Little Lions

A playgroup for all children 0-5 years

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Visitor information

Every Tuesday during term time (no session during  school holidays).

1:30pm - 2:30pm 

Facilitated by Leslie, an experienced SEND teacher.


£2 per child, siblings are welcome too.

Accompanying adults are free, a maximum of 2 per child.


This session is drop in but we do recommend you book a place by ringing the museum on 0191 211 5599 as there are only 10 places available.


The Little Lions is a relaxed playgroup open to all children aged 0-5. 

Numbers are limited to 10 children and the lights are kept low. The sessions feature unstructured and sensory based play based on the Gallery’s collections and feature a variety of hands-on activities. 

Follow the Little Lions Facebook page and get all the latest updates and news about the Little Lions playgroup from facilitator Leslie.

Supported by: 

The Sobell Foundation

The Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust


Morrisons Foundation