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  1. Add 125 Years of The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    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
  2. Add Palace Green Library: Everyone's History - 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Antique Fairs

    Durham


    This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.


    20 years ago a unique programme began, its aim was to record archaeological artefacts...

    Dates

    From:
    8 Nov 2017to28 May 2018Various Opening Times
  3. Add Beamish Museum - Georgian Fair to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Beamish

    Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from 31st May to 3rd June 2018. Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2018to3 June 2018
  4. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert to your Itinerary

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    Heritage

    Durham City

    The Treasures of St Cuthbert represent some of the most significant surviving Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the UK, offering a remarkable insight into the life of St Cuthbert one of North East England’s best-loved saints. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to31 Dec 2018
  5. Add Beamish Museum - May Day Celebrations to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Join us in The Pit Village on 6th and 7th for a host of May Day activities! Did you know that May Day was one of the biggest annual celebrations in Edwardian times?

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2018to7 May 2018
  6. Add The Bowes Museum - Christmas Card Making to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    Be inspired by the New Light exhibition to take part in this fun printing workshop, using drypoint etching to create up to 10 unique Christmas cards for family and friends. Includes lunch, morning refreshments and access to the exhibition. Suitable...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Ushaw - War Poets to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Esh

    At this poignant time of the year, Professor Stephen Regan and his friends read extracts from some of the most moving poetry ever written. Light supper included in the price. Tickets £7.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2017Open 19:00 -
  8. Add The Bowes Museum - NADFAS Young Silversmith's Chosen Collection to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Since 2003 the North east Area of The National Association of Decorative & Fine Art Societies (NADFAS) and Sheffield Decorative and Fine Art Society have sponsored a Sheffield Millennium Silversmiths' Bursery for students.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017to21 Jan 2018
  9. Add Beamish Museum - Pedal Power to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    Join us for our brand new event – Pedal Power! The whole museum will come alive with amazing inventions, contraptions and vehicles – all powered by pedal power!

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018to25 Mar 2018
  10. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Accessible Touch Tour to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Historical

    South Road, Durham City

    Visitors with visual impairments and their families are invited to join this special touch tour.  With the help of our expert curators, visitors will be able to handle objects from the museum's collections from West Asia including Syria, Iraq and...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018Open 14:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Beamish Museum - International Women's Day to your Itinerary

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    Heritage

    Beamish

    Join us at Beamish to celebrate International Women’s Day, on Wednesday, 8th March and across the following weekend (Saturday, 10th and Sunday, 11th March).

    Dates

    From:
    8 Mar 2018to11 Mar 2018
  12. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Lunar New Year Celebration: Special Late Night Opening to your Itinerary

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    Food & Drink

    South Road, Durham City

    Join us for a late night opening at the Oriental Museum, to mark the Lunar New Year.  For one night only, see the Museum lit only by lanterns.  Try fantastic crafts, sample delicious New Year food and drink, listen to stories and go on a gallery...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2018
  13. Add Beamish Museum - Beamish Reliability Run to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Beamish

    This 150 mile event is for vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles registered before 1956. Beginning and finishing at Beamish, the run will follow a 150 mile route around County Durham and North Yorkshire.

    Dates

    From:
    17 June 2018Open 08:30 - 18:00
  14. Add The Bowes Museum – Streatlam Castle: Rediscover the Home of John and Joséphine Bowes to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This exhibition will show how Streatlam looked in its heyday, bringing to life the style in which John Bowes, one of the richest men in England, lived.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017to11 Mar 2018
  15. Add Beamish - Mothering Sunday to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Beamish

    Don’t forget! Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 11th March, and what better way to show your mum you care than by bringing her to Beamish? We will be telling the story of Mothering Sunday around the museum, did you know that the celebration of motherhood...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2018
  16. Add The Bowes Museum - Joséphine: The Woman of Fashion to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Joséphine Bowes (1825 - 1874) was a very fashionable Parisian woman. Sadly, her wardrobe does not survive, except for two bodices and a blouse, but her dress bills and her fashion magazines remain. A selection of these will be shown with her clothes...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2017to7 Jan 2018
  17. Add Beamish Museum - Great War Steam Fair to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Beamish

    All fired up for Beamish Great War Steam Fair! Join us for our annual (and famous) steam fair, with a First World War focus, the Great War Steam Fair promises to be a fascinating event. This fantastic four-day event is set to feature a whole host...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Apr 2018to8 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  18. Add Beamish Museum - Empire and Flag Days to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    Join us to celebrate Empire and Flag Weekend during this Spring weekend.

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2018to20 May 2018
  19. Add Beamish Museum - Easter Fun at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Easter

    Beamish

    Enjoy a cracking day out at Beamish this Easter with lots of egg-citing activities happening at the museum.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to2 Apr 2018Various Opening Times
  20. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Resilience within the Rubble to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    The 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal, not only caused human devastation, but was also a cultural catastrophe. It damaged and destroyed much of Nepal’s unique cultural heritage, including monuments within the UNESCO Kathmandu Valley World Heritage...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Sept 2017to28 Jan 2018