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  1. Add Hardwick Park - The Gruffalo Trail  to your Itinerary

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    Children/Family events

    There's no such thing as the Gruffalo or is there? Follow the clues and answer the questions in your booklet to discover the animal homes from the story. You may even encounter our 8ft Gruffalo hiding in the woods.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  2. Add Gruffalo Spotting at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    The wait is over… we’re very excited to invite you to the forest to become a Gruffalo Spotter! Follow clues and search for signs along our new interactive trail — using The Gruffalo Spotter app www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo #GruffaloSpotters

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  3. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    This year is the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum opening and we are gearing up to celebrate. Come and join in a variety of fun drop in activities for all the family! Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2017to31 Dec 2017
  4. Add Palace Green Library - Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern Britain to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Close your eyes and picture a fairy. You might see a pretty little thing with wings, eager to make all your wishes come true. This is the version of fairies that we know today, but there also exists a much older, very different idea of a fairy, that...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017to25 Feb 2018Open 09:00 - 17:00
  5. Add Durham University Botanic Garden: Winter Wonderland to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Children/Family events

    South Road, Durham City

    Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden (subject to availability).

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2017to31 Jan 2018
  6. Add Beamish Ice Skating to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    Our real ice rink is the perfect festive experience for all the family! Whether you’re a novice skater or fancy yourself as an Edwardian expert, we would love to see your skills! See website for full details https://www.beamish.org...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2017to25 Feb 2018
  7. Add Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Beamish

    Discover the amazing festive sights, sounds and delicious tastes of Christmas past at Beamish. The celebrations begin on Saturday, 18th November and run right though until Christmas Eve.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2017to24 Dec 2017
  8. Add The Gala Pantomime: Robinson Crusoe to your Itinerary

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    Pantomimes

    Durham City

    From the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2017to6 Jan 2018
  9. Add Tanfield Railway - North Pole Express to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Tanfield, Gateshead

    The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

    Venue

    Tanfield Railway, Tanfield

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to24 Dec 2017
  10. Add Hardwick Park - Elf Trail to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Can you find the elves hidden in Hardwick Park? Collect your trail sheet from the shop during opening hours to start your festive adventure. 50p per trail booklet (drop in).

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017to24 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  11. Add Palace Green Library - Hell, Heaven and Hope to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Look around you and the influence of medieval poet Dante Alighier is everywhere. For centuries his work has inspired artists and writers from Botticelli to Dan Brown.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017to18 Mar 2018Open 09:00 - 17:00
  12. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey: Santa's Grotto to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Walworth

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Centre presents Santa's Grotto. Meet Santa on 2,3,9,10,16,17 and 23 December. Present and letter from Santa. Bring your own letter to Santa and post in Santa's postbox.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017to23 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  13. Add Empire Theatre: Cinderella to your Itinerary

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    Pantomimes

    Consett

    Proudly presented in conjunction with Leah Bell and Leisureworks, we are delighted to welcome back Leah and her talented cast for the 7th year in the magical pantomime, Cinderella.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017to31 Dec 2017
  14. Add Enchanted Christmas to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Stockton On Tees

    Treat your family to a spectacular day out filled with seasonal characters to take you along your journey. Your Elf guide will lead you to meet Mrs Claus in the amazing Enchanted Show, post office with postmaster Elf Alabaster Snowball, Peek-a-boo...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2017to23 Dec 2017
  15. Add Down at the Farm - Santa and his Real Reindeer Experience to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Houghton Le Spring

    Come and join Santa, Mrs Claus & her elf friends in our magical winter barn this Christmas! Children will be led in small groups on a festive journey around Santa’s Christmas barn filled with real woodland trees …

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2017to24 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  16. Add Ushaw  - Carol Services to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Esh

    Two evening performances of our traditional carol service hosted at Ushaw this Christmas. The first service with the Crook and Weardale Choral Society, the second service with the Hexam and Newcastle Diocesan Choir (preceded by The Ushaw Lecture).

    Dates

    From:
    12 Dec 2017to13 Dec 2017Open 19:00 -
  17. Add Barnard Castle Christmas Festival to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Barnard Castle

    The inaugural Barnard Castle Christmas Festival in 2017 brings together the remarkable venues and cultural activity in the North Pennines market town, presenting a five day festival of art, music, Theatre, Comedy and Film.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2017to17 Dec 2017
  18. Add Story Telling to your Itinerary

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    Kids

    Barnard Castle

    Drop in. included in Christmas festival admission charge. Bring a blanket and join tillytoo Tales in the magical story garden for some fun festive story telling.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2017to15 Dec 2017Open 15:00 - 20:00
  19. Add Ushaw  - Afternoon Carol Service to your Itinerary

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    Christmas and New Year

    Esh

    Carols for all, led by the Ushaw Singers. A wonderful afternoon of festive music and readings. Retiring collection.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2017Open 14:30 -
  20. Add Hardwick Park - Father Christmas in the Park to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Christmas and New Year

    Celebrate the festive season with Father Christmas at Hardwick Park. Visit him in the specially decorated yurt and receive a gift.

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    15 Dec 2017to17 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 15:30