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More details - Upper Dales Family History Group
Gill Parkes - And the bride wore… Gill Parkes is an archivist at Durham County Record Office who has selected group photographs of weddings from the archives to illustrate the changing fashions of the day and weddings across a wide social range, with some of the stories of the families in the photographs.
Fremington Sunday School, near Reeth
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Friends of Swaledale Museum talk
Christine Hallas, ‘The Garths of Crackpot, A Swaledale Yeoman Family’. This lecture is based on five Day Books of the Swaledale Garths who lived at Crackpot farm and later at their newly built house, Haverdale House. The first Book was started in 1795 though there is a reference to possible earlier Day Books.
Swaledale Museum, The Green, Reeth
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Visit to Grinton Smelt Mill
Join one of two guided tours of the Grinton smelt mill site in Swaledale, the only uninhabited lead smelting mill still with its roof on.
Swaledale Museum, The Green, Reeth
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Friends of Swaledale Museum talk
Helen Bainbridge, ‘A Little Country in Itself - Ingilby and Hartley’s Swaledale’ This lecture is part of the celebrations connected with the 50th anniversary of the publication of Marie Hartley and Joan Ingilby’s Life and Tradition in the Dales (1968).
Swaledale Museum, The Green, Reeth
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Richmond Castle, Tower Street, Richmond
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Chic Vintique Fair
Chic Vintique Vintage & Craft fairs offer something for everyone whose passion is vintage, retro and collectables or gifts, crafts, jewellery and cards.......and much more! There is a vintage tearoom offering a selection of delicious cakes and a hot/cold drink served on fine china and with linen table cloths.
Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Millgate House - Open Garden for NGS
SE walled town garden overlooking R Swale. Although small, the garden is full of character, enchantingly secluded with plants and shrubs. Foliage plants incl ferns and hostas. Old roses, interesting selection of clematis, small trees and shrubs. RHS associate garden. Immensely stylish, national award-winning garden.
Millgate House, Richmond
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Crafted By Hand
Contemporary design led art and craft fair. 42 exhibitors showing craft, art and design of the highest quality, including jewellery, ceramics, glass, sculpture, printmaking, artist books. Showcase stands at this event focus on ceramics. Look out for the demo stands where you can watch or learn new skills.
Masham Town Hall, Masham
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Drummer Boy Story Circle
An evening of storytelling. 10 minute tales told from memory. Bring one to share or just come and enjoy a drink and listen.. Free admission all welcome
The Buck Hotel Newbiggin Richmond
Mon 25 Jun

More details - The Bubble Wizard comes to Lightwater Valley
The marvellous Bubble Wizard will be at Lightwater Valley from the 25th – 29th July to wow, thrill and amaze you with his ability to make bubbles as teeny as an ant or as large as an elephant!
Lightwater Valley Theme Park North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Mon 25 Jun to Fri 29 Jun

More details - Handcrafted Boutique Fairs
Artisan bespoke craft fairs with selected crafters from around the north east
Town Hall Northallerton
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Allyson June Smith & Jamie Dalgleish
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Tithe Bar in Northallerton on July 5th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Tithe Bar, 2 Friarage Street, Northallerton
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Berliner Philharmoniker - Sir Simon Rattle's Farewell Concert (12A)
Looking back Rattle says, ’I felt that I was finding my voice on that day’. Mahler’s multifaceted work is again on the programme when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Glyndebourne live : Madama Butterfly (12A)
Bursting with exotic colour and memorable melodies, Puccini’s seductive score conceals a dramatic blade that cuts to the heart. Blending authentic Japanese music with luscious European harmonies and orchestration, the opera is an irresistible fusion of East and West.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 21 Jun

More details - An American in Paris, the musical encore screening
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Fri 22 Jun

More details - George Egg "DIY Chef”
Direct from total sell outs at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Brighton Fringe 2017, and following sell out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2015 and 2016 plus a sell-out UK tour, award winning (Spirit of The Fringe 2015) comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a brand new show demonstrating more live cooking
The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Beginners Basic Ballroom lesson, part of Barnard Castle's 1940s weekend
Join us at The Witham for some of Barnard Castle’s 1940s’ weekend and learn some basic ballroom! The Glitterball awaits! Come along with a dance partner or meet one at the class! Whirl away the hour learning the basic moves to the classic ballroom styles including Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot and Tango.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The East Pointers
The East Pointers write about real life, sketching out its joys and sorrows in vivid strokes. The East Pointers - fiddler/singer Tim Chaisson, banjoist Koady Chaisson and guitarist Jake Charron – have spent the last two years touring Canada, the US, the UK, and Australia in support of their JUNO Award winning album,...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Handcrafted Boutique Fairs
Artisan bespoke craft fairs from selected crafters from around the north east
Witham Hall Barnard Castle
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Everybody's Talking about Jamie (12A) live screening
nspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 5 Jul

More details - NTL encore : Macbeth (12A)
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Directed by Rufus Norris.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Of Life and Land, exhibition by Lucy Saggers
Of Life & Land is a captivating, contemporary, photographic exhibition chronicling life in the Yorkshire village of Ampleforth. Featuring residents, both old and young, going about their everyday lives and work, the photographs are raw, honest and exceptionally beautiful.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 5 Jul to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Minibeast Adventure
Explore the world beneath your feet with Ecologist Rachel Clarke – learn more about the minibeast and enjoy a craft inspired by what we can find in the Meadow. This workshop is aimed at age 4+ and their families, but all ages are welcome.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 7 Jul

More details - National Hay Meadow Day
To celebrate our new Hay Meadow interpretation trail, we are working with the wonderful Neil ’Mr Hayrake’ Diment. He will be in the meadow from 11am giving talks and scything demonstrations.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Drystones
The Drystones are a young (just 21) lively folk duo from Priddy in Somerset playing violin, guitar and whistle, who have made a big splash since they formed in July 11.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Edinburgh Festival Preview Day 1
An evening packed with four separate full one hour Edinburgh Preview shows from award winning TV comedians (Nish Kumar, Alex Edelman, Lucy Pearman & Steve Bugeja). 5.00pm – Nish Kumar (£7) 6.30pm – Alex Edelman (£6) 8.00pm – Lucy Pearman (£6) 9.30pm – Steve Bugeja (£6)
The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Daily abbey and water garden tours
A tale of two parts, revisit the abbey’s monastic past before experiencing the Georgian splendour of the water garden.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! Art in the garden trail
Pick up a map to explore the follies and let your creativity run wild! There’s art in the garden but it’s not paintings, and it’s not in a gallery...The artworks are in the garden and they’re just for fun - we call them follies. Use this map to explore!
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Weaving at Swanley Grange
Weaving is a way of producing cloth by interlacing yarns at right angles. There are many methods of weaving. Come and look at the different looms we have for you to experiment on. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! 2018
Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary... See the lost follies of the water garden re-imagined by artists and architects. Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary...
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Deer watch
Come and explore the deer park with our guides this summer. Walk with us through our centuries old deer park to see the beautiful summer coats of the Red, Fallow and Sika deer. Spot the recently born fawns and calves. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Summer in the herb garden
Meet Rosemary, Angelica and Rose in the hidden herb garden opposite Fountains Hall. Pam will offer some sage and thymely advice to help you get to know these and other members of the herb family that grow in this little garden in Summer. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Tue 26 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Natural dye at Swanley Grange
Come along to watch this natural wool dyeing process, which has more than a hint of magic and alchemy about it. We will be gathering and using natural materials from the medieval garden at Swanley Grange and woodland to dye wool in amazing colours.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! 2018
Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary... See the lost follies of the water garden re-imagined by artists and architects. Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary...
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! Art in the garden trail
Pick up a map to explore the follies and let your creativity run wild! There’s art in the garden but it’s not paintings, and it’s not in a gallery...The artworks are in the garden and they’re just for fun - we call them follies. Use this map to explore!
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Daily abbey and water garden tours
A tale of two parts, revisit the abbey’s monastic past before experiencing the Georgian splendour of the water garden.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Fascinating nature facts
Enjoy a walk bursting with interesting facts about nature on the estate. From poisonous plants to ingenious ways nature is used, your guide Mike will astound you with fascinating facts and amusing anecdotes as you walk around this beautiful estate. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Barnard Castle 1940s Weekend
A weekend of living history, celebrating the cameraderie, costume, vehicles and music of the period. Wartime re-enactment, 1940s entertainment, vintage fair and historical displays. Outdoor events are free entry. Pre-1950 vehicles and re-enactment groups welcome but must pre-register.
Woodleigh, Flatts Road, Barnard Castle
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Brimham Photo Challenge - Lighting the Rocks
Every now and then the contrast on the rocks is just too much and a carefully placed flash is essential. Join the Brimham Photographic Society for this session to try out lighting the rocks from different angles. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Today

More details - Brimham Rocks - Geology Walk
This is a treat for the geology enthusiast. Come along for the 90 minute walk to find out the detail about how Brimham came to be and get taken around the weird and wonderful rocks. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Family Funteering
Are you looking for some family fun that can also benefit a place you love' Join our rangers for a day in the great outdoors, learning traditional countryside crafts and experience the site in a different way.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Brimham Rocks - Brimham Photo Challenge - Macro Photography
Summer is the best time to capture close -ups of our flowers, moor heather and wildlife coming out along with the nice weather. Come along and join Brimham Photographic Society in this search for mini-wonders. Booking Not Needed.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Gardens On The Green - Open Garden for NGS
A variety of village gardens of different sizes and aspects on the village green. . These include a courtyard garden and formal and cottage gardens. There are lovely views of the River Tees from some gardens. Two of the gardens are previous winners in the Darlington in Bloom competition.
Gardens On The Green, Darlington
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Planet Circus the wow factor!!
Planet Circus The Wow Factor!!! This year’s super show features: The world’s most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death, with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph, this act has to be seen to be believed.
FARMERS FIELD DARLINGTON
Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Hilarity Bites presents Gary Delaney & Rob Rouse
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bannatyne Hotel in Darlington on July 16th 2018: Hilarity Bites presents Gary Delaney & Rob Rouse Show details: As part of Darlington Comedy Festival.
Bannatyne Hotel, Southend Avenue, Darlington
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Evening Racing at Ripon Racecourse
Join us for an evening of quality racing and music at Ripon Racecourse.
The Racecourse, Boroughbridge Road, Ripon
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Ladies Day at Ripon Races
An afternoon of racing, glitz and glamour at Ripon Racecourse - the ’Royal Ascot of the North’
Boroughbridge Road, Ripon
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Annual Festival Show “A Panorama of Movement & Dance”
Annual Festival Show of Movement and Dance, featuring participants from all over the North East, from children to mature movers, including performances fresh from the national festival show at Birmingham Symphony Hall. A colourful display of dance and movement, to a variety of music.
Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hilarity Bites New Act Competition 2018 - Heat Two
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on June 18th 2018: Hilarity Bites New Act Competition 2018 - Heat Two Show details: From June-August 2018 the Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year competition returns, for the eleventh year, as the North-East’s biggest and longest running comedy
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington
Today

More details - Hilarity Bites New Act Competition 2018 - Heat Three
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on June 25th 2018: Hilarity Bites New Act Competition 2018 - Heat Three Show details: From June-August 2018 the Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year competition returns, for the eleventh year, as the North-East’s biggest and longest running comedy
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington
Mon 25 Jun

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