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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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    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. Add Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall

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    Exhibition

    High Street, Spennymoor

    An amazing display of Norman Cornish work infused onto glass with back lighting. Also available within the Town Hall’s Bob Abley Art Gallery is the ‘Durham Miners Gala Exhibition’  by Cornish, complimented by a range of other top regional artists…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  3. Add Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    As part of a countywide celebration, the centenary of Cornish’s birth will be marked by a special exhibition. Co-curated by members of the local community. Residents from Spennymoor to explore Norman’s work & select their favourite paintings.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to5 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery Online (opens in a new window)

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

    The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours

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    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

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2019to14 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  5. Add Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum

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    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Everyone of all ages, from children to the young at heart, can see our Museum in a new way – recreate our history and collections in LEGO®! Start with building some of the objects from our collection that tell the story of John and Joséphine.

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2019to23 Feb 2020
  6. 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
  7. Add Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral

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    Exhibition

    Durham City

    An exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, showcasing the exquisite and extraordinary maps, charts and atlases in the Durham Cathedral Library collections, including early maps of Durham.

    Dates

    From:
    7 Oct 2019to18 Jan 2020Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral Online (opens in a new window)

  8. Add Durham Castle Guided Tours to your Itinerary

    Durham Castle Guided Tours

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Durham City

    Pre-booking can be made up to a week in advance of the tours.  Tickets can be purchased from Palace Green Library reception.  Timings subject change, please see Festival website for up to date information. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 Nov 2019to1 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  9. Add Christmas Afternoon Tea: Auckland Castle (SOLD OUT) to your Itinerary

    Christmas Afternoon Tea: Auckland Castle (SOLD OUT)

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    Food Events

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Teas will be served in the newly conserved Old Library, formerly known as the Library Tearoom.  On arrival, guests will be welcomed with prosecco, served alongside a selection of canapés, including vol-au-vents with hot smoked trout and local game…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2019to15 Dec 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project

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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. Booking…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019
  11. Add Twelfth Night Celebrations at Beamish Museum to your Itinerary

    Twelfth Night Celebrations at Beamish Museum

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Stanley

    Coal for warmth, coins for prosperity, bread for food, salt for flavour . . . take part in traditional Twelfth Night celebrations at Beamish this winter.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Dec 2019to5 Jan 2020