What's On In and Around Stanley

Today to Thu 15 Sep, by distance closest first.

The Shodyessey

Troy – Something BC. A young bull herder accidently eats a golden apple. Three Goddesses aren’t happy. And then 10 years later a city burns.
Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont St, Hexham NE46 3LS Details >
Sat 10 Sep

Turning Pedals Into Poems

Join poet, writer and cyclist Caroline Burrows (VerseCycle) for an evening of poetry, facilitated by Cycling Minds.
Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont St, Hexham NE46 3LS Details >
Tue 13 Sep

These Hills are Ours

Presented by ARC Stockton, Daniel Bye and Boff Whalley by Daniel Bye and Boff Whalley Do you ever want to run away from it all?
Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont St, Hexham NE46 3LS Details >
Wed 14 Sep

Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum

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 Details >
Today to Tue 30 Aug

Ladyboys of Bangkok - Summer of Fun Tour 2022! - Newcastle

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet, SUMMER OF FUN! Lets make 2022 a “Summer of Fun” with 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls...
The Sabai Pavilion, Times Square, Newcastle NE1 4EP Details >
Fri 2 Sep to Sun 2 Oct
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Great North Run

Join Britain's biggest Half Marathon with a Kidscan charity place! Run from Newcastle to South Shields past fantastic landmarks alongside some of the most famous runners.
Newcastle NE1 1AP Details >
Sun 11 Sep

Great North Run 2022

Take on the biggest half marathon in the world along the famous 13.1 mile route, and raise vital funds to support missing people and their families.
Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields, England, UK NE1 1AA Details >
Sun 11 Sep

Marvellous Mini Beasts at Durham University Botanic Garden

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 Details >
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Tales From Around The World at Durham University Botanic Garden

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 Details >
Thu 25 Aug

Terrific Trees at Durham University Botanic Garden

Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what Terrific Trees 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 Details >
Thu 1 Sep to Fri 30 Sep

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Tom Houghton & Clayton Jones

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 Details >
Fri 19 Aug

Live Pro Wrestling at Bowburn Community Centre

Looking for a thrilling live event to take the kids to this summer which won't break the bank? Well look no further!
Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn NE6 5AT Details >
Sat 10 Sep

Shildon Carnival 2022 Biggest free event in the North East

Shildon Carnival 2022 Biggest free event in the North East Shildon Carnival 2022 Biggest free event in the North East The biggest FREE event in the North East featuring FREE human torch ..
Hackworth Park Shildon County Durham DL4 1DL Details >
Sat 10 Sep and Sun 11 Sep
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Urban

Urban The technique this week is BUILD! Our Journey in Colour arrives in Hong Kong where we explore the greys found in cityscapes. Let’s reach for the sky and build some awesome 3D cityscapes.
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8NP Details >
Today

LEGO® Wedo 2 Robotics and Coding Workshop

LEGO® Wedo 2 Robotics and Coding Workshop Take part in a 90 minute session exploring coding and make a moving LEGO® vehicle to race in the galleries. A popular and competitive workshop designed for children over the age of 6.
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8NP Details >
Sat 20 Aug, Sat 3 Sep

Delicate

Delicate The technique this week is PRINT! Our Journey in Colour arrives in Japan where we explore delicate colours found in plants and flowers.
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8NP Details >
Sat 20 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Thu 25 Aug

Bright

Bright The technique this week is GLOW! Our Journey in Colour arrives in the USA where we explore the bright lights and neons found in Las Vegas.
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8NP Details >
Sat 27 Aug, Tue 30 Aug to Thu 1 Sep

Conservation Crafts: bird boxes

Get organised to prepare for next year and make a nest box for a garden bird using our flat packs and take the box away with you.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU Details >
Today

Family Tracks and Signs

Learn about clues left behind by animals and have fun being a nature detective seeing if you can spot signs of wildlife. Suitable for age 4 and over.
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU Details >
Tue 23 Aug, Thu 25 Aug

Family Den Building

Join us at Northumberlandia for a fun family morning building shelters using natural materials and tarpaulin. Your dens will then be put to the weather test!
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington NE23 8AU Details >
Tue 23 Aug

Things to do in Stanley