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  1. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: For King and Country, First World War Guided Walks to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: For King and Country, First World War Guided Walks

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    Heritage Open Days

    BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Guided by Dave Mawdsley from St John's School and Sixth Form College, take a walk round Bishop Auckland to view some of the homes which soldiers left during the First World War, never to return. Hear him tell the soldiers' personal stories. 11,12:30…

    Venue

    Durham Town Hall, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  2. Add Heritage Open Days 2019 - Oriental Museum: Special Event to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019 - Oriental Museum: Special Event

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    Heritage

    South Road, Durham

    ​​​​​​​Heritage Open Day: Special Event.
    Curator-led tour of the galleries telling some behind-the-scenes stories of our collections.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 11:00 - 14:00
  3. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: THE TITHE BARN to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: THE TITHE BARN

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    An opportunity to see a rare group of medieval farm buildings, Grade II* and II, dating from 14th and 15th century. No booking required. 10-14:00

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 14:00
  4. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Mary's Church

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    Heritage Open Days

    Cockfield

    800 year old church founded by Robert de Cockfield
    c.1290. With the remains of a leper window and icons of
    the Robert de Cockfield family from the manor which was
    behind the church.
    Cockfield Memorial Glebe Garden directly opposite the church with…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Durham Town Hall

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    The Grade II listed Durham Town Hall houses many atmospheric spaces, fascinating histories, and long held traditions; many of which continue to this day. The Hall remains the official office of the Mayor of Durham and the Mayoral Bodyguard, a…

    Venue

    Durham Town Hall, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 15:00
  6. Add Heritage Open Days 2019:  St Chad’s College to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Chad’s College

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    A chance to see behind the green doors inside one of the Bailey Colleges of Durham University. St Chad's occupies a series of 18th century houses along North Bailey, many traces of which survive within the present college complex. 10:30, 14:00

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  7. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Locomotion to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Locomotion

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    Heritage

    SHILDON

    Join our special themed tours to learn more about the history of the heritage buildings on the museum site, and our current project to protect and preserve the buildings for future generations. No booking required.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  8. Add Heritage Open Days 2019:  RC Church of Our Lady of Mercy & St Godric to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: RC Church of Our Lady of Mercy & St Godric

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    An oasis of peace in the bustle of the city, the Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric, built in 1864 stands proudly at the top of Castle Chare bank. Lovingly restored after the fire of 1985.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  9. Add Heritage Open Days 2019:  St Edmund's Church, Sedgefield to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Edmund's Church, Sedgefield

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    Heritage Open Days

    Sedgefield

    Built between 1246-56 with later additions, the church is dedicated to St Edmund Rich of Canterbury, a rare dedication. Features include a fine 17th screen, a font of Frosterley marble, and some brasses and stone. Full history new church booklet…

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    From:
    19 Sept 2019to21 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Cheesedale to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Cheesedale

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    Heritage Open Days

    Butterknowle, Bishop Auckland

    Cheesedale is the home of Teesdale Cheesemakers where our award winning cheeses are made.
    We will give you a brief overview of cheesemaking and you will be able to see the dairy from the viewing platform and possibly the cheesemaking process,…

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  11. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Friends of The Stockton and Darlington Railway and the Brusselton Incline Group Historical Walk to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Friends of The Stockton and Darlington Railway and the Brusselton Incline Group Historical Walk

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    Heritage Open Days

    SHILDON

    Historical walk along a section of the original track bed in the footsteps of our founding pioneers. The walk will go from Brusselton Accommodation Bridge to Hildyard’s Bridge, New Shildon. 10:15 meet

    Venue

    Durham Town Hall, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sept 2019Open 10:15 - 10:15
  12. Add Heritage Open Days 2019:  Durham World Heritage Site Stonemason demonstrations to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Durham World Heritage Site Stonemason demonstrations

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham

    In a special event for Heritage Open Days, one from our team of stonemasons will be demonstrating their carving techniques and talking about their craft and their experience working on Durham Cathedral’s buildings, some of which date back to 1093.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  13. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: The Ferryhill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: The Ferryhill Heritage Centre

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    Ferryhill

    Take a look at the way we used to live, the heritage centre takes a step back in time to relive the days when Ferryhill was a major player in the hustle and bustle of Co. Durham
    Re-live the days when Ferryhill had a Railway Station, a Football Team,…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sept 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
  14. Add Heritage Open Days 2019:Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre - Life in a Colliery Village in the Early 1900's to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019:Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre - Life in a Colliery Village in the Early 1900's

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    Heritage Open Days

    Wheatley Hill

    We will be displaying a model of a colliery cottage that existed in Wheatley Hill during the late 1800's and early 1900's. We will also have items from that era for visitors to examine and discuss.
    We are focusing on home and housing this year…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019to21 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: St Margaret of Antioch to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: St Margaret of Antioch

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    St Margaret of Antioch church building dates from the mid-twelfth century, and much of the stonework (as well as the font) is original. It is one of just two parish churches in the City with a Grade One listing.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Sept 2019to21 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  16. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Wharton Park Self-Led Site Tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Wharton Park Self-Led Site Tour

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    Heritage Open Days

    Durham City

    Join us this Heritage Open Days to pick up a printed guide to use on your self-led visit around the park. Wharton Park first opened in 1857 and has a very rich history. Pick up this printed guide to learn the many stories of its past!

    Venue

    Wharton Park, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Durham Community Association At Shakespeare Hall to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Durham Community Association At Shakespeare Hall

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    Heritage

    DURHAM

    See what happens behind the Green Door! Our event features talks on Durham's North Road in the 1890s and the busy role that Shakespeare Hall and Durham Community Association have played in city life for generations.

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  18. Add Heritage Open Days 2019: Apollo pavilion to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2019: Apollo pavilion

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    Peterlee

    Built in 1969, one of Britain's most iconic examples of Public Art is celebrating its 50th birthday with a temporary transformation by artist Steve Messam.
    Intricately intersecting Victor Pasmore's Brutalist style structure, Messam has created a…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 21:00
  19. Heritage Open Days 2019

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    Heritage

    Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to22 Sept 2019
  20. Add St Mary Magdalene Church to your Itinerary

    St Mary Magdalene Church

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    Heritage

    DURHAM

    This is a Grade 2 listed church, designed and built in 1855 by the eminent Victorian architect, William Butterfield, and consecrated in 1857.
    The church has recently undergone restorative work to the exterior stonework and has had a makeover of the…

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2019to20 Sept 2019Various Opening Times