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  1. Add Palace Green Library - Living on the Hills: 10,000 Years of Durham to your Itinerary

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    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

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    Exhibition

    Shildon

    The royal train is a major exhibit at Locomotion, which shows the splendour and quality of the coaches used by members of the royal family. View the fine interiors of the specially lit coaches including Queen Alexandra’s Saloon and the royal dining...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  3. Add Hardwick Park - The Gruffalo Trail  to your Itinerary

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    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
  4. Add Durham Cathedral: Ten Minute Talk to your Itinerary

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    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
  5. Add Open Treasure - Beasts to your Itinerary

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    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
  6. Add Gruffalo Spotting at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

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    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
  7. Type

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    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
  8. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum  to your Itinerary

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    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
  9. Add Auckland Castle - Past & Future Tours  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Just outside the Castle walls, in Bishop Auckland Market Place, we will be hosting a number of past, present and future tours, outlining the history of some of the town’s most beautiful buildings and providing an insight into how many are now being...

    Venue

    Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2017to28 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  10. Add Durham University Oriental Museum:'A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps On The Western Front' to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    An exhibition exploring the role of the thousands of Chinese who risked their lives alongside the British armed forces during the First World War.
    96,000 Chinese men volunteered to work for Britain in the First World War as part of the Chinese...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2017to24 Sept 2017Various Opening Times
  11. Add The Bowes Museum - Painting the Theatre: Garrick in Action to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This exhibition will celebrate England’s best-known eighteenth-century actor, David Garrick, marking the 300th anniversary of his birth. The Bowes Museum recently acquired two paintings by Johann Zoffany commissioned by Garrick, representing him in...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2017to9 July 2017
  12. Type

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    Markets

    Barnard Castle

    Stock up on a fabulous range of specialist food and crafts. Market is held last Sunday of the Month in the Market Place Mar-Sep 10:00-15:00 (from October-March held indoors at the UTASS, Chapel Row - above the Coop).

    Dates

    From:
    30 Apr 2017to24 Sept 2017Various Opening Times
  13. Add The Bowes Museum - Celebrating the Life and World of Joséphine Bowes to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Who is the real Joséphine Bowes? With no diaries and just one letter written by her own fair hand we have so far had to view her via correspondence written by John and documented comments about her. 

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2017to16 July 2017
  14. Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    A series of Geo events to be announced - check www.northpennines.org.uk 

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2017to4 June 2017
  15. Add The Bowes Museum - Gallery Talk to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Barnard Castle

    Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti to learn more about the Museum’s collection of Spanish paintings, the largest public collections in the UK. The second in this series of talks highlights the exceptional Portrait of Mariana of...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017Open 14:15 -
  16. Add The Bowes Museum - Gallery Talk with Assistant Curator of Fine Art Bernadette Petti  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Barnard Castle

    Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti to explore the recent acquisition St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child by the workshop of Dieric Bouts, now on display in the Museum’s picture galleries. 2:15pm.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017
    From:
    2 June 2017
  17. Add Beamish Hall Hotel: Afternoon Tea Dance to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dance

    Beamish

    Enjoy our ever-popular indulgent and traditional afternoon tea with the addition of some delightful entertainment. Set in the opulent grandeur of the Winter Gardens, this will be a decadent afternoon of pure pleasure.

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017
  18. Add The Witham - Fields and Hedgerows to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Fields and Hedgerows is an art exhibition inspired by the magical discovery of the natural world. This joyful group show features images of animals and insects that might be found in Teesdale fields and hedgerows.

    Venue

    The Witham, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017to17 June 2017Various Opening Times
  19. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham

    Hot on the heels of the icy spectacular that was Fire&Ice InDurham, we’re ready to share the exciting news with you about a brand-new spectacular coming to the City for the summer season… Balloons InDurham

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2017to29 May 2017
  20. Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Chester Le Street

    Don’t miss your chance to see Britain’s favourite family circus and its spectacular all new production. With everything that you would expect from a traditional circus but with a modern twist and spectacular thrilling stunt action!

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2017to4 June 2017