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  1. Add Hardwick Park - The Gruffalo Trail  to your Itinerary

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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. Add Gruffalo Spotting at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

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    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
  3. 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
  4. Add Palace Green Library - Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern Britain to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Close your eyes and picture a fairy. You might see a pretty little thing with wings, eager to make all your wishes come true. This is the version of fairies that we know today, but there also exists a much older, very different idea of a fairy, that...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017to25 Feb 2018Open 09:00 - 17:00
  5. Add Take Off Festival: Book Story to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Durham City

    It’s a story about some books. In a library. But one day the library goes…quiet. The books had better stiffen their spines – to get to the bottom of this mystery, they may have to check themselves out… The latest musical puppet show from MONSTRO...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2017to21 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  6. Add Take Off Festival: The Party Presented by Nearly There Yet to your Itinerary

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    Theatre

    Durham City

    A man gets ready to host his long anticipated birthday party, which goes spectacularly wrong with the arrival of some unexpected guests… including a break-dancing juggling chicken. The Party is a fast-paced, acrobatic circus show about friends and...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2017to21 Oct 2017
  7. Add Hardwick Park - Welly Walk to your Itinerary

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    Children/Family events

    Collect your trail from the gift shop and test out our crunchy, splashy and squelchy route around the park. Don't forget your wellies! Suitable for all ages. 50p per trail.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2017to23 Oct 2017
  8. Add Take Off Festival: The Flying Bazazi Brothers to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Durham City

    Bounding on to the stage like Wham in cheap suits after too much Lucozade, this riotous double act dance, juggle, and fall over each other for your viewing pleasure. These juggling superstars bring their sell out 1996 Vegas show to the streets.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2017to21 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  9. Add Take Off Festival: Little Red Riding Hood Presented by La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Durham City

    Retrace Little Red Riding Hood’s path in the woods with two little ones as they play a game of ‘what-if’ and pretend. They run and chase each other through the story, playing all the parts, but both desperate to take on the role of Mr Wolf… or is...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2017to21 Oct 2017
  10. Add Oriental Museum - SUSHI! to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Find out about food in Japan and make your own designer paper sushi. Free entry today.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  11. Add Palace Green Library: Brilliant Bookmarks to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Durham

    We wouldn't be a library if we didn't have books.  Look after your books by creating a brilliant bookmark.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to22 Oct 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Tour of our Solar System to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Join amateur astronomer Andy Gray at Bowlees Visitor Centre on a magical mystery tour of our very own Solar System. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  13. Type

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    Halloween

    Witton Gilbert

    Join us for our annual Halloween Party on the 21st October at 2.30-5pm. Adults are free and children are £4 which includes entertainment from Mister Twisted and a party tea. Prizes for best fancy dress.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 14:30 - 17:00
  14. Add Adventure Valley - Pumpkin Festival to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Halloween

    Durham

    NEW for 2017! FREE pumpkin for every child aged 2 and over! Pick your own FREE pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and get creative carving it! Keep an eye out for full details and discounted tickets coming soon!

    Venue

    Adventure Valley, Brasside

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  15. Add Down at the Farm - Spookfest to your Itinerary

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    Halloween

    Houghton Le Spring

    Halloween fun Sppokfest at Down at the Farm.

    Venue

    Down at the Farm, Houghton-le-Spring

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 11:00 - 15:00
  16. Add Hall Hill Farm - Halloween Half Term to your Itinerary

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    Halloween

    Lanchester

    Are you brave enough to come to Hall Hill Farm between 21-29 October for a ghoulishly-good time? There are lots of extra activities- make your own scarecrow, carve a pumpkin lantern, have your face painted and see the puppet show.

    Venue

    Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  17. Add Take Off Festival: Micro-Shakespeare to your Itinerary

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    Theatre

    Durham City

    Open the box, put on the headphones, follow the instructions and transform into an amazing puppeteer. Don’t fancy performing – take a seat, grab your popcorn and enjoy a mini-Shakespeare classic.Micro-Shakespeare is an interactive installation which...

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 12:00 - 15:00
  18. Add The Bowes Museum – Silver Spiders to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle

    Inspired by our Silver and Metals gallery, children can try a variety of fun crafts on a spider theme. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  19. Add Dalton Park - Pumpkin Hunt Around The Centre to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Halloween

    Murton, Seaham

    No need to hunt around for fantastic things to do this October half term. Just dust off your broomstick and head to Dalton Park where you’ll find a whole line up of half term activity for the whole family to enjoy.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017to27 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  20. Add Halloween Evenings at Beamish Museum to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    Beware of monsters, ghouls and wicked witches as Beamish becomes the Un-living Museum of the North. Wear your creepiest costume and join us, if you dare, for lots of tricks – and treats! 29th

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017to31 Oct 2017