Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

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.


Accessibility

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:
www.sevenstories.org.uk/visit/accessibility


Our Events

  • NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    RELAXED Sensory Adventure - Jungle Jamboree

    17-Aug-2019 15:30 PM - 16:30 PM
    30

    Get ready to touch, see, smell and listen as we share a multi-sensory adventure!

    4 - 16 years
  • NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    RELAXED Sensory Adventure - Jungle Jamboree

    21-Aug-2019 15:30 PM - 16:30 PM
    30

    Get ready to touch, see, smell and listen as we share a multi-sensory adventure!

    4 - 16 years
  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Book Social

    23-Aug-2019 15:00 PM - 17:00 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Announcing a brand new weekly Book Social suitable for parents with children aged 0-1!

    0 - 1 years
  • NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    Supertato & Friends

    24-Aug-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    30

    Join Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet for a brand new singing-and-prancing show. Supertato and his gang of friends are back; there’s Barry the Fish with Fingers, Norman the slug, Alan the bear and new...

    3 - 10 years
  • NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    Supertato & Friends

    24-Aug-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM
    30

    Join Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet for a brand new singing-and-prancing show. Supertato and his gang of friends are back; there’s Barry the Fish with Fingers, Norman the slug, Alan the bear and new...

    3 - 10 years
  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Book Social

    30-Aug-2019 15:00 PM - 17:00 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Announcing a brand new weekly Book Social suitable for parents with children aged 0-1!

    0 - 1 years
  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    31-Aug-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    Writing Masterclass

    31-Aug-2019 14:00 PM - 15:30 PM
    30

    A story truly comes to life when the reader feels part of the writer's world but how do you create a truly brilliant story?  Join author Florianne Humphrey as Seven Stories equip budding and enth...

    7 - 16 years
  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    01-Sep-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    07-Sep-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    08-Sep-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    28-Sep-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    29-Sep-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    05-Oct-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    06-Oct-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    26-Oct-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    27-Oct-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    02-Nov-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    03-Nov-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    30-Nov-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    01-Dec-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    07-Dec-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Brilliant Bookswap

    08-Dec-2019 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger! 

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    28-Dec-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    29-Dec-2019 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    25-Jan-2020 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    26-Jan-2020 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    29-Feb-2020 10:00 AM - 16:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

  • FREE
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dress-up Weekend

    01-Mar-2020 10:00 AM - 15:30 PM
    30 Lime Street

    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...

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