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

    Palace Green Library - Living on the Hills: 10,000 Years of Durham

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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. Add The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Take a 45 minute guided tour of our historic Market Place and learn about the buildings, the people and the stories within it. From Romans to iconic retailers, our knowledgeable guides will lead you on a journey through the centuries. Meet 11:00

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2019to14 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  3. Add The Vikings in Northumbria: Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    The Vikings in Northumbria: Durham Cathedral

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, traces the history of Vikings in North East England. Telling of the devastating raids on Lindisfarne in 793 AD & how the Community of St Cuthbert searched for a…

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2019to28 Sept 2019

    Indicative Availability

    Book The Vikings in Northumbria: Durham Cathedral Online (opens in a new window)

  4. Add Museum of Archaeology -  Prehistoric Pioneers to your Itinerary

    Museum of Archaeology - Prehistoric Pioneers

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Explore life in ancient Britain, from warfare to rituals, and the way Bronze Age people buried weapons and treasure in hidden hoards. Curated by the Museum and Artefact studies MA students, this exhibition gives a face to prehistoric people.

    Dates

    From:
    14 June 2019to24 Nov 2019
  5. Add Great North Festival of Agriculture at Beamish Museum to your Itinerary

    Great North Festival of Agriculture at Beamish Museum

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    The Great North Festival of Agriculture is a month-long celebration of the region’s rural heritage. Featuring everything from vehicles and vegetables to harvest celebrations and heritage skills, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Aug 2019to22 Sept 2019
  6. Heritage Open Days 2019

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019
  7. Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019

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    Type:

    Local Events

    Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival runs from 13th to 28th September. We hope this will become an annual event over the next three years of the Heritage Action Zone Programme.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to28 Sept 2019
  8. Add Heritage Open Days 2019 - St Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019 - St Oswald's Church

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    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    St Oswald's is probably the oldest of Durham city's parish churches. There is evidence for a Saxon church on the site, but the earliest visible part of the present structure is late 12th century. The tower is 15th century.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  9. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary the Less to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary the Less

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    Type:

    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    From soldiers in the Norman times to students in the present day, St Mary the Less has been a place of worship for many over the years.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2019to21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  10. Add Have a go at Driving a Steam Engine at Beamish Museum to your Itinerary

    Have a go at Driving a Steam Engine at Beamish Museum

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Experience the earliest steam railways first hand and have a go at driving one of our early 1800s replica steam engines, Puffing Billy or the Steam Elephant. Must be 21 or over.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019Open 17:30 - 19:30

    Indicative Availability

    Book Have a go at Driving a Steam Engine at Beamish Museum Online (opens in a new window)

  11. Add Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019: Women at the Coalface to your Itinerary

    Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019: Women at the Coalface

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    Type:

    Heritage

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

     Writers' Collective, Vane Women, bring you their own unique take on the mining heritage of the area through a selection of readings: vivid, moving, and amusing poetry and prose, including new work created in response to the recent 'Women of the…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019Open 19:00 - 19:00
  12. Add Heritage Open Days 2019  - Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019 - Durham Castle Tours

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Palace Green, Durham City

    Experience a self-guided visit to Durham Castle and stroll around at your own pace on Sunday 15th Sept or take part in a free guided tour on Thursday 19th.

    A 1000 year old castle, which was once the seat of po

    Venue

    Durham Castle Tours, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019Open 10:15 - 16:15
  13. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: St Margaret of Antioch to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Margaret of Antioch

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    Type:

    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    St Margaret of Antioch church building dates from the mid-twelfth century, and much of the stonework (as well as the font) is original. It is one of just two parish churches in the City with a Grade One listing.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2019to21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  14. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Locomotion to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Locomotion

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    Type:

    Heritage

    SHILDON

    Join our special themed tours to learn more about the history of the heritage buildings on the museum site, and our current project to protect and preserve the buildings for future generations. No booking required.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  15. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: For King and Country, First World War Guided Walks to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: For King and Country, First World War Guided Walks

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    Type:

    Heritage Open Days

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Guided by Dave Mawdsley from St John's School and Sixth Form College, take a walk round Bishop Auckland to view some of the homes which soldiers left during the First World War, never to return. Hear him tell the soldiers' personal stories. 11,12:30…

    Venue

    Durham Town Hall, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  16. Add Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019: Weardale Railway to your Itinerary

    Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019: Weardale Railway

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    Type:

    Heritage

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Travel along 16 miles of heritage railway, from Bishop Auckland to Stanhope in Weardale. Saturdays and Sundays 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 September

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019
    From:
    22 Sept 2019
    From:
    28 Sept 2019
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    29 Sept 2019
  17. Add Heritage Open Days 2019 - Oriental Museum: Special Event to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019 - Oriental Museum: Special Event

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    Type:

    Heritage

    South Road, Durham

    ​​​​​​​Heritage Open Day: Special Event.
    Curator-led tour of the galleries telling some behind-the-scenes stories of our collections.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 11:00 - 14:00
  18. Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival 2019: Music at Auckland Flower Show - An Illustrated Lecture Concert, by Professor Stephen Martin

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    Type:

    Local Events

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    In the 1850's Auckland Flower Show had become the largest ever musical event in British history. Its origins and influences are described, with musical interludes. 16:00 - 17:00

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  19. Add St Peters Chapel Guided Tours: Auckland Castle to your Itinerary

    St Peters Chapel Guided Tours: Auckland Castle

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    St Peter’s Chapel, at the former private home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, Auckland Castle, is one of the largest private chapels in Europe. It will be open from 10:00  to 16:00 on Sunday 15 and Sunday, 22 September for guided tours, taking in…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sept 2019
  20. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Friends of The Stockton and Darlington Railway and the Brusselton Incline Group Historical Walk to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Friends of The Stockton and Darlington Railway and the Brusselton Incline Group Historical Walk

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    Type:

    Heritage Open Days

    SHILDON

    Historical walk along a section of the original track bed in the footsteps of our founding pioneers. The walk will go from Brusselton Accommodation Bridge to Hildyard’s Bridge, New Shildon. 10:15 meet

    Venue

    Durham Town Hall, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sept 2019Open 10:15 - 10:15