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  1. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

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

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  2. Add The Bowes Museum - Turkish Tulips  to your Itinerary

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    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 Auckland Castle Workshop - Making Spoons to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    One day course suitable for beginners with Maurice Pyle. Carving a spoon, ladle or scoop from a split piece of green round wood is an immensely satisfying and creative process, crafting an item of practical use bringing joy every time it’s used.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    30 June 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Museum of Archaeology - Roma Antiqua to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Historical

    Durham City

    Learn all about the Roman Army at the Museum of Archaeology on 29th July, with Roma Antiqua.

    Venue

    Museum of Archaeology, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017Open 11:00 - 15:00
  5. Add Durham University Oriental Museum:'A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps On The Western Front' to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    An exhibition exploring the role of the thousands of Chinese who risked their lives alongside the British armed forces during the First World War.
    96,000 Chinese men volunteered to work for Britain in the First World War as part of the Chinese...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2017to24 Sept 2017Various Opening Times
  6. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Amazing Art  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Make your own personal calligraphy portrait and see yourself as never before.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  7. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Festival Of Archaeology Dinky Dig  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    A mini archaeological dig for all children.  All equipment provided.  Be prepared to get muddy!  

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2017Open 13:00 - 16:00
  8. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Performance

    Toronto, Bishop Auckland

    Over 100,000 people will come to County Durham this summer to experience ‘Kynren - an epic tale of England’, Bishop Auckland’s live action extravaganza, the mesmerising show that takes you on a whistle stop tour of 2,000 years of history, myth and...

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2017to16 Sept 2017
  9. Add Durham Cathedral - The Butte de Warlencourt Battlefield Crosses to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Following the Battle of the Somme, three battlefield crosses were erected on top of a chalk hill called the Butte de Warlencourt. They were made in memory of the soldiers of the 6th, 8th and 9th Battalions Durham Light Infantry who had died there in...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2017to20 Nov 2017
  10. Add Binchester Roman Fort: Roman Re-enactment Event to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Historical

    Bishop Auckland

    Re-enactment event featuring Roma Antiqua and Barbaratus the cavalryman. See exciting demonstrations, visit the tented encampment and join a guided tour of the site.

    Venue

    Binchester Roman Fort, Binchester

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2017to16 July 2017Various Opening Times
    From:
    28 Aug 2017Open 10:00 - 16:30
  11. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Autism Friendly Family Activities:Soaring Sculptures  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Children with autism, learning or sensory impairments and their families are invited to take part in our quiet-time craft activities: Create your own 3D Sculpture.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Aug 2017Open 10:30 - 12:30
  12. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert  to your Itinerary

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    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
  13. Add Durham Castle: Family Fun Tour to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham City

    Bring the whole family and enjoy a family-focused tour around Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout the tour. Charges apply.

    Venue

    Durham Castle Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2017Open 10:15 - 11:30
    From:
    17 Aug 2017Open 10:15 - 11:30
  14. Add Auckland Castle Workshop - Felting - Picture and 3D Case to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Bishop Auckland

    Make a picture out of felt using a selection of dyed wool.  Develop this using the same method to make a 3D item of your choice.
    Please bring an apron.  All materials provided.

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Add Durham Cathedral - Northern Ink: An Exhibition Of Pen And Ink Drawings By Naomi Blayney to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Naomi is an artist specialising in pen and inks of landscapes and architecture. Her subjects are often the famous landmarks of the North East and this exhibition promises not to disappoint with new works featuring Durham Cathedral's rose window,...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    4 July 2017to29 Aug 2017
  16. Add Beamish Museum - Classic Car Day to your Itinerary

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    Show / Display

    Beamish

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

    Dates

    From:
    24 Sept 2017
  17. Add Beamish Museum - Wind in Your Sails  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join us for the second year of this exciting event with fantastic hands-on activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2017to2 July 2017
  18. Add Beamish Museum - 100 Years of The Durham County Federation of Women’s Institutes to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join us to celebrate the centenary of The Durham County Federation of Women’s Institutes here at Beamish. Working with Women’s Institutes from across the County, we will be hosting an exciting day of celebration which will include a grand parade at...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to20 Aug 2017
  19. Add Beamish Museum - Quoits Weekend to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Beamish

    Between twenty and fifty competitors from The Quoits Association will play in the traditional game in The Pit Village here at Beamish on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July.

    Dates

    From:
    8 July 2017to9 July 2017
  20. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Smooth As Silk  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham

    Silk was an ancient Chinese secret.  Learn how silk is made and a slithery silkworm.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Aug 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00