School Holidays

There is a great range of activities for children of all ages during the April school holidays in Newcastle, 11-22 April. For all the details check out our school holidays brochure - you can download it from the link at right. The new printed brochure for the April school holidays will be published in late March and available at the locations listed below.

Blackbutt Reserve

Newcastle Permanent Junior Ranger Fun Day - Nature Venture!
Richley Reserve comes to life with a feast of school holiday activities including junior ranger arts and crafts, face painting, pot a plant, critter encounters, and jumping castles.

Wednesday 20 April 2016, 11am to 1pm
Richley Reserve (off Freyberg Street, New Lambton)

Free event, no bookings required. Parental supervision is compulsory and children must wear fully enclosed shoes. Find out more

Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery will be running art workshops during the school holidays inspired by the exhibitions Just Draw and A Dirty Business: Devine, Styan & Tilley. Children will engage in fun-filled activities that teach basic art techniques. Check out Newcastle Art Gallery what's on for all the details. Find out more

Newcastle Museum

Science shows at Newcastle Museum! Join us on a journey of scientific discovery, as we explore exciting experiments and some surprising science you can do at home. Fees vary for programs. Find out what's on and book in early! Find out more

Newcastle Region Libraries

April school holidays are out of this world at Newcastle Region Libraries! Celebrate Star Wars, aliens, and all things cosmic through a variety of programming. Visit the Library's website for a complete list of holiday programs. Find out more

When are the next school holidays?

Winter holidays - Monday 4 July 2016 to Friday 15 July 2016