Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books

Seven Stories is The National Centre for Children's Books. We select original artwork and manuscripts - from first scribbles to finished books - to create our innovative exhibitions and popular events.Seven Stories celebrates children's books. How books are made, where they come from and how we can enjoy and share them. It's a great day out for the whole family! 

Find us at...

  • Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books
  • 30 Lime Street
  • Ouseburn
  • Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
  • NE6 5AD

Our family-friendly offer

Seven Stories has a packed schedule of events for all ages - including visits from well-known authors and illustrators, workshops, talks, laughs and much more. Join our Story Catchers daily for fun and interactive story times and performances.


Seven Stories aims to be accessible for all visitors and facilities include accessible toilets, lift to all floors, hearing loops, large print available on request, baby change facilities and subtitled films.  For more detailed information, visit the website:

Our Events

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    26-Jan-2020 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    Dress-up Weekend

    Book character costumes are not just for World Book Day. Dust them off, re-use and recycle them and join us on the last weekend of every month for some costume capers and plenty of fancy-dress fu...


Classic FM
Fun Kids
In Your Area
Age Of Creativity
Circus 250
The List
Get Creative
Arts Award
Theatre Tokens
Where Can We Go
London Theatre

Sign up for Fantastic For Families news (managed by the Albany)