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  1. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve - Flower Power to your Itinerary

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    Walking Event

    Houghton Le Spring

    Come and take part in a meadow sweep, press flowers, do flowery crafts and learn about how bugs and bees help our natural environment! £8 per child including lunch bag and free us of the Wild Play Area. 

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2018Open 11:00 - 13:30
  2. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Creatures of the Night to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Discover the wonders of the creatures that come out as we retire for the night with the aid of bat detectors and moth traps.  Run with Natural England.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2018Open 19:30 - 22:30
  3. Add Hamsterley Forest: A Night Safari in Hamsterley to your Itinerary

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    Nature

    Hamsterley

    Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson of Wild North Discovery, on a night time expedition in search of some of the nocturnal...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Aug 2018Open 21:00 - 22:30
  4. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve - Woodlands Skills to your Itinerary

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    Walking Event

    Houghton Le Spring

    Come and learn some woodland skills, build a fire, make a shelter and learn to navigate wild terrain! Including lunch and free play in our wild play area. Please book your place at www.durhamwt.com/events

    Dates

    From:
    31 Aug 2018Open 11:00 - 14:00
  5. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival - Star Camp to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn and friends for the first ever two-night star camp under the North Pennines sky. Telescopes will be provided, together with expert guidance, talks and solar observing. Pre-booking is essential.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018
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    Festival

    Running from 20 October until 4 November stargazers in and around the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and UNESCO Global Geopark will have almost 30 star-themed events and tourist experiences to enjoy.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to4 Nov 2018
  7. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: The Science of the Moon and the Stars to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Barnard Castle

    We are delighted to welcome Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE to the Stargazing Festival. At this headline event she will be looking at the wonders of space and what it can teach us – as well as offering insights into the world of space exploration and a...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 19:30 - 20:30
  8. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Silk Painting a Constellation to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle

    Explore the dark skies and stars creatively with artist Gemma McColl from Suitcase Studios. Learn how to paint on silk and create your own constellation! Aimed at 4–11 year olds but all welcome. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 13:30 - 15:00
  9. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival - Solar System Walk & Diorama Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Discover the planets on a guided walk to Gibson’s Cave with Astro Joe then make a space-themed diorama with planets, space ships, aliens and space dust. Suitable for ages 5+. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 12:00
  10. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium@Stanhope to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Stanhope, BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. An immersive 45-minute show, suitable for all ages, with lots of new films. Repeated every hour on the hour. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2018Open 11:00 - 15:00
  11. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Solar System Trail to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Follow the themed outdoor trail to discover the planets.  If you unlock the secret word, win a space-themed prize! No need to book.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2018to4 Nov 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Discover the Constellations to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Frosterley

    Discover the North Pennines ‘dark skies’ with local astronomer Bruce Ferguson. After an introductory indoor session, we will go out and do some stargazing (weather permitting). Not suitable for young children (under 8s) - Booking essential

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018Open 18:00 - 20:00
  13. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - In The Dark Wild Wednesday to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Upper Teesdale Children - £3 (accompanying adults free). Pre-booking essential Discover the creatures that come out after dark. Craft activities and mini-beast walks aimed at children aged 4-13 - Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2018Open 10:30 - 12:30
  14. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: A Night With the Stars to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Blanchland,

    Join us in the Gatehouse for an evening of stargazing for beginners with Joe Gordon. If the weather is clear, expect a trip to the bottom of our garden to have a look through the telescopes! There will be hearty stew and a delicious pud to keep you...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 22:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2018Open 19:00 - 22:00
  15. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival - Skywatch @ Killhope to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland

    Enjoy some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines with experienced astronomers from the Sunderland Astronomical Society who will show you around the night sky. Displays and activities are available in the Buddle House together with projected...

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2018Open 18:30 - 21:30
  16. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - North Pennines at Night Exhibition to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Stanhope

    Projections of work by local photographers, featuring the dark skies and landscapes of the AONB. This is an immersive experience,
    shown on a 10-minute rolling basis.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018Open 12:00 - 17:00
  17. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Skywatch Down Under to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Stanhope

    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 a number of objects which are only...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2018Open 15:00 - 17:00
  18. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival : Skywatch Stanhope to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Stanhope

    Guided by Gary Lintern, Chair of the North Pennines Astronomy Society, see the highlights of the autumn sky in the North Pennines. Also includes some remote observing on the big screen, with a live feed from the mountains of SE Spain. Booking...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2018Open 18:00 - 20:00
  19. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Astrophotograpy: Milky Way & Waterfalls to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    BARNARD CASTLE

    Join Gary Lintern to learn the basics of astrophotography and nighttime landscape photography. After a discussion about equipment and techniques, we will head to Low Force. You will need a camera on which you can adjust the focus, shutter speed,...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2018Open 18:30 - 20:00
  20. Add Harehope Quarry: Dark Skies Stargazing to your Itinerary

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    Dark Skies

    Frosterley

    Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of the North Pennines with Wild North Discovery. We'll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in real time.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2018Open 19:00 - 20:30