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Seven Stories

About

Some people say there are only seven stories in the world but a thousand different ways of telling them. Seven Stories is about the thousand ways. This unique charity has recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary after opening its doors in 2005.

Seven Stories is committed to preserving literature heritage for children after the 1990’s saw most of Britain’s most influential literature being sold to international collectors.

A great day out for the whole family, visitors can explore the amazing world of children’s books where magical words and pictures are brought to life through exhibitions, activities and special events.

Explore your own creativity through writing, illustration and crafts or uncover a world of storytelling with dressing up and dramatic fun in the Seven Stories theatre. The Seven Stories Visitor Centre also includes an independent children’s bookshop and Café with a great selection of home cooked food.

Find Seven Stories tucked under the Byker Bridge in Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley, the perfect storybook setting.

Seven Stories is a registered charity number 1056812. Supported by Arts Council and Newcastle City Council.

Seven Stories is closed on Mondays during term time.

Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books accessibility: Seven Stories aim to ensure all visitors have a comfortable and engaging experience at their venue. Provisions include free ear defenders on arrival to ensure a more comfortable experience, hearing loops, a fully accessible toilet with height adjustable changing bench, height adjustable wash basin, shower and a hoist and changing bed. Visitors can also take advantage of monthly Early Bird Openings for visitors with an autistic spectrum condition, Sensory Story times and relaxed performances.

 

Opening Times

Seven Stories (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*

* Closed Mondays during Term Time from 24 April 2017.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

 

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.70 per ticket type
Baby (up to 12months)Free
Child (4-16)£6.60 per ticket type
Family (1 ad, 3 children or 2 ad, 2 children)£23.10 per ticket type
Family+ (1 ad, 4 children or 2 ad, 3 children)£27.50 per ticket type
Toddler (1-3 years)£2.50 per ticket type

Great value annual passes also available. See the Seven Stories website for details.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find us tucked under the Byker Bridge in Newcastle's Ouseburn Valley, the perfect storybook setting.For directions from the A1 North or the A1 South, please see our website: www.sevenstories.org.uk/stepinside/howtogethere.php

Public Transport Directions

The nearest Metro Stations are Byker and Manors. There are also a number of buses that run to the Ouseburn Valley. For more information, please see our website; www.sevenstories.org.uk/stepinside/howtogethere.php

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Provider Features

  • In town/city centre - Just outside Newcastle City Centre in the Ouseburn Valley
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - This is a loop system and is only in parts of the building.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site - This is public.

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates - Adult £4 Child £3
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Wednesday, 27th September 2017 - Thursday, 27th September 2018

Sensory Stories at Seven Stories
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Saturday, 18th February 2017 - Thursday, 1st February 2018

Bears! Exhibition
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Friday, 21st July 2017 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Comics: Explore and create comic art at Seven Stories
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Saturday, 28th October 2017 - Saturday, 28th October 2017

Comics Takeover
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Wednesday, 27th September 2017 - Thursday, 27th September 2018

Story Time at Seven Stories
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Tuesday, 31st October 2017 - Wednesday, 5th December 2018

Thursday, 2nd November 2017 - Thursday, 7th December 2017

Bookworm Babies at Seven Stories
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Tuesday, 10th October 2017 - Monday, 10th December 2018

Little Gallery Explorers at Seven Stories
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Thursday, 28th September 2017 - Sunday, 31st December 2017

Rhyme Scene Poetry Trail Launch at Seven Stories
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Sunday, 14th October 2018 - Sunday, 14th October 2018

How to Write Poems with Joseph Coelho at Seven Stories
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Sunday, 14th October 2018 - Sunday, 14th October 2018

Rhyme Scene Presents: Cooking up words with Inja
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Wednesday, 25th October 2017 - Friday, 27th October 2017

Rhyme Scene Presents: Pop-up Poetry
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Saturday, 11th November 2017 - Saturday, 11th November 2017

Rhyme Scene: Case Closed!
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Saturday, 21st October 2017 - Sunday, 29th October 2017

Halloween at Seven Stories
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Tuesday, 24th October 2017 - Tuesday, 24th October 2017

Luna Loves Library Day with Joseph Coelho
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Thursday, 26th October 2017 - Thursday, 26th October 2017

An Evening with John Agard and Grace Nichols
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Friday, 27th October 2017 - Friday, 27th October 2017

Street-sound Galaxy with John Agard and Grace Nichols
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Saturday, 4th November 2017 - Sunday, 5th November 2017

Mischief Making at Seven Stories
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Friday, 10th November 2017 - Friday, 10th November 2017

Little Listeners at Seven Stories
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Sunday, 12th November 2017 - Sunday, 12th November 2017

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Sunday, 19th November 2017 - Sunday, 19th November 2017

You Choose in Space! at Seven Stories
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Sunday, 19th November 2017 - Sunday, 19th November 2017

Book Cover Design with Nick Sharratt at Seven Stories
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Thursday, 23rd November 2017 - Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Into Crongton with Alex Wheatle
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Friday, 24th November 2017 - Friday, 24th November 2017

Diverse Voices? Curating a national history of children’s books
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Friday, 24th November 2017 - Friday, 24th November 2017

In conversation with Catherine Johnson and Patrice Lawrence
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Saturday, 25th November 2017 - Saturday, 25th November 2017

Andy Stanton up North! at Seven Stories
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Saturday, 6th January 2018 - Sunday, 7th January 2018

Wombling Weekend at Seven Stories
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Saturday, 13th January 2018 - Saturday, 13th January 2018

Love Matters Most with Gerry Turley
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Saturday, 2nd December 2017 - Saturday, 2nd December 2017

Sunday, 3rd December 2017 - Sunday, 3rd December 2017

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Tuesday, 19th December 2017 - Tuesday, 19th December 2017

Thursday, 21st December 2017 - Thursday, 21st December 2017

Saturday, 23rd December 2017 - Saturday, 23rd December 2017

A Christmas Adventure! at Seven Stories
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Sunday, 3rd December 2017 - Sunday, 3rd December 2017

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A Fairytale Christmas at Seven Stories
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Saturday, 30th December 2017 - Sunday, 31st December 2017

New Year’s Eve: Party around the world at Seven Stories
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Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Silver Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2014
  • Visit England Code of Practice 2014

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