Half term family fun proves a hit

Enjoying the  free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.
Poiture by Jane Coltman
Enjoying the free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields. Poiture by Jane Coltman
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Delighted children were treated to a day of fun during their half-term holidays.

The Family Hub is hosting two days of family activities at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.

Enjoying the  free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.
Poiture by Jane Coltman

Enjoying the free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields. Poiture by Jane Coltman

The busy first day saw children and parents take part in soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, which featured a ball pool, soft shapes, slides, ride-ons and more.

A number of local businesses also provided taster stalls while there were face painters plus visits fom Mickey Mouse, Peppa Pig, princesses from Frozen and more.

A second fun day is set to take place on Thursday at the centre, from 10am to 3pm.

On Thursday, the taster sessions will be a butter making session at 10am; Little Learners at 11am; sing and sign at noon; LP dance school at 1pm; Saturday stage school at 2pm; and music and move session at 3pm. For more information or to book a place on one of the taster sessions call 07592 059906.

Enjoying the  free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.
Poiture by Jane Coltman

Enjoying the free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields. Poiture by Jane Coltman

A spokesperson for The Family Hub said: “The first day was amazing.

“It was very, very busy and a fantastic positive vibe.

“We’re looking forward to Thursday when we do it all again.”

Enjoying the  free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.
Poiture by Jane Coltman

Enjoying the free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields. Poiture by Jane Coltman

Enjoying the  free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields.
Poiture by Jane Coltman

Enjoying the free pop-up soft play, provided by Soft Play Mania, at the Beacon Centre in North Shields. Poiture by Jane Coltman