Thursday August 21, 2014

What's On around Durham

55 events within about 10 miles in the next 4 weeks
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To commemorate the centenary of the First World War the National Army Museum has partnered with six Regimental and Corps Museums to co-curate a series of temporary exhibitions exploring the early... View more details - Outbreak! 1914: Durham Light Infantry Goes to War
Durham Light Infantry Museum DH1 5TU
Today to Monday 8 Sep 2014

Created as part of the DLI Museum’s First World War education programme we will be hosting an exhibition of art and poetry inspired by the First World War created by our local primary... View more details - First World War Art and Poetry Exhibition
Durham Light Infantry Musuem & Art Gallery, Aykley Heads DH1 5TU
Today to Sun 24 Aug, Tue 26 Aug to Sun 31 Aug

Cycles of Brass aims to foster a reflection on the resilience, vulnerability and transient nature of brass music culture throughout history, by making visitors experience first-hand an accelerated... View more details - Cycles of Brass - Attaya Projects - Lalya Gaye, Alex Berman, Filip Strebeyko
Durham Light Infantry Musuem & Art Gallery, Aykley Heads DH1 5TU
Today to Sun 24 Aug, Tue 26 Aug, Wed 27 Aug

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, we are showing an exhibition which explores the links between war and surgery. Artist Julia Midgley has been given unprecedented... View more details - War, Art & Surgery - Julia Midgley
Durham Light Infantry Musuem & Art Gallery, Aykley Heads DH1 5TU
Today to Sun 24 Aug, Tue 26 Aug, Wed 27 Aug

Melanie Friend has spent four years making three related photographic series that together explore the civilian experience of war, with a particular focus on public air shows that take place at Royal... View more details - The Home Front - Melanie Friend
Durham Light Infantry Musuem & Art Gallery, Aykley Heads DH1 5TU
Today to Sun 24 Aug, Tue 26 Aug, Wed 27 Aug

Big Kid Circus looks forward to visiting Birtley with its 10th. Anniversary Show! Georgie the clown is up to mischief, alongside a host of daring and exciting acrobats. This is a show for the whole... View more details - Big Kid Circus
Birtley Depot, East of Shadon Way, Portobello Road, Birtley, Durham DH3 2RY
Today

Subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Sheltered in the basement of her home is a Jewish refugee. Based on the... View more details - Film: The Book Thief
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Today

Climb the secret staircase to the rooftop walkway to enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham. Tour lasts approx. 20 minutes. Children welcome but must be at least 1 metre tall. View more details - Penshaw Monument Tours to the Top with the National Trust July-August 2014
Penshaw Monument, A183/Chester Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear DH4 7EL
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 to Mon 25 Aug, Sat 30 Aug, Sun 31 Aug

The DLI welcomes the North East Military Vehicle Club again this year for this ever popular bank holiday event. See military vehicles of all shapes and sizes outside and enjoy a range of special... View more details - 41st Military Vehicle Rally
Durham Light Infantry Musuem & Art Gallery, Aykley Heads DH1 5TU
Sunday 24 Aug 2014 and Monday 25 Aug 2014

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present their open-air, all male production of the greatest love story ever told. View more details - Romeo & Juliet
Durham Castle DH1 3RW
Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

The annual festival this year featuring 120 British Real Ales, 30 ciders and perries and assorted wines. Food and soft drinks also available. View more details - 34th CAMRA Durham Beer Festival
Dunelm House, Durham Students Union, New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AN
Wednesday 27 Aug 2014 to Saturday 30 Aug 2014

On a London to New York flight, a former cop turned air marshal gets a text telling him that unless 150 million dollars is deposited in an off-shore account within twenty minutes someone will die. ... View more details - Film: Non-Stop
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Thursday 28 Aug 2014

Hilarity Bites presents. Host Will Duggan presents three of the best stand-up comedians on the UK circuit. Closing the show will be Dave Hadingham, a veteran of the UK circuit who has been... View more details - Comedy: Dave Hadingham, Dave Twentyman and MC Will Duggan
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Friday 29 Aug 2014

To celebrate the DVD release of Barbie™ and The Secret Door on the 1st September 2014, Razzamataz are launching The Barbie™ Singing Academy across the UK. The workshops are taking place at 27... View more details - The Barbie™ and The Secret Door Singing Academy
Razzamataz Durham, The Sjøvoll Centre, Front Street, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5BZ
Saturday 30 Aug 2014

BBC ONE’s ever popular Sunday evening programme ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be filming for its 37th series in Durham Cathedral View more details - BBC Antiques Roadshow
Durham Cathedral, The College, Durham DH1 3EH
Thursday 4 Sep 2014

From Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th September, Beamish is hosting Agricultural Power from the Past, an extravaganza of horse power, steam power and everything in between. Horse drawn vehicles,... View more details - Agricultural Power from the Past
Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG DH9 0RG
Thursday 4 Sep 2014 to Sunday 7 Sep 2014

Climb the secret staircase to the rooftop walkway to enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham. Tour lasts approx. 20 minutes. Children welcome but must be at least 1 metre tall. View more details - Penshaw Monument Tours to the Top with the National Trust September 2014
Penshaw Monument, A183/Chester Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear DH4 7EL
Saturday 6 Sep 2014, Sun 7 Sep, Sat 13 Sep, Sun 14 Sep, Sat 20 Sep, Sun 21 Sep, Sat 27 Sep, Sun 28 Sep

Heritage Open Day: Grade II listed building, dates from 1858. The present interior is the result of a major restoration programme, which took place in 1980-81. View more details - St Nicholas' Church
Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Saturday 13 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: St Mary-le-Bow was once the parish church of North Bailey, closed in 1968, and now leased to the Bow Trust who run it as a museum of local and social history of the City of Durham.... View more details - Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, St Mary-le-Bow
DurhamMuseum and Heritage Centre, St Mary-le-Bow, North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET
Thursday 11 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: This 17th century house on North Bailey was built on the remains of the Castle wall. It was extended in the 18th century, clearly illustrated by the front façade of the building.... View more details - Alington House Community Association
4 North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Saturday 13 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: St Cuthbert’s Catholic Church was completed in 1827 to a church perpendicular design by local architect Ignatius Bonomi, two years before the Roman Catholic Relief Act of... View more details - St Cuthbert's Catholic Church, Durham
St Cuthbert’s Catholic Church, Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Saturday 13 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: Ruins of a medieval manor house used as a country retreat for the Priors of Durham. Dates from mid 13th century. Enjoy as part of a walk around Beaurepaire estate. Self-guided tour... View more details - Beaurepaire Manor House
Bearpark, Durham DH1 4TJ
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Sunday 14 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: A chance to see this attractive ensemble of Grade II* and II listed stone buildings set around a grass court in fine gardens. Originally a medieval leper house. View more details - Sherburn Hospital Gardens and Chapel
Sherburn Hospital, Sherburn House, Durham DH1 2SE
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Sunday 14 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: Coxhoe Hall, now reduced to ruins, was the birthplace of the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Built in 1725, but sadly demolished in 1952. The long drive, lady’s walk and... View more details - Coxhoe Hall Woods
Coxhoe, Durham DH6 4PB
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Sunday 14 Sep 2014

Heritage Open Day: The Bob Abley Art Gallery houses a permanent collection of paintings owned by and donated to the Town Council, including works by Norman Cornish, Chris and Steve Rocks, Tom Lamb,... View more details - Spennymoor Town Hall Gallery
High Street, Spennymoor, Durham DL16 6DG
Thursday 11 Sep 2014 to Sunday 14 Sep 2014



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