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  1. Add Durham University Oriental Museum - The Art Studio presents: Behind the Mask to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    The Art Studio is a Sunderland-based mental health charity that provides support to improve the lives of members through art.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2019to2 June 2019
  2. Add Beamish Museum - Georgian Hawk Walk to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Enjoy the ultimate hands on experience as you take a stroll with a Georgian Falconer and her hawk through the stunning 1800s landscape, giving you the chance to fly and handle the bird.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish Museum - Georgian Hawk Walk Online (opens in a new window)

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

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    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
  4. Add Durham Cathedral: The Vikings in Northumbria to your Itinerary

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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, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2019to28 Sept 2019

    Indicative Availability

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

  5. Add The Bowes Museum - Morris Minor Event to your Itinerary

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    Show / Display

    Barnard Castle

    The North East Morris Minor Owners Club is hosting a “Classic Cars on the Terrace” event.  This is a wonderful opportunity to come along and see these firm family favourites as well as a number of other vintage vehicles which will be on display...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2019Open 10:00 - 10:00
  6. Add The Bowes Museum  -  The Power And The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of Lucretia to your Itinerary

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    Historical

    Barnard Castle

    This is the first exhibition outside London dedicated to the Italian Baroque master Guido Reni, presenting the artist and his relevance in Western art history.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019to20 Jan 2020
  7. Add Locomotion: Festival Of Steam to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Dale Road , Shildon

    A celebration of steam power held at Locomotion. More details to be confirmed soon.

    Venue

    Locomotion, Shildon

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2019to6 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  8. Add Classic Bus Rally to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Shildon

    A display of buses at Locomotion.  Held in association with Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society.

    Venue

    Locomotion, Shildon

    Dates

    From:
    11 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  9. Add Beamish Museum - Proggy Mat Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Beamish

    Be inspired by Beamish Museum’s collection of original and unique proggy mats! Make your own proggy mat and take it home, along with your own mat making kit.

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    6 July 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish Museum - Proggy Mat Workshop Online (opens in a new window)

  10. Add The Bowes Museum  - Celebrating the Centenary of Norman Cornish to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This major retrospective tells the story of his enduring career with the most comprehensive collection of his work ever assembled, including a number of previously unseen pieces.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    16 Nov 2019to5 Jan 2020
  11. Add Durham University Oriental Museum - Homelands: Documenting Centuries of Cham Migration to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    This exhibition reveals the outcomes of his work documenting the lives and livelihoods of the Cham diaspora by photographer James Sebrights travels of South China Sea.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2019to16 Sept 2019
  12. Add The Auckland Project: Young Archaeologist Club to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    One Saturday a month, children from 7 to 11 will have the opportunity to join our Young Archaeologists’ Club, exploring archaeology with our Learning Officers and learning more about the stories of the past and the Bishops of Durham.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Apr 2019
    From:
    11 May 2019
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    8 June 2019
    From:
    13 July 2019
    From:
    10 Aug 2019
  13. Type

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    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
  14. Add Beamish Museum - Have a go at Driving a Steam Engine to your Itinerary

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

  15. Add Beamish - Mothering Sunday to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Mother's Day

    Beamish

    Don’t forget! Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 31st March, and what better way to show your mum you care than by bringing her to Beamish?

    Dates

    From:
    31 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  16. Add Beamish Museum - Great North Festival of Agriculture to your Itinerary

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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
  17. Add Bowes Museum: Art History Course to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Barnard Castle

    If you’d like to find out more about Art History then The Bowes Museum is running an introductory course which may interest you.  Our Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, will be holding six sessions exploring the history.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 Mar 2019Open 14:15 - 16:15
    From:
    10 Apr 2019Open 14:15 - 16:15
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    24 Apr 2019Open 14:15 - 16:15
    From:
    6 June 2019Open 14:15 - 16:15
  18. Add Durham Cathedral: North West Tower Trips to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    For the first time, the public will be able to climb the North West tower, and see Durham City from a new perspective. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2018to31 Mar 2019
  19. Add Redhills: Durham Miners Hall Guided Tours to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    DURHAM

    The programme of guided tours is the first in the 103-year history of Redhills, which was recently selected by Historic England as one of the country’s 100 Irreplaceable places. 13:00 - 14:30

    Dates

    From:
    3 Apr 2019Open 13:00 - 14:30
    From:
    6 Apr 2019Open 13:00 - 14:30
    From:
    1 May 2019Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    5 May 2019
    From:
    1 June 2019Open 13:00 - 14:30
  20. Add Locomotion: Steam Rides to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Dale Road , Shildon

    Travels the original line of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, past the museum's Collection Building and back towards the historic coal drops—the perfect way to see the main sights and truly appreciate the power of steam.

    Venue

    Locomotion, Shildon

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Oct 2019