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  1. Add Killhope: Kids Go Free Days to your Itinerary

    Killhope: Kids Go Free Days

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    Children/Family events

    Bishop Auckland

    Free admission for children on Mondays during school holidays.

    Venue

    Killhope, Cowshill

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2019
  2. Add The Auckland Project - The Big Drawer to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - The Big Drawer

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    Type:

    Children/Family events

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    As part of the national Big Draw Festival 2019, we are hosting a week of half term activities. These creative sessions will be based on ‘Taking Flight’, an idea put forward in community consultation sessions with artist Alison Curry in response to…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019to1 Nov 2019Various Opening Times
  3. Add Community Day at Auckland Castle to your Itinerary

    Community Day at Auckland Castle

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    After three years of conservation work, Auckland Castle re-opens its doors on Saturday, 2 November. Join us to celebrate the opening and be the first to see inside the Castle. There will be a ribbon cutting at 10:30am before live entertainment and…

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020 to your Itinerary

    Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Bishop Auckland

    Bishop Auckland Food Festival is the region’s biggest food event, growing year on year hosting a whole programme of events and activities including celebrity chefs, cookery demo’s, street entertainment and a demonstration kitchen.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to30 Apr 2020
  5. 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)

  6. 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
  7. Add The Auckland Project - Talks  At The Tower: FRANCISCO DE ZURBARÁN to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Talks At The Tower: FRANCISCO DE ZURBARÁN

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    Talks

    Bishop Auckland

    Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) was a master of the Spanish Golden Age. His series of paintings, Jacob and his Twelve Sons, have hung in Auckland Castle for 250 years and is one of the largest collections of Zurbaráns in the world. At this talk,…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019Open 18:30 - 20:00
  8. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary's Church

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    Type:

    Heritage Open Days

    Cockfield

    800 year old church founded by Robert de Cockfield
    c.1290. With the remains of a leper window and icons of
    the Robert de Cockfield family from the manor which was
    behind the church.
    Cockfield Memorial Glebe Garden directly opposite the church with…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. Add Mining Art Gallery: Working The Seam Talks to your Itinerary

    Mining Art Gallery: Working The Seam Talks

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Market Place, BISHOP AUCKLAND

    These ten-minute talks will look at a specific painting, theme, technique or story based on our collection.  Daily 11:30 & 14:30. Included in entry to Mining Art Gallery/drop-in.


    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to21 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  10. Add The Auckland Project - Talks  At The Tower: TALKS IN THE TOWER: AN INTRODUCTION TO POUSSIN'S TRIUMPH OF PAN to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Talks At The Tower: TALKS IN THE TOWER: AN INTRODUCTION TO POUSSIN'S TRIUMPH OF PAN

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    Type:

    Talks

    Bishop Auckland

    Join National Gallery Curator Dr Francesca Whitlum-Cooper as she explores Nicholas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan which is on display in the Bishop Trevor Gallery, Auckland Castle from Saturday, 5 October 2019 to Sunday, 5 January 2020.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 18:30 - 20:00
  11. Add North East's Biggest Pyromusical: Auckland Castle to your Itinerary

    North East's Biggest Pyromusical: Auckland Castle

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    Type:

    Heritage

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    A 30-minute Pyromusical live from Bishop Auckland. Join us for an evening of first class entertainment for all the family! Due to the anticipated popularity of this event, seats will be sold and allocated on a “first come first served” basis with…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Nov 2019Open 19:00 - 19:00
  12. Add The Auckland Project: Black & White Exhibition to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project: Black & White Exhibition

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    Show / Display

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    No.42 is holding its most popular exhibition of the year, Black & White. This exhibition, themed around the absence of colour, is making a comeback to the gallery space as local artists prove limited colour does not limit creativity. Drop-in For…

    Venue

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    4 Sept 2019to2 Nov 2019
  13. Add The Auckland Project: Nationwide Masterpiece Tour 2019  - The Triumph Of Pan to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project: Nationwide Masterpiece Tour 2019 - The Triumph Of Pan

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle,  one of only three venues in the UK to display a much loved work from its collection - Nicolas Poussin’s, The Triumph of Pan - as part of a nationwide Masterpiece Tour in 2019

    Venue

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    5 Oct 2019to5 Jan 2020
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    22 Sept 2019
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    28 Sept 2019
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    29 Sept 2019
  16. Add Poetry Evening: A Slice of Life - Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival to your Itinerary

    Poetry Evening: A Slice of Life - Bishop Auckland History and Heritage Festival

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Join us for a showcase event celebrating the Norman Cornish Centenary with performance poetry. Tony Gadd will bring together work created during the community workshop programme that has accompanied the exhibition. Booking: Free event - booking…

    Dates

    From:
    25 Sept 2019Open 18:00 - 19:00
  17. Add Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project

    Type

    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…

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    12 Oct 2019
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    9 Nov 2019
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    14 Dec 2019
  18. 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
  19. Add Halloween Quiz & Curry Night to your Itinerary

    Halloween Quiz & Curry Night

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    Charity event/Fundraiser

    Bishop Auckland

    The Mayor of Bishop Auckland town Council invites you to the Halloween Quiz and Curry Night

    in aid of "The Angel Trust " We have teamed up with our friends at Spice Lounge, Bishop Auckland's Premier Indian Restaurant to hold our annual Halloween…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 23:00
  20. Add Walking in the Deer Park: Auckland Castle to your Itinerary

    Walking in the Deer Park: Auckland Castle

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event

    Bishop Auckland

    Guided tour of the Deer Park, taking in idyllic spots and the Georgian Deer House. To book call 01388 743 797, email bookings@aucklandproject.org or call in at Auckland Tower. 11,12:30 & 15:00

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times