Friday October 24, 2014

What's On in Durham

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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
Today

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
Today

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
Today

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
Today

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
Today

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

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

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

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
Tuesday 21 Oct 2014 to Sat 25 Oct

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
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow

Huge exciting exhibition of working Meccano models which will include trains, cranes, robots and a large assortment of novelty models to entertain children of all ages from 2 to 92. Come along and... View more details - Meccano Exhibition
St Cuthberts Church Hall Market Place Darlington Durham DL1 5QG
Tomorrow

Julian Opie has had many exhibitions around the world over the last thirty years, and now for the first time we have an opportunity to see his work within the context of his personal collection,... View more details - Collected Works of Julian Opie
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8NP
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow 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

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

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
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow

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
Tomorrow to Saturday 1 Nov 2014

includes lunch and refreshments. Telephone to book a place. View more details - Beginners Crochet
Killhope Lead Mining Museum, near Cowshill, Durham DL13 1AR
Sunday 26 Oct 2014

Enjoy British wildlife on a Ramblers group walk. East of Aycliffe. Vane Terrace at 9:30. Aycliffe Village green at 10.15. An easy circular walk, mostly on field paths, east of Aycliffe Village. No... View more details - The Ramblers group walk. Distance 7 miles.
The Ramblers group walk starting point.. Grid Ref: NZ285225 Durham DL5 6LT
Sunday 26 Oct 2014

In a lonely tower, Princess Sue waits to be rescued; she just wishes her loyal prince would move his royal bottom. But when he finally does arrive, he’s not quite what she had in mind. Find... View more details - The Worst Princess (under 7)
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8LY
Monday 27 Oct 2014

Learn about the impact of WW1 on The Bowes Museum and then see some artefacts, including a gift made by a soldier for his loved one, and then try making your own. Booking required on 01833 690606.... View more details - WW1 Workshops
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham DL12 8NP
Monday 27 Oct 2014, Wed 29 Oct


 
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