To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Amazing Events

Search Accommodation

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Things to Do

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Accommodation

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Things to Do

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Number of results:

Number of results: 40

, currently showing 1 to 20.

  1. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    This year is the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum opening and we are gearing up to celebrate. Come and join in a variety of fun drop in activities for all the family! Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  2. Add Auckland Project Christmas Food and Craft Markets to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle’s three day Christmas Food and Craft Market will be running between Friday 17 and Sunday 19 November 2017. This will see more than 40 food producers and artisan craftspeople laying out their stalls with a wonderful selection of...

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2017to19 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  3. Add Durham Cathedral: County Durham Folk Tales to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Durham City

    Join author and storyteller Adam Bushnell to hear stories from the rugged coastlines, limestone cliffs, remote moorland, pastoral dales and settled coalfields of County Durham. From the Bishop Auckland boar to the Dun Cow of Durham City, Adam will...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2017
  4. Add The Bowes Museum - The Bowes Museum's Swan Automaton to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Barnard Castle

    The serene movement of the Silver Swan automaton belies the intricate workings of its 18th century mechanism. Join clockmaker Matthew Read, as he reveals what makes the Swan tick and how the philosophical and commercial context of the period...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2017Open 14:30 - 14:30
  5. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure, which resembles the bee’s honeycomb. Here you will, create a lovely soft furnishing fabric. For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandproject.org or call 01388 743 797.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Add Beamish Museum  -  Proggy Mat Workshop to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Be inspired by Beamish Museum’s collection of original and unique proggy mats! Make your own proggy mat and take it home, along with your own mat making kit.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Beamish Museum - Easter Fun at Beamish to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Easter

    Beamish

    Enjoy a cracking day out at Beamish this Easter with lots of egg-citing activities happening at the museum.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to2 Apr 2018Various Opening Times
  8. Add The Bowes Museum - NADFAS Young Silversmith's Chosen Collection to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Since 2003 the North east Area of The National Association of Decorative & Fine Art Societies (NADFAS) and Sheffield Decorative and Fine Art Society have sponsored a Sheffield Millennium Silversmiths' Bursery for students.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017to21 Jan 2018
  9. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Beauty and Diplomacy: the Malcolm MacDonald Collections to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    Created in collaboration with the University of Leeds White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities, this exhibition celebrates the diplomat Malcolm MacDonald’s friendships with world leaders, master craftsmen, antique dealers and even Borneo...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2017to14 Jan 2018
  10. Add Ushaw College - War Poets to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Esh

    At this poignant time of the year, Professor Stephen Regan and his friends read extracts from some of the most moving poetry ever written. Light supper included in the price. Tickets £7.

    Venue

    Ushaw, Esh

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2017Open 19:00 -
  11. Add Beamish Museum - Beamish Reliability Run to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    This 150 mile event is for vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles registered before 1956. Beginning and finishing at Beamish, the run will follow a 150 mile route around County Durham and North Yorkshire.

    Dates

    From:
    17 June 2018Open 08:30 - 18:00
  12. Add Beamish Museum - May Day Celebrations to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Join us in The Pit Village on 6th and 7th for a host of May Day activities! Did you know that May Day was one of the biggest annual celebrations in Edwardian times?

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2018to7 May 2018
  13. Add Beamish Museum - A Day In The Life Of A Pit Wife Experience  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join a member of our costumed team in this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of an early 1900s Pit Wife.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 15:30
  14. Add Durham Cathedral - Places of Pilgrimage – An Exhibition of the Artwork of Ian Scott Massie to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    From traditional pilgrimage sites such as Durham and Canterbury to the landscapes of Yorkshire, Ian Scott Massie seeks to portray what draws people to places of pilgrimage, reflecting the character and personality of these places through his artwork.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2017to22 Nov 2017
  15. Add Beamish - Mothering Sunday to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Don’t forget! Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 11th March, and what better way to show your mum you care than by bringing her to Beamish? We will be telling the story of Mothering Sunday around the museum, did you know that the celebration of motherhood...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2018
  16. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    In this workshop, you will create a silver bangle. The bracelet can be decorated with a patterned surface, either a stamped design or patterned with hammering. For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandproject.org or call 01388 743...

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add The Bowes Museum - Joséphine: The Woman of Fashion to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Joséphine Bowes (1825 - 1874) was a very fashionable Parisian woman. Sadly, her wardrobe does not survive, except for two bodices and a blouse, but her dress bills and her fashion magazines remain. A selection of these will be shown with her clothes...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2017to7 Jan 2018
  18. Add Beamish Museum - Empire and Flag Days to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Join us to celebrate Empire and Flag Weekend during this Spring weekend.

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2018to20 May 2018
  19. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Resilience within the Rubble to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    The 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal, not only caused human devastation, but was also a cultural catastrophe. It damaged and destroyed much of Nepal’s unique cultural heritage, including monuments within the UNESCO Kathmandu Valley World Heritage...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Sept 2017to28 Jan 2018
  20. Add The Bowes Museum - Christmas Card Making to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    Be inspired by the New Light exhibition to take part in this fun printing workshop, using drypoint etching to create up to 10 unique Christmas cards for family and friends. Includes lunch, morning refreshments and access to the exhibition. Suitable...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00