Barnard Castle Venues unite to offer kids a fab fortnight of fun this summer

The Bowes Museum, TCR Hub and The Witham are delighted to present the Barnard Castle Holiday Club – a fortnight of exciting activities from Monday 12 August to Friday 23 August 2019.

The Barnard Castle venues have teamed up to not only offer a childcare solution for working families but also exciting days of activities for those who are 8+ years to enjoy.

Date:  Monday 12 August – Friday 23 August
Price: £25.00 per day, £28.50 with lunch, siblings and multiple bookings £20.00 per day, £23.50 with lunch.

You can book into as many or few days as you like – just read on to explore what’s available and book what works for you. There is a £5.00 discount for siblings and children attending multiple sessions, please select the appropriate option when booking.

These activities are all lead by professionals with all the necessary security checks and adults are not required!

If you are booking multiple sessions, please call The Bowes Museum on 01833 690606. Please carefully note the venue(s) at which you are booking a place as this is where the day’s activity will take place.

Places are limited so early booking is recommended by clicking on the dates you would like to attend:

  • Turrets Takeover! @ The Witham

9.30am – 4pm, 12, 13, & 14 August,

A fun-packed day of drama games, singing and movement. Enjoy playing and creating theatre with a short session for parents at the end of each day.

  • Activities at The Bowes Museum

8.30am – 5pm, 15, 20 & 22 August,

Three days of arts and crafts, have a go at printing, painting and sculpture and get a Discover Arts Award. Get creative with LEGO® and find out about the Museum.

  • The Hub

10am –3pm with wrap-around care available, 16, 19, 21 & 23 August,

Help design and paint a bright, inspiring permanent piece of art at TCR Hub. Join local artist Holly M Scott and help create a striking mural to adorn the walls of the workshop area. Over the course of 3 sessions we will work collaboratively studying colour theory and geometric design, developing our ideas and painting the final design.

To find out more or book, please visit or call The Bowes Museum on 01833 690606 from 10 am to  5pm.