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  1. Heritage Open Days 2020

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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:
    11 Sept 2020to20 Sept 2020
  2. Add Plough Sunday: Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Plough Sunday: Durham Cathedral

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    Type:

    Festival

    Durham

    Relive the revival of a traditional English Festival. Enjoy music and traditional dancing in Durham City Marketplace before following the plough as it is processed to the cathedral to be blessed by the Dean od Durham, the Very Reverend Andrew…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2020Open 14:00 -
  3. Add Norman Cornish - The Definitive Collection: The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - The Definitive Collection: The Bowes Museum

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    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    This major retrospective tells the story of his enduring career with the most comprehensive collection of his work ever assembled, including a number of previously unseen pieces.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    16 Nov 2019to23 Feb 2020
  4. Add Museum of Archaeology -  Prehistoric Pioneers to your Itinerary

    Museum of Archaeology - Prehistoric Pioneers

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    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
  5. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England to your Itinerary

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    Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

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    Performance

    Toronto, Bishop Auckland

    The UK's 'must see' spectacular live action outdoor theatre show. Prepare to be spellbound by Kynren. 

    Proudly presented by Eleven Arches on a seven-and-a-half acre stage, 1,000 cast and crew immerse you in the telling of a 2,000-year tale; the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2020to12 Sept 2020

    Indicative Availability

    Book Kynren - An Epic Tale of England Online (opens in a new window)

  6. Add WW1 Bookclub at The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    WW1 Bookclub at The Bowes Museum

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    Join our friendly book group to chat about books relating to WW1.  Please book by phone, email or website. 

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    20 Nov 2019Open 14:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Afternoon Tea in the Chapter House: Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Afternoon Tea in the Chapter House: Durham Cathedral

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    Heritage

    Durham

    Enjoy a tour of Durham Cathedral followed by Afternoon Tea served in the Chapter House, the filming location for Professor McGonagall's classroom in the first two Harry Potter films. 13:30

    Dates

    From:
    18 Jan 2020Open 13:30 -
  8. Add Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Young Archaeologists' Club: Auckland Project

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    Heritage

    Bishop Auckland

    One Saturday a month, children from 7 to 11 will have the opportunity to join our Young Archaeologists’ Club, exploring archaeology with our Learning Officers and learning more about the stories of the past and the Bishops of Durham. Booking…

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019
  9. 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
  10. Add Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral

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    Exhibition

    Durham City

    An exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, showcasing the exquisite and extraordinary maps, charts and atlases in the Durham Cathedral Library collections, including early maps of Durham.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    7 Oct 2019to18 Jan 2020Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Mapping The World: Durham Cathedral Online (opens in a new window)

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

    Norman Cornish - Coming Home: Spennymoor Town Hall

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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
  12. Add Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum

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    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. Behind the Scenes: The Norman Cornish Centenary Lecture at The Bowes Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    Barnard Castle

    Norman Cornish MBE was perhaps the most significant artist to emerge from the North East of England in the 20th Century.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jan 2020Open 14:15 -
  14. Add Norman Cornish - A Man of Destiny: The Greenfield Gallery to your Itinerary

    Norman Cornish - A Man of Destiny: The Greenfield Gallery

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Newton Aycliffe

    The exhibition chronicles the journey of Norman Cornish and the great determination and resilience he showed to become a professional artist. Featuring personal quotes from Cornish and an interesting narrative, the exhibition highlights key moments…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Oct 2019to11 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  15. Add The Auckland Project: Nationwide Masterpiece Tour 2019  - The Triumph Of Pan to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project: Nationwide Masterpiece Tour 2019 - The Triumph Of Pan

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle,  one of only three venues in the UK to display a much loved work from its collection - Nicolas Poussin’s, The Triumph of Pan - as part of a nationwide Masterpiece Tour in 2019

    Venue

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    5 Oct 2019to5 Jan 2020
  16. Add The Power And The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of Lucretia at The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    The Power And The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of Lucretia at The Bowes Museum

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    Type:

    Historical

    Barnard Castle

    This is the first exhibition outside London dedicated to the Italian Baroque master Guido Reni, presenting the artist and his relevance in Western art history.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019to20 Jan 2020
  17. Add Blacksmith and Poppy Making Workshops :The South Causey Inn to your Itinerary

    Blacksmith and Poppy Making Workshops :The South Causey Inn

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    STANLEY

    Suitable for both ladies and gents, during the session you will learn traditional blacksmithing techniques with the outcome of a forged masterpiece.
    10 till 12, 12.30 till 14.30, 15:00 till 17:00.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Jan 2020
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    29 Feb 2020
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    28 Mar 2020
  18. Add Durham Castle Guided Tours to your Itinerary

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    Durham Castle Guided Tours

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Durham City

    Pre-booking can be made up to a week in advance of the tours.  Tickets can be purchased from Palace Green Library reception.  Timings subject change, please see Festival website for up to date information. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 Nov 2019to1 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  19. Add The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Past & Future Tours

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    Type:

    Heritage

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Take a 45 minute guided tour of our historic Market Place and learn about the buildings, the people and the stories within it. From Romans to iconic retailers, our knowledgeable guides will lead you on a journey through the centuries. Meet 11:00

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2019to14 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  20. Add Barnard Castle 1940's Weekend to your Itinerary

    Barnard Castle 1940's Weekend

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage

    BARNARD CASTLE

    A weekend of living history.  Celebrating the camaraderie, costume, vehicles and music of the period.  Wartime re- enactment, 1940's entertainment & historical displays.  

    Dates

    From:
    19 June 2020to21 June 2020