Touring Workshops

Our workshops tour appropriate venues around Teesside.

Workshop examples can be found below.

Workshop details are released on our Facebook page and should be pre-booked to avoid disappointment.

If you’d like to suggest a workshop venue/location please use our online form here.


Workshop of the Month: March


  • Sally the Oil Rig Seal
    Children’s author Peter Brunton, from Middlesbrough, will bring to life his 3 books based on the character of Sally the Oil Rig Seal at these workshops, attending to read, take questions, sing the Sally song, and get stuck into craft activities with the children.
    Workshop includes:
    – Option for signed copies of Peter’s books/audiobooks (available to buy at additional cost)
    – Supply of 16” ‘Stuff your own Sally’ and guidance through teddy bear making
    – Materials & guidance to make a pup, ship or helicopter wooden spoon puppet
    – Materials & guidance to write a Sally inspired poem set in a frame handcrafted by the children
    – Juice for all children
    – Donation to Multiple Sclerosis Society Teesside
    Thursdays and Sundays throughout March – book now at
    £19 per child
    Suggested age range: 4 – 9 years


Doorway Puppet Theatre Workshop: February - April


  • In our MONDAY & SATURDAY workshops, you’ll work with your children to create a unique doorway puppet theatre with a seaside theme. Easy to make under the guidance of our workshop host, and easy to pack away at home to save space!
    Workshop includes:
    – Scene setting with story and bubbles
    – Puppet theatre creation (inc. all necessary materials)
    – Puppet theatre personalisation
    – Easy-sew puppet of child’s choice
    – Free juice and sweets for all children
    £19 per child
    Suggested age range: 4 – 9 years


Parent & Baby Workshop


  • A chance to visit a baby-friendly environment, meet other local parents and childcarers, and create something truly special for you and your baby.
    Bring a beloved but now unworn babygrow to make a cuddly toy from. Using our templates, materials and only basic sewing skills (you can do it, honestly!), create new memories from cherished ones.
    Our hot drinks machine will be free to use exclusively for this session.

Party Packages

from £8

  • Give your child a party to remember with our party package. The birthday boy/girl and their friends have fun making a mess and a memento, before taking part in a seaside themed party game and then tucking into a tasty packed lunch.

Package includes:

– 2 hour party slot for up to 18 guests
– Party host to: Guide children through hobby horse making activity
Run party game
Serve lunch
– Use of all equipment/materials needed to make hobby horse
– Prizes for game winner and ‘best horse in show’
– Packed lunch supplied by local tea room (optional)
– Seaside theme party hats to keep, and party props for photos

Upgrade to Beach Bear making activity for £5 extra per head, or ask us about adding party decorations/bags/venue sourcing into your package.