What's On In and Around County Durham

August events

Garden and studio at 67 - Open Garden for NGS

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A quirky, bohemian garden, where wildlife comes first. No chemicals used anywhere. Lots of interest and art from the talented Mitsi.
Garden and studio at 67, Bishop Auckland DL14 9ER
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 7 Aug

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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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

Aycliffe Pride Fest

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A first for Newton Aycliffe - Aycliffe Pride Fest Saturday 6th August 2022 at ROF59 Arena, Durham Way South, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6XN. This is a family friendly event and all are welcome.
ROF59 Arena Durham Way Aycliffe Business Park DL5 6XN
Sat 6 Aug

Heather Holm - Open Garden for NGS

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Divided into different rooms, this is a garden of different aspects, formal, floral and architectural.
Heather Holm, Saltburn-By-The-Sea TS12 3JU
Sun 7 Aug

Dan Nightingale’s Working It Out

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Dan Nightingale’s Working It Out Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on August 11th 2022: Hilarity Bites presents Dan Nightingale’s Working It Out Show details: A full show of very funny stand-up comedy from
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Thu 11 Aug

Teddy Bears' Picnic at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Join us for a day of bear-related fun. Bring your own teddy, enjoy bear-related craft activities and storytelling. We recommend visitors park at the Park and Ride and use the kiosk entrance.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Mon 15 Aug

The Wizard of Oz- Pantomime

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There’s no place like Hartlepool this summer! Back by popular demand, follow the yellow brick road to Hartlepool Town Hall for AJ Theatrical Productions’ summer pantomime The Wizard of Oz.
Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre TS24 8AH
Thu 18 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Tom Houghton & Clayton Jones

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Tom Houghton & Clayton Jones Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on August 19th 2022: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP
Fri 19 Aug

Tales From Around The World at Durham University Botanic Garden

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Join storyteller, Elizabeth Baker, for a story-walk around the gardens. As we walk, Elizabeth will tell stories and legends from some of the countries the wonderful plants in our gardens are from.
Durham University Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham DH1 3TN
Thu 25 Aug

Things to do in County Durham