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  1. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Be inspired by Beamish Museum’s collection of original and unique proggy mats! Make your own proggy mat and take it home, along with your own mat making kit.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Feb 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    4 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    4 May 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    14 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    4 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    10 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  2. 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 -
  3. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    As part of our Great North Festival of Transport, join us for our annual (and famous) steam fair – The Great North Steam Fair! An amazing line-up of visiting vehicles and Beamish transport, in action and on view – from motorcycles to steam lorries –...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2017to9 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  4. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs. Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw as a disappearing way of life.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to7 May 2017
  5. 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
  6. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join members of our knowledgeable Food Team for this evening of enjoyable baking where you will be guided through the recipes and given hints and tips, all in a relaxing period setting.  Included in your experience is a Beamish Bag (made from...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jan 2017Open 16:00 - 20:00
    From:
    13 Feb 2017Open 16:00 - 20:00
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    17 Mar 2017Open 16:00 - 20:00
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    27 Mar 2017Open 16:00 - 20:00
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Freshly baked bread straight out of the oven is a now considered a treat. After attending the Traditional Bread Making Experience you will have the skills and confidence to be able to produce delicious bread at home whenever you fancy.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Jan 2017
    From:
    10 Feb 2017
  11. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Shildon

    An exhibition celebrating the North East's unique place in the history of the steam railway.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2017to12 Feb 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  12. 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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2017to22 Nov 2017
  13. Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Beamish

    Enjoy a picnic in The Pit Village as we celebrate the Sunday School anniversary. This would have been a big event for the community, when children wearing their finery would have taken part in a service before gathering for a picnic and treat.

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  14. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This exhibition presents a unique opportunity to see all three issues of Durham Cathedral’s Magna Carta, one of the most influential texts in British history and a document which still exerts influence today.

    Dates

    From:
    19 June 2017to9 Sept 2017Various Opening Times
  15. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    Enjoy a family-focused tour around Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout the tour. Explore what it was like to live and work in Durham Castle in the past and find out more about some of the characters that have made Durham Castle...

    Venue

    Durham Castle Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    22 Feb 2017Open 14:15 -
  16. Type

    Type:

    Lecture

    Durham City

    Dr Lynda Rollason – ‘Visitor orientation: guided tours and information boards in medieval churches?’
    Tickets: Free for Friends (£5 non-members) available on the door.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    30 Jan 2017Open 18:30 -
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Type

    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
  20. 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 2017to9 June 2017Various Opening Times