Wharton Park

Off North Road
Durham City
County Durham

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Wharton Park


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  • Mark D
    Trip Type:
    Very boring
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th June 2018
    Badly layed out for people going for a picnic rubbish cafe and just about the worst park I have ever been in the old Wharton Park was superior to this new one total waste of a lottery funded grant a... Read full review
  • Sunnyside17
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    Another visit to our favourite Park today
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd May 2018
    We had a lovely time in the park this afternoon & my two grandsons age 4 & 8 years old took their scooters for a change. As it was after school & we knew the cafe would be closed we took a picnic to... Read full review
  • Dr_Waugh
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lunch break
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd May 2018
    Lovely lunch break in the sun today, picked up sashimi from Nudo then went up to the park to eat it. The park is lovely. Please use it. Read full review



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Opening Times

Season (21 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open daily, with events held throughout the year.

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Friday, 27th July 2018 - Friday, 27th July 2018

A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's DreamJoin Scena Mundi Theatre Company at Wharton Park for a great outdoor theatre experience as they present A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by The Mechanicals in our outdoor ampitheatre.
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Wednesday, 8th August 2018 - Wednesday, 8th August 2018

Pirate PearlPirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster Outdoor TheatreLittle Blue Monster return to Wharton Park this summer to present Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster! A great outdoor famly theatre experience.
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Saturday, 28th July 2018 - Saturday, 28th July 2018

Street Bands In The Park IncludFestTin Arts brings IncludFest back to the park in 2018 with themed activities for families to 'Watch it', 'Do It and 'Make It'. Sit back and relax for a show, join in with one of the workshops or get creative at a craft stall.
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Tuesday, 24th July 2018 - Tuesday, 28th August 2018

Street Bands In The Park Wharton Park - Rain or Shine (Tuesday's)Join us on a weekly creative session that lets you create and make, get messy and have lots of fun no matter what the weather is doing. £3 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in sessions, no booking required.
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Thursday, 26th July 2018 - Thursday, 26th July 2018

Street Bands In The Park Wharton Park - Daisies and DreamsInspired by a magic of A Midsummer Night's Dream join us as we explore the park looking for signs of fairy life, create magical fairy masks and crowns and learn how to be a fairy. £6 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking required.
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Thursday, 9th August 2018 - Thursday, 9th August 2018

pirate challengeWharton Park - Pirate ChallengeInspired by Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster, become a trained pirate and see if you can complete the challenges and make it through to pirate graduation.  £6 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking required.
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