Rhyme Scene

Date(s) - 28/09/2017 - 31/12/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Box office contact
0300 330 1095


General pricing info
General pricing info
General Admission charges apply - Day Ticket:

Toddler (1 to 3 years) £2.50
Child/Concession £6.60
Adult £7.70
Family £23.10
Family Plus £27.50

About Rhyme Scene

About Rhyme Scene

Help blow the case wide open with the Rhyme Squad in Seven Stories’ pop-up poetry trail! Can words make change? Is a poem a question or an answer?  What messages do our crack team of young writers have for the universe?  Do they want use their words to be activists?

This unique, interactive installation around the Seven Stories building will be developed as part of a project over the course of Freedom City 2017. The Rhyme Squad (15 young people from Walker Technology College) and Chief Poet-in-Residence Rowan McCabe will spend the Autumn hunting for inspiration in archive material from the Seven Stories Collection, taking part in themed masterclasses with poets from across the country and exploring their own interests & concerns about freedom and other complex global/personal themes.

Autumn visitors to the visitor centre can join the Squad by picking up a trail at reception, seeking clues across our 7 floors and helping to shine a detective’s flashlight on poetic mysteries! During October half term, eagle-eyed families may also encounter hidden poetry in unexpected places… and on Saturday 11th November they will be able to meet the young people themselves to take part in guided tours and hear performances of their newly created work.