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More details - Byers Green Fun Day
Byers Green Fun Day (similar to Carnival) is held on the Village Green from 12 o clock until 4 p.m. We have market stalls and a variety of goods oin display.
Byers Green Village Green
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Martin Mor, Matt Stellingwerf, and host Lou Conran
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Turbinia in Newton Aycliffe on July 4th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Turbinia, Sid Chaplin Drive, Newton Aycliffe
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Mick Neven, Archie Maddocks, and ho
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on July 20th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Mick Neven, Archie Maddocks, and host Barry Dodds Show details: Mick Neven (Replacing Tom Houghton, who will appear later in the year) - “Mick Neven’s stand-up is so slick...
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland
Fri 20 Jul

More details - The Durham Singers: Sing unto the Lord
Joyful psalm settings by British and German composers, based around the psalms texts ’O Sing unto the Lord’.
St Brandon’s Church, Brancepeth
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Polemonium Plantery Open Garden
A series of garden rooms reveal a cottage garden, Yard garden, Pergola garden and secret garden, Managed organically and with 5 national plant collections. Children’s treasure hunt, small plant nursery and traidcraft shop, organic cream teas and refreshments
28 Sunnyside Terrace Trimdon Grange TRIMDON STATION County Durham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Stockton and Darlington Railway – train suite gig
On the 27 September 1825, large crowds saw Locomotion No 1 slowly move forward, with George Stephenson at the controls, pulling 12 wagons of coal and flour, 14 wagons full of workmen and six wagons of guests, and symbolically pulled the world into the mass transport era of the railway age.
Locomotion National Rail Museum, Shildon
Sat 14 Jul

More details - charitable art and book event
Join us at Newton Aycliffe, to take a look at all our artwork, we have a wide range of different styles of art and also a free book giveaway for all visitors. Preservation and Promotion of the Arts (PAPOA) is an incorporated charitable organisation with a number of concerns.
Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe
Tue 26 Jun to Thu 28 Jun

More details - Bach and Brass (part of the BRASS Festival)
Durham Cathedral Choir is joined by leading period instrument orchestra St. James’ Baroque, for an evening of Bach in the stunning acoustic of Durham Cathedral.  The programme includes two masterpieces that showcase Bach’s brilliant and virtuosic use of brass instruments, the Brandenburg Concerto No.
Durham Cathederal
Fri 20 Jul

More details - St Margaret's Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres of 82 allotments against the spectacular backdrop of Durham Cathedral. This site has been cultivated since the Middle Ages, and was saved from development 25yrs ago, allowing a number of enthusiastic gardeners to develop plots which display a great variety of fruit, vegetables and flowers.
St Margaret’s Allotments, Durham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Family Night
Come along to our monthly family night! From 7:00pm til 10:00pm. Activities can include bouncy castle, soft play, table tennis, badminton, football, etc. Unfortunately we are no longer able to offer roller skating as part of this. Fully licensed bar open for adults and food available.
Spectrum Leisure Centre, Hunwick Lane, Willington
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 4 Aug

More details - BRASS Loops (part of the BRASS Festival)
Live looping is the recording and playback of a piece of music in real-time for a live audience. It has become extremely popular in recent years as it allows a solo musician to create amazing multi-part performances.
Durham Town Hall, Market Place, Durham
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Women and Brass
Start as we mean to go on Opening the Festivals’ women and brass celebration we pay tribute to the legendary bandleader Ivy Benson. Her all-female band overcame scepticism and prejudice to become one of the most popular and famous dance bands during the war years and beyond.
bandleader Ivy Benson. Her all-female band overcame scepticism and prejudice to become one of the most popular and famous dance bands during the war years and beyond. Original Ivy Benson band member Chrissy Lee brings her dynamic all-female big band featuring many of the UK’s leading female jazz stars to salute Ivy’s pioneering spirit. Our celebration will also include internet sensation and Swedish Jazz trumpet star Gunhild Carling whose high energy performances and remarkable multi-instrument
Fri 13 Jul

More details - BRASS goes to Hollywood
Join the Scottish Swing Orchestra and the BRASS Hollywood Chorus for swing versions of great Hollywood tunes.  Featured movies include The Sound of Music, Chicago, Singin’ in the Rain, Hairspray and La La Land.
Gala Theatre, Durham
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The James Morrison Quartet (part of BRASS Festival)
Australian trumpeter James Morrison is one of the worlds most in-demand jazz musicians.  He is a true virtuoso, besides the trumpet, he excels on piano, double bass, saxophone and all brass instruments. Last summer James starred at the BBC Proms’ tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie.
Gala Theatre
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Brass for Sir Bobby
Sir Bobby Robson was a great lover of swing music, his Desert Island Discs appearances featured the likes of Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and Peggy Lee.
Durham Miners Association, 8 Flass Street, Durham
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Wharton Park Amphitheatre, Framwellgate Peth
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Durham Race for Life 5K
Race for Life brings thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research into all 200 types of cancer. Sign up or help us spread the word. This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.
St Leonards Sports Fields, County Hall, Durham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Street Celidh's (part of the BRASS Festival)
Scottish street band Reel Brass will be bringing a whole new dimension to the traditional celidh by taking it to the street. Expect vibrant and brassy versions of traditional Celidh favourites and more.
Various venues: Peterlee (Shotton Hall), Crook (Glenholme Park), Chester-le-Street (Civic Centre), Spennymoor (Jubilee Park), Aycliffe (Town Park), Durham City (Wharton Park)
Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Big BRASS Bash (part of the BRASS Festival)
Big BRASS Bash The Big BRASS Bash returns to bring free concerts to communities across County Durham in July 2018. Tuesday 17 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Glenholme Park, Crook Wednesday 18 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Timothy Hackworth Park, Shildon Thursday 19 July  6.00pm – 9.
Tuesday 17 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Glenholme Park, Crook Wednesday 18 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Timothy Hackworth Park, Shildon Thursday 19 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Jubilee Park, Spennymoor Friday 20 July  6.00pm – 9.00pm at Town Park, Aycliffe
Mon 16 Jul to Fri 20 Jul

More details - The Fold - Open Garden for NGS
Garden, approx ½ acre created over 20 years in an area that had been extensively mined. It stands at 700ft and enjoys splendid views over countryside. Herbaceous borders, alpine bed, island beds, ponds, numerous mature trees and small roof garden.
The Fold, Stanley Crook
Fri 6 Jul and Sat 7 Jul

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Danny Posthill, George Rigden, and host Rick Molland
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Smiths Arms in Carlton on June 26th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Danny Posthill, George Rigden, and host Rick Molland Show details: Danny Posthill - Britain’s Got Talent finalist.
The Smiths Arms, Carlton Village, Carlton
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Wind Mill Village Fete for Parkinson's UK
Village Fete fundraising for Parkinson’s UK A fun family day out only 10 minutes from Bishop Auckland Lots of food & drink, cakes, kid’s games, high-value raffle, live music, local craft brewery, huge tombola, local artisans, jewellery and a fabulous plant stall FREE ENTRY, plus 1 FREE tea, coffee or
Wind Mill Village, near Hamsterley and Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Durham Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Climax Blues Band - it’s been a long road, but one thing for sure is that the Climax Blues Band of today carries the same standard of quality as it did when the band formed back in the late 60s!
Rainton Meadows Arena, Rainton Meadows, Mercantile Rd, Houghton le Spring
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hilarity Bites presents Tom Taylor & Matt Winning
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Old English Gentleman in Darlington on July 8th 2018 2018: Hilarity Bites presents Tom Taylor & Matt Winning Show details: As part of Darlington Comedy Festival. Tom Taylor: Abridged (Work in Progress) - As heard on BBC Radio 4.
Old English Gentleman, Bondgate, Darlingotn
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hilarity Bites presents Scott Bennett & Hal Branson
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Old English Gentleman in Darlington on July 10th 2018: Hilarity Bites presents Scott Bennett & Hal Branson Show details: As part of Darlington Comedy Festival.
Old English Gentleman, Bondgate, Darlingotn
Tue 10 Jul

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