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Adventure Valley’s Pumpkin Festival

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On 16th and 17th October and daily from 23rd-31st October, treat the kids to an autumnal adventure at Adventure Valley, with a free pumpkin included in entry for every full paying child (2 and over).
Adventure Valley, Union Hall Farm, Brasside, Durham DH1 5SG
Today to Sun 31 Oct

Behind the Seams

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Preston Park Museum’s Behind the Seams exhibition is back by popular demand. Returning to the museum this October, the exhibition is showcasing a whole new range of iconic costumes from well-loved...
Preston Park Museum, Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH
Today, Sun 24 Oct, Tue 26 Oct, and more dates until Fri 10 Dec

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Nick Doody & Ben Van der Velde

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Nick Doody & Ben Van der Velde Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on October 22nd 2021: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP
Fri 22 Oct

First Class Wrestling

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2 hours of live all action family entertainment with wrestlers from all over the world taking on the very best of Great Britain Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV
Wallsend memorial hall NE28 6RN
Fri 22 Oct

Mega Meccano Exhibition

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An exhibition of working Meccano models of all descriptions built by members of the North Eastern Meccano Society and associated Meccano Societies.
St. Cuthbert’s Church Hall, Market Place, Darlington DL1 5QG
Sat 23 Oct

Clara The Ghostbuster

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Clara The Ghostbuster 23 October, 11.00 & 25 October, 11.00, Included within admission Halloween is high on the agenda at The Bowes Museum as it gears up for Half Term, kicking off with Clara the rhino getting ready...
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 23 Oct, Mon 25 Oct

Puss in Boots

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PUSS IN BOOTS By Lyngo Theatre With a host of puppets, a working windmill, an avalanche of fruit and veg, this classic tail is the cat’s whiskers! Would you trust a talking cat?
The Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Sat 23 Oct

Spooky Stories

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Join actor and storyteller, Chris Connaughton, for some frightfully good storytelling sessions as we celebrate all those things that go bump in the night this Hulla-ween at The Hullabaloo.
The Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Tue 26 Oct

Midnight Reflections, Clara meets Monet

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Midnight Reflections, Clara meets Monet 26 October, 11.00 & 28 October, 11.00, Included within admission Take part in this playful session exploring light and dark and create a moonlight scene with a variety of materials, inspired by...
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Tue 26 Oct, Thu 28 Oct

LEGO® Wedo 2 Robotics and Coding Workshop

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LEGO® Wedo 2 Robotics and Coding Workshop 27 & 28 October, 10.30 - 11.30 & 1.00 - 2.00 - £4 per family, booking essential. Take part in a session inside The Bowes Museum exploring coding and make your LEGO® model come alive.
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Wed 27 Oct and Thu 28 Oct

Hulla-ween Trick or Treat Disco

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Join us for two hours of Hulla-ween activities at The Hullabaloo! Hulla-ween at The Hullabaloo! A jam-packed two hours featuring a silent disco, storytelling and crafts!
Theatre Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 28 Oct and Fri 29 Oct

An Evening of Remembrance

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We invite you to join us to a Gala Evening of Remembrance. Thursday 28th October 2021 7pm till 10pm A night to remember...
Poplar Tree Garden Centre Hall Lane Shincliffe Durham DH1 2NG
Thu 28 Oct

Hulla-ween Monster Mash

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Join us for some Hulla-ween fun - perfect for your little monsters! Brave our Hulla-ween Monster Mash for two hours of frightfully good activities including disco, messy play and crafts.
Theatre Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 28 Oct and Fri 29 Oct

Neurodiverse Friendly: Hulla-ween Trick or Treat Disco

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A neurodiverse friendly event featuring a silent disco, crafts and spooky storytelling. Brave our Hulla-ween Trick or Treat disco for two hours of frightfully good activities including a silent...
Theatre Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 28 Oct

Halloween Themed Drama Workshop led by Mad Alice Theatre Company

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Halloween Themed Drama Workshop led by Mad Alice Theatre Company 29 October, 10.00 - 16.00, £12 per child, includes lunch Act out fun characters like Giant Trolls, Silly Witches, Brave Soldiers and save the captured Sailors from being eaten for breakfast by...
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Fri 29 Oct

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club presents The Parapod Movie, plus Live Q&A

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club presents The Parapod Movie, plus Live Q&A Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on December 30th 2021: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club presents The Parapod Movie, plus Live Q&A Show details: The first podcast to be turned
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP
Sat 30 Oct

Spooky Family Fun Day

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Spooky Family Fun Day 30 October, 11.00, Included within admission Trick or Treat? There’s Halloween excitement for all the family!
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 30 Oct

Magic Andrew's Workshop

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Magic Andrew’s Workshop 30 October, Workshops start at 11.00 - 45 mins slots, last entry 14.15, Free with Museum Admission, booking required.
The Bowes Museum Newgate, Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP
Sat 30 Oct

toooB

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Introducing toooB, a curious and friendly shape-shifting creature. She’s not quite sure where she’s landed but she’d love to meet and play with you.
The Hullabaloo The Hullabaloo Borough Road Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 4 Nov

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Paul Pirie & John Robertson

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Paul Pirie & John Robertson Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on November 6th 2021: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Sat 6 Nov

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