The Witham

3 Horsemarket
Barnard Castle
DL12 8LY

Tel: +44 01833 631107

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The Witham, Barnard Castle




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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open Tue-Sat, 1000-1600.

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Thursday, 20th September 2018 - Thursday, 20th September 2018

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Tuesday, 4th September 2018 - Saturday, 6th October 2018

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Thursday, 4th October 2018 - Thursday, 4th October 2018

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Tuesday, 9th October 2018 - Tuesday, 6th November 2018

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Thursday, 11th October 2018 - Thursday, 11th October 2018

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Friday, 19th October 2018 - Friday, 19th October 2018

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Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 - Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

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Thursday, 1st November 2018 - Thursday, 1st November 2018

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Tuesday, 13th November 2018 - Tuesday, 13th November 2018

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Saturday, 26th January 2019 - Saturday, 26th January 2019

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Friday, 2nd November 2018 - Friday, 2nd November 2018

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Sunday, 11th November 2018 - Sunday, 11th November 2018

Remembrance RequiemIn honour of the centenary of World War I, Conductor Simon Dearsley presents Elgar's 'The Spirit of England' and Bliss's 'Morning Heros' 7.30pm
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Tuesday, 13th November 2018 - Wednesday, 21st November 2018

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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Saturday, 17th November 2018

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Sunday, 2nd December 2018 - Sunday, 2nd December 2018

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Wednesday, 5th December 2018 - Wednesday, 5th December 2018

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Saturday, 8th December 2018 - Saturday, 8th December 2018

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Sunday, 9th December 2018 - Sunday, 9th December 2018

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Wednesday, 12th December 2018 - Wednesday, 12th December 2018

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Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 - Wednesday, 23rd January 2019

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Thursday, 31st January 2019 - Thursday, 31st January 2019

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Wednesday, 30th January 2019 - Wednesday, 30th January 2019

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Tuesday, 5th February 2019 - Tuesday, 5th February 2019

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