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  1. 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
  2. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle

    This year is the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum opening. Come and join in a variety of fun drop in activities for all the family and help us celebrate in style! Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    21 Feb 2017Open 11:00 - 16:00
  3. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Carve a spoon, ladle or scoop from a split piece of green round wood in beginners level workshop led by Maurice Pyle.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2017
  4. Type

    Type:

    Easter

    Durham City

    At the centre of Good Friday is the Cross. In this service its meaning is brought home to us in three ways.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    14 Apr 2017Open 12:00 -
  5. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Beamish

    We are very lucky that once again the North East Police History Society will be putting on a display of items and exhibits at Beamish.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2017to25 June 2017
  6. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    This is a one day workshop where you will be making a traditional gypsy/frame basket. We will create this from locally grown willow using simple weaving techniques. A perfect basket for gathering your produce.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017Various Opening Times
  7. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Durham City

    The Durham Miners Gala. This annual event, which usually takes place on the 2nd Saturday in July in the city centre, attracts thousands of people each year.

    Dates

    From:
    8 July 2017Open 08:30 -
  8. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Create your own stained glass panel with help on cuttings, leading and soldering the glass from experienced artist Gillian McGinley.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2017to26 Mar 2017
  9. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle

    Come and join this fun packed day of drop-in activities for all the family. Watch the Walworth Castle Birds of Prey display in the Museum grounds before taking part in a variety of bird themed crafts and exploring the galleries with a themed trail....

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2017Open 11:00 - 16:00
  10. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Learn how to manipulate wire, first in copper, then silver, to create earrings or a pendant with flowing shapes.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Shildon

    Organised by the Northern Bygones Society, this event features a range of classic and vintage vehicles displayed on our outdoor events space. There will also be indoor displays of models, collectables and more! The event has free admission and free...

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Lecture

    Barnard Castle

    Join Dr Alan Forrest, Emeritus Professor of Modern History at the University of York, for a fascinating insight into this important and relevant area of history.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2017Open 14:15 -
  13. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    A Hands-On course during which you will learn how to mark out, cut and dye veg tan leather to make a leather belt.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Beamish

    On the 10th and 11th June the roads and streets at Beamish will come alive with the sights and sounds of stunning classic vehicles from the Morris Car Club.

    Dates

    From:
    10 June 2017to11 June 2017Various Opening Times
  15. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Make a willow piglet for your garden with tuition from Victoria Conner.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

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

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Hidden, sprinkled and interwoven amongst our permanent collection this exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical story of the iconic flower, highlighted by brilliant contemporary artworks in an interactive experience that meanders...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to5 Nov 2017
  17. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    This workshop includes, Shadow weaving on 4 shaft table looms which is the perfect introduction for beginners but something new for the more experienced. This technique creates optical mixes with light and dark yarns.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    15 Mar 2017Various Opening Times
  18. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    An in-focus display of outstanding artworks from The Bowes Museum’s own collection, highlighting the Founders’ interest in Napoleon and his times.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    28 Jan 2017to19 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  19. 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
  20. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Create an embroidered medieval insect or small animal, known as a beastie, using the technique employed for the Bayeux tapestry and authentic naturally dyed wools.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2017Various Opening Times