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

    Palace Green Library - Living on the Hills: 10,000 Years of Durham

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    Type:

    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 Mining Art Gallery: Working The Seam Talks to your Itinerary

    Mining Art Gallery: Working The Seam Talks

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Market Place, BISHOP AUCKLAND

    These ten-minute talks will look at a specific painting, theme, technique or story based on our collection.  Daily 11:30 & 14:30. Included in entry to Mining Art Gallery/drop-in.


    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to21 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  3. Add Free Parkrun in Durham to your Itinerary

    Free Parkrun in Durham

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Peterlee

    Free weekly timed 5k run, jog or walk at Cotsford Field, Horden.  All welcome including children and dogs – doesn’t matter how fast or slow you may be.  Every Saturday 9:00 Sat

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  4. Add Gruffalo Orienteering to your Itinerary

    Gruffalo Orienteering

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    Redford

    Gruffalo Orienteering - fun family map reading challenge.  Try our fun, navigational challenge at Hamsterley Forest using a simple map to find twelve Gruffalo markers hidden in the deep, dark wood.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Park View Community Association: Cestrian Flower Club

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    CHESTER LE STREET

    Flower arranging demonstrations in a friendly and informal atmosphere.  Refreshments available.  Non-members welcome.  Held First Thursday of every month (exc January and August.)  Call to confirm event details on 0191 3880957 

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2019to31 Dec 2019
  6. Table Top & Craft Sale at The Parish Hall

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    Type:

    Sale

    Barnard Castle

    This friendly, local sale has been running for more than twenty years and, in order to keep it going, it is now being run as a not for profit local amenity.
    The venue is open from 09:30 to 15:30 on the first and last Saturday of the month from…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Feb 2019to7 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  7. Curious About Durham

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham

    Have fun discovering Durham with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 11:00 - 15:30
  8. Add Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall

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    Type:

    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
  9. Add Bands at Beamish! to your Itinerary

    Bands at Beamish!

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    Type:

    Music Event

    Beamish, STANLEY

    Bands at Beamish!

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to14 Dec 2019
  10. Add Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    As part of a countywide celebration, the centenary of Cornish’s birth will be marked by a special exhibition. Co-curated by members of the local community. Residents from Spennymoor to explore Norman’s work & select their favourite paintings.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to5 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery Online (opens in a new window)

  11. Add The Story of the Durham Miners’ Gala Mural: Spennymoor Town Hall to your Itinerary

    The Story of the Durham Miners’ Gala Mural: Spennymoor Town Hall

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Spennymoor

    Celebrating the centenary of Norman Cornish, this exhibition tells the fascinating story of the mural depicting the Durham Miners’ Gala, painted by the artist in 1963.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to23 Feb 2020Various Opening Times
  12. Add Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Everyone of all ages, from children to the young at heart, can see our Museum in a new way – recreate our history and collections in LEGO®! Start with building some of the objects from our collection that tell the story of John and Joséphine.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2019to23 Feb 2020
  13. Add Museum of Archaeology -  Prehistoric Pioneers to your Itinerary

    Museum of Archaeology - Prehistoric Pioneers

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Explore life in ancient Britain, from warfare to rituals, and the way Bronze Age people buried weapons and treasure in hidden hoards. Curated by the Museum and Artefact studies MA students, this exhibition gives a face to prehistoric people.

    Dates

    From:
    14 June 2019to24 Nov 2019
  14. Add The Bowes Museum: Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants to your Itinerary

    The Bowes Museum: Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Immerse yourself in Nick Sharratt's world, find out about his childhood and what inspired him to become an illustrator

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2019to3 Nov 2019Open 10:00 -
  15. Add Hardwick Park: Welly Walk to your Itinerary

    Hardwick Park: Welly Walk

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Sedgefield

    Collect a trail from the shop and test out a crunchy, splashy and squelchy route around the park.  Dont forget your wellies.  Suitable for all ages. 

    Venue

    Hardwick Park, Sedgefield

    Dates

    From:
    3 Oct 2019to3 Nov 2019
  16. Add Family Fright Fest to your Itinerary

    Family Fright Fest

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    Type:

    Halloween

    Expect a fun day out for the whole family. We've teamed up with Metro Radio and Gateshead College to bring something new to the farm. 11-16:30

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to20 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 16:30
    From:
    26 Oct 2019to27 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 16:30
  17. Angel Trust Little Chefs- Halloween Cookery Class

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    Type:

    Halloween

    Bishop Auckland

    Come and join us for our spooky Halloween cooking club for those aged 7-12!  Your little monsters will scream for joy at the tasty Halloween treats they will create. 09:00 - 17:00

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 17:00
  18. Add Hamsterley Forest: Bushcraft Survival skills weekend to your Itinerary

    Hamsterley Forest: Bushcraft Survival skills weekend

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event

    Redford

    Bushcraft survival essentials with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson, with over 30 years bushcrafts experience.

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to20 Oct 2019
  19. Add TakeOff Festival 2019 to your Itinerary

    TakeOff Festival 2019

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham City

    The annual festival returns 21 -26 October across Durham for a jam-packed week of theatre especially created for young audiences. The festival is produced by Theatre Hullabaloo and supported by Durham County Council.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2019to26 Oct 2019
  20. Add Sky to your Itinerary

    Sky

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

    Lie down and look at the sky through your toes! Can you see the world from upside down?
    Can you hear the stars?
    Jump onto a soft cloud and feel the wind whirling and whispering as two dancers make the space around you twist and turn. Everything is…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 11:00 -