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Today to Sun 22 Nov, closest first. by start date.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

October Half Term- Clay Gargoyles

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This October Half Term join us for a chance to get messy and creative as a family to make your own clay gargoyles!
Carlisle Cathedral The Abbey Carlisle CA3 8TZ
Wed 28 Oct and Thu 29 Oct

Carlisle Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our Carlisle Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Thu 29 Oct

Workington Model Railway Exhibition 2020 - Cancelled

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The biggest Model Railway Exhibition in Cumbria. 12+ layouts. Full Trade support. Demonstrations and Societies. From drive your own train, how to make models they are all here.
Energus Building, Lillyhall. Workington CA13 4JW
Sat 21 Nov and Sun 22 Nov

October half term fun at The Beacon Museum

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From we open at 10.00am on Saturday 24th October we have a great week lined up for you. We have the Bears Exhibition where you will find books about famous bears, and you can go on a bear hunt with...
The Beacon Museum West Strand Whitehaven CA28 7LY
Today to Sun 1 Nov

Secrets of the Witches Wood

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Secrets of the Witches Wood at Almond Valley Heritage Centre Saturday 10th - 31st October 10:00 – 17:00 Follow the winding footpaths and venture into the lost lands of the Calder Witches In a
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston EH54 7AR
Today to Sat 31 Oct

After Dark in the Witches Wood

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After Dark in the Witches Wood at Almond Valley Heritage Centre Friday 30th and Saturday 31st October 16:30 – 20:30pm Strings of tiny lights guide your way to secret places.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston EH54 7AR
Fri 30 Oct and Sat 31 Oct

Glasgow Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our Glasgow Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Wed 28 Oct

100% Simon Brodkin

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After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kayne West and
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Wed 4 Nov

Via Neil Diamond

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Whilst performing in Las Vegas four years ago Bob Dury was described as ’one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond’ and he’s now back touring the UK with his
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 21 Nov

Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair

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The largest antiques event in Scotland. Well known for its quality items, this is an entirely indoor, weekend fair.
Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston EH28 8NB
Sat 21 Nov and Sun 22 Nov

Book Fair

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A monthly book fair selling a wide variety of second hand, vintage and antiquarian books as well as prints, maps and other paper ephemera.
Hopkirk Building, Glasgow Botanic Gardens G12 0UE
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Book Fair

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A monthly book fair selling a wide variety of second hand, vintage and antiquarian books as well as prints, maps and other paper ephemera.
Hopkirk Building, Glasgow Botanic Gardens G12 0UE
Sat 14 Nov, Sun 15 Nov, Sat 12 Dec, Sun 13 Dec

Off Grid - Olivia Bax

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“It is a treat to go off grid. There is no phone signal. Incoming calls are diverted to an auto-response. When signal returns and auto-response is switched off, expectations rise.
Cross Lane Projects Cross Lane LA9 5LB
Sat 31 Oct, Wed 4 Nov, and more dates until Sat 12 Dec

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Thu 29 Oct

Edinburgh Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our Edinburgh Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Tue 27 Oct

Once Upon A Time

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Once Upon A Time Lachlan Goudie’s forthcoming exhibition at The Scottish Gallery presents a new collection of works, inspired by places that are, or at least may have recently felt far far away.
The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ
Wed 28 Oct, Sat 31 Oct, Mon 2 Nov, and more dates until Wed 25 Nov

Glasgow to host Scotland’s most spooktacular Halloween events

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Glasgow to host Scotland’s most spooktacular Halloween events Scotland’s biggest drive-in tour, The Parking Lot Social, has announced its spine-tingling Halloween events.
Skyport Glasgow Airport Parking PA3 3BU
Fri 30 Oct to Sun 1 Nov

Half Term At Escape Newcastle

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Bring your bubble to us this half term. Choose from five fantastic, live escape adventures. Defeat the cowboy robots and escape the park in Dead Man’s Hand at The Gate!
95-97 Grainger Street and The Gate NE1 5AE
Today to Sun 1 Nov

Forty Winks Café

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Forty Winks Café Forty Winks Café - Being Human Festival 2020: Explore Cultural Representations of Sleep & Sleep Health Trouble sleeping? Worried about coronavirus?
Virtual Event
Thu 19 Nov

Dunoon Halloween Film Festival

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HALLOWEEN FILM FESTIVAL We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Dunoon Presents to bring you Dunoons very own HALLOWEEN FILM FESTIVAL - an even bigger, better and spookier
41 John Street Dunoon PA23 8BH
Fri 30 Oct to Sun 1 Nov

Christmas Market

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Christmas Market It’s that time of year again! We are holding a Christmas market in our sports hall. There will be a range of stalls.
Spectrum Leisure Centre, Hunwick Lane, Willington DL15 0JA
Sat 14 Nov

Halloween Pumpkin Trail

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Halloween Pumpkin Trail Join us this Halloween and see if you can find all the pumpkins on a digital trail around the centre for the chance to win everything you need for a Halloween party worth over £100!
Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure, Cramlington NE23 6UT
Today to Fri 30 Oct

BOOK YOUR VISIT TO LEARNING LOUNGE

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BALTIC’s Learning Lounge re-opens Saturday 19 September FREE, Booking essential, Book at baltic.art/tickets Booking available Mon-Sun, 10.45-12.15 & 13.15-14.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead NE8 3BA
Mon 26 Oct to Fri 25 Dec

Book BALTIC’s Sensory Room

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BALTIC’s Sensory Room re-opens Thursday 10 September FREE, Booking essential baltic.art/tickets Time slots available Mon-Sun, 10.30-12.00 & 13.00-14.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead NE8 3BA
Mon 26 Oct to Fri 25 Dec

Singers and musicians night - Postponed

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Cramlington Folk Club
The Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Southfield Green, Cramlington NE23 6YA
Wed 28 Oct, Fri 30 Oct, Wed 11 Nov, Wed 18 Nov, Wed 2 Dec

Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby - Postponed

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Cramlington Folk Club
The Benedictine Social Centre Glenluce Drive Southfield Green Cramlington Northumberland NE23 6YA
Wed 4 Nov

Ashington & District Male Voice Choir

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Enjoy singing then why not join a group of 30+ like minded men who love to sing and entertain. We practice each Thursday a variety of traditional and modern songs written for four parts.
Stakeford and Bomarsund Sports and Social Welfare, East View, Stakeford NE62 5UD
Thu 29 Oct

Family Fireworks and Bonfire - Cancelled

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Family Fireworks and Bonfire The village bonfire and fireworks display is held on the village green.
Reeth Memorial Hall DL11 6QT
Thu 5 Nov

Quintet’s Annual Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at Lumley Castle - Cancelled

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Six rooms filled with a diverse range of gifts & handcrafted items including wood turning, candles, pottery , glass, soaps, jewellery, cards, photography, quilting, patchwork, soft furnishings,
Lumley Castle Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 4NX
Sun 1 Nov

Scorton Christmas Food & Gift Fair

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Scorton will be hosting a fabulous Christmas Gift Fair on Sunday 1st November in our COVID-secure village hall from 10.30am.
Scorton Village Hall, Factory Brow, Scorton PR3 1AS
Sun 1 Nov

Sheila’s Mini Mewseum Show

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A taster for the upcoming 80-year retrospective of the award-winning Sheila Graber from South Tyneside - and her cat.
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery Ocean Road South Shields NE33 2JA
Mon 26 Oct to Fri 25 Dec

Spooky Mini Mewseum Trail

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Looking for free family friendly activities to enjoy during half term?  South Tyneside artist and teacher Sheila Graber has created a Spooky Mini Mewseum Trail, packed full of activities to...
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery Ocean Road South Shields NE33 2JA
Mon 26 Oct to Sat 31 Oct

Tremendous Tuesday Family Fun Craft Kits

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Looking for free family friendly activities to enjoy during half term?  Pick up a free Tremendous Tuesday Family Fun Craft Kit on 27 October.
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery Ocean Road South Shields NE33 2JA
Tue 27 Oct

Darlington Society of Arts

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Darlington Society of Arts was established in 1922, with the object of stimulating interest in both the creation and appreciation of Art and Craftwork in Darlington and the surrounding
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Today to Wed 28 Oct

Pick and Mix

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Allan Midcalf is a Darlington-based artist who works in oils and watercolours. During the last few months, he has completed several portraits for NHS Heroes, one of which has been included on the...
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sat 31 Oct to Wed 25 Nov

Of The North

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A painting extravaganza of all things Northern Rae’s paintings are impressionistic to semi-abstract.
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sat 31 Oct to Wed 11 Nov

Through the Looking Glass

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An exhibition of photographs inspired by magical landscapes and wildlife. After 32 years working on the railway, followed by 10 years in the NHS, Ratty X took early retirement and was able to...
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sat 31 Oct to Wed 25 Nov

Sweet Treat Sundays

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Join us at The Station Café | Bar for Sweet Treat Sundays! Enjoy freshly prepared waffles and crepes with a variety of delicious toppings. The perfect way to finish the weekend!
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sun 1 Nov, Sun 8 Nov, and more dates until Sun 13 Dec

’Allo ’Allo

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Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once... Pop along to this ‘umble cafe for a night to remember as Rene juggles the Gestapo, the Resistance, his secret affairs and his wife, Edith.
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sat 7 Nov

Shape, Space and Colour

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Shape, Space and Colour One family, two very different artists. An exhibition of watercolours, inks, acrylics and prints ranging from delicate watercolour florals and local views, to Northumbrian landscapes and intricate...
The Station Station Yard Richmond DL10 4LD
Sat 14 Nov to Wed 25 Nov

Meet up Monday online social group

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Join us for a ‘virtual’ cuppa and chat with other local people. This meeting is via Zoom, every Monday, until we are able to return to our usual home at the Princess Alice Hospice Furniture shop in...
Virtual Event
Mon 26 Oct, Mon 2 Nov, Mon 9 Nov

Blackpool Illuminations switch on times October 2020

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See the famous Blackpool Illuminations every night until Sunday January 3rd 2021 Full program of switch on times at www.inlancs.com/b;lackpool from 4th September to 8th November 2020
Blackpool promenade from Starr Gate to Bispham miles of delight FY1 4BJ
Today to Sat 31 Oct

Blackpool Illuminations November 2020

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Blackpool Illuminations switch on times November 2020 See the famous Blackpool Lights every night until January 3rd Full program of switch on times at
Blackpool promenade from Starr Gate to Bispham miles of delight FY1 4BJ
Sun 1 Nov to Mon 30 Nov

Sunderland Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our Sunderland Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Wed 4 Nov

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Day & Dave Twentyman

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Day & Dave Twentyman Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on November 7th 2020: Two shows (7:30pm - 8:30pm / 9pm - 10pm) Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG
Sat 7 Nov

Circus of Horrors

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Especially for Halloween the new Circus of Horrors will be a celebrating 25 years of sensational Rock N Roll Circus.
Globe Theatre Pleasure Beach FY4 1EZ
Tue 27 Oct to Sat 31 Oct

Circus of Horrors - Adams Family Friendly

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Especially for Halloween the new Circus of Horrors will be a celebrating 25 years of sensational Rock N Roll Circus.
Globe theatre Pleasure Beach FY4 1EZ
Wed 28 Oct to Sat 31 Oct

Craft Fair & Fruit Pressing

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selection of craft from local designers fruit pressing (bring your own apples/pears + containers) snacks & refreshments available on the day Date announced for 2020 Keep looking closer to the
leyburn road, Hunton DL8 1QB
Sat 7 Nov

Circus extraordinary

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Roll up roll up circus extraordinary is visiting kirkham as part of our first ever 2020 uk tour featuring the greatest all human talents from across the globe including the adrenaline team globe of
Kirkham wyngate house farm freckleton road kirkham preston PR4 3RB
Tue 27 Oct to Thu 29 Oct

Christmas Craft & Gift Market - Lowther Pavilion

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Christmas Craft & Gift Market - Lowther Pavilion Our Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes - perfect for finding that speacial Christmas present!
West Beach, Lytham FY8 5QQ
Sat 14 Nov

Autumn Fair

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Raffles; tombolas; crafts; games; cakes
St John’s Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham (opposite the Windmill) FY8 5EX
Sat 14 Nov

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

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Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening THE PHYSICAL LECTURES ARE POSTPONED FOR NOW DUE TO THE PRESENT SITUATION, BUT WE ARE OFFERING THEM OVER THE PHONE INSTEAD SO PLEASE RING TO ARRANGE A SUITABLE TIME.
Quaker Meeting Room, 189 St George’s Road PR1 6NQ
Sun 1 Nov, Sun 22 Nov

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