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Cornish on Tyneside

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Just off Newcastle’s bustling high street is St Mary’s Place, a quiet road connecting the city’s two universities, where Norman Cornish’s work has been exhibited regularly ...

Hilarity Bites presents... Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey? (Tour warm-up)

Seen, Darlington

To buy tickets for this, or any of the shows coming up at Hilarity Bites, visit the Hilarity Bites Box Office at http://shop.hilaritybites.co.uk. Tickets can also be bought ...

The Wedding Singer

Empire, Sunderland

It’s 1985. Hair is huge, greed is good and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart (Jon Robyns: Avenue Q, Legally Blonde) is New Jersey's favourite wedding singer. When his own fiancée ...

'A Forgotten Campaign'

Oriental Museum, Durham

11 November 2016 to 30 March 2017 From the mid-seventeenth century, Darfur was an independent Muslim kingdom in what is now western Sudan, ruled by a hereditary line of Sultans. ...

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the closure of North Road Works after 103 years of making and repairing locomotives. The exhibition brings together those memories as well as a range of photographs of the Works.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-15:30

Location: Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Station Road, Darlington, DL36ST

Out There: Our Post-War Public Art

Bessie Surtees House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Historic England presents 'Out There' - a celebration of England's fascinating yet forgotten national collection of public art. 'Out There' will shed light on the sculptures and structures created by pioneering artists between 1945 and 1985, long before the iconic Angel of the North was conceived. Many of these pieces have been lost, damaged, moved

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: Bessie Surtees House, 41-44 Sandhill, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 3JF

Castlegate Wants Your Unwanted Smellies!

Castlegate Shopping Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

DID YOU get some unwanted smellies for Christmas? Don’t let them go to waste – Castlegate wants them! Whether it’s lavender talcum powder from your great aunty or yet another lynx set from that annoying colleague, don’t just put them at the back of your airing cupboard, bring them down us. Tracey Surtees, Acting Centre Manager, said:

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 08:00-18:00

Location: Castlegate Shopping Centre, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS181BG

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A journey through three centuries and increasingly distant parts of the world

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18JA

Friend's Meeting House, Thirsk

meeting for worship, everyone welcome

Category: Religious Events
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Friend's Meeting House, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL

Alington House, Durham

everyone welcome

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00

Location: Alington House, 4 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3ET

Beat the January Blues in style - win a dream holiday to Mauritius!

intu Metrocentre, Gateshead

intu Metrocentre and Kuoni are offering visitors the chance to swap the January blues for sapphire skies and sparkling azure seas with a free competition to win a luxury holiday to tropical Mauritius. The lucky winner will kick start the new year in style with a fabulous seven night break for two people, including buffet breakfast and evening

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: intu Metrocentre, intu Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9YG

The Pied Piper

The Forum, Northallerton

Come and meet Helga the German sausage-maker and her silly son Willie. Laugh at Blatter and Splatter the town's idiotic rat catchers and see what happens when Pippin the Pied Piper entices the children away from their homes. Fairy Strudel will make sure everything turns out fine! This is the Variety Company's usual fun packed panto, profits from

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:15-16:15

Location: The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL61LP

Crazy Clocks

Oriental Museum, Durham

Take a look at our famous Chinese astronomical clock and create your own timepiece to take home. Drop in 1-3pm, no need to book. Activities are included in normal admission prices and are generally suitable for children 5-11 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Curious About Durham

Starts: Durham Cathedral, Durham

Have fun discovering Durham with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious! Are you curious about Durham? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Starts: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Tommy Emmanuel plus Clive Carroll

Sage, Gateshead

Two-time GRAMMY Nominee Tommy Emmanuel, whose five decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his passionate and infectious live show to Sage Gateshead in January 2017.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Sage, St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Northern Portraits by Aidan Doyle, Charlie Parker and Steve Lyon-Bowes

Arts Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Three artists have joined together to showcase their distinctive approaches to portraiture. The exhibition will include original pieces by local artists Aidan Doyle, Charlie Parker, and Steve Lyon-Bowes. Doyle and Lyon-Bowes are regular tutors for Newcastle Arts Centre and will be running a series of art courses following the exhibition opening.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE11SG

FOODelicious at intu Eldon Square

intu Eldon Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

FOODelicious – A tasty week of eats, beats n'treats at intu Eldon Square Monday 16 – Sunday 22 January 2017 Tastebuds at the ready as intu Eldon Square prepares a smorgasbord of foodfest treats to banish the January blues. FOODelicious (16-22 Jan) promises gargantuan gastronomic delights, delectable dining deals as well as fun activities

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: intu Eldon Square, Percy Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7JB

Slow Moments exhibition

Joe Cornish Galleries, Northallerton

photographs and accompanying texts are themed around experiencing a slow moment in time. All 25 images were short-listed in Inntravel's 2016 Photo of the Month.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Joe Cornish Galleries, Register House, Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL61NA

Durham Rambling Club

Durham Rambling Club, Barnard Castle

Durham Rambling Club. Sunday 22nd January. Three Barnard Castle circular walks, one about 12 miles, one about 9 miles, one six miles. Coach leaves Durham City 9.00am. Text or call 07706 871812 for details. www.durhamramblingclub.org.uk

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Durham Rambling Club, coach from Durham, Barnard Castle, DH1 4PD

Durham Rambling Club

Durham Rambling Club, Barnard Castle

Durham Rambling Club. Sunday 22nd January. Three Barnard Castle circular walks, one about 12 miles, one about 9 miles, one six miles. Coach leaves Durham City 9.00am. Text or call 07706 871812 for details. www.durhamramblinclub.org.uk

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Durham Rambling Club, coach from Durham, Barnard Castle, DH1 4PD

Stacey Moore's debut solo exhibition 'Drawings from the Dales'

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Stacey is kicking of 2017 with her first solo exhibition in the stunning riverside Victorian railway building, The Station in Richmond North Yorkshire. The exhibition will run on the upstarirs platform for three weeks, where a range of Limited Edition Prints and Originals will be for sale. Stacey Moore is one of Britain’s exciting new emerging

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: The Station, Station Yard, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104LD

Richmond Town Hall, Richmond in North Yorks

A Tea Dance to raise funds for Mayor's Charity - Friends of Garget Walker House. Music provided by John and Joy Ellis. Tea and Biscuits to be served.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Location: Richmond Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4QL

Colliery Club, Easington

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:30

Location: Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington, SR83JZ

Cowpen Bewley, Cowpen Bewley

Choice of 2 circular walks of approx . 6 & 9 miles at Cowpen Bewley Country Park. Call 01642 714832 for details

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Cowpen Bewley, Cowpen Bewley Country Park, Cowpen Bewley, TS23 4EX

Enigmatology January Challenge

Enigmatology, Stockton-on-Tees

Don't let the winter blues get you down. Grab the family or a team of friends and head to Enigmatology in Stockton to take on the January challenge. Do you have what it takes to solve both our mysteries "The strange case of Professor Crowhagen" and "Elemental: The flames of murder" before the end of January. If you fancy yourself as a bit of a

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 10:00-20:00

Location: Enigmatology, 19 Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS183NJ

Hang Stretch Yoga (16+)

DanceCity, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A new type of yoga using a hanging cocoon to help achieve traditional yoga positions. This unique and challenging class combines yoga postures in a weightless aerial environment. You will use fabric cocoons and hammocks to explore inverted poses and stretches while anti-gravity supports the stretch. These workshops are suitable for all levels and

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:30

Location: DanceCity, Temple Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14BR

Gerard Hobson exhibition

Arts Centre, Old Meeting House, Helmsley

Since childhood Gerard Hobson has had a love for birds, animals and art. His love of wildlife saw him qualify as a zoologist from Bangor University in 1984 and then worked for a couple of years for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust as a botanist. Following relocating up north, Gerard worked for Yorkshire Wildlife and continued to develop his work on a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Arts Centre, Old Meeting House, Helmsley, Helmsley, YO625DW

First Weekend: whats New?

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Turn up and tour: be one of the first to see our two new exhibitions, with special gallery tours, children’s activities and sketchbook sessions to help you find out more about the artwork on display. Free drop-in event, there will be activities for children and adults, no need to book.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 14:00-15:30

Location: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG12SA

Hopetown and Whessoe Workingmens club, Darlington

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hopetown and Whessoe Workingmens club, Alliance Street , Darlington, DL36RD

Barton Howle , Richmond in North Yorks

Six to eight miles. Barton Howle. 01642-892215.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 13:30

Location: Barton Howle , Richmondshire, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 6LJ

Nuns Close, Richmond in North Yorks

Nine miles, moderate circular via Helwith and Rake Gate. Meet at Nuns Close, 9:00am, or at Marske at 9:30am. 01748-824233.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Nuns Close, Richmond, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4UN

Vane Terrace , Darlington

Seven miles, Newton Aycliffe and Shildon. Meet at Vane Terrace, 9:30am, or Newton Aycliffe Station, 10:00am.Not suitable for dogs. 01325-314442.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:30

Location: Vane Terrace , Vane Terrace , Darlington, DL3 7RB

Market Cross, Northallerton

Nine and a half miles. Mostly farm roads around Cayton, South Stainley and Burton Leonard. Depart Northallerton Market Cross at 8:30am. www.hambletonrambers.co.uk

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 08:30

Location: Market Cross, High Street, Northallerton, DL78LN

Sage, Gateshead

Two-time GRAMMY Nominee Tommy Emmanuel, whose five decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his passionate and infectious live show to Sage Gateshead in January 2017.

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Sage, St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Vigilant Inn, South Shields

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Vigilant Inn, Sunderland Road, South Shields, NE346AE

Isabel Alexander: Artist and Illustrator

The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Isabel Alexander (1910-1996), artist and illustrator, has been described by admirers as ‘the English Georgia O’Keeffe.’ This first major Yorkshire retrospective of her life's work, featuring over 50 prints, paintings and drawings, reveals the lifetime in art of an artist who is worthy of greater recognition. Alexander trained at the Slade

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 14:00

Location: The Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA

Chuffing Contraptions

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In this new Science Theatre show we explore engineering and technology from the industrial revolution to the present day. Engineers fix problems (and often find new ones). Join us as we discover some of the ingenious fixes to tricky problems by making engines and other contraptions to do the work and make things go. This show has been developed by

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Seeing the Universe in all its light – an exhibition showcasing the ‘big telescopes family’

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This touring exhibition focuses on the world of modern astronomy through telescopes that the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Royal Astronomical Society support around the world. See scale models including the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), Atacama Large Millimetre Array (ALMA) antenna, the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Brick History

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Life Science Centre will be home to a host of intricate historical models, all of which have been made from scratch using LEGO® bricks. This new exhibition will span the whole of human history – picking out the key highlights – to show how mankind has progressed over the years, from the pre-historic era to modern day. Visitors can marvel at

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

North East LEGO® Landmarks

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Local LEGO® builder Steve Mayes has been busy building LEGO® versions of some of the North East’s favourite landmarks. See his collection at Life, including, BALTIC, Angel of the North and the International Centre for Life – a specially commissioned new model on show for the first time. Please note - LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Our Stories photography exhibition

Q4, , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Dates 18th Jan – 22nd Jan 2017 Open 10am – 3pm Daily The Photographic Angle put a call out to photographers who use the camera as a tool for documenting the natural, social and political landscapes of our times. From photographs of an olive harvest in Palestine documenting a group of people at work on a land in conflict, to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-15:00

Location: Q4, , Quorum Business Park, , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE12 8EZ

outside old Arts Centre , Darlington

10.5 miles around Marske and Helwith from Downholme

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:15

Location: outside old Arts Centre , Vane Terrace, Darlington, DL37AX

Karen Hughes - Paintings

Arts Centre, Washington

Karen is a self taught artist who paints emotions. She express alot of herself in her art and she has a unique style when it comes to using whatever medium she uses. The above painting is called "away with my heart Inspired by the lack of control we have over our hearts desire. its an acrylic painting on canvas

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Grand Opera House, York

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs throughout the 1970s including 'Telegram Sam' and 'Jeepster' he was able to obtain what would be yet another Top 20 record in 1976 that has since become one of the most

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York, YO19SW

Belle Bridal Love&Luxe Wedding Event

Gisborough Hall , Redcar

Over 40 Exhibitors Live Entertainment Gown Showcase Dedicated Birdesmaid Area Free VIP Goodie Bags More to be announced

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 12:00-15:00

Location: Gisborough Hall , Whitby Lane, Redcar, TS13 6PT

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Louise Mackenzie is a UK based artist creating installation, sculpture, performance, sound and film works. With a focus on living material, she is interested in the relationships between medium, sound, image and text, attempting to find ways in which these can be connected to produce unexpected results. Her installation, The Stars Beneath Our

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Worn in the main Gallery by Mandy Pattullo

Customs House, South Shields

Hi Vis by men at Bamburgh Clinic, a medium secure unit facility at St Nicholas Hospital working with artist Mandy Pattullo. Yvette Hawkins will also be showing two beautiful original map works curtsey of Globe Gallery, Newcastle.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, NE331ES

Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

from sumptuous abstracts to moody, mysterious landscapes and still-life's of blazing colour

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE2 2EY

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

Featuring works by Margaret Yole, Collin Mackenzie and Des Scott. From Friday, November 25 (until January 27, 2017)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Darlington Building Society, Tubwell Row, Darlington, DL1 1NX

Gallagher & Turner , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The exhibition will feature paintings, watercolours and drawings, many previously unseen, from the artist’s estate. Including grand scenes of the River Tyne, detailed studies of Newcastle’s buildings, and energetic portraits in local pubs. All works will be available for sale. Open Tuesday to Friday 10am – 6pm Saturday 10am – 5pm (until

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Gallagher & Turner , St Mary's Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7PQ

Mesmerising Mind Jars

Palace Green Library, Durham

Make your own mind jar, a relaxing creation of glitter and colour. All activities are drop in between 1pm and 3pm, unless otherwise stated. All activities are included in the Museum admission price and are generally suitable for children aged 5 to 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Dressed to Impress: netsuke and Japanese men's fashion

Oriental Museum, Durham

A British Museum exhibition featuring a selection of delightfully detailed netsuke and other traditional Japanese male dress accessories. Netsuke is the Japanese art of miniature sculpture. Originally a practical piece of dress, during the Edo Period (1615-1868 CE) these carvings evolved into an important art form in Japan. Museums often

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Forum Theatre, Billingham

Direct from a smash-hit WEST END season and international tour. Michael Rosen’s award-winning book We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score. Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog on their

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham, TS232LJ

Fabricating Histories: An Alternative 19th Century

Discovery Museum, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The story of our 19th century inventors and pioneers is all around us, but with so many experiments, ideas and notions jostling for position, history could have lurched off on a tangent at any moment and become very different. What if Brunel had graced Sunderland with a vast suspension bridge, or Lovelace & Babbage had computerised the 1840s?

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4JA

‘The best words in the best order’ - Poetry in Durham and the North East

Palace Green Library, Durham

Contemplating the story of poetry in the north east, this exhibition takes an inspired look at the connections between poetry and life. Originally shown at Woodhorn, this exhibition is influenced by the Northern Poetry Library and Palace Green Library collections. Located in Northumberland and Durham, the libraries are both important archives and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Hearing Voices: suffering, inspiration, and the everyday

Palace Green Library, Durham

Hearing a voice in the absence of any speaker is one of the most unusual, complex, and mysterious aspects of human experience. Typically regarded as a symptom of severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia, voice-hearing is increasingly recognized as an important part of many people’s lives and experience, as well as a phenomenon that has had

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Textiles: Painting with the Needle

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Textiles have always played an important role in church and domestic life and Durham Cathedral boasts some of the best examples of church needlework from the past 1,100 years. A selection of the finest textiles from the Cathedral’s collection are included in this display. Highlights include the Anglo-Saxon Dalmatic and 12th-century Peacock

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Ice Skating

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Ice Skating returns to Times Square! Wrap up warm, grab your friends, and head to Newcastle’s favourite outdoor ice rink for tons of festive fun. The rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Please note - Children aged 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the ice rink. Children aged 10 - 12 must

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-20:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4-D Experience

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Join your favourite characters from Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in this new adventure on Life’s 4D Motion Ride. Manny, Ellie and Diego venture into a mysterious underground world after Sid the Sloth stumbles across three abandoned eggs and decides to raise the baby dinosaurs as his own. Once the eggs hatch, the adventure begins in the lost

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Edge of Darkness

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Explore never before seen areas of space in this fascinating planetarium show, featuring scenes gathered from recent ground-breaking space missions. Swoop though cliffs on Comet 67P, marvel at the bright ‘lights’ on dwarf planet Ceres, and see the first-ever close ups of Pluto and its moons. Narrated by Hayley Atwell, AKA Agent Carter from the

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

The Swan Princess

Arts Centre, Washington

Washington Theatre group present their popular annual Pantomime.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

'A Forgotten Campaign'

Oriental Museum, Durham

11 November 2016 to 30 March 2017 From the mid-seventeenth century, Darfur was an independent Muslim kingdom in what is now western Sudan, ruled by a hereditary line of Sultans. When the British invaded Sudan in 1898 they did not extend their conquest into Darfur. However by 1916 restless British officers and officials stationed in Sudan

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: No set start -17:00

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Cornish on Tyneside

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Just off Newcastle’s bustling high street is St Mary’s Place, a quiet road connecting the city’s two universities, where Norman Cornish’s work has been exhibited regularly for over 50 years. Now established in our new premises on the street, Gallagher & Turner are proud to continue this tradition with a new exhibition celebrating

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Gallagher and Turner, 30 St Mary's Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17PQ

re:new

Costa Coffee, Chester-le-Street

Church meeting for contemporay and informal worship and fellowship particulary suitable for those seeking faith with question about the Christian faith, thoose looking to re-engage with a church or those simply wanting to experinece a something new.

Category: Religious Events
Dates:    Times: 17:00-18:15

Location: Costa Coffee, 42 Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3BG

The Jarrow Crusade: Marching into History

Museum and Art Gallery, South Shields

Marking the Jarrow Crusade’s 80th anniversary, this exhibition brings new light to a legendary event that captured the imagination of a nation. The march illustrated the plight of the people of Jarrow, whose shipyard had closed and where government, the banks and employers blocked plans for a new steelworks. As the local Member of Parliament

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, NE33 2JA

Cinderella

Theatre Royal, York

Following an astounding panto at the Signal Box Theatre, Berwick and the gang are back where they belong: on the brand-new stage in the newly refurbished York Theatre Royal. After showing us such amazing support during our extraordinary year, join us on our next adventure as we return home in spectacular style. Even more incredible sets, stunning

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

In the Image of the Other: Visualising a British-Himalayan Town, Shimla

Oriental Museum, Durham

Shimla is the capital of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It was the summer capital of British India from 1864-1947. The British built Shimla as their ‘little version of England’ and, by extension, of Britain itself. Today, Shimla is a hugely popular destination for tourists from all over the world, and its status as an

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Flesh

Art Gallery, York

Human and animal, alive and dead, familiar and strange; this major exhibition will explore how artists represent flesh in their work. Paintings by artists including, Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin, Circle of Rembrandt and Francis Bacon will show how the body and flesh have long been subject to intense scrutiny by

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EW

Various Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesborough, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Skinnypigs® women’s fitness class established in 2010 has fast become the largest independent fitness provider in the North East and has drastically changed the lives of over 30,000+ women! It is the phenomenal women’s fitness toning and weight loss class that everyone is talking about! It uses a selection of fun training styles designed to

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:00-13:00

Location: Various Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesborough, Various Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesborough, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE3 3RU

Tiny Town

Tiny Town, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Tiny Town is a unique interactive role play centre for children from walking age to 7 years.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Tiny Town, 4 Frenton Close, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE5 1EH

Mark Clarke – Shelf Life: The Ornaments are Talking to Me

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Belfast born artist Mark Clarke ponders the themes of life, love and loss. His poetic interpretations of the homemade shrine explore ideas about dementia, obsession, good and bad taste, collecting and fine art versus outsider art.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP



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