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More details - Zippos Cirque Berserk!
FIRST TIME HERE. NOW IN ITS FIFTH THRILLING YEAR! Direct from a string of sold-out seasons in London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and the West End, Britain’s favourite contemporary thrill circus is on tour to amaze and entertain the nation.
Tyne Theatre & Opera House, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
Thu 21 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pretty Muddy - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events, which includes Pretty Muddy, raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Race for Life Pretty Muddy is a brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Pretty Muddy KIDS - Newcastle
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant, brand new muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Race for Life (5k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and can choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Race for Life (10k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. If you have taken part in a 5k Race for Life before, maybe this year you want to up the challenge?
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle on Tyne - Open Garden for NGS
The landscaped gardens of the purpose-built Marie Curie Hospice overlook the Tyne and Gateshead and offer a beautiful, tranquil place for patients and visitors to sit and chat. Rooms open onto a patio garden with gazebo and fountain. There are climbing roses, evergreens and herbaceous perennials.
Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle on Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Old King Coal at Beamish Museum
Now in its sixth year, Old King Coal celebrates the rich mining history of the North East. From banner parades to brass bands and everything in between, this event will celebrate the rich mining history of the North East.
Beamish Museum Beamish
Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Quoits Weekend
Competitors from The Quoits Association will play the traditional game in The Pit Village at Beamish Museum on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July. The sporting event, which is similar to the game hoopla, has been associated with mining communities for many years.
Beamish Museum Beamish
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Wind in Your Sails at Beamish Museum
Visit Beamish Museum to celebrate the science and engineering of the North East, from the past and from the present day.
Beamish Museum Beamish
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Festival of 50s at Beamish Museum
Dance the day away to live music, treat yourself to a 50s hairdo or simply enjoy a milkshake in the sun at the Festival of 50s this summer at Beamish Museum.
Beamish Museum Beamish
Thu 12 Jul to Sun 15 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Seaton Delaval Hall - Front of Hall Talks
Seaton Delaval Hall’s expert guides invite you to discover the history of the flamboyant Delaval family and the tale behind Vanbrugh’s architectural gem.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Today to Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Wed 4 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Garden talks
Join us every Monday from 26 February to find out what’s going on in the gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Meet a member of our expert team, find out what’s in bloom and learn more about the gardens and the landscape surrounding the hall. Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Today, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Make and do: Every Sunday
Come along to our free children’s craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts for loved ones, a new toy to keep yourself or an exciting piece of artwork! Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Delaval Discoveries Walk
Join our expert guides on this new walk of the estate and hear how the Delaval family made their fortunes from salt, coal and glass. This four mile walk is four miles and takes 2 1/2 to 3 hours to complete.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Front of Hall Talks
Seaton Delaval Hall’s expert guides invite you to discover the history of the flamboyant Delaval family and the tale behind Vanbrugh’s architectural gem.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Wed 11 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Wed 18 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Wed 25 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Wed 1 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Wed 8 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Wed 15 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Wed 22 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Make and do: Every Sunday
Come along to our free children’s craft activity, where you can make interesting items for gifts for loved ones, a new toy to keep yourself or an exciting piece of artwork! Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Seaton Delaval Hall - Garden talks
Join us every Monday from 26 February to find out what’s going on in the gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Meet a member of our expert team, find out what’s in bloom and learn more about the gardens and the landscape surrounding the hall. Booking Not Needed.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval
Mon 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Dave Gibb at Cramlington Folk Club
Dave Gibb
Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Cramlington Folk Club Present  David Gibb
A 2nd visit for David a singer song writer from just over the boarder
Benedictine Social Centre,Glenluce Dr,Cramlington
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Sunjay at Cramlington Folk Club
Sunjay
Benedictine Social Centre, Glenluce Drive, Cramlington
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Gibside - History tour
Join a history tour to hear all about Gibside and how it came to be. The vision of coal baron George Bowes, Gibside is one of the few surviving 18th century designed landscape gardens. It was fashioned with two things in mind: spectacular views and ’wow’ moments.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today, Fri 22 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Gibside - The orangery urns by Andrew Burton
Sculptor Andrew Burton has researched the tempestuous story of Mary Eleanor’s second marriage to Andrew Robinson "Stoney" Bowes as well as looked at the original urns that once graced Mary Eleanor Bowes’ original orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Gibside - Your sweetest empire is to please by Fiona Curran
Delve into Gibside’s past through a new and exciting installation by mixed media artist Fiona Curran and visit her architectural folly by the Orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Gibside - Outdoor Theatre:  A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare’s comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life in a funny and exuberant production. Four young, unsuspecting lovers become entangled in a magical affray and soon no mortals are safe in those bewitching woods outside Athens. Booking Essential. Phone: 01207 541820.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Gibside - Health Walk
It’s been proven that getting outdoors for a relaxing stroll can improve your health and wellbeing. So how about joining in a Health Walk every Wednesday from 11am. You can meet a guide at Visitor Reception for a walk around the grounds, as well as meet new people.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Gibside - Gibside Sewing Group
Whether you are new to sewing or have been doing it as long as you can remember, the Gibside Sewing Group meet weekly and everyone is welcome. The Gibside Sewing Group meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am in the main caf.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Gibside - Gibside Pub
Gibside Pub can be found inside the main caf every Friday and Saturday evening until 9pm. And although it may be on the small side, it is nestled within an 18th-century garden as well as being the only pub in the village. Inside you’ll find Wylam Brewery ales on tap, lager, wine, cider and soft drinks available.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Gibside - Gibside summer nights
Explore Gibside after hours. The summer sun and lighter nights are ideal for longer adventures, so we’re opening the whole estate until late. Stroll around this eighteenth-century landscape garden while the sun sets, celebrate history through two contemporary art installations and down your picnic blanket.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Gibside - Pond Dipping
Discover what’s living below the surface of a pond. We have nets, underwater cameras and experts on hand so you’ll have everything you need to discover the wildlife living below the surface. Maybe you’ll see a rare great crested newt. Booking Essential. Phone: 01207 541820.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Gibside - parkrun
Whether you’re new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am. It’s an opportunity to enjoy running in a historic garden where the background noise includes birdsong, perhaps a lawnmower or two, and not much else.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Gibside - Great Run Local
Gibside is delighted to host Great Run Local who organise free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Sunday throughout the year.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Gibside - Music and Evensong in the Chapel
Enjoy the fantastic acoustics of Gibside Chapel with live music from local performers and choirs (1.30 - 2.30pm) followed by a traditional Anglican service (3pm). Free entry. Booking Not Needed.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Little Women
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Gibside, Burnopfield
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Gibside - Outdoor Theatre:  Little Women
Gibside and Chapterhouse Theatre Company are proud to present Louise May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women, brought to life within Gibside’s Georgian walled garden. Little Women is the timeless story of four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - and their life during the Civil War in America.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Gibside - Showcase night
Every month we open up the floor at Gibside Pub for Showcase night. Whether you’re simply looking for somewhere to relax and be entertained, or you happen to be a budding musician and would like to show off your talents this could be for you.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Gibside - Your sweetest empire is to please by Fiona Curran
Delve into Gibside’s past through a new and exciting installation by mixed media artist Fiona Curran and visit her architectural folly by the Orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - The orangery urns by Andrew Burton
Sculptor Andrew Burton has researched the tempestuous story of Mary Eleanor’s second marriage to Andrew Robinson "Stoney" Bowes as well as looked at the original urns that once graced Mary Eleanor Bowes’ original orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - Gibside Pub
Gibside Pub can be found inside the main caf every Friday and Saturday evening until 9pm. And although it may be on the small side, it is nestled within an 18th-century garden as well as being the only pub in the village. Inside you’ll find Wylam Brewery ales on tap, lager, wine, cider and soft drinks available.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - Gibside summer nights
Explore Gibside after hours. The summer sun and lighter nights are ideal for longer adventures, so we’re opening the whole estate until late. Stroll around this eighteenth-century landscape garden while the sun sets, celebrate history through two contemporary art installations and down your picnic blanket.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - parkrun
Whether you’re new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am. It’s an opportunity to enjoy running in a historic garden where the background noise includes birdsong, perhaps a lawnmower or two, and not much else.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

More details - Gibside - Great Run Local
Gibside is delighted to host Great Run Local who organise free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Sunday throughout the year.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Gibside - Music on the Avenue: Newcastle Concert Band
Spend a lazy afternoon enjoying a relaxed summer concert on the Avenue. Perfect for picnicking. With big band music and tunes from the shows, you’re sure to hear some of your favourites. We recommend bringing along your own folding chairs or picnic blankets. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 15 Jul

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