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Big Barrage Picnic

  • Tees Barrage TS18 2QW (map)


Bring along a picnic or grab a bite to eat at the cafe. Take part in lots of free family friendly activities and make the most of special offers and free giveaways, including den building, river modelling, music, arts & crafts, air trail & water sports*, wildlife activities, Lego building, bee hives, Barrage tours and much, much more!

Groundwork NE & Cumbria Delivery Officer James Hunter said, “We celebrate the STEM influence that the Tees Valley has on the wider world, from looking after wildlife in and around the river, to manufacturing capabilities, managing the River Tees, and activities that can be done using the river as an asset, combining to give a fantastic, free day out for families” Tom Wright, Development & Engagement Manager Canal & River Trust said, “Last year’s Tees Barrage Picnic Event was a huge success, we’re looking forward to another great event this year where families can relax, have fun and enjoy all the excellent facilities at the Tees Barrage.”

*Charges may apply.

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Earlier Event: 5 August
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Later Event: 12 August
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