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Signs of Summer at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what Signs of Summer you can discover in the Garden. This is a self-led activity and subject to availability of spotter sheets.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Today to Sun 31 Jul

Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum

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Be sure to visit Beamish, The Living Museum of the North for Summer of Fun 2022 and enjoy good old-fashioned family fun including traditional transport, Georgian games and creative crafts!
Beamish Museum Beamish DH9 0RG
Today to Tue 30 Aug

Hilarity Bites presents Stephen Bailey & Brennan Reece

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Hilarity Bites presents Stephen Bailey & Brennan Reece Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on July 6th 2022: Hilarity Bites presents Stephen Bailey & Brennan Reece (Preview shows) Show details: Stephen Bailey: Sophisticated
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Wed 6 Jul

Hilarity Bites presents Hayley Ellis: The Invisible Mam

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Hilarity Bites presents Hayley Ellis: The Invisible Mam Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on July 7th 2022: Hilarity Bites presents Hayley Ellis: The Invisible Mam Show details: Becoming a mum and then going into lockdown is not
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 7 Jul

Welcome to BRASS!

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Welcome to BRASS! 10-17 July 2022 Our eclectic, vibrant and colourful celebration of brass music in all its forms – artistically excellent, rooted in our communities, and welcoming to...
Throughout Durham DH1 1QG
Sun 10 Jul, Sun 17 Jul

St Margaret's Allotments - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acres of over 100 allotments against the spectacular backdrop of Durham Cathedral. This site has been cultivated since the Middle Ages.
St Margaret’s Allotments, Durham City DH1 4QU
Sun 10 Jul

Royal Northern Sinfonia: Chasing Dots.

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Royal Northern Sinfonia: Chasing Dots. Chasing Dots is a unique opportunity to introduce children, or indeed all of us, to classical music in a fresh way.
The Witham 3 Horse Market Barnard Castle DL12 8LY
Thu 14 Jul

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Matt Reed & Jack Campbell

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Matt Reed & Jack Campbell Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on July 15th 2022: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP
Fri 15 Jul

Woodbine House - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden is approx ¼ of an acre, divided into two, one half used as a vegetable garden with large greenhouse.
Woodbine House, Crook DL15 0JW
Sat 16 Jul

Foraging Walk

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Foraging Walk 3 hour guided foraging walk at Dalton Moor Farm. Free Wild Food for life! You will learn all about how to forage safely, responsibly and legally.
Dalton Moor Farm Off Truro Avenue, MURTON, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 16 Jul, Sat 20 Aug
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Mindful Monday Morning

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Spend a relaxing morning in the beautiful green surroundings of Dalton Moor Vegan Fruit Farm - winner of several awards for genuine care of the green environment, and a truly stunning
Dalton Moor Farm Off Truro Avenue, MURTON, Seaham SR7 9JY
Mon 18 Jul

Hilarity Bites presents Lou Conran & Eddy Brimson (Previews)

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Hilarity Bites presents Lou Conran & Eddy Brimson (Previews) Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on July 20th 2022: Hilarity Bites presents Lou Conran & Eddy Brimson (Preview shows) Show details: Lou Conran: A Show Winner of the
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Wed 20 Jul

An Evening of Clairvoyance With Karen Dawson

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TOP CLAIRVOYANT MEDIUM KAREN DAWDON BRINGS TO YOU AN EVENNG OF CLAIRVOYANCE NOT TO BE MISSED
BLACHILL COMERADES CLUB, RIDLEY STREET BLACKHILL CONSETT DH8 8TT
Thu 21 Jul

Middleton Hall Retirement Village - Open Garden for NGS

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Like those in our retirement community, the extensive grounds are gloriously mature, endlessly interesting and with many hidden depths.
Middleton Hall Retirement Village, Darlington DL2 1HA
Sat 23 Jul

Hilarity Bites presents Justin Moorhouse & Lauren Pattison (Previews)

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Hilarity Bites presents Justin Moorhouse & Lauren Pattison (Previews) Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on July 26th 2022: Hilarity Bites presents Justin Moorhouse & Lauren Pattison (Preview shows) Show details: Justin Moorhouse – Stretch &
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Tue 26 Jul

Brancepeth Castle Summer Craft Fair 2022

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Brancepeth Castle Summer Craft Fair 2022 Friday 29th July - Sunday 31st July 2022 A huge number of interesting, different crafts will be displayed in Brancepeth Castle, from all over the UK. Over 50 well spaced Craft stalls.
Brancepeth Castle, Brancepeth DH7 8DE
Fri 29 Jul to Sun 31 Jul

45 Blackwell - Open Garden for NGS

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No. 45 Blackwell rises from the River Tees up to a 1½ acre garden with many mature trees, wildlife meadow, pond with waterfall, herb and Mediterranean garden, vegetable bed, greenhouse, camellia...
45 Blackwell, Darlington DL3 8QT
Sun 31 Jul

46 Blackwell - Open Garden for NGS

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46 Blackwell is a plantsmans garden - compact, but full of unusual specimens and collections of plants and trees, with a pond and summerhouse in the back garden.
46 Blackwell, Darlington DL3 8QT
Sun 31 Jul

St Cuthbert's Hospice - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acres of mature gardens surround this CQC outstanding-rated Hospice. In development since 1988, the gardens are cared for by volunteers inc a Victorian-style greenhouse and large vegetable, fruit...
St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham DH1 3QF
Sun 31 Jul

Marvellous Mini Beasts at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what Marvellous Mini Beasts you can discover in the Garden. This is a self-led activity, and subject to availability of spotter sheets.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Mon 1 Aug to Wed 31 Aug

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