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  1. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

    Dates

    From:
    26 July 2014to26 July 2020Various Opening Times
  2. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    A photographic exhibition portraying the natural and built spaces of Shimla
    Shimla is the capital of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It was the summer capital of British India from 1864-1947. Nursed on nostalgia, the British built Shimla...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2016to30 Mar 2017Various Opening Times
  3. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    From the mid-seventeenth century, Darfur was an independent Muslim kingdom in what is now western Sudan, ruled by a hereditary line of Sultans. When the British invaded Sudan in 1898 they did not extend their conquest into Darfur. However by 1916...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2016to30 Mar 2017Various Opening Times
  4. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Over the years, The Bowes Museum has either acquired or identified pieces already in its collections that were bought and used by the Bowes family in the 18th & 19th centuries, as they advanced socially and joined the ranks of the aristocracy and...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    19 Nov 2016to30 Apr 2017
  5. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    A British Museum exhibition featuring a selection of delightfully detailed netsuke and other traditional Japanese male dress accessories.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2016to21 May 2017Various Opening Times
  6. Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    There's no such thing as the Gruffalo or is there? Follow the clues and answer the questions in your booklet to discover the animal homes from the story. You may even encounter our 8ft Gruffalo hiding in the woods.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  7. Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Durham City

    Come along to our new series of ‘Ten Minute Talks’ in Open Treasure. Each week you can find out more about the extraordinary and unusual objects on display, and still have time for lunch!

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  8. 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 2017to10 June 2017Various Opening Times
  9. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Newbiggin

    New exhibition - Barnard Castle and Teesdale Art Society Spring Exhibition
    Open seven days a week

    Dates

    From:
    20 Feb 2017to24 Apr 2017
  10. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    The wait is over… we’re very excited to invite you to the forest to become a Gruffalo Spotter! Follow clues and search for signs along our new interactive trail — using The Gruffalo Spotter app www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo #GruffaloSpotters

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  11. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr examines the close relationship between the work of these two important photographers and their fascination with the English.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to7 May 2017
  12. Type

    Type:

    Markets

    Barnard Castle

    A long established event on the first and last Saturday of every month with stalls selling books, bric-a-brac, collectables, hand-mades, plants, jewellery, jams & preserves, and much more.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2017to2 Dec 2017Open 09:30 - 15:30
  13. Type

    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
  14. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    South Road, Durham City

    Pick up an explorer Activity Pack from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden.  ( Subject to availability.)

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2017to31 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Introducing 'PAST AND PRESENT TOURS' at Auckland Castle!
    Every Thursday 12.30-1.30pm, Friday 2pm-3pm Saturday 11am-12pm

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2017to28 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  16. Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Shildon

    Beginning Monday 27 March and ending Thursday 27 April the Osaka Trains exhibition will tell the story of five rail companies from Osaka.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Mar 2017to27 Apr 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Bishop Auckland

    You and your family are invited to join local amateur astronomer Neill Sanders, former volunteer at Kielder Observatory and member of the Go Stargazing team, for an evening of stargazing and observing through large telescopes. To see the stars...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Mar 2017to30 Mar 2017
  18. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    This hugely popular festival gets bigger and better every year. A must for enthusiasts and fantastic family activities to get involved in! Old King Coal 29th March – 2nd April.
    Great North Steam Fair 6th – 9th April.
    Horses at Work - 22nd & 23rd...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2017to23 Apr 2017Various Opening Times
  19. 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
  20. Type

    Type:

    Walking Event

    Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees

    10am (2hrs) 2 miles
    Led by Richard Gater and Geoff Hill – voluntary ranger and photographer

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2017Open 10:00 -