What's On In and Around Peterlee

Today to Thu 8 Sep by date within - 20 + miles

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
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Come and play trains!

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Join us for an hour of train filled fun, perfect for mini train fans. We’ll be filling the main hall with a giant hands-on train track, electric trains, a ride on train and a train slide.
Barley Mow Village Hall, Bedford Ave, Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 2AJ
Today

Tees Valley Response Award Self-portrait, Periskepsi

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Gail Henderson makes abstract self-portraits that visualise her psychological reality. Her works Sibilla 2012 and Salmacis 2012 were acquired for the Middlesbrough Collection through the Tees Valley...
Centre Square TS1 2AZ
Today to Fri 2 Sep

The Story of the Middlesbrough Collection

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The story of the Middlesbrough Collection is told through a new display that charts the many phases of the collection and acknowledges those who have been involved in assembling it over 100 years.
Centre Square TS1 2AZ
Today to Fri 2 Sep

Lubna Chowdhary, Erratics

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Erratics includes Chowdhary’s recent paintings, sculptures and installations made from ceramic, wood and industrial materials.
Centre Square TS1 2AZ
Today to Fri 2 Sep

MIMA MAKING Packs

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Pick up an inspiring bag of goodies for making and inventing to take away or enjoy in MIMA.
Centre Square TS1 2AZ
Today to Fri 2 Sep

Adventure Den Kits

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Make your own imaginative space in the MIMA Garden with our Adventure Den Kits.
Centre Square TS1 2AZ
Today to Fri 2 Sep

The Tortoise & The Hare: A Suitcase Story

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Kitchen Zoo travel around with their suitcase of stories, spinning yarns and telling tales. What will come out of the suitcase today? It’s the Tortoise and the Hare.
ARC Stockton Arts Centre, Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1LL
Today to Sat 13 Aug

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

This Show is Rubbish

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Wave is only ten years old. The planet only has ten years left. Not every kid saves up for a litter picker. Or decides to clean every beach in the world (starting with Newcastle). Or talks to ducks.
Alphabetti Theatre, St. James’ Boulevard, Newcastle NE1 4HP
Today to Sat 13 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
Today

Dovecot Live Lounge - Finlay Dobing

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Dovecot Live Lounge goes from strength to strength and continues to be the best place to go for a Friday night out in Middlesbrough for live music.
Dovecot Bar, 117-119 Linthorpe Road TS1 5DD
Fri 12 Aug

Middlesbrough FC Foundation's 'Boro Bus' at Teesside Park

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The Middlesbrough Football Club (MFC) Foundation will be bringing its ‘Boro Bus’ to Teesside Park this August, giving visitors the opportunity to hop on and enjoy some fun free activities.
Teesside Park TS17 7BW
Fri 12 Aug

Weave a Willow Dragonfly

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Spend a morning relaxing in the magical classroom at The School of Sustainable Living & Wellbeing. Learn to weave a beautiful large Willow Dragonfly to take home for your home or garden.
Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton le Dale, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 13 Aug

Dovecot Live Lounge - Saturday special in the sun

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Make the most of the weather this weekend! Come and enjoy the fun in the sun with live music from your favourite Anthony Chisman Music, on the Dovecot Garden Stage 2pm - 4pm.
Dovecot Bar, 117-119 Linthorpe Road TS1 5DD
Sat 13 Aug

Minion Character @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Our marvellous minion character will be visiting us for 1 hour on Saturday 13th August. Watch out for him and don't forget to take your photo with him as the best 3 will win a prize!
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 13 Aug

Trainmaster Gateshead Metrocentre

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Come and play trains with us at the Metrocentre's Community Hub! Let us help you make your trip to the Centre easier with activities to keep your child(ren) (accompanied by an adult!
Metrocentre Community Hub, Upper Green Mall, Metrocentre, Gateshead NE11 9YG
Sat 13 Aug

Best Sunday Lunch

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Treat yourself this Sunday to one of our amazing roasts for just £10.95. Choose from chicken, beef, pork, gammon or try one of our vegan options.
Dovecot Bar & Kitchen, 117-119 Linthorpe Road TS1 5DD
Sun 14 Aug, Sun 21 Aug, Sun 28 Aug, Sun 4 Sep

Time to hit the BeachFest at Dalton Park!

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A free, two-week beach bonanza to celebrate the great British seaside will launch at Dalton Park on Monday 15th August.
Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Destination, Church St, Murton, Seaham SR7 9HU
Mon 15 Aug to Mon 29 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

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