What's On in Durham

 
Gibside Farmer's Market Gibside County Wide

10am-4pm Buy fresh, seasonal food and crafts direct from local growers and producers. Every first and third Saturday.

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DIY Sundays at mima mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art County Wide
4-Jun-14 to 4-Jun-16
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Look out for the DIY box of goodies in mima's ground floor atrium to make something to take home. DIY boxes change each week and it's FREE. Look out for crocheting, finger knittin...

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Family Art Trolley at mima mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art County Wide
4-Jun-14 to 4-Jun-16
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Children of all ages and their families can enjoy mima's popular art trolley. Get involved, create and make something to take home. Our trolley is packed with all sorts of materia...

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8-14 yrs Cheerleading Durham ASET (Sherburn Sports Centre) Durham
23-Jul-14 to 23-Jul-16

Cheerleading classes for those aged 8-14 years. Taught by two former Team GB gymnasts.

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Under 7s Cheerleading Durham ASET (Sherburn Sports Centre) Durham
23-Jul-14 to 23-Jul-16

Cheerleading Classes for those aged under 7 years. Taught by 2 former Team GB gymnasts.

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Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham Palace Green Library Durham
22-Jan-15 to 22-Jan-17

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...

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Theme Park opens for 2015 Lightwater Valley Theme Park Darlington
28-Mar-15 to 1-Nov-15
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Our theme park re-opens for the 2015 season on 28th March through until 1st November, and with mini, mega and ultimate adventures there is something for everyone. We're also home...

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Jurassic Adventure Golf Lightwater Valley Theme Park County Wide
23-May-15 to 20-Dec-15

With just a club and a small white ball for protection, swap your birdies for Pterodactyls and rise to the challenge of making Jurassic pars as you navigate your way through 18...

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Taste of Teesdale Festival Raby Castle Teesdale
19-Jul-15 to 19-Jul-20

Organised by Barnard Castle Farmers Market and held in the grounds of the Castle, 'Taste of Teesdale Festival' brings together an abundance of artisan food and drink from across...

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Ceramics: A Tour of the Developing Gallery The Bowes Museum Teesdale
20-Aug-15 to 20-Aug-20

As part of The Bowes Museum at Tennants series, join Howard Coutts, Keeper of Ceramics, for a preview of the developing ceramics galleries. The afternoon begins with tea and scone...

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Behind the Scenes Conservation Tours The Bowes Museum Teesdale
9-Sep-15
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Date: 9th September The conservation dept throws open the studio doors for behind-the-scenes tours. Meet the team and view projects they're working on. Places are limited, so...

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Lates! at The Bowes Museum The Bowes Museum Teesdale
17-Sep-15

Come and experience the Museum and the YSL exhibition after hours, with a late bar and delicious food in Café Bowes. Ticket price includes admission to the ‘Yves Saint Laurent:...

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Pirates & Princesses @ Lightwater Valley Lightwater Valley Theme Park County Wide
19-Sep-15 to 20-Sep-15
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Avast me hearties and shiver my timbers! Join us as the sun sets on summer for some serious swashbuckling and skirt-swishing antics, get the chance to meet some famous princesses...

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Workshop – Watercolour: Sepia to Colour The Bowes Museum Teesdale
28-Sep-15
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Join artist Linda Birch to paint a landscape in monochrome sepia, followed by applying a tonal underpainting in the manner of the early watercolourists. Ticket price includes...

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Knitted Fabric Design The Bowes Museum Teesdale
4-Oct-15
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Includes admission to YSL, refreshments and all materials. Join knitwear designer Joan Murray to create your own fabric using a knitting machine to produce your own designs.

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Magnificent Millinery The Bowes Museum Teesdale
10-Oct-15
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Be inspired by the hats in the Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal exhibition and create a small hat with milliner Claire Spooner to take home. Includes admission to YSL exhibit...

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Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal - Salon The Bowes Museum Teesdale
22-Oct-15
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Listen, discuss and debate current fashion design issues and share ideas with an ‘In Conversation' panel of well-known academics, journalists, curators and critics from the field...

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Lates! at The Bowes Museum The Bowes Museum Teesdale
22-Oct-15
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Come and experience the Museum and the ‘Yves Saint Laurent; Style is Eternal' exhibition after hours, with a late bar and delicious food in Café Bowes. Ticket price includes...

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Filming Fashion: Fashioning Film The Bowes Museum Teesdale
24-Oct-15
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This one day symposium, coinciding with the UK exclusive exhibition, Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal, brings together scholars and practitioners to consider the dynamic,...

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Toytastic The Bowes Museum Teesdale
26-Oct-15
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Join this drop in workshop to explore the Dolls, Bears and Robots gallery. Have a go at playing with some replica toys before making one to take home. Children must be accompanied...

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Wild Animals- Family Fun Day The Bowes Museum Teesdale
27-Oct-15
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Join in this action packed day of drop in fun for all the family. Meet an incredible range of friendly animals from Jay's Animal Encounters including snakes, scorpions, spiders...

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Halloween Crafts The Bowes Museum Teesdale
28-Oct-15 to 30-Oct-15
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Be brave and take part in these Halloween themed craft workshops. Wednesday 28th: Witches Thursday 29th: Beastly Beasties Friday 30th: Spells and Magic Booking required on 01833...

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Painting Workshop – Pastel after the Manner o The Bowes Museum Teesdale
30-Oct-15
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Join artist Linda Birch colour to use some of Degas' methods, which will explore his wetted surface pastels of interiors and racing scenes.

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Quiltscapes & Quiltlines by Pauline Burbidge The Bowes Museum Teesdale
28-Nov-15 to 10-Apr-16
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This renowned contemporary quiltmaker and textile artist has a long and dedicated career. Her work has been purchased by many international museums and collectors. This exhibition...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
3-Dec-15
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Join one of our fashion & textile curators to learn more about the techniques used to create the quilts in the current exhibition, Quiltscapes & Quiltline by internationally accla...

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Christmas Market The Bowes Museum Teesdale
19-Dec-15 to 20-Dec-15
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Over 80 stalls featuring the best in local food and crafts, offering everything you need to make your Christmas complete. Seasonal entertainment, Santa's winter wonderland grotto,...

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Christmas Fun The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Dec-15 to 22-Dec-15
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Get into the festive spirit by creating some wonderful crafts to make your Christmas Day extra special! Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult,...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
7-Jan-16
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Join one of our fashion & textile curators to learn more about the techniques used to create the quilts in the current exhibition, Quiltscapes & Quiltline by internationally accla...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
3-Mar-16
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Join one of our fashion & textile curators to learn more about the techniques used to create the quilts in the current exhibition, Quiltscapes & Quiltline by internationally accla...

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Quilting with Pauline Burbidge The Bowes Museum Teesdale
3-Mar-16 to 5-Mar-16
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Join textile artist Pauline Burbidge at this 3 day non-residential workshop to learn a selection of design & printing techniques, including mono and cyanotype printing, and drawin...

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Quilting Talk with Pauline Burbidge The Bowes Museum Teesdale
6-Mar-16
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Join textile artist Pauline Burbidge to learn about the creative processes behind her current exhibition: Quiltscapes and Quiltline. Booking required on 01833 690606.

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
7-Apr-16
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Join one of our fashion & textile curators to learn more about the techniques used to create the quilts in the current exhibition, Quiltscapes & Quiltline by internationally accla...

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