Six Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Parties in the North East and Yorkshire
We've rounded up best family-friendly New Year's Eve parties to attend around the North East and Yorkshire
Gosforth Civic Theatre
At Gosforth Civic Theatre they know how to throw a party for the full family. From a DJ spinning music for adults and children alike, to a craft room with snacks keeping the little ones busy while their parents take advantage of the bar, this is a sure way to celebrate the start of 2023 in style.
Say goodbye to 2022 and welcome 2023 by exploring how New Year is celebrated around the world at Seven Stories’ End of Year Party. Learn all about customs and traditions designed to bring good fortune in the year ahead, enjoy themed crafts and games, and don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Celebrate the new year in style at one of the UK’s best fish and chip restaurants. Trenchers has a first sitting for younger families complete with live children’s entertainers, and a later dining option for children of over 12 years where there’ll be live music on the grand piano and a table magician.
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The Civic, Holmfirth
This New Year’s Eve, Holmfirth Festival of Folk are bringing their ever popular Family Ceilidh back to The Civic and you won’t want to miss it! Don’t worry if you’ve got two left feet as there will be instructions before each routine, all you need to do is bring refreshments as you’re sure to work up a thirst. This traditional Scottish dance to folk music is sure to make your whole family start 2023 with a smile on their face.
The Arches, Dean Clough
Celebrate the New Year with your family at The Arches where you’ll find entertainment for all ages. Kids’ party food will be served straight away, meaning they’ll be busy partying later in the evening when adults are brought tapas to their table. With entertainer James McCann on hand to keep the little ones busy, expect a mix of competitions with prizes, pom-pom shaking, singing and dancing, before a disco of songs from across the decades.
Flamborough Fire Festival
A sure-fire way to keep the whole family entertained this New Year is the Flamborough Fire Festival. With a 1,200 Viking torchlight procession, a longship pulled around the village green, more than 30 fireballs and torches, and a spectacular fireworks display to end the event, it promises to be a fun and flame-filled night. Don’t forget to wear your best Viking clothes as there’s a competition for best-dressed.