesday 31st October at 12 midday people across the UK will march in support of better rights for mothers. 

In Newcastle, we'll be meeting at Newcastle Civic Centre, before marching along Northumberland Street and down to Grey's Monument where we'll have a rally with notable speakers and even a pop-up choir. Join us along the way to lend your support to the 'March of the Mummies' cause. 

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