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Featured Events

  1. Add The Bowes Museum: Queen victoria in Paris to your Itinerary

    Type

    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
  2. Add Bodies of Evidence: How science unearthed Durham's dark secret to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    In November 2013 two mass burials were discovered in an area being developed as a new café for Palace Green Library. After over 350 years, a team of archaeologists from Durham University were able to confirm that the burials were some of a group of...

    Dates

    From:
    9 June 2018to7 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  3. Add Durham Cathedral - Miners: Pitmen, Pride and Prayer to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    Celebrate the mining heritage of County Durham with a fascinating exhibition in the Open Treasure Collections Gallery. 

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    19 June 2018to15 Sept 2018Various Opening Times
  4. Add Durham County Cricket Club: England v Australia One Day International to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Riverside, Chester-le-Street

    England will face a stern test at Chester-le-Street as they welcome a formidable Aussies outfit for the Fourth One Day International on Thursday 21st June 2018

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2018Open 14:00 -
  5. Add Beamish Museum - Old King Coal to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    The annual celebration of the great mining heritage of the North East, Old King Coal, moves to a new summer slot in 2018. There are fantastic banner parades to join in, craft activities and wonderful performances from local brass bands.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2018to1 July 2018
  6. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England to your Itinerary

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    Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Toronto, Bishop Auckland

    Bringing 2000 years of history, myth and legend to life in a spectacular family entertainment for all ages! Kynren is a first for the UK, Kynren - An Epic Tale of England the action-packed live blockbuster performed by a cast and crew of 1,000. 

    Dates

    From:
    30 June 2018to15 Sept 2018
  7. Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham

    Durham’s loudest festival is back – with brilliant bands and outstanding musicians heading to the county for a ten-day celebration of all things brass.

    Dates

    From:
    13 July 2018to22 July 2018
  8. Add Durham Brass Festival: Women and Brass to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    Openging the festival's Women and Brass celebration we pay tribute to the pioneering band leader Ivy Benson. 

    Dates

    From:
    13 July 2018Open 19:30 - 19:30
  9. Add The Bowes Museum – The BFG in Pictures to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Barnard Castle

    Everyone’s favourite giant is coming to The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle this summer, in a magical exhibition of Quentin Blake’s enchanting illustrations. The BFG in Pictures, which opens at the Museum on Saturday 14 July 2018, is the first major...

    Venue

    The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    14 July 2018to30 Sept 2018
  10. Add Durham Brass Festival: BRASS Goes to Hollywood to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    Join the Scottish Swing Orchestra and the BRASS Hollywood Chorus for swing versions of great Hollywood tunes. 

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2018Open 19:00 - 19:00
  11. Add Durham Brass Festival: The James Morrison Quartet to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    Australian trumpeter James Morrison is one of the world's most in demand Jazz musicians.  He is a true virtuoso, besides the trumpet he excels on piano, double bass, saxophone and all brass instruments.

    Dates

    From:
    16 July 2018Open 19:30 - 19:30
  12. Add Durham City Run to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Durham City

    TAKE ON THE HISTORIC STREETS OF DURHAM FOR A MIDSUMMER EVENING OF RACING IN THE PRINCE BISHOPS DURHAM CITY RUN. ENTER NOW-> http://www.durhamcityrun.com/

    Dates

    From:
    18 July 2018Various Opening Times
  13. Add Durham Brass Festival: Liza Pulman Sings Streisand with the Brighouse and Rastrick Band to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    This unique collaboration between one of the finest voices and one of the finest brass bands in the country, celebrates the songs of the great Barbra Streisand

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2018Open 19:30 - 19:30
  14. Add Durham Brass Festival: Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Durham

    Established in 1884, the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band are now firmly established as one of the top ranked brass bands in the world.

    Dates

    From:
    22 July 2018Open 15:00 - 15:00

Ongoing Events

  1. Add Bowes Museum: Jigglebeamers to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Kids

    Stanley

    Bring your little ones along to our weekly play session in the Hetton Band Hall, Pit Village. JiggleBeamers is a session for pre-school children and their families, which includes informal play with toys, snack time, and traditional songs and rhymes...

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2018Open 10:30 - 14:15
    From:
    28 June 2018Open 10:30 - 14:15
    From:
    5 July 2018Open 10:30 - 14:15
    From:
    12 July 2018Open 10:30 - 14:15
    From:
    19 July 2018Open 10:30 - 14:15
  2. Add Dine In Durham June to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Durham City

    Look out for the amazing £5, £10 and £15 meal deals in Durham City this weekend. If you’re a fan of food, you’ll be spoilt for choice by what’s on our menu. From large national chains to independent eateries, the food offering in Durham City is...

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2018to24 June 2018
  3. Add Durham Farmers' and Producers' Market to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event

    Durham City

    Durham's Farmer's and Producer's Market is on the third Thursday of each month- open from 9am until 4:30pm, or until stock has sold out.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2018Open 09:00 - 16:30
    From:
    19 July 2018Open 09:00 - 16:30
    From:
    16 Aug 2018Open 09:00 - 16:30
    From:
    20 Sept 2018Open 09:00 - 16:30
  4. Add Glyndebourne live : Madama Butterfly (12A) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Music Event

    Barnard Castle

    Bursting with exotic colour and memorable melodies, Puccini's seductive score conceals a dramatic blade that cuts to the heart. Blending authentic Japanese music with luscious European harmonies and orchestration, the opera is an irresistible fusion...

    Venue

    The Witham, Barnard Castle

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2018Open 18:30 -
  5. Add Bishop Auckland Town Hall: Summer Lunchtime Jazz to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Concert

    Bishop Auckland

    Summer Lunchtime Jazz

    Fridays 1pm - 2pm 
    22nd June - Alice Grace Trio
    13th July - Andrea Pattison Trio
    17th August - Gerry Richardson

    Venue

    Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2018Open 13:00 - 14:00
    From:
    13 July 2018Open 13:00 - 14:00
    From:
    17 Aug 2018Open 13:00 - 14:00
  6. Add Guided Walks: Drifting Passed the mines well to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Dipton

    Drifting Passed the mines well

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2018Open 10:30 - 15:00