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Featured Events

  1. Add Open Treasure - Beasts to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    An exhibition of the weird and wonderful beasts and monsters which have fascinated people from earliest times.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Feb 2017to10 June 2017Various Opening Times
  2. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham

    Hot on the heels of the icy spectacular that was Fire&Ice InDurham, we’re ready to share the exciting news with you about a brand-new spectacular coming to the City for the summer season… Balloons InDurham

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2017to29 May 2017
  3. Add Palace Green Library - Time Machines: the past, the future, and how stories take us there to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    How big is time? And what will the future be like?

    The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to3 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  4. Add Beamish Museum - Georgian Fair to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Beamish

    Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!…

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2017to4 June 2017

Ongoing Events

  1. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Be Nice to Nettles  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Newbiggin

    Bowlees Discovery Club – Be Nice to Nettles. For young adventurers aged between four and 13 years old. Booking essential  

    For young adventurers aged between four and 13 years old.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017Open 11:00 - 13:00
  2. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Time For Tea to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    South Road, Durham

    Find out about the mysterious tea ceremony and decorate a teapot.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  3. Add Palace Green Library - Fun Flags  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    Design your own battalion flag to remember your visit to the DLI Collection Gallery.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to28 May 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  4. Add Reach for the Beach - Celebrating our Coast! to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Crafts

    Seaham

    Come along to Dalton Park and meet experts from the Heritage Coast Partnership who will be able to tell you all about the amazing sea creatures and scenery along our coastline.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017Open 12:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Reach for the Beach - Drawing on the Beach  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Seaham

    Come along and join Sophie Nixon on an art walk on our beautiful coastline – don’t forget your sketch pad, pencil and colours! (Please note under 16’s must be with an adult). Walk duration is 2 miles.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  6. Add Reach for the Beach - Hawthorn Beach Art Day with Barn Arts to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Easington Colliery

    Come and help create a giant sea monster at Hawthorn Hive with artists Nicola Balfour and Jane Gower. Please wear warm clothes and sturdy footwear and bring a packed lunch with you!

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017
  7. Add The Witham - Daisy Doodle Paint a Pot to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle

    Come along to The Witham this time to spend a few hours relaxing and creating your own unique piece of pottery. Daisy Doodle will provide everything you need from the paint and supplies to the inspiration and ideas. 

    Venue

    The Witham, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017Open 10:30 -
  8. Add Crook Hall - Fairy Tale Week  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Sidegate, Durham City

    Once upon a time in the far away land of Durham City, there was a a beautiful and enchanted Medieval manor house with wondeful gardens called Crook Hall and Gardens. Crook Hall was a magical place where dreams come true and little visitors and their...

    Venue

    Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2017to31 May 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  9. Add Reach for the Beach - Billy Elliot Walk - Local History Month to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Easington Colliery

    Not to be missed! As well as seeing the streets where Billy danced and lived you can learn about the local history of this former pit village too with Brian from Easington Colliery Heritage Group.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2017Open 13:00 - 15:30
  10. Add Reach for the Beach - Seaham Rock Pool Rummage at Red Acre Beach to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Seaham

    Join marine experts Steve and Mark for a rummage around Seaham’s rockpools exploring rockpool life as the tide goes out and see what lies along your shoreline! Wellies essential! If you can please bring a a bucket and net along with you.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2017Open 11:00 - 12:00
  11. Add Reach for the Beach - Breeze Seaham Bike Ride to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event

    Join the Breeze ladies for a Seham Sroing circuit.  A 12 mile circular bike ride exploring mainly quiet roads via South Hetton, Murton and SEaton before heading back to the seaside.  Free tea/coffee and cake and a goody bag for all riders. For...

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2017Open 13:30 -
  12. Add Reach for the Beach - Easington Colliery Sea Glass Safari to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Easington Colliery

    Join artist Stuart Langley on a seaglass safari at Easington Colliery beach followed by an art workshop to create your own illuminated seaglass keepsake. Please bring a packed lunch along.

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2017Open 11:00 - 15:30
  13. Add Reach for the Beach - Mini Beast Hunt at Castle Eden Dene to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Stanhope Chase, Peterlee

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    Mini Beast Hunt at Castle Eden Dene.  Join the famous Steve Metcalfe for a walk into the Dene to discover what's hiding underneath the rocks and leaves in the dene and to discover some of it's smallest residents!  Bring your own minbeast...

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2017Open 10:30 - 12:00
  14. Add Reach for the Beach - Half term family fun at the Marina to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Stanhope Chase, Seaham

    That's the way to do it!  The award winning Llewellyn4fun will bring their famous Punch and Judy shows to the Marina, starting a 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Learn circus skills with Marko; come and see Wanda, the vintage caravan and try your hand at her...

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2017Open 12:00 - 16:00
  15. Add Reach for the Beach - Horden Fun in the Park! to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Peterlee

    Horden Fun in the Park! Bringing the beach to you!  Join Michelle and her team for some beach themed games, crafts, boats and some shell art and beach themed stories and lots more in Cotsford Park, Horden.  All children must be accompanied by an...

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  16. Add Reach for the Beach - Kayaks, Canoes and Boards! to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Stanhope Chase, Seaham

    Kayaks, Canoes and Boards! Never tried paddle sports before?  Why not come and have a go at differenct kayaks, canoes and paddle baords.  Each session is 1 hour long.  Limited places - booking only by telephone 0191 5818998 or email colin...

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00