SOLD OUT. Dino Stomp Down
Sep
22
9:45 AM09:45

SOLD OUT. Dino Stomp Down

Join Dippy for a fun-filled morning of Dinosaur fun at the Great North Museum: Hancock!

The hour long action packed session, aimed at at babies and children aged under 5, will feature dancing, music, and a whole host of dinosaur fun. RRRRROOOOOOAAAAAARRR!

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Dead Disco!
Oct
27
10:30 AM10:30

Dead Disco!

Join us for a Halloween Disco of your dreams packed with more fun than you can shake a skeleton at! Visit our Halloween tattoo bar, turn into a Zombie at our face paint station, and pose in our spooky photo booth. We'll be busting some moves to a whole host of spooktacular floor fillers that will have the whole family doing the Monster Mash!

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Chalk present The Witches
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Chalk present The Witches

Join us for an afternoon of scabby bald heads and gruesome claws as we present the 1990 classic, The Witches. As a young boy stumbles upon a witch convention, he must thwart their evil plans, even after being turned into a mouse! Sit back (but don’t get too comfy!) and enjoy this gloriously menacing story.

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Chalk presents Indie Disco
Nov
24
10:30 AM10:30

Chalk presents Indie Disco

IT’S BACK! 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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MAPS Festival: PlayShapes
Jul
20
to Jul 25

MAPS Festival: PlayShapes

  • Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you and your kids bored of soft play centres and identikit playgrounds? Looking for something creative where you can do your own thing? Come and experience PlayShapes commissioned as part of the MAPS Festival programme. 

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¡VAMOS! NE: Family Picnic
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

¡VAMOS! NE: Family Picnic

Join Chalk for a kite making workshop inspired by Latin American kite festivals, where you'll be able to create your very own brightly coloured kite to take home. Choose your design before delving into the Chalk box to select your materials, then add streamers, accessories, and more! Let's fly!

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Tipping Point Live: Saturday Social + DJ set from Barry Hyde
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Tipping Point Live: Saturday Social + DJ set from Barry Hyde

Start your Saturday off in style with a family social at Cobalt Studios. Visit our festival eco-glitter bar to get you in the mood to throw some shapes, channel Florence Welch and craft your own ethereal nature crown, craft musical icons out of clay, and scribble on the drawing floor. All set to a soundtrack of dance inducing tunes from Barry Hyde.

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MAPS FESTIVAL
Feb
15
to Feb 17

MAPS FESTIVAL

MAPS, a festival of music, art and play for children and their grown ups curated and produced by Chalk. Taking place across venues in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead from 15th -17th February 2019. The inaugural festival features gigs, cosmic space raves, Viz for kids, cat DJs, playscapes and more!

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Dark Skies Disco
Jan
26
11:00 AM11:00

Dark Skies Disco

  • The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Chalk presents Sing-a-long Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec
9
7:30 PM19:30

Chalk presents Sing-a-long Muppet Christmas Carol

Nothing screams 'It's CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSS' like Charles Dickens' timeless tale, A Christmas Carol. But what could give it that added sparkle of Christmas cheer? The Muppets plus a sing-a-long of course! There's no better way to get in the spirit than some festive warbling with Kermit and Miss Piggy and a few 'booooo's' at Ebenezer Scrooge!

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SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Sing-a-long Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec
9
10:30 AM10:30

SOLD OUT. Chalk presents Sing-a-long Muppet Christmas Carol

Nothing screams 'It's CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSS' like Charles Dickens' timeless tale, A Christmas Carol. But what could give it that added sparkle of Christmas cheer? The Muppets plus a sing-a-long of course! There's no better way to get in the spirit than some festive warbling with Kermit and Miss Piggy and a few 'booooo's' at Ebenezer Scrooge! A wonderful story suitable for the whole family will have you laughing, talking like Michael Caine and dancing in the aisles.

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Thriller Dance Class
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

Thriller Dance Class

Learn moves from everyones favourite dance at our Thriller Dance Class. Throw some serious zombie shapes in this high energy workshop lead by the fantastic Debbie Hylton. No experience necessary, channelling your inner zombie essential!

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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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SOLD OUT. Chalk presents DEAD DISCO
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT. Chalk presents DEAD DISCO

Join us for a Halloween Disco of your dreams packed with more fun than you can shake a skeleton at! We'll be busting some moves to our mega Chalk House Band who will be pumping out a whole host of spooktacular floor fillers. From Bowie to Prince, Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse, and a load more corkers in between, they will have the whole family doing the Monster Mash!

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