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February 26, 2022

School of Rocks (workshop)

Event Details Learn the reason and rhyme of rocks and get hands-on with all kinds of samples from our treasure...

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Learn the reason and rhyme of rocks and get hands-on with all kinds of samples from our treasure trove of minerals! This interactive workshop allows children to learn a range of geological skills through games and activities, to become a certified rock star!

Workshop lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Recommended ages 5+.

This ticket includes general admission to explore our historic building, as well as our key exhibitions, including The Neville Hall LEGO® Model and The Mineral Wealth of the North.


Tuesday 22nd, Thursday 24th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th February 2022

Available workshop times

Workshop 1: 11:15

Workshop 2: 14:15

Booking information

Each person attending, including adults accompanying children, must have their own ticket.

Tickets are free, but if you would like to make a small donation to support the charitable work of The Common Room, it would be hugely appreciated.

If you can no longer attend your slot, we kindly ask that you cancel your ticket so someone else may take your place, as demand is very high. Donations can be refunded upon request, if you need to cancel your ticket.

Additional information

Location: Map Room, First Floor, The Common Room, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

Children must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.

Our building is fully accessible – if you have any queries about accessibility, please contact lucy.stockdale@thecommonroom.org.uk

All visitors over the age of 16 may be asked to scan the NHS QR code or provide their name and contact details on arrival at The Common Room. Smartphone users can download the NHS COVID-19 app before arrival.

The Common Room is taking a number of precautions to mitigate the risk to the public regarding COVID-19. Visitors will be encouraged to wear a face-covering (unless they have a medical exemption) and to practice social distancing. For further information on our COVID-19 protocol please visit our home page.



The Common Room
Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE United Kingdom
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