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Blast Science Workshops

Come and get involved in our interactive science workshops!

Blast Science is back! Enjoy interactive family learning, science investigation, mess, chaos and fun.

This year, Blast Science leader Bradford C. Gross will be dissecting the beautiful science of both chemistry and biology. Both workshops will use water as the main focus, children will have the opportunity to explore water themes using live experiments and interactive learning.

Tuesday 23 - Thursday 25 August

Blast into Chemistry with Brad Gross

To book tickets click here.

Tuesday 30 August - Thursday 1 September

Blast into Biology with Brad Gross

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Times: 11am and 2pm

For ages 5-10 years

Price: £5 per child (plus booking fee) redeemable against a toy purchase on the day.

To book tickets visit this link.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance online.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Friday 12 August and Friday 19 August, 11am - 3pm

Get up close to Blue Reef Aquarium’s rock pool creatures, you’ll get the chance to handle them and discover more about each one. Plus, there will be the chance to enter a competition to win a family pass to the Aquarium.

Face Painting

Daily from Saturday 23 July to Saturday 3 September, 11am-3pm

(Excluding Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
£3.50 per child or FREE for one child with any spend over £10 on the day in the Toy Department.

Bugs and Stuff

Wednesday 27 July, Friday 5 August, Wednesday 10 August and Wednesday 17 August, 11am-4pm

Get up close with some creepy creatures including reptiles, amphibians and insects. Do you DARE touch them?

Barbie appearing in store

Breakfast With Barbie

Saturday 20 August

Meet and have your photograph taken with Barbie in the Toy Department. Barbie will be in store at the following times:

11.45am - 1pm
1.30pm - 2.45pm
3pm - 4pm

Join us on Saturday 20 August at 9am in the Northside Diner for our special event, Breakfast with Barbie.

All children will receive an American breakfast, juice, an American waffles dessert inspired by Barbie, a gorgeous Barbie goody bag and the chance to meet and have your photograph taken with Barbie.

Both child and adult breakfasts are £10 each (plus booking fee).

For more information and how to book tickets click here.

Orange Elephant Workshop

Tuesday 26 July and Friday 26 August, 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm

Let your kids get creative and have fun with our A Clay workshop. Places are limited, please call 0191 232 5100 to make a booking or speak to a member of staff on the Toy Department.

Fish Hunt

Find Dory’s friends throughout the Toy Department for the chance to win a prize.

Northside Diner Offer

Enjoy a family meal for 4 for £20*, offer includes 4 classic beef burgers or hotdogs plus a large sharing plate of fries.


Use your imagination and create some weird and wonderful things at the Lego Play tables.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Enter their colouring competition to win a Nemo or Dory toy.


Take part in our competitions for all ages across the department for the chance to win fantastic prizes.

Dory Pictures

Don’t miss the chance to have your photo taken with our Dory cut out stand and use the hashtag #DoryatFenwick

*Terms and conditions apply, ask in store for details.

The entertainment programme listed above is not a supervised play scheme. Children must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian. Programme information correct at time of printing.

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