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  1. 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
  2. Add Durham Cathedral - Places of Pilgrimage – An Exhibition of the Artwork of Ian Scott Massie to your Itinerary

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    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
  3. 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
  4. Add Beamish Museum - Easter Fun at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    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
  5. Add Ushaw College - Remembrance at Ushaw to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Esh

    Ushaw remembers the dead of two world wars and the conflicts since then. A service of remembrance, reconciliation and peace. All welcome.

    Venue

    Ushaw, Esh

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2017Open 16:00 -
  6. Add Ushaw College - War Poets to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Esh

    At this poignant time of the year, Professor Stephen Regan and his friends read extracts from some of the most moving poetry ever written. Light supper included in the price. Tickets £7.

    Venue

    Ushaw, Esh

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2017Open 19:00 -
  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 - 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
  9. Add Beamish Museum - Empire and Flag Days to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

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

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2018to20 May 2018
  10. Add The Auckland Project - St Peter's Chapel Tours to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Join our knowledgeable guides in these 45 min tours exploring the history of the chapel, with anecdotes of the bishops who worshiped here and stories of the Northern Saints featured in the magnificent stained glass windows.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to17 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  11. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert to your Itinerary

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    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
  12. Add The Bowes Museum - The Bowes Museum's Swan Automaton to your Itinerary

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    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
  13. Add The Bowes Museum - Christmas Card Making to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    Be inspired by the New Light exhibition to take part in this fun printing workshop, using drypoint etching to create up to 10 unique Christmas cards for family and friends. Includes lunch, morning refreshments and access to the exhibition. Suitable...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    In this workshop, you will create a silver bangle. The bracelet can be decorated with a patterned surface, either a stamped design or patterned with hammering. For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandproject.org or call 01388 743...

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Beamish Museum - Great War Steam Fair to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    All fired up for Beamish Great War Steam Fair! Join us for our annual (and famous) steam fair, with a First World War focus, the Great War Steam Fair promises to be a fascinating event. This fantastic four-day event is set to feature a whole host...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Apr 2018to8 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  18. 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
  19. Add Durham Castle: Family Fun Tour to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    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:
    21 Feb 2018Open 14:15 - 14:15
  20. 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