What’s On Online?

Looking for something new to try? Here you can find a range of activities to get stuck into, from science to comedy to poetry to getting creative.

For now, most activites will be online due to lockdown restrictions. But don’t worry, we’ll be updating this page with fun, face to face opportunities when we can – watch this space!

Summer Reading Challenge!

Have some fun reading this summer with online activities from NYCC Libraries! Find out more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SccwI2wY5R0

14th July – 16th August 2021




A black and white image of a man reading a poem, and a colourful image of a pencil pot and a child thinking.

Cosmic Carol Presents Volcanos!

A fun and informative family event with space expert Cosmic Carol, suitable for ages 6 and above.

Mon, 19 July 2021

16:30 – 17:30


The Gruffalo's Great Escape Wild World Hero party

The workshop for families with children aged 7-11 are invited to a fabulous, free, interactive online art workshop event based on the fabulous story The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

Thu, 22 July 2021

16:00 – 17:00



Comic Art Masterclass with comic artist Kev F Sutherland

Fun filled, interactive online comic art workshop with Kev F. Kev F has been writing and drawing comics for everyone from Beano to Marvel, Doctor Who to Viz, and Red Dwarf to The Dandy. He will teach attendees all there is to know about making comic strips and manga. Suitable for children aged 8+.

Thu, 29 July 2021

10:30 – 12:30



A black and white image of a man reading a poem, and a colourful image of a pencil pot and a child thinking.

Rubbish isn't Rubbish!

Join in this interactive session with Emilie Knight from Allerton Waste Recovery Park and find out all about what they do with the stuff we throw away. For children aged 7+

Tue, 3 August 2021

10:30 – 11:15



Storytelling with John Kirk

Storyteller John Kirk will be celebrating the British summer with a fantastic outing in the countryside. Jammed packed with interactive scavenger hunting fun these sessions are suitable for families with story hunters age 4+.

Tue, 10 August 2021

13:00 – 14:00