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February Half Term Events

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Number of results: 14

Featured Events

  1. 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
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    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
  3. Type

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    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

Ongoing Events

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Type

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    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
  4. Type

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    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
  5. 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
  6. Type

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    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
  7. Type

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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
  8. Type

    Type:

    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
  9. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham City

    Pick up an Explorer Activity Pack from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden. (Subject to availability)

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2017to28 Feb 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. 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
  11. Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Durham

    Sponge is about all things spongy: a child’s ability to soak things up like a sponge, a nice piece of cake or the squashy, squishy texture that fascinates children and adults alike.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017to25 Feb 2017Open 11:00 - 11:00