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    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    Explore our new photographic exhibition all about the Indian city of Shimla and create your own sun print to take home.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Feb 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  2. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Visitors with Autism, learning or sensory disabilities, together with their families and carers, are invited to an early bird opening, before the general public have access to the museum. Craft activities available too. Free entry.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 12:00
  3. Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Beamish

    Beamish is lucky to have some amazing brass band performances across the year which are hugely popular with visitors, from summer concerts in the Town Bandstand to Christmas Carols in the Carriage House as well as rehearsals and performances in...

    Dates

    From:
    18 June 2017Open 08:30 - 18:00
  4. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    St Johns Chapel

    Traditional family agricultural show with something for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2017Open 09:00 - 17:00
  5. Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    Join one of the country’s foremost composers and choral conductors Will Todd. Whether an experienced singer, or first-timer all are welcome.

    Venue

    Ushaw College, Langley Park

    Dates

    From:
    29 Jan 2017Open 14:00 - 18:00
  6. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Durham City

    The Durham Miners Gala. This annual event, which usually takes place on the 2nd Saturday in July in the city centre, attracts thousands of people each year.

    Dates

    From:
    8 July 2017Open 08:30 -
  7. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    Find out about mosaics in the ancient world and create your own unique design from glass tiles to take home.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  8. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    With the head of a human and the body of a lion, the Ancient Egyptian sphinxes were terrifying! Come along and sculpt your own.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Mar 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  9. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Newbiggin

    We will get our bird themed Wild Wednesday off to a flying start with a guided walk at 11.15a.m to see how many birds we can spot in our wonderful woodland. We will lend you some binoculars and help you identify what you see.

    Venue

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin

    Dates

    From:
    22 Feb 2017Open 11:00 - 15:00
  10. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    As part of our Great North Festival of Transport, join us for our annual (and famous) steam fair – The Great North Steam Fair! An amazing line-up of visiting vehicles and Beamish transport, in action and on view – from motorcycles to steam lorries –...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2017to9 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  11. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham City

    Durham City’s Traditional Christmas Festival returns again this year. Based around the Cathedral and Castle, as well as other city centre locations, it provides excellent Christmas shopping opportunities.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2017to3 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  12. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    A five-day celebration of the rich mining heritage of North East England. Join in the banner parades and enjoy performances by local brass bands.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2017to2 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    Learn about the Chinese terracotta army, and make your own terracotta warrior from clay.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  14. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Beamish

    On the 10th and 11th June the roads and streets at Beamish will come alive with the sights and sounds of stunning classic vehicles from the Morris Car Club.

    Dates

    From:
    10 June 2017to11 June 2017Various Opening Times
  15. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Newbiggin

    A chance for you to meet some of our talented local artists, crafts people and producers and choose some really special Christmas gifts.

    Venue

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to26 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  16. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Durham City

    Durham's biennial light festival returns for a fifth time to brighten up the winter evenings 16 - 19 November 2017.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Nov 2017to19 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  17. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Newbiggin

    With face painting, an Easter bunny trail to follow, egg decorating, mask making and lots of Easter crafts, Bowlees is the place to be this Easter Saturday.

    Venue

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2017Open 11:00 - 15:30
  18. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    Colouring in is one of the best ways to soothe anxiety and eliminate stress. Using pattern and images from our collections come and colour in, draw on your creativity and hone your focus.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Feb 2017to5 Feb 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  19. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Newbiggin

    A chance for you to meet some of our talented local artists, crafts people and producers and choose some really special Christmas gifts.

    Venue

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to26 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  20. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    Make a mask that can show the emotions you are feeling today.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Feb 2017to19 Feb 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00