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  1. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Accessible Touch Tour to your Itinerary

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    Historical

    South Road, Durham City

    Visitors with visual impairments and their families are invited to join this special touch tour.  With the help of our expert curators, visitors will be able to handle objects from the museum's collections from West Asia including Syria, Iraq and...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018Open 14:00 - 16:00
  2. Add Beamish Museum  -  Proggy Mat Workshop to your Itinerary

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    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 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  3. Add Beamish Museum - Easter Fun at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Easter

    Beamish

    Enjoy a cracking day out at Beamish this Easter with lots of egg-citing activities happening at the museum.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to2 Apr 2018Various Opening Times
  4. Add Beamish Museum - International Women's Day to your Itinerary

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    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join us at Beamish to celebrate International Women’s Day, on Wednesday, 8th March and across the following weekend (Saturday, 10th and Sunday, 11th March).

    Dates

    From:
    8 Mar 2018to11 Mar 2018
  5. Add Auckland Project Christmas Food and Craft Markets to your Itinerary

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    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

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2017to19 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  6. Add Beamish - Mothering Sunday to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Beamish

    Don’t forget! Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 11th March, and what better way to show your mum you care than by bringing her to Beamish? We will be telling the story of Mothering Sunday around the museum, did you know that the celebration of motherhood...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2018
  7. 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
  8. Add Beamish Museum - Empire and Flag Days to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Beamish

    Join us to celebrate Empire and Flag Weekend during this Spring weekend.

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2018to20 May 2018
  9. Add Beamish Museum - Beamish Reliability Run to your Itinerary

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    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:
    17 June 2018Open 08:30 - 18:00
  10. Add Beamish Museum - A Day In The Life Of A Pit Wife Experience  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join a member of our costumed team in this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of an early 1900s Pit Wife.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 15:30
  11. Add Museum of Archaeology - Investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear – A Scientific Approach to your Itinerary

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    Talks

    Durham City

    As part of our Dig Deeper talks, underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead will talk about investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear.

    Venue

    Museum of Archaeology, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2017Open 13:00 - 14:00
  12. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Family Friendly Touch Tour - Special Event to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Historical

    South Road, Durham City

    Enjoy this special curator-led object handling session. Get hands on with Hindu, Sikh, Islamic and Buddhist objects from the Oriental Museum's collections. Ever wanted to get closer to museum objects? Join us for this special handling session.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2017Open 14:00 - 16:00
  13. Add The Bowes Museum - Poppies; Women, War, Peace to your Itinerary

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    Heritage Walks

    Barnard Castle

    Join photographer Lee Karen Stow to discover more about the inspiration behind her international touring exhibition Poppies: Women, War, Peace.  The project remembers women whose lives have been affected by war, from WW1 to conflicts of today.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2017Open 14:30 - 14:30
  14. Add The Bowes Museum - NADFAS Young Silversmith's Chosen Collection to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Since 2003 the North east Area of The National Association of Decorative & Fine Art Societies (NADFAS) and Sheffield Decorative and Fine Art Society have sponsored a Sheffield Millennium Silversmiths' Bursery for students.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017to21 Jan 2018
  15. Add Beamish Museum - Pedal Power to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    Join us for our brand new event – Pedal Power! The whole museum will come alive with amazing inventions, contraptions and vehicles – all powered by pedal power!

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018to25 Mar 2018
  16. Add The Bowes Museum - Joséphine: The Woman of Fashion to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Joséphine Bowes (1825 - 1874) was a very fashionable Parisian woman. Sadly, her wardrobe does not survive, except for two bodices and a blouse, but her dress bills and her fashion magazines remain. A selection of these will be shown with her clothes...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2017to7 Jan 2018
  17. Add The Bowes Museum - The Bowes Museum's Swan Automaton to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Barnard Castle

    The serene movement of the Silver Swan automaton belies the intricate workings of its 18th century mechanism. Join clockmaker Matthew Read, as he reveals what makes the Swan tick and how the philosophical and commercial context of the period...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2017Open 14:30 - 14:30
  18. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure, which resembles the bee’s honeycomb. Here you will, create a lovely soft furnishing fabric. For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandproject.org or call 01388 743 797.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Beamish Museum - Horses at War to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Call the cavalry… Horses at War at Beamish Museum. An amazing 60 horses, from the cavalry to pack ponies, will be at Beamish Museum this weekend to tell the story of First World War horses.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Apr 2018to15 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  20. Add Beamish Museum - Georgian Fair to your Itinerary

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    Fete / Fair

    Beamish

    Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from 31st May to 3rd June 2018. Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2018to3 June 2018