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  1. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Astrophotography Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Cowshill

    Learn to photograph the night sky from one of the darkest locations in the North Pennines at Killhope Museum. This highly practical three-hour introduction to photographing the night sky is being led by Gary Lintern and his expert team.

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    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  2. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Tour of our Solar System to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Join amateur astronomer Andy Gray at Bowlees Visitor Centre on a magical mystery tour of our very own Solar System. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting.

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    From:
    21 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  3. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Allendale to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Allendale

    Join us in Allendale Village Hall for a journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. This immersive experience will take you to infinity and beyond, touring our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017Open 10:45 - 15:45
  4. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Children's Art Workshop  to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Newbiggin

    This workshop for children and families is led by local artist Gordon Lamb.  All materials will be provided and by the end of the session all participants will have produced a watercolour painting to take home.  

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    From:
    23 Oct 2017Open 13:30 - 15:30
  5. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Constellations – Myths, Legends and Recognition to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Frosterley

    Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of the North Pennines with experienced local astronomer Bruce Ferguson. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session. Afterwards, weather permitting, we’ll go out and using the naked eye, binoculars and a...

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    From:
    24 Oct 2017Open 18:00 - 20:00
  6. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Stargazing and Astrophotography for Beginners to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Join experienced astronomer and astrophotographer Martin Kitching from Northern Experience Wildlife Tours for an in-depth introduction to stargazing and capturing the night sky. We’ll also do some stargazing too – weather permitting.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  7. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Alston to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Join us in Alston Town Hall for an immersive journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. The show is suitable for all ages, lasts for approximately 45 minutes, and takes place every hour, on the hour (11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and...

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    From:
    25 Oct 2017Open 10:45 - 15:45
  8. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Skywatch @ Killhope Museum to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Cowshill

    Enjoy some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines, at Killhope Lead Mining Museum. Experienced astronomers will be on hand to show you around the night sky, using a range of powerful telescopes and other astronomy equipment.

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    From:
    26 Oct 2017Open 18:30 - 21:30
  9. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Real Astronomy to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Forest In Teesdale

    Experienced astronomer Richard Darn will introduce you to the delights of stargazing, unlocking some of the secrets of astronomy, including the best way to watch a meteor shower and predict the elusive Northern Lights. We’ll also do some stargazing...

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    From:
    27 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  10. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Stanhope to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Stanhope

    Join us in St Thomas’ Church Hall in Stanhope for an immersive journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. The show is suitable for all ages, lasts for approximately 45 minutes, and takes place every hour, on the hour (11am,...

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    From:
    27 Oct 2017Open 10:45 - 15:45
  11. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Halloween Spooktacular to your Itinerary

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    Halloween

    Newbiggin

    Our annual Halloween event with spooky face painting, scary pumpkin carving and lots of fiendishly good fun for all the family.

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    From:
    27 Oct 2017Open 11:00 - 15:30
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 3) to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

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    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 13:00 - 15:00
  13. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 2) to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

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    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 12:00 - 14:00
  14. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Build a Rocket Workshop (Session 1) to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Newbiggin

    Design and build your very own bottle rocket in this space-themed craft workshop at Bowlees Visitor Centre and then experience the excitement of launching it!

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 11:00 - 13:00
  15. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Happily Appley Autumn to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Newbiggin

    For young adventurers aged between four and 13 years old. Booking essential 

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2017Open 11:00 - 13:00
  16. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Eclipses Uncovered to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Allenheads

    Join amateur astronomer Andy Gray to discover what eclipses are all about. Andy will be showing footage and images from the 2017 solar eclipse. We’ll also do some stargazing at the North Pennines Observatory – weather permitting.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2017Open 19:00 - 22:00
  17. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Christmas Craft and Producers Fair to your Itinerary

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    Crafts

    Newbiggin

    A chance for you to meet some of our talented local artists, crafts people and producers and choose some really special Christmas gifts.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to26 Nov 2017Various Opening Times
  18. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Winter Wonderland to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Newbiggin

    Our annual Christmas celebration with festive face painting, crafts and a visit from Santa himself. Booking Essential, book your place to see Santa by phoning 01388 528801

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2017Open 11:00 - 15:30