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Family Friendly

Our SIRF24 programme is bursting at the seams with free, fun and family-friendly entertainment - there's so much going on, you won't want to miss a minute.  

There's loads for families to enjoy at SIRF making it the perfect family day-out!

Our Family Friendly symbol helps to highlight the performances most suitable for a family audience, including:

Access

For more information on relaxed performances, easy access wristbands and viewing areas (including for pushchairs), and on site physical access information for pushchairs, please visit our Accessible SIRF page.

Getting to SIRF

Take a look at the Your SIRF Visit page for travel information to best plan your journey.

Baby Change Facilities

The nearest baby change facilities are listed below. You can also view an online map through our community spaces directory.

ARC, Stockton Arts Centre

  • Facilities: Accessible entrance, free Wi-Fi, charging facilities, accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, able to bring own food and drinks, hot and cold refreshments available for purchase and activities.
  • Address: 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton,TS18 1LL
  • Contact number: 01642 525199
  • Opening times: Friday 10am to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 8pm, Sunday Closed

Splash

  • Facilities: Accessible entrance, free Wi-Fi, accessible toilets, and baby changing facilities.
  • Address: Church Road, Stockton, TS18 1TY
  • Contact number: 01642 660610
  • Opening times: Friday 6.30am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 8.30pm, Sunday 9am to 7.30pm

Stockton Central Library

  • Facilities: Accessible entrance, free Wi-Fi, free devices to use, reading materials, book borrowing, accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, advice and support, able to bring own food and drinks, and a Customer Service Centre.
  • Address: Church Road, Stockton, TS18 1TU
  • Contact number: 01642 526517
  • Opening times: Friday 8.30am to 6pm, Saturday 9.30am to 4pm, Sunday Closed

Wellington Square

  • Facilities: Accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, advice and support, parking (£2.40 for 24 hours), Dementia Friendly, Quiet Hours (3-5pm Fri/Sat), and Ask Flo.
  • Address: 21 Wellington Street, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1QX
  • Contact number: 01642 607782
  • Opening times: Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm

Breast Feeding at SIRF

This year SIRF is working in partnership with Growing Well Growing Healthy (GWGH) Stockton to offer a gazebo in Parish Gardens for a private and comfortable sheltered space to breastfeed in throughout the festival. The GWGH team will also be on site on Friday 2 August from 10am to 2pm with their infant feeding information board and plenty of friendly expert advice.

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