Monday October 20, 2014

What's On in Durham

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A celebration of the conservation of the museum’s important painting "The Last Communion of Saint Peter Nolasco" by Francisco Pacheco. This exhibition investigates Pacheco and the Sevillian... View more details - 17th Century Spanish Painting: The Golden Age
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8NP
Today to Wednesday 10 Dec 2014

Staff, Parishioners, pupils and their families will create a large, collaborative, multi- media depiction of their town.. The 2014 Big Draw will run from 1 October to 2 November across the UK and in... View more details - The Big Draw: Spennymoor Today
St Charles’ R.C.V.A. Primary School, Durham Road , Spennymoor DL16 6SL
Today

Artist and award winning designer Stuart Fisher returns to Durham Cathedral for his fourth consecutive exhibition. A shortlisted finalist in last years Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Stuart is... View more details - An Exhibition of Watercolour Paintings in Durham Cathedral by Celebrated local artist Stuart Fisher
Durham Cathedral Galilee Chapel DH1 3EH
Today to Friday 31 Oct 2014

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
Thursday 10 Jul 2014 to Monday 8 Sep 2014

Hunger gnaws at the stomach like a dog on a bone. If only, if only there were a cake, a cake as big as a house! Sometimes, if you want something badly enough, it might just happen. But getting... View more details - Take Off Festival : Hansel and Gretel (5+)
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Tomorrow

Set in Imperial Russia at a time when superstitious people believe in the possibility of magic, Northern Ballet’s new adaptation of this classic fairytale sees heartbreak turn to joy as the... View more details - Northern Ballet: Cinderella
Theatre Royal, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle, Durham NE1 6BR
Tomorrow to Sat 25 Oct

Relax, unwind and enjoy a day of creativity with Kathryn Guy making Christmas Decorations using very simple jewellery-making techniques. No experience necessary. View more details - Christmas Creations
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Wednesday 22 Oct 2014, Sat 25 Oct

The story of Bill who returns an old woman’s shopping bag on an afternoon when she had nothing better to do and finds her life is never the same again. The old woman , Miriam, lives between then and... View more details - Take Off Festival. Theatre Hullabaloo present: Angel
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

Belle is a beautiful period drama inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. This gently subversive tale... View more details - Film : Belle (PG)
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Thursday 23 Oct 2014

Street food, grocery foods, crafts, clothing and accessories included in this colourful theme. Market Square Group were the first to add festival spirit to the street market delivering a themed event... View more details - Durham World Village Market
Market Place, Durham City, County Durham, DH1 3NJ DH1 3NJ
Thursday 23 Oct 2014

The incredible true story of Robyn Davidson a young woman who undertook a solo trek across 1,700 miles of stunning Australian outback. National Geographic photographer Rick Smoland offers to finance... View more details - Film: Tracks
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Thursday 23 Oct 2014

North Country Theatre present JL Carr’s A Month In The Country adapted for the stage and directed by Nobby Dimon. Two men, an artist and an archaeologist, recently returned from the horrors of the... View more details - A Month in the Country
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Friday 24 Oct 2014

Join artist Linda Birch, who will use mixed media (gouache, pencil, ink, charcoal & wax) to interpret a Master painting from the Bowes collection. Booking required on 01833 690606. View more details - Painting Workshop – Reinterpreting the Masters
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8NP
Friday 24 Oct 2014

Following the fantastic sell-out success of Ugly Duckling, Northern Ballet is delighted to announce our latest ballet especially for children, Three Little Pigs. Three little pigs set out into the... View more details - Northern Ballet: Three Little Pigs
Theatre Royal, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle, Durham NE1 6BR
Friday 24 Oct 2014

Take Off Festival Tap Tap Theatre present: Handmade Tales A story is a very peculiar thing. A story can be found in almost anything. Handmade Tales is brimming with five original children’s... View more details - Children’s Theatre: Handmade Tales
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place Bishop Auckland, Durham DL14 7NP
Friday 24 Oct 2014

1915. Bombs rain down. Sheltering in her dusty cellar, Alice rediscovers her past amongst old lamp shades & moth-eaten christening gowns. Meanwhile her son Alan, a WW1 soldier, makes the same... View more details - Take Off Festival : Alice (8+)
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Friday 24 Oct 2014

Take the Read Our Lips challenge! We say that in one day you can take one of your poems, no matter how small, and make it into a filmpoem. Filmpoems don’t just illustrate, they use visuals as... View more details - Read our Lips - poetry film making for complete beginners
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

Join Wanda as she shares some spooky stories, make your own spells and a herbal witch to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 10.30 – 12.00 noon aged 4-7, 12.30 – 2.00... View more details - Tricks and treats family activities : Wanda the Witch's Workshop
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

Jeremy has been a stand-up comic since 1984 and will be one until he dies… or wins the lottery. He best known for his work on Radio 4, notably on News Quiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and Jeremy... View more details - Jeremy Hardy
Durham Gala Theatre DH1 1WA
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

Rock Festival featuring Diamond Head, Dumpy’s Rusty Nuts, The Amorettes, Old Corpse Road, Holosade and the Side Project plus legendary Randy Mandy Rock Disco. GET YR ADVANCE TICKETS NOW with yr... View more details - HEAVY CLASSIC ROCK/Blitzallica Festival
Shildon Civic Hall Durham DL4 1AH
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

Ends with hot chocolate and marshmallows. An afternoon of fun. Make your own lantern and bring it for a twilight walk through our woodland. This is not a pushchair friendly route and all children... View more details - Twilight Lantern Walk
Killhope Lead Mining Museum, near Cowshill, Durham DL13 1AR
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

A tribute to the elegance of feathers used in the fashion industry, past and present, this colourful exhibition features extravagant catwalk creations from Belgian, French, Italian & British... View more details - Birds of Paradise: Plumes & Feathers in Fashion
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8NP
Saturday 25 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 24 Dec 2014

A renowned Farmers’ Market selling locally sourced produce from within a 50 mile radius of Stockton on Tees. Delights for sale include home made pies, cakes, organic meats and cheeses. This market is... View more details - Farmers' Market
Stockton High Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham TS18 1AU
Saturday 27 Sep 2014, Sat 25 Oct

Working with nature. Lunch and refreshments included. Please telephone to book a place. View more details - Free Volunteer Taster Day
Killhope Lead Mining Museum, near Cowshill, Durham DL13 1AR
Saturday 25 Oct 2014

8 DaysThat Will Change Your Life FOREVER! Everyone has heard of Duke of Edinburgh, but what about NCS? NO?... Well, if you’re 16 - 17 years old, and looking to squeeze every moment of... View more details - National Citizen Service
Various venues within 1 hour of city centre Durham SR8 2RN
Saturday 25 Oct 2014 to Saturday 1 Nov 2014


 
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