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    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
  2. Type

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    Exhibition

    Bishop Auckland

    Prints of works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Gilbert and George, Henry Moore and other influential artists work will be on display in a new exhibition at Bishop Auckland Town Hall.

    Venue

    Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jan 2017to24 Mar 2017
  3. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Based on a real story in its centenary year, we’ll have lots of hands on activities for you to join in with and the chance to join the important march – if you’re successful in your striking, you may even be given some tasty soup to warm you up!

    Dates

    From:
    18 Feb 2017to26 Feb 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    Our real ice rink is the perfect festive experience for all the family! Whether you’re a novice skater or fancy yourself as an Edwardian expert, we would love to see your skills! 

    Dates

    From:
    19 Feb 2017to26 Feb 2017
  5. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham City

    Join us for fire breathing, ice sculpture trails, street entertainment and live demonstrations, culminating in a spectacular grand finale full of thrills and adventure. Experience myths and legends taking over Durham City!

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017to25 Feb 2017
  6. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Seaham

    Pop in to McDonald’s at Dalton Park enjoy some FREE family fun at an activity day! Looking for ways to entertain the children during school holidays or weekends? Well just look out for McDonalds Activity Days which are hosted regularly at Dalton...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017
  7. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Newbiggin

    Bowlees Visitor Centre - For young adventurers aged between four and 13 year olds. Booking essential

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017Open 11:00 - 13:00
  8. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Stanhope

    On February 25-26 there will be a Class 47 running weekend at the popular Weardale Railway. Please see website for train times and more details. http://www.weardale-railway.org.uk/

    Venue

    Weardale Railway, Stanhope

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to26 Feb 2017
  9. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    This weekend our exhibitions are coming to an end. Come and create some of our best family activities from the past four months.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to26 Feb 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  10. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    Take a look at our famous Chinese astronomical clock and create your own timepeice to take home.

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Sedgefield

    The Snowdrop Walk is a special day to remember the babies and children who have died and the children who are bereaved each year. Hardwick Park is available for you to walk around at your leisure and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Feb 2017Open 12:00 - 15:00
  12. Type

    Type:

    Competition / Game

    Beamish

    Join us at Beamish to celebrate Shrove Tuesday! Head on down to Francis Street in the Pit Village to sample some traditional treats or why not catch a bus to The Town to have a taste of the traditional pancakes in Miss Smith’s house?

    Dates

    From:
    28 Feb 2017
  13. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    The regular Power from the Past Weekends will focus on a variety of themes throughout the year, with this weekend focusing on all things trams!

    Dates

    From:
    4 Mar 2017to5 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  14. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    Celebrate World Book Day by making a notebook to record your thoughts and ideas.

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Crafts

    South Road, Durham

    Follow in the footsteps of Vietnamese craftspeople and create your own unique artwork using crushed egg shells.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Mar 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  16. Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Durham

    Ever wondered how to produce marbled paper? Here's your chance to have a go.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017to12 Mar 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Welcome the spring season to Durham with our Holi festival. The event will include timed powder throws with a free environmentally and skin-kind powder satchet of brightly coloured Holi powder for each participant. Alongside powder throws, there...

    Dates

    From:
    12 Mar 2017Open 12:00 - 17:00
  20. Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Durham City

    Bringing this classic children’s story to life, Goldilocks & the Three Bears is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Mar 2017Open 14:00 -
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    15 Mar 2017Open 16:00 -
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    15 Mar 2017Open 18:00 -