MAPS Festival, a new Arts Council funded festival for families focusing on music art and play. The festival is produced by Chalk, producers of cultural events for children and families across Newcastle upon Tyne. 

MAPS Festival takes place from Friday 15th - Sunday 17th February 2019 across venues in Newcastle and Gateshead, creative and immersive weekend of art, music and play aimed at children under 8 and their grown ups. The festival programme is packed to the brim with unique immersive art experiences, gigs and workshops. Featuring Cosmic Space Raves, Viz for Kids, a live podcast recording, family friendly gigs, a playscape, a cat clay social featuring Cat DJs, beatbox sessions and much more! 

MAPS aims to bring a wide breadth of high quality cultural activity to families, without censorship or limitations, to provide activities that parents and children will enjoy in equal measure - all the culture without the compromise.

MAPS Festival is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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