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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

    Type

    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. Curious About Durham

    Type

    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
  6. Add Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall

    Type

    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
  7. 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

    Type

    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
  8. Add Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - A Slice of Life: Mining Art Gallery

    Type

    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)

  9. Add Bands at Beamish! to your Itinerary

    Bands at Beamish!

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Beamish, STANLEY

    Bands at Beamish!

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to14 Dec 2019
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Add Rabble: Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    Rabble: Hamsterley Forest

    Type

    Type:

    Nature

    Hamsterley Forest

    Every Sunday in 2019 from 16 June - 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 1:30pm to 2:30pm

    Dates

    From:
    16 June 2019to29 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  13. Add Wild Yoga -  Rainton Meadows Nature Resere to your Itinerary

    Wild Yoga - Rainton Meadows Nature Resere

    Type

    Type:

    Local Events

    Houghton Le Spring

    Connect the mind, body and soul with the earth and with nature in our Nature Reserve Yoga class. £6 a session. Email roymoor4@aol.com for more information. 10:00

    Dates

    From:
    15 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 10:00
    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 10:00
    From:
    29 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 10:00
  14. Add Lumley Castle: Elizabethan Banquets to your Itinerary

    Lumley Castle: Elizabethan Banquets

    Type

    Type:

    Food & Drink

    Chester Le Street

    Come live like Lords and Ladies of a bygone age and experience a great night out at Lumley Castle’s award winning Elizabethan Banquet.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 01:00
    From:
    9 Nov 2019Open 19:00 - 01:00
    From:
    22 Nov 2019Open 19:00 - 01:00
  15. Add Family Fright Fest to your Itinerary

    Family Fright Fest

    Type

    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
    From:
    31 Oct 2019Open 11:30 - 16:30
  16. 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
  17. Add TakeOff Festival presents: Hide and Seek to your Itinerary

    TakeOff Festival presents: Hide and Seek

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Pelton, CHESTER LE STREET

    Performed in French and English, Hide-and-Seek (or Cache Cache) brings to life the excitement, fear, pleasure surprise and joy of playing this well loved childrens game. 13:30

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 13:30 - 13:30
  18. Add Sky to your Itinerary

    Sky

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

    TakeOff Festival, England's leading festival of theatre for children. 22-26 October across Durham.
    Presented by Teater Minsk

    Jump onto a soft cloud and feel the wind as two dancers make the space around you twist and turn.

    Lie down and look at the…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 11:45
    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 13:00 - 13:45
  19. Add Hide-and-Seek to your Itinerary

    Hide-and-Seek

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Chester Le Street, Chester Le Street


    Presented by Theatre de la Guimbarde

    Two siblings have been put to bed for the night, but these children have more exciting plans in mind!

    Become part of their simple game as they reinvent new ways to play hide-and-seek. In a rediscovery of the…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 13:30 - 14:15
  20. Add My Friend Selma to your Itinerary

    My Friend Selma

    Type

    Type:

    Children/Family events

    Shildon, Shildon

    TakeOff Festival, England's leading festival of theatre for children. 22-26 October across Durham.

    Presented by Terra Incognita


    My Friend Selma is the remarkable real-life story of one girl's journey from war in Bosnia to safety in the UK. It is…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 18:00 - 18:45