What’s On Events

Summer Visual Storytelling with Local Author Kay Wilson

This exciting new activitiy takes place each Wednesday throughout the summer holidays.  1.30-2.30pm.  £2.50 per child (adults must stay and accompany their children).  Arts and crafts also taking place alongside the storytelling.
Books and activities as follows:
26.07 - Wibbly Wobbly Jellyfish & Friends Beneath The Sea
Create your own sea creatures, colour pictures  and use stickers to create your own pictures.
02.08 - Plunder Thunder & Things That Make You Wonder
Create your own pirate mask, treasure map and much more.
09.08 - Fickle Cackle Crackle & Haggle
Make own witches, colour in pictures and make your own scenery.
16.08 - Be Careful What You Wish For
Create your own dolly peg fairies
23.08 - The Mighty Emperor & The Meteorite Ring in the land of Teajaycee
Create your own jewellery, colour in pictures and more.
30.08 - The Kytons Search For The Meteorite / Kytonite for Meteorite - The Aliens Return
Create your own flying saucer with flashing ligths, colour in space pictures and more.
BMX Party 3

BMX - Join British Cycling for Four BMX Days at The Hub

Sessions are 10.00am - 12.00pm / 1.00pm - 3.00pm or stay all day from 10.00am - 3.00pm.  Prices are £5.00 per session or £8.00 all day. 
The sessions run 28th July, 4th August, 11th August and 18th August 2017.
Children should bring a drink and packed lunch or money for the cafe.  Limited bikes and equipment is available from The Hub.  Long sleeved tops and trousers MUST be worn.  Booking essential - please call Laura on 01833 690150.
Yoga Bunnies at the Hub

Yoga Bunnies - Wednesday 16th August

Join Sarah for a special day of workshops for yoga bunnies of all ages!
Sessions run 10.00am - 12.00pm for 5-7 year olds, and 1.00pm -3.00pm for 8 - 11 years. £5.00 per session.

Creative Gardening Activities for Kids

Every Wednesday from 26th July and every Friday from 28th July, throughout the school summer holidays from 10.30am until 12.30pm.  All are FREE to attend.  Our cafe is open so come and enjoy a relaxing coffee whilst your kids have fun creating in the garden.

baking masterclass

Bake Your Socks Off 28th - 30th July 2017

Celebrate the Summer with a weekend of baking and decorating special cake based products. Led by our talented Cafe Manager and business owner Philippa Farrer, participants will be taught how to bake the perfect sponge, decorate cakes using a variety of special techniques and tackle intricate details for special occasion cakes. There will also be the opportunity to learn about cakes from across the globe and the chance to share techniques and ideas.

Outdoor Adventure Week Monday 31st July

Suitable for children age 8 years plus - Spend the week having a go at a range of outdoor activities such as Canoeing, Kayaking, High Ropes, BMX, Problem Solving and Archery. Children will be supervised at all times by a youth worker and all activities are run by qualified coaches with a DBS check. Snacks will be provided but children need to bring either a packed lunch or lunch money for the cafe. There will be down time within the centre too. Make new friends, learn new skills and build confidence in a safe quality environment. Priced at £150 for the week, Early Bird price of £130 if booked and paid by Friday 30th June.


Kids' Cookery School 7th, 8th & 9th August

We are offering a three day respite from your children by looking after them at the Hub and teaching them how to cook! The sessions run from 9:00am until 5:00pm each day. Children will learn how to make basic meals to share with their family and friends, learn about making healthy snacks that can be made and grabbed on the go and also design and produce a few sweet treats along the way.

The course is suitable for ages 8 + as children will need to be responsible for their own work areas, be aware of any allergies or intollerances and their own skill levels.
Places are £96 for three days, which works out at £4 per hour for 24 hours. Early bird price of £80 if booked before Friday 30th June.


TCR Hub Open Day

Come and take a look at everything the TCR Hub has to offer on Saturday 19th August. 10am-3pm  have a go at one of the many brilliant activities that take place here.  Tickets for the day are £3 per person and this gives you the chance to try out loads of great things.  Simply get your ticket in advance then sign up on the day for those activities you want to have a go at...from hanging around on the high ropes to using our high-tech music studio to make beautiful music. Come and see what we have to offer. 

sweet tree making TCR Hub

Sweet Tree Making

Book places now for this workshop and learn how to make, rather than just eat, a sweet tree!  Perfect centre-piece for birthday parties, weddings and parties.  Booking is essential as this activity proved hugely popular last year.  

Tuesday 15th August, from 1-2.30pm  cost is £15 per person.

The best thing about this workshop?  You get to take your creation home and eat the sweets!

Contact us on 01833 690150

Music Workshop Week

This intensive one week course will be fun filled and packed with lessons in singing, guitar, keyboard and drums. Your child will learn how to read music and work behind the desk of our 24 track recording studio. They will also learn about different genres of music through listening and fact finding with qualfied and experienced teachers. Drama games and dancing lessons are also included in this wonderful opportunity to meet new people and have fund in a safe and secure environment. 
The final day will enable students to showcase their work in a performance for friends and family on the Friday evening. 
Cost £200 per person, per week, Early Bird price of £160 if paid before Friday 14th July. Suitable for 8 years +. Limited Places available.

Pimms and Needles Launch Night

Pimms and Needles Launch Night will be held on Thursday 7th September 2017 in our Drama Studio. The event will feature a clothes swish and swap and some live entertainment. Check out the Pimms and Needles facebook page for information on how to become a member of this fabulous group. 

End of the Summer Gig

The end of the summer and time to celebrate the hard work of our many talented musicians who use the facilities here at the hub.  Get your tickets and lets dance, as Barnard Castle rocks to the music of our very own local bands, musicians and singers.  Remember ...there is no Glastonbury next year so make the most of our very own festival of music. Tickets are priced at £6 and £3 for children and OAP's. 

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