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  1. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre -  Creatures of the Night to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Barnard Castle

    Use bat detectors and moth traps to discover the creatures that come out as we retire for the night.  With Natural England.  19:30 - 10:30

    Venue

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin

    Dates

    From:
    16 Aug 2019Open 19:30 - 22:30
  2. Add Raby Castle: Late Night Milky Way Photography to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    DARLINGTON

    Local photographer and astronomer Gary Lintern is sharing his secrets for capturing and editing the perfect shot of the beautiful Milky Way at Raby Castle, an incredible backdrop for astrophotography. This event is suitable for all experience…

    Venue

    Raby Castle, Staindrop

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019
  3. Add Durham Cathedral: Photography Evening to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Durham City

    A special opportunity to spend a summer evening with your camera inside Durham Cathedral. Tickets: £10 per camera, (£7.50 tickets for students with valid student ID and under 18's) which will include a cup of tea or coffee. No flash is permitted in…

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    29 Aug 2019Open 18:30 - 18:30
  4. Add The South Causey Inn: Astronomy Night with Gary Fildes to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    STANLEY

    Arrive in the Old Barn Bar for a Gin Punch or Mocktail & Nibbles.  Then, join Gary Fildes Astronomer Author and presenter for a night under the stars! 19:00

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 19:00 - 19:00
  5. Add Thomas Wright House: Stargazing with Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Bishop Auckland

    Stargazing with Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society. Join us for a fascinating evening including supper if desired and why not make a night of it and stay over? Tickets available soon!

    Dates

    From:
    5 Oct 2019
  6. Type

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    Festival

    Celebrate the dark night skies the area’s third Stargazing Festival is being organised for Autumn Half Term 2019. You’ll find lots of events across the AONB running between Saturday Oct 23rd and November 3rd. 

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2019to3 Nov 2019
  7. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Science of the Sun and Moon to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Andy Gray, expert astronomer and science educator, will explore the science of the Sun and the Moon and how they impact on life on
    Earth. Followed by stargazing (weather permitting). 19:00 - 22:00

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  8. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Family Moon Trail to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Barnard Castle

    Follow the outdoor trail to discover the secrets of the Moon. Unlock the secret word to win a space-themed prize. Wear boots/wellies and warm clothes for your lunar adventure.  No need to book, children 50p 

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2019to3 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  9. Type

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    Festival

    View work by local photographers, featuring the dark skies and nightscapes of the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark. View work by local photographers, featuring the dark skies and nightscapes of the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2019to3 Nov 2019Various Opening Times
  10. Type

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    Festival

    ALSTON

    Fifty years ago the first people walked on the Moon. Discover the epic story behind this historic moment as we screen ‘CAPCOM GO!
    The Apollo Story’ in our immersive planetarium dome. Shows are 30 minutes long and are suitable for ages seven plus. 

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Various Opening Times
  11. Type

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    Festival

    Including a talk from Richard Darn on the 50th anniversary of the first man on the Moon and the Apollo 11 mission. Astronomers from Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society will be on hand with their telescopes for live stargazing (weather permitting).…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2019: Solar System Walk & Joe Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    ALSTON

    Three separate events for children (four to 11 years). On all three you will discover the planets on a guided walk (2km) along the South Tyne
    Trail with Astro Joe.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Various Opening Times
  13. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Stargazing Supper to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    CONSETT

    Join us in the Gatehouse for an evening of stargazing for beginners with Gary Lintern. If the weather is clear, expect a trip to the bottom
    of our garden to have a look through binoculars, and some practical help to find your way around the night…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  14. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: High Force Night Skies Run to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Barnard Castle

    Discover the freedom of trail running at night, in the company of experienced runners, as we follow the route of the High Force and Bowlees Geotrail. Five-mile (8km) trail run over uneven, rocky ground. 19:00 - 21:00

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
  15. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Stardom: Bowlees Discovery Club to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Barnard Castle

    Join us for the October meeting of the Bowlees Discovery Club and enjoy a range of space themed indoor and outdoor activities aimed
    at children aged four to 11. 

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 12:30
  16. Type

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    Festival

    Near Brampton ,

    Talkin Tarn Country Park, near Brampton 
    Join us at the Tarn to experience some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines. Astronomers from the Border Astronomical Society
    will be on hand to show you around the night sky. Displays, information and…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019Open 18:30 - 21:30
  17. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Remote Astrophotography to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Gary Lintern, astronomer and astrophotographer, introduces highlights of the spring sky in the Southern Hemisphere, live from the Australian Outback. Using a feed from a remote observatory, observe and photograph objects which are only visible at…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019Open 13:30 - 15:30
  18. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Night Photography @ The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Barnard Castle

    An exciting opportunity to photograph this iconic museum, interior and exterior, on a moonless night. The workshop is led by Gary Lintern and
    aimed at photographers of all experience levels, including beginners. 17:30 - 20:00

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019Open 17:30 - 20:00
  19. Type

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    Festival

    ALSTON

    Would you like to learn how to use a telescope? Maybe you already own one, but are not getting the best from it? You do not need to
    own any equipment, but if you do, please bring it. Practical, small group workshop learning how to use astronomical…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
  20. Type

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    Festival

    HEXHAM

    Fifty years ago the first people walked on the Moon. Discover the epic story behind this historic moment as we screen ‘CAPCOM GO!
    The Apollo Story’ in our immersive planetarium dome. Shows are 30 minutes long and are suitable for ages seven plus.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2019Various Opening Times