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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Winter Wonderland at Bowlees Bowlees Visitor Centre Teesdale
26-Nov-15 to 26-Nov-20

Saturday 5 December 2015-Sunday 6 December 2015 11am - 4pm Christmas craft making, woodland trail and grotto, festive face painting and a host of seasonal inspired food. Please...

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Twelfth Night Celebrations at Beamish Beamish Museum Stanley
26-Nov-15 to 26-Nov-20

Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well look no further! We invite you to join us in celebrating Twelfth Night and first footing at Pockerley Old Hall from the 26th...

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Twelfth Night Celebrations at Beamish Beamish Museum Stanley
26-Nov-15 to 26-Nov-20

Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well look no further! We invite you to join us in celebrating Twelfth Night and first footing at Pockerley Old Hall from the 26th...

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Messy Plays Jam & Jelly Messy Plays Durham
20-Jan-16 to 20-Jan-21
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At Messy Plays Durham we are providing a unique play experience. We provide the creative tools and messy play sessions for you to play alongside your child in a safe and fun envir...

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International Women's Day at Beamish Beamish Museum Stanley
8-Mar-16 to 8-Mar-21

Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement, join us at Beamish to celebrate International Women's Day on both the weekend...

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Vocal Masterclass with Marilyn Hill Smith The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-21
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Watch this talented soprano work with professional and amateur singers, and hear their voices soar in an evening of beautiful music. Tickets available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/...

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Moving Ceramics The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jul-16 to 21-Jul-21
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Ceramics are known to be fragile, but can be moved if necessary with minimum risk to the object. Join curatorial intern Caroline Potts for a brief introduction to historic and...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
23-Aug-16 to 23-Aug-21
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Join Assistant Curator of Fine Art, Bernadette Petti, to learn more about this rare and fascinating painting, which has been saved for the nation, and other associated artworks in...

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Mark Clarke – Shelf Life: The Ornaments are T The Bowes Museum Teesdale
15-Oct-16 to 12-Feb-17
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Belfast born artist Mark Clarke ponders the themes of life, love and loss. His poetic interpretations of the homemade shrine explore ideas about dementia, obsession, good and bad...

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Dining with The Bowes in the 18th Century The Bowes Museum Teesdale
19-Nov-16 to 1-Mar-17
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Over the years, The Bowes Museum has either acquired or identified pieces already in its collections that were bought and used by the Bowes family in the 18th & 19th centuries, as...

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Inquisitive Infants The Witham Teesdale
30-Nov-16 to 30-Nov-21

Come and explore in this creatively nurturing session, to engage children's minds, hands and imaginations. Weekly activities will help encourage and develop: self confidence pro...

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Mess Around Teesside Messy Events Yarm, Saltburn, Darlington, Middlesbrough Darlington
5-Jan-17 to 5-Jan-22
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Exploring their little world through Messy play. We provide a multi sensory, messy play experiences for children aged 6 months - 10years olds. Booking in advance at www.messaround...

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The Allure of Napoleon The Bowes Museum Teesdale
14-Jan-17 to 19-Mar-17
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Featuring outstanding artworks held in the Museum's collection, the display will offer the opportunity to learn more about the Founders' interest in Napoleon and his times. It...

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Collecting Europe The Bowes Museum Teesdale
21-Jan-17 to 26-Mar-17
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This in-focus display will explore some of the exceptional paintings in the Museum's collection and the driving force behind their acquisition, inaugurating the Museum's 125th...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
27-Jan-17
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Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum's curator of ceramics, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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Starlight - with Chris Bostock Storyteller Crown Street Art Gallery Darlington
28-Jan-17

Starlight is the charming story of little possum who collects starlight from the night sky. When his mother is ill, he is sent out alone into the big wide world to find his own...

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Starlight - with Chris Bostock Storyteller Crown Street Art Gallery Darlington
28-Jan-17

Starlight is the charming story of little possum who collects starlight from the night sky. When his mother is ill, he is sent out alone into the big wide world to find his own...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Teesdale
10-Feb-17
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Join the Museum's Exhibitions Manager, George Harris, for an introduction to the current exhibition Mark Clarke: The Objects are Talking to Me.

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BIG Little Gigs Family Rave The Forum Music Centre Darlington
11-Feb-17
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Here at BIG Little Gigs, we love to introduce children to the varied,diverse world of music and we thought it was about time that we embraced the genre of “dance music”. Whether...

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Free Doorstep Orchard Tree Planting Community Orchard near Newton Hall Durham
20-Feb-17

Come and join us for fun family activities and games based around the new orchard between Framwellgate Moor and Newton Hall. Help to plant up some more fruit trees and learn...

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Free Doorstep Orchard Tree Planting Community Orchard near Newton Hall Durham
20-Feb-17

Come and join us for fun family activities and games based around the new orchard between Framwellgate Moor and Newton Hall. Help to plant up some more fruit trees and learn...

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Gallery Talk The Bowes Museum Bishop Auckland
24-Feb-17
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Join Dr Howard Coutts, the Museum's curator of ceramics, who will focus on the current display, Dining with the Bowes in the 18th Century.

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Free Doorstep Orchard Session Community Orchard near Newton Hall Durham
10-Apr-17

Come and join us for fun family activities and games based around the new orchard between Framwellgate Moor and Newton Hall. Find out about wildlife, habitats and your local...

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Free Doorstep Orchard Session Community Orchard near Newton Hall Durham
10-Apr-17

Come and join us for fun family activities and games based around the new orchard between Framwellgate Moor and Newton Hall. Find out about wildlife, habitats and your local...

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North East Early Museum Forum Performing Day The Bowes Museum Bishop Auckland
30-Apr-17
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Enjoy varied performances around the Museum from the North East Early Music Forum, a group of amateur musicians who specialise in early music from the medieval to the baroque...

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