What's On In and Around Washington

Today to Wed 7 Sep, by distance closest first.

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
Thu 11 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

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

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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
Fri 2 Sep to Sun 2 Oct
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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

Brandy Clark

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CMA Award winning artist Brandy Clark comes to Sunderland! A 10x Grammy nominee and CMA Award-winning artist, Brandy Clark is one of her generation’s most respected songwriters and musicians.
The Fire Station, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3HA
Tue 6 Sep

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

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.
Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street SR6 8HS
Sun 4 Sep

North Sea Pelagic Cruise

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Join marine expert Martin Kitching of Northern Experience Wildlife Tours for a four-hour pelagic boat trip on the North Sea. We hope to see dolphins, porpoises and sea birds.
Royal Quays Marina, Albert Edward Dock, Coble dene Road, North Shields NE29 6DU
Tue 23 Aug, Wed 7 Sep

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

Foraging Walk

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Foraging Walk 3 hour guided foraging walk at Dalton Moor Farm. Free Wild Food for life! You will learn all about how to forage safely, responsibly and legally.
Dalton Moor Farm Off Truro Avenue, MURTON, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 20 Aug
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Introduction to Foraging

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Introduction to Foraging Fun and informative three hour guided walk led by Jenny, proprietor of Dalton Moor Farm School of Sustainable Living and Wellbeing, fruit grower and harvester of wild foods, who will introduce you to
Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton le Dale, Seaham SR7 9JY
Sat 20 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

Mat Hatter Character @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Are you Mad as a Hatter? Then head down to meet our special guest on Saturday 20th August at 1pm. Best 3 photos will win a prize so don't forget your cameras.
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 20 Aug

Sonic Character Visit @ Ocean Beach South Shields

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Come along and meet our sonic character at Ocean Beach on Saturday 27th August. Make sure you get a selfie with him, best 3 photos win a prize!
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Sea Road South Shields NE33 2LD
Sat 27 Aug

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

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

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

Tales From Around The World at Durham University Botanic Garden

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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
Thu 25 Aug

Terrific Trees at Durham University Botanic Garden

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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
Thu 1 Sep to Fri 30 Sep

Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt

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Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt 50 years of live music at Cramlington Folk Club • Tom McConville and Andy Watt
The Benedictine Social Centre, Southfield Green, Cramlington, Northumberland NE23 6YA
Wed 31 Aug

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