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  1. Add Beamish Museum - Leek Show  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Leek Show 9th & 10th Sept

    Lovely leeks, fantastic flowers and terrific tomatoes - can your produce win a prize?

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2017to10 Sept 2017
  2. Add The Bowes Museum - Turkish Tulips  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical history behind this iconic flower. Thought provoking contemporary artworks will be hidden, sprinkled and interwoven amongst the Museum collection, in an interactive experience that meanders...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to5 Nov 2017
  3. Add Reach for the Beach: Geology Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Seaham

    During the carboniferous period between 359 and 299 million years ago, Britain lay at the equator and was covered by tropical seas, deltas and rainforests.  Find our more about this amazing ecological journey with Ken Bradshaw who will take you...

    Dates

    From:
    3 June 2017Open 11:00 - 12:30
  4. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Beautiful Bunnies  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Take inspiration from Molang the rabbit and create your own crazy character.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  5. 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
  6. Add Beamish Museum - Beamish Reliability Run to your Itinerary

    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
  7. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert  to your Itinerary

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    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Durham City

    The Treasures of St Cuthbert represent some of the most significant surviving Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the UK, offering a remarkable insight into the life of St Cuthbert one of North East England’s best-loved saints. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to31 Dec 2018
  8. Add Palace Green Library - Festival Of British Archaeology to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    To celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology we are holding a finds identification and pot washing session in the gallery.  

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2017Open 11:00 - 14:00
  9. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England  to your Itinerary

    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
  10. Add Auckland Castle - Make A Felted Picture  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Make a picture out of felt using a selection of dyed wool. Please bring an apron.  All materials provided.  For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    7 June 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Beamish Museum - Classic Car Day to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Beamish

    On Sunday 24th September 2017, Beamish is hosting its annual Classic Car Day.  

    Dates

    From:
    24 Sept 2017
  12. Add Palace Green Library - Living on the Hills: 10,000 Years of Durham to your Itinerary

    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
  13. 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
  14. Add Auckland Castle - Craft Skills Festival to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    See demonstrations, talk to the experts and try your hand at a range of heritage building and traditional crafts. There’s also food and craft stalls and children’s activities all weekend. A great day out for the whole family.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2017to17 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Add Auckland Castle - English Patchwork  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Discover and learn the techniques of English Patchwork in this workshop.

    For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    14 June 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  16. Add Beamish Museum - Yesterday Belongs 2 You to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Local history groups come together to display their fascinating projects.  A biannual event organised by County Durham Forum for History & Heritage.  

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2017
  17. Add Auckland Castle - Christmas Food and Craft Market to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle’s three day Christmas Food and Craft Market will be running between Friday 17 and Sunday 19 November 2017. This will see more than 40 food producers and artisan craftspeople laying out their stalls with a wonderful selection of...

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2017to19 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  18. Add The Bowes Museum - Wild Birds: Family Fun Day to your Itinerary

    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
  19. Add The Bowes Museum – Streatlam Castle: Rediscover the Home of John and Joséphine Bowes to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This exhibition will show how Streatlam looked in its heyday, bringing to life the style in which John Bowes, one of the richest men in England, lived.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to11 Mar 2018
  20. Add Durham Cathedral - Places of Pilgrimage – An Exhibition of the Artwork of Ian Scott Massie to your Itinerary

    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