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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
  2. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Solar System Trail to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  3. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Discover the Constellations to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  4. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Alston Skywatch to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Come and join us for night of stargazing! After a short chat about what is on view in the night sky and a quick introduction to how to use the telescopes and binoculars we will get outside. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 21:00
  5. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Secondary Rocket Workshop (Ages 11+) to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Alston

    Have fun designing, building and launching your own water bottle rocket (as well as taking it home afterwards). All materials supplied. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018Open 14:00 - 16:00
  6. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Primary Rocket Workshop (Ages 5-10) to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Alston

    Have fun designing, building and launching your own stomp paper rockets (as well as taking it home afterwards) – all materials supplied. Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 12:00
  7. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Dark Side of the Moon - Planetarium Show to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Come along and experience Pink Floyd’s entire ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album in the pop-up planetarium dome, with real-time visualisations and animations (not astronomy themed). A sound and light experience like no other! Shows will be starting at...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2018Open 18:00 - 21:45
  8. Add Night Time Star Gazing to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Houghton-le-Spring, Houghton-le-Spring

    Come and learn all about the night sky. Look what you can discover in the dark skies of the nature reserve. Followed by hot chocolate, of course! Book your place at www.durhamwt.co.uk £10 per person

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2018Open 20:00 - 21:00
  9. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - In The Dark Wild Wednesday to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  10. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Pop-up Planetarium @ Alston to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Alston

    Join us in Alston Town Hall for a journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. This immersive experience will take you to infinity and beyond, touring our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies. ...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2018Open 11:00 - 15:45
  11. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: A Night With the Stars to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  12. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival - Skywatch @ Killhope to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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
  13. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: How Old Are You, Really? to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Allenheads

    In this talk local astronomer and science educator Andy Gray will explore how physics and chemistry created biology. Booking essential

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 22:00
  14. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - North Pennines at Night Exhibition to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  15. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Skywatch Down Under to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  16. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival : Skywatch Stanhope to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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
  17. Add Killhope Museum - Halloween Special to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Halloween

    Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland

    Disco with fancy dress, competitions and scavenger hunt.  Museum entry fee applies.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2018Open 12:00 - 15:00
  18. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Tame your Telescope to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Allenheads

    Do you have a telescope that you do not really know how to use? Or would you simply like to get more out of the equipment you have? Join us to ‘tame your telescope’. Numbers are restricted to 10 people (everyone present must have a ticket). Booking...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 21:00
  19. Add North Pennines Stargazing Festival: Spooky Space to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Dark Skies

    Sinderhope, Hexham

    Join Joe Gordon, local astronomer, for an evening looking at spooky space! Booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 22:00
  20. Add North Pennines Stargazing Fesival - Astrophotograpy: Milky Way & Waterfalls to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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