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  1. Add Norman Cornish - Coming Home to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Spennymoor

    The Gallery houses a permanent collection of art, including paintings by Norman Cornish, as well as being host to at least six exhibitions a year.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  2. Add Durham Cathedral: Ten Minute Talk to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Durham City

    Come along to our new series of ‘Ten Minute Talks’ in Open Treasure. Each week you can find out more about the extraordinary and unusual objects on display, and still have time for lunch!

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  3. Add Hardwick Park - The Gruffalo Trail  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Children/Family events

    There's no such thing as the Gruffalo or is there? Follow the clues and answer the questions in your booklet to discover the animal homes from the story. You may even encounter our 8ft Gruffalo hiding in the woods.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  4. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Shildon

    The royal train is a major exhibit at Locomotion, which shows the splendour and quality of the coaches used by members of the royal family. View the fine interiors of the specially lit coaches including Queen Alexandra’s Saloon and the royal dining...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  5. Add Gruffalo Spotting at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    The wait is over… we’re very excited to invite you to the forest to become a Gruffalo Spotter! Follow clues and search for signs along our new interactive trail — using The Gruffalo Spotter app www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo #GruffaloSpotters

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  6. Type

    Type:

    Markets

    Barnard Castle

    A long established event on the first and last Saturday of every month with stalls selling books, bric-a-brac, collectables, hand-mades, plants, jewellery, jams & preserves, and much more.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to2 Dec 2017Open 09:30 - 15:30
  7. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    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
  8. Add The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Just outside the Castle walls, in Bishop Auckland Market Place, we will be hosting a number of past, present and future tours, outlining the history of some of the town’s most beautiful buildings and providing an insight into how many are now being...

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2017to28 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  9. Add Ps in a Pod Sculpture to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Seaham

    A new art installation will be making its way around County Durham over the coming months - as we adopt a new approach to exhibiting art. Ps in a Pod, created by artist Louise Plant, features three cast iron sculptures, which are arranged...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017to30 Apr 2018
  10. Add The Auckland Project - St Peter's Chapel Tours to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Join our knowledgeable guides in these 45 min tours exploring the history of the chapel, with anecdotes of the bishops who worshiped here and stories of the Northern Saints featured in the magnificent stained glass windows.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to17 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  11. Add Museum of Archaeology - DECAY: Time, Objects & Destruction to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.

    Venue

    Museum of Archaeology, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    16 June 2017to29 Oct 2017
  12. Add Durham Cathedral - The Butte de Warlencourt Battlefield Crosses to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Following the Battle of the Somme, three battlefield crosses were erected on top of a chalk hill called the Butte de Warlencourt. They were made in memory of the soldiers of the 6th, 8th and 9th Battalions Durham Light Infantry who had died there in...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2017to20 Nov 2017
  13. Type

    Type:

    Markets

    Bishop Auckland

    With the aim of providing regular town centre retail opportunities to local independent businesses which also invites regional independent retailers to join the weekly town centre market.

    Dates

    From:
    13 July 2017to23 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  14. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert to your Itinerary

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    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Durham City

    The Treasures of St Cuthbert represent some of the most significant surviving Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the UK, offering a remarkable insight into the life of St Cuthbert one of North East England’s best-loved saints. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to31 Dec 2018
  15. Add The Bowes Museum - Turkish Tulips to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical history behind this iconic flower. Thought provoking contemporary artworks will be hidden, sprinkled and interwoven amongst the Museum collection, in an interactive experience that meanders...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to5 Nov 2017
  16. Add The Bowes Museum - The Clockwork Garden to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    An immersive and interactive installation full of strange metallic fronds, glimmering animations and whirring sounds.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to5 Nov 2017
  17. Add The Bowes Museum - Joséphine: The Woman of Fashion to your Itinerary

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    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 Durham Cathedral: An Exhibition of Prints by Mary Burton to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    An Exhibition of Prints By Mary Burton.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sept 2017to29 Oct 2017
  19. Add Durham Cathedral: Making a Joyful Noise to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    There is a lively tradition of music at Durham, from the earliest days of the monastery through to the present. Music speaks to us at sad times and joyful times, it can inspire, uplift and revive the spirit. Always central, music still forms a...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2017to19 Nov 2017
  20. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Resilience within the Rubble to your Itinerary

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    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