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Summer story time at Gibside

Join us for summer story time to hear about the adventures of curious wildlife.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Take a moment to relax in the Walled Garden and hear adventures of wonderful wildlife characters. Fly away on a daydream and journey through your imagination as you listen to an exciting story.

Drop by on the day, no need to book. Every Wednesday in the school summer holidays.

This activity is part of Summer of Play, sponsored by Starling Bank and supported by Sport England.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Meeting point

Gibside Walled Garden.

Accessibility

The Walled Garden is wheelchair accessible, but activities may take place on mown grass.

Upcoming events

Event

Summer of Play at Gibside 

Welcome to a summer of possibilities. Create, explore, move, wonder and make-believe at Gibside, all summer long.

Event summary

on
21 Jul to 3 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 44 other dates or times
Event

History talk - an introduction to the history of Gibside 

Get a taste for the history of Gibside with a Guided Walk volunteer.

Event summary

on
21 Jul to 22 Dec 2024
at
11:30 to 12:00
+ 110 other dates or times
Event

History walk - the story of Gibside 

Dive into the history of Gibside and take a walk with a Guided Walk volunteer around the 18th century landscape garden.

Event summary

on
21 Jul to 22 Dec 2024
at
13:00 to 14:30
+ 110 other dates or times
Event

Outdoor games with Smile Through Sport 

Come along this summer holidays for outdoor sports and active games for families with SEND.

Event summary

on
22 Jul to 28 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 12:30
+ 5 other dates or times