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  1. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Durham with Curious About Durham
    Are you curious about Durham? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2017to31 Dec 2018Open 09:00 -
  2. Add Whitworth Hall - Fairy Walk At Whitworth Hall & Deer Park to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Spennymoor

    Visit the Fairy Walk at Whitworth Hall and Deer Park.  Free Deer food for returned completed trails. £1 per child per copy of Map.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  3. Add Hamsterley Forest - The Highway Rat Activity Trail to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on your journey with The Highway Rat. Aimed at younger children.

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2018to25 Nov 2018
  4. Add Beamish Hall Christmas Fair to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    With more than 80 stalls offering unique and original gifts, Beamish Hall’s Christmas Fair isn’t your standard high street shopping experience.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Nov 2018to18 Nov 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Prince Bishops Shopping Centre: Santas Grotto to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Durham

    Father Christmas will be at Prince Bishop on 17 Nov and in his grotto every Fri, Sat and Sun Dec until 23rd 11:00 - 16:00. Our Gala Theatre Snow White Pantomime cast will be attending the opening day.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2018to23 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  6. Add Christmas at Beamish to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    Discover the amazing seasonal sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes of Christmas past. Including, meeting Father Christmas in his cosy Grotto, Ice Skating, Beamish Bazzarr & Winter Fun Fair.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2018to24 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  7. Add Ushaw: St Cuthbert's Hospice Christmas Fayre to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Esh

    St Cuthbert's Hospice's annual Christmas Fair is returning to the magical surroundings of Ushaw College this year. Join us on Saturday 17th November 2018 to kick start your Christmas shopping. 11:00 start

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2018Open 11:00 - 11:00
  8. Add Oriental Museum: Meet A SIKH to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    South Road, Durham

    Chat to members of the local Sikh community and get hands on with Sikh objects. Find out about the religions of the world with our new gallery trail.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2018Open 13:00 - 15:00
  9. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre - Upcycled Christmas to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Barnard Castle

    Join artist Lone Helliwell and create a beautiful lavender filled fabric Christmas mouse to take home. Lone is from Denmark and was taught to sew by her father who was the costume designer for the Royal Danish Ballet. 14:30 - 15:30

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Empire Theatre: Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents- A Christmas Carol to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Consett

    This Winter, Chapterhouse Theatre Company is delighted to be continuing its festive tradition of touring Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to theatres and stately homes across the UK. Especially adapted for the stage by award-winning writer Laura...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2018Open 19:30 - 19:30
  11. Add Adventure Valley - Winter Wonderland to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Durham

    Each group will have a maximum of 16 children and will be guided by their own personal elf throughout the Winter Wonderland Experience as well as meeting many other characters along the way.

    Venue

    Adventure Valley, Brasside

    Dates

    From:
    24 Nov 2018to25 Nov 2018
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    1 Dec 2018to2 Dec 2018
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    8 Dec 2018to9 Dec 2018
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    15 Dec 2018to16 Dec 2018
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    21 Dec 2018to22 Dec 2018
    From:
    23 Dec 2018to24 Dec 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book Adventure Valley - Winter Wonderland Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Add Oriental Museum: Scary Scarabs to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Durham

    Find out why the Ancient Egyptians were fascinated by scarab beetles and make a scarab pendant to wear.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Nov 2018Open 13:00 - 15:00
  13. Add Durham City's Annual Traditional Christmas Festival to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham City

    Durham City’s Traditional Christmas Festival returns again this year. The Craft and Gift Marquee on Palace Green will feature over 180 stalls, while 30 regional food and drink producers will fill the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral.

    Based around the...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Nov 2018Open 15:00 - 19:00
    From:
    30 Nov 2018to2 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
    From:
    30 Nov 2018to2 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  14. Add The Gala Theatre: Once Upon A Christmas to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Durham CIty

    Once upon a Christmas there was a toyshop. The sort of shop where warm light flooded out onto the street outside, enticing and inviting children of all ages to choose their favourite toy.  Recommended for age 5 and under.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Nov 2018to30 Dec 2018
  15. Add Christmas Crafts At Family Land by ARTventurers to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    DURHAM

    Great free christmas craft activity at Durham city Family Fun Land.  Free drop-in Christmas Crafts provided by ARTventurers. No need to book just turn up. Held Prince Bishop Shopping Centre within M& Co. 13:00-14:30

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2018Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    7 Dec 2018Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    14 Dec 2018Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    21 Dec 2018Open 13:00 - 14:30
  16. Add Durham Cathedral: Local Producer's Market to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Durham

    An opportunity to purchase local produce and artisan goods in the unique setting of the Cathedral Cloister. Visit the Cathedral stall in the Cloister, and the Marquee on Palace Green, to find unique Christmas gifts.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2018to2 Dec 2018Open 13:00 -
  17. Add Crook Hall & Gardens: Illuminating The Hall to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Sidegate, Durham City

    Come along and see the hall and gardens decorated for our Christmas celebrations.

    Venue

    Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2018Open 16:00 - 18:00
  18. Add Beamish Hall - A Magical Christmas. to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    Come and join us as we discover a magical land, collecting glitter along the way, finding mystical creatures and remarkable characters that only true believers are able to see.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2018to23 Dec 2018
  19. Type

    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Witton Gilbert

    Includes entertainment from Mister Twister, a party tea and a special visit and present from Santa. We will then walk up to the Christmas tree to turn on the lights and sing a few songs. 13.30 -16.30 £4.50

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2018Open 13:30 - 16:30
  20. Type

    Type:

    Festive Event

    High Etherley, Bishop Auckland

    Direct from the north pole Santa is returning, by popular demand to Etherley Methodist church for one of his most talked about visits of the year.  Games, prizes, characters, singing, dancing, playing, sweets and all the traditions of Christmas. 

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00