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    Type:

    Easter

    Durham City

    Holy Week and Easter are the climax of the Church’s liturgical year as we celebrate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    9 Apr 2017to16 Apr 2017
  2. Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Shildon

    Our ever-popular toy fair will play host to an abundance of stalls and traders selling everything from steam trains to superheroes!

    Dates

    From:
    29 Apr 2017to1 May 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  3. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Weave your own contemporary twist on Tartan using a four shaft loom.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    13 May 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Agricultural Show -Enjoy a typical country show from the early 1900's, with livestock, craftsmen and women, agricultural machinery and thrilling demonstrations in the show ring.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sept 2017to17 Sept 2017
  5. Type

    Type:

    Summer Event

    Beamish

    Dig out your finest 50's fashion and rock and roll along to this fantastic festival of all things 50's.  Enjoy amazing music, dancing, food, fairground and transport from the decade.

    Dates

    From:
    6 July 2017to9 July 2017
  6. Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Shildon

    Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon is hosting the, ever popular, annual Autumn Steam Gala!

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2017to17 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Type

    Type:

    Religious Event

    Durham

    The Reformation in England was a time of immense upheaval for all aspects of religious life, from the dissolution of the monasteries to the white-washing of parish churches.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 13:00
  8. 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:
    20 May 2017to21 May 2017
  9. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Beamish

    The North East Meccano Society will once again hold their annual exhibition at Beamish with construction sets dating from the early 1900s up to the present day.

    Dates

    From:
    13 May 2017to14 May 2017
  10. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    A one day workshop making a traditional gypsy/frame basket, created from locally grown willow using simple weaving techniques.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. 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
  12. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Join stone mason, Kevin Forster to learn how to use masonry tools and the basic skills needed to carve a Celtic knot design in limestone.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2017
  13. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham's heritage is celebrated each year in September, during the Heritage Open Days, when the doors to many of the City's fascinating builings and historical sites are specially opened to the public.
    Participants open in Durham are: To be confirmed

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2017to10 Sept 2017
  14. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert  to your Itinerary

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    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Durham City

    The Treasures of St Cuthbert, which include the conserved coffin of St Cuthbert, will be housed in the recently restored Great Kitchen, one of only two surviving monastic kitchens in England. The distinctive octagonal, vaulted ceiling will provide a...

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to31 Dec 2018
  15. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    From traditional pilgrimage sites such as Durham and Canterbury to the landscapes of Yorkshire, Ian Scott Massie seeks to portray what draws people to places of pilgrimage, reflecting the character and personality of these places through his artwork.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2017to22 Nov 2017
  16. Type

    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Beamish

    Enjoy after-hours Beamish with a fabulous evening of music, entertainment and food.

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2017
  17. Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Toronto, Bishop Auckland

    In the Summer of 2017, the town will burst into life once again with the return of Eleven Arches 'Kynren - an epic tale of England' - the show is set to be even bigger, better and brighter than before!

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2017to16 Sept 2017
  18. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    This 150 mile event is for vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles registered before 1956. Beginning and finishing at Beamish, the run will follow a 150 mile route around County Durham and North Yorkshire.

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

    Dates

    From:
    26 July 2014to26 July 2020Various Opening Times
  20. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Who is the real Joséphine Bowes? With no diaries and just one letter written by her own fair hand we have so far had to view her via correspondence written by John and documented comments about her. 

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2017to16 July 2017