School Holidays

There is a great range of activities for children of all ages during the school holidays in Newcastle that can be seen in the school holidays brochure.

Blackbutt Reserve

Junior Ranger Fun Day - Rapt in Reptiles! Do reptile arts and crafts, have your face painted, get up close to our favourite critters and enjoy the jumping castle. 
When: Wednesday 30 September, 11am - 1pm
Where: Richley Reserve (Freyberg Street, New Lambton)
Cost: Free
Call 4904 3344 for more information. Compulsory parental supervision at all times. Children must wear fully enclosed shoes. Find out more

Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery will be running exhibition-inspired workshops and tours during the school holidays. 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

Make some noise at Newcastle Museum! Children can make percussion instruments out of recycled materials and learn how sound is made at our Sounds Like Science Show. Find out what's on and book in early! Find out more

Newcastle Region Library

Check out the Wildlife Photographer exhibition at Newcastle Region Library or enjoy stories, songs, craft and movies at your local library. Check out the school holidays brochure for event details or visit the what's on page. Find out more

Civic Theatre

Beyond by Circa and the Roald Dahl Festival are the perfect theatre adventures for kids these school holidays! Book your tickets now or find out more.

When are the next school holidays?

Saturday 19 September to Monday 5 October
Thursday 17 December to Monday 24 January 2016