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  1. Add Ps in a Pod Sculpture to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Hamsterley

    A new art installation which has made its way around County Durham over the last few months has now reached Hamsterley Forest. Ps in a Pod, created by artist Louise Plant, features three cast iron sculptures, which are arranged differently...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2017to9 Sept 2018
  2. Add Treasures of St Cuthbert to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    29 July 2017to31 Dec 2018
  3. 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
  4. Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Durham

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Durham with Curious About Durham
    Are you curious about Durham? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2017to31 Dec 2018Open 09:00 -
  5. Add Whitworth Hall - Fairy Walk At Whitworth Hall & Deer Park to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Bank Holiday Weekend

    Spennymoor

    Visit the Fairy Walk at Whitworth Hall and Deer Park.  Free Deer food for returned completed trails. £1 per child per copy of Map.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  6. Add The Bowes Museum - Joséphine Bowes – The Woman Of Fashion to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Building on the theme and popularity of Joséphine Bowes – A Woman of Taste and Influence, which paid tribute to the woman who was a driving force behind the Museum’s creation.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to10 June 2018
  7. Add Hamsterley Forest - The Highway Rat Activity Trail to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland

    Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on your journey with The Highway Rat. Aimed at younger children.

    Venue

    Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2018to25 Nov 2018
  8. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: Khyal: Music and Imagination to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    Khyal: Music and Imagination” is an AHRC-funded project based at Durham University which explores the relationship between Indian music and the visual imagination.  Khyal is the name of a vocal musical genre from India. The name means “imagination”...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Jan 2018to3 June 2018
  9. Add Durham University Oriental Museum: The Hills are High to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    South Road, Durham

    An exhibition by curator/photographer Lauren Barnes, illustrating the everyday lives of South Koreans over the course of a single year.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2018to9 Sept 2018
  10. Add Durham Cathedral - Tudors: the Family and Faith in Durham to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Discover this extraordinary royal dynasty, the key figures within it, and the changes wrought during their reigns. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2018to9 June 2018Various Opening Times
  11. Add Durham Cathedral: An exhibition of artwork by Norman Wade to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Limited edition prints and original artwork by the late Norman Wade.

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    5 Mar 2018to1 June 2018
  12. Add The Bowes Museum: Johnathan Yeo - Skin Deep to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    In this UK exclusive, Yeo - acclaimed worldwide for his depictions of public figures including Dennis Hopper, Nicole Kidman, Cara Delevingne, Damien Hirst, Malala Yousafzai, Tony Blair, and members of the Royal family

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2018to17 June 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. Add Exhibition: The Map that Changed the World to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Newbiggin

    An original example of the 1815 ‘Map that Changed the World’ is the centrepiece of this exhibition, hosted by the North Pennines AONB Partnership at the Bowlees Visitor Centre in Upper Teesdale. The exhibition is free and runs until Sunday 10 June...

    Dates

    From:
    17 Mar 2018to10 June 2018Open 10:30 - 17:00
  14. Add Auckland Castle - Working The Seam to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talks

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    Join our Mining Art team as they dig deep into the Gemini Collection and other loans, to reveal more about the artworks on show. These ten minute talks will look at a specific painting, theme, technique or story based on our collection.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    23 Mar 2018to31 Dec 2018
  15. Add The Bowes Museum: Queen victoria in Paris to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    The museum is one of four venues in the UK- and the only one in the north of England - to stage the Queen Victoria in Paris, an exhibition of watercolours commissioned by Queen Victoria.

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018to24 June 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  16. Add The Auckland Project - The Bevin Boys: Wars Forgotton Workforce to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Market Place, Bishop Auckland

    A new temporary exhibition opens in the Mining Art Gallery this spring, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Bevin Boys, featuring works bylocal mining artists.  In 1943 Britain was at war.

    Venue

    The Auckland Project, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    28 Mar 2018to30 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Andy's Outings - Bushcraft & Foraging courses. to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Nature

    Finchale Abbey

    Andy's Outings is a way to get in touch with our hidden past. Come down to explore the skills of our ancestors and to also explore the knowledge of a true woodsman, lost throughout time.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Apr 2018to30 Sept 2018Open 09:00 - 18:00
  18. Add Durham Cathedral: North West Tower Trips to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    For the first time, the public will be able to climb the North West tower, and see Durham City from a new perspective. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2018
  19. Add Bands at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Music Event

    Beamish

    Bands at Beamish

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2018to11 Nov 2018
  20. Add Gala Theatre: Birdsong to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Durham

    Marking the 100th anniversary First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2018to26 May 2018Various Opening Times