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Seven Stories, the Centre For Children’s Books 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne


Opening Times

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm Sunday and Bank Holiday: 10am - 4pm Christmas 2010 we will be closed: Friday 24 - Monday 27 December Friday 31 December - Saturday 1 January.

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Seven Stories hosts exhibitions about children's stories, using original artwork and manuscripts. Current exhibitions include work by Julia Donaldson and Jacqueline Wilson.

There are plenty of wonderful family friendly events this summer - please click 'View Owners Website' for full details.


Single AnnualAdult £6.00* £25.00Child(4-15)/ Concession £5.00* £20.00Family+ £17.00* £59.50Children under 4 are FREE!+1 adult and 3 children or 2 adults and 2 children. Add additional children to an annual pass for £10 each*Includes Gift Aid donation Admission to the Cafe and Bookshop is free!


Free car parking is available behind Seven Stories, follow signs for Ouseburn Central Car Park on Foundry lane, NE6 1LH. If you are thinking of travelling on public transport, Manors is the nearest Metro Station or the Quaylink bus stops on Cut Bank, a 2 minute walk away. The Seven Stories Cafe serves home made food 7 days a week, PLUS one of the largest children’s bookshops in the UK can be found on Level 3. Seven Stories is fully wheelchair accessible. Birthday parties are available, combining story times, craft activities, games and exploration of our exhibition galleries. A birthday party gives you an exciting Seven Stories experience! Call 0845 271 0777 ext 715 for more information or email Hire Us! Seven Stories is an inspirational venue for training, special events, meetings or room hire. For details contact Paul Black on 0845 271 0777 ext 712 or email School Bookings! For more information on our school and group offers contact Shane Smith on 0845 271 0777 ext 719 or email

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