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  1. Add Palace Green Library - Living on the Hills: 10,000 Years of Durham to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

    Dates

    From:
    26 July 2014to26 July 2020Various Opening Times
  2. Add Dalton Park: Ping Pong Parlour to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Murton, Seaham

    We are delighted to bring back our Ping pong parlour in association with Table Tennis England.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Mar 2019to24 Apr 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  3. Add Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    High Street, Spennymoor

    An amazing display of Norman Cornish work infused onto glass with back lighting. Also available within the Town Hall’s Bob Abley Art Gallery is the ‘Durham Miners Gala Exhibition’  by Cornish, complimented by a range of other top regional artists...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  4. Add Prince Bishops Shopping Centre: Night & Astro Photography Exhibition to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Durham

    The photographs in this exhibition were taken by local photographer Gary Lintern, his students, and members of the 'I Love Durham' Facebook group. Night photography, particularly astrophotography, is highly specialist. You must come see it!

    Dates

    From:
    13 Apr 2019to7 June 2019
  5. Add Teesdale Book Fair to your Itinerary

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    Fete / Fair

    Barnard Castle

    Give yourself the afternoon to look through new product books, second hand books, new product stationary whilst sampling delicious street food snacks and being accompanied by local acoustic musicians.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  6. Add North Pennines AONB: Pow Hill Biohunt (in association with City Nature Challenge 2019: North East England) to your Itinerary

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    Free

    CONSETT

    Join the Cold-blooded and Spineless project in representing the North East as we try to record as many invertebrate species as possible at this stunning Special Invertebrate Site, managed by Durham County Council. With coniferous woodland, heathland...

    Venue

    Pow Hill Country Park, Edmundbyers

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2019Open 13:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Botanic Garden: National Gardening Week to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    DURHAM

    This week is all about Gardening. Pick up a free gardening starter kit (subject to availability) for children and let them discover how to grow flowers or vegetables. No need to pre-book. Just turn up on the day.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Apr 2019to5 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  8. Add Durham Dales Centre: Durham Dales Craft Fair to your Itinerary

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    Markets

    Stanhope, BISHOP AUCKLAND

    We are starting the Friday Markets again on April 5th and also on April 19th (Good Friday), 11am – 3pm.

    Dates

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    3 May 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    7 June 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    2 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
  9. Add Botanic Garden: Traditional Crafts Weekend to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    DURHAM

    Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer, will be demonstrating their skills in the garden. Les takes much of his inspiration from the History of Durham, in particular St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels. Viv works...

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2019to6 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    25 May 2019to27 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  10. Add The Gala Theatre and Cinema: Next Up… to your Itinerary

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    Theatre

    Durham City

    Our seasonal showcase of new work returns with performances from some of the most exciting emerging talent in the North East. This is a relaxed evening of performance as artists try out their work in front of audience, with conversation and...

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2019Open 19:30 -
  11. Add Land of Oak and Iron: Woodland Volunteering to your Itinerary

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    Outdoor Event

    Castleside

    Support Woodland Trust volunteers who are caring for a recently planted wood with fantastic views across the Derwent Valley.

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    15 May 2019Open 10:00 -
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  12. Add Live InDurham to your Itinerary

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    Music Event

    Durham City

    Join us for Live InDurham, a celebration of the Arts in Durham, with an evening of free live music across the city centre.
    Connor Thomas and friends are back at great venues across the city in a showcase of some of the finest local and emerging...

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    16 May 2019
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    20 June 2019
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    15 Aug 2019
  13. Add OVO Energy Tour Series 2019 to your Itinerary

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    Cycling event

    Durham City

    Britain’s best riders will tackle the country’s toughest criterium circuit once again in May, as the OVO Energy Tour Series returns to the historic city of Durham for a record-breaking 10th year.

    Dates

    From:
    18 May 2019
  14. Add Northern Crafts to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Free

    Barnard Castle

    Jewellery, prints, jams, toys, cards, scarves, hats, chocolate, soaps, knitted-gifts, puzzles, wooden-gifts, bags, vintage

    Venue

    The Witham, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    18 May 2019Open 10:00 - 15:30
  15. Add Walworth Castle: Family Fun Day to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Walworth , Darlington

    Our annual family fun day promises to be the best ever! This free event is a great day out for all the family. There will be craft stalls, children’s fairground rides, face painting. Punch and Judy, donkey rides, archery and much much more….

    Our...

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2019
  16. Add Summer Fetes InDurham to your Itinerary

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    Children/Family events

    Durham City

    Join us for our new Summer Fetes InDurham event in Durham City Centre this half term.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2019to31 May 2019
  17. Add Uniformed Services Fun Day to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Durham City

    Uniformed Services Fun Day returns to Durham during half term – on Friday 31st May.  We’ve displays and events in the Market Place, Prince Bishops, Elvet Riverside, and Millennium Place.  It’s a great event for families, you never know what you’ll...

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
  18. Add Durham Brass Festival 2019 to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Durham

    Brass, Durham’s liveliest festival, is back for 2019 with 10 days of outstanding performances across County Durham. As well as Durham based & international street bands we will be using cutting edge technology to involve performers in unique live...

    Dates

    From:
    12 July 2019to21 July 2019
  19. Add Seaham Carnival Weekend to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun

    Seaham

    Free event - Seaham Town Council are holding their annual Carnivall weekend

    Dates

    From:
    19 July 2019to21 July 2019Various Opening Times
  20. Add Brass Festival: Big BRASS Party to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Durham CIty

    Come along to our free Big BRASS Party in the park with all the street bands. Bring a picnic and be prepared to bust some moves!

    Venue

    Wharton Park, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019Open 18:00 - 21:00