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The HandleBards: Romeo and Juliet

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The HandleBards are an eccentric theatre troupe who cycle the length of the country on vintage bikes to perform Shakespeare's plays with all of their costumes, props and staging in ...

Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall

Newby Hall and Gardens, Ripon

Gyles Brandreth’s 1,000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get ‘up close and ...

A British Museum Spotlight Tour: Celebrating Ganesha

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

India is a land of gods and the Hinduism that originated in India is its most prominent religion. Among the many deities worshipped by the Hindus, Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed ...

Argentine tango

Voodoo Cafe, Darlington

Weekly Argentine tango dance practica to Golden Age music in an informal, friendly café setting. Every Thursday from 8 pm until ...

Swiftcover Presents Chris Ramsey’s Comedy Hotspots

Live Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

While nearly half of people in Newcastle (49%) have not been to see a live stand-up comedy in the last year, 24% identified The Hyena comedy club in Glasgow as their pick for the UK’s best comedy club. So as part of its bid to get people on the road and explore the UK’s comedy hotspots, Swiftcover has teamed up with Geordie comedian Chris

Category: Comedy
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE13DQ

Trench paper for Tommy

The Green Howards Museum, Richmond in North Yorks

The ‘Trench paper for Tommy’ project will enable children and families to find out more about what soldiers read in the trenches, and how publications like the famous ‘Wipers Times’ kept them entertained during the most difficult of times. The activity is linked to our special exhibition marking the centenary of The Battle of The Somme.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: The Green Howards Museum, Trinity Square, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4QN

Summer Exhibition

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Each of the artists in this exhibition strives to capture a sense of time and place in their own distinctive way. Some construct engaging narratives, or use carefully selected objects and compositions. Others immerse themselves fully in the culture of their surroundings.

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

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

Darlington Folk Club presents Bruno and Elly

Copper Beech, Darlington

Bruno Van Hoek and Elly Beurskens are visiting from Holland. They are making another welcomed appearance at our club. This duo have combined their talents playing guitar and superb Banjo with lovely harmonies that you will certainly join in with. Do come along and enjoy this wonderful couple and their music along with Great North Road who will

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:00-23:00

Location: Copper Beech, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL14DH

Bee Busy!

The Workhouse Museum, Ripon

With the summer hum of honey bees in the Workhouse Garden find out what flowers attract bees and why Workhouses often had beehives, sometimes in their roofs. Traditional activities include flower pressing, felt birds and wax candle making, as well as storytelling and a ‘hunt the honeybee trail’. Meet the beekeeper from Harrogate Beekeepers

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-15:00

Location: The Workhouse Museum, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG41LE

Dancercise

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Somewhere between an Aerobics workout and a jazz dance class, Dancercise combines dancing with fitness to give you both cardio and toning benefits, all with the enjoyment of dancing to a great song. The routines change every week, and are broken down to make sure you are able to perform each step; this is a great class for getting fit without

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 17:30-18:30

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Silver Creative Arts

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Have fun and express your inner artist in a relaxed, social and therapeutic session. In this class you can learn a range of different techniques to be able to create something of your own and experiment – even if you have never held a paintbrush! Sessions are flexible and responsive, with members choosing which styles and methods they would

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:30

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

SIRF's Up: 10 Years, 4 Cameras, 1 Festival - an Exhibition by Adam Parkin

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Local photographer Adam Parkin is set to host his second solo exhibition in summer 2016. Adam graduated in 2010 from Cleveland College of Art and Design with a BA (Hons) in Photography. Since then he has combined his creativity with his passion for the local area supporting I Love Stockton Me and many other community projects and events. Adam

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Summer Kaos

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

After an awesome five days of dance and an amazing show last summer Urban Kaos are back to do it all again! Start the holidays in style.... Meet new friends, learn routines with a signature 'Kaos' twist and perform at the end of the week on ARC's main stage. This year we're taking inspiration from music of legends! Prepare to dance your

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

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Richmond Live

Richmond, Richmond in North Yorks

packed with acts and entertainment across two evenings and a full day on Saturday. With performances from The Selector

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Richmond, Richmond, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 1NF

Summer Holiday Animal Adventures

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

This summer there will be daily outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Set off into the woods on our extended woodland trail. Follow the footprints, taking brass rubbings along the way, to find the lost baby animals hiding in the undergrowth and complete the activity sheet. Head to the lakeside for fun on the adventure

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Castle Howard, Castle Howard, Castle Howard, YO607DA

Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough

a magical exhibition of fairytales and nursery rhymes

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS56LA

Customs House, South Shields

A 40th anniversary celebration of one of Britain's best-loved guitarists Paul Kossoff. The music of Paul Kossoff - songs from Free and Back Street Crawler featuring Terry Slesser and John Buckton. A very special evening for fans of his unique style of playing.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:45

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

Pirate Trail

Sage, Gateshead

Ahoy there me hearties! Come aboard the good ship Sage Gateshead for a swashbuckling trail in the name of treasure and pieces of eight! Can you help Captain Sage unlock his hidden treasure?

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:00

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

Spot on the Wall

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Our popular open art exhibition returns for another year. Visitors will enjoy an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists. The exhibition takes over every part of our gallery space, and all the work is for sale. Artists book a spot on our wall or hire a cabinet to display their work, then hold their breath and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

The Canterbury Tales Presented by The Pantaloons

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

A cast of just five actors present every single one of Geoffrey Chaucer's timeless tales in under two hours. Join the pilgrims for puppetry and poetry, music and magic, talking chickens and burnt bottoms. Fast-paced, physical and funny, this show is pure medieval mayhem for the whole family.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

Grosvenor Networking

Grosvenor Casino, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

G Networking Meeting FREE to attend Last Thursday of every month 12noon - 2pm Grosvenor Casino Newcastle. This is a great opportunity to network and build relations with other representatives from SME's to bluechip companies. Refreshments will be provided and free onsite parking is available for the duration of the event. (Please register

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

Location: Grosvenor Casino, 100 St James' Blvd, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4BN

Copper Beech, Darlington

live folk music

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Copper Beech, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL14DH

Northallerton Ramblers

Egton Bridge, North Yorkshire

Six miles Glaisdale Round from Egton Bridge

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Egton Bridge, Egton, North Yorkshire, YO21 1NF

Parastatic

Cluny, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

2015 was busy for Parastatic with the release of their 2nd album Recall Fade Return and the single Saint Mary and live dates all over the UK, gathering a whole pile of plaudits along the way and radio plays via Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq, Gideon Coe and many others, as well as a host of great write-ups in The Guardian, Louder Than War, Drowned in

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Cluny, 36 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE12PQ

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

for children aged 11-15 yrs. Work with a variety of materials and create a portfolio of paintings, illustrations and 3D artwork. On until July 29

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

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

Summer fun

Beamish Open Air Museum, Stanley

There’s something for all the family to enjoy every day of the summer holidays. From brass bands to 1940s Home Guard, craft activities to Victorian lessons, we’ll have loads of activities and fun that you can join in! There’ll be a chance to try something different at the museum – get to know our animals a bit better or relax in the

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Beamish Open Air Museum, Beamish, Stanley, DH90RG

1916: No Turning Back

Gala Theatre, Durham

It’s 1916. Your country needs you, the army needs you… You join one of thousands of County Durham men in enlisting in the army, volunteering to fight for your country. You say goodbye to your family and get ready for war. 1916: No Turning Back is unlike anything seen before at Gala, and forms part of Durham Remembers, our programme of events

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Bowburn Community Centre, Bowburn

A joint exhibition of art from Bowburn Nursery and Infant School, Junior School and Bowburn Art Group can be seen in the Corridor Gallery of Bowburn Community Centre. Entry is free and the Centre is open throughout the day and early evening. New artists are always welcome to join the Art Group on a Tuesday morning from 10am to 12pm in the Centre

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-19:00

Location: Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn, DH6 5AT

Beatrix Potter Themed Workshop

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Themed Workshops for 3 - 6 years, boys and girls. Song, dance, craft and lots of imagination! Many themes over the holidays, either 10am-midday or 2-4pm. Discounts available for multiple workshops booked.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00

Location: Encore Dance Studio, 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Ludinda Ladybird Roadshow

Seaton Park, Hartlepool

Come along to our FREE summer wildlife family event, run by the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust and Friends of Seaton Park. You can learn fascinating facts about ladybirds, take part in a ladybird trail and do some fun ladybird arts and crafts! There will also be a free take home pack full of activities.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:30

Location: Seaton Park, Meet at car park, Hartlepool, TS25 1BN

The Big Birdhouse Tour

intu Eldon Square shopping centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Art and nature is coming to life this summer, as The Big Birdhouse Tour arrives at intu Eldon Square. The first national tour created exclusively by intu, will be nesting in Newcastle from Tuesday 26 July until Sunday 21 August. intu Eldon Square will be giving nature a home and exhibiting larger than life birdhouses, each individually and

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 09:00-20:00

Location: intu Eldon Square shopping centre, Northumberland Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17JB

Paint Her to Your Own Mind

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

'Paint Her to Your Own Mind' invites 147 artists / writers to join in creating 147 different representations of beauty on the blank page - responding to Sterne's request in vol VI of Tristram Shandy : 'Sit down, Sir, paint her to your own mind—as like your mistress as you can —as unlike your wife as your conscience will let you—‘tis all

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:30-16:30

Location: Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Turbanism - An exhibition by Rehmat Rayatt

Central Library, Gateshead

Every community has its own way of connecting and interacting, centred on a culturally important action. It might be the intricacies of language, food or even dance that tell people about a way of life, while for some communities messages are communicated through dress. The turban is so embedded into Rajasthani culture that it is impossible to tell

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN

Team Creative: Writers of the Next Generation

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Unlock your imagination in a week-long creative writing course at the National Centre for Children’s Books. Join our Story Catchers, spend time with award-winning author Andy Seed AND current Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell and get access to some of the best scribbles and drafts from the Seven Stories collection. Explore different styles

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 09:30-16:00

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Author Event: Seriously Silly Stuff with Andy Seed

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Join Blue Peter Book Award winner Andy Seed for an hour of sensational stories, funny facts, wacky jokes and entertaining challenges. Andy is the author of The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff (Bloomsbury) and several other fun non-fiction books full of amazing information, juicy word games and cheeky giggles.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 14:00

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Summer Story

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Saturday 23rd July – Sunday 4th September, Drop in for all the family Take part in a host of summer activities inspired by our brand new Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories exhibition and archive. Drop into our Studio and illustrate poignant soldiers’ letters, create a kite to spread your message of peace and get close to nature with

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:30

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Daydreamer Performance

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Daily at 11am and 2pm from Saturday 23rd July – Sunday 4th September “The more time you take in “dream time” – living in your head where the story is – the more you utterly lose yourself in the story.” Michael Morpurgo Join the Dreamer on a journey through adventure and imagination. In a world of possibilities, you are invited

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-11:30, 14:00-14:30

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best loved story makers. Our exclusive exhibition will showcase for the first time, the notebooks and manuscripts that have become the classics we know today including War Horse, Kensuke’s Kingdom and Private Peaceful. With content rich in historical research, creativity and poignant prose, this

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

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

What Culture Pro Wrestling

o2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

What Culture Pro Wrestling (WCPW) will be running two huge live dates in July, and you can be there. 27th & 28th July. Save £10 when you buy tickets to both nights. Taking place once again in Newcastle upon Tyne (O2 Academy), the stacked roster for our new shows includes: - Damien Sandow - Will Ospreay - Noam Dar - Big Damo - Rampage

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:30-22:30

Location: o2 Academy Newcastle, Westgate Rd, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 1SW

Palace Arts Gallery , Redcar

After a career illustrating and designing over 30 children’s books and pop up books, as well as package designs, visuals and prints, Brian Lee has decided to exhibit a timeline of his work for the first time in two decades. The Darlington based Illustrator and Designer was raised in Redcar and has decided to return to his childhood roots to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Palace Arts Gallery , Esplanade, , Redcar, TS10 3AE

Art Exhibition

The Cafe on the Green, Durham

An exhibition of works by artist Linda Mumba. Landscapes and Seascapes mainly feature in this exhibition, many of which are inspired by the Northumberland Coast. (until July 29)

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: The Cafe on the Green, Palace Green , Durham, DH1 3RL

Battle of the Somme art exhibition

Hawthorn Arts, South Shields

Graham Hodgson and variety of North East artists have come together to commemorate the Battle fo the Somme centenary. These paintings are a visual representation of this battle and war in general. Entry is free but a donation would be very much appreciated. All funds raised going to the South Shields branch of the Royal British Legion. (until

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-14:00

Location: Hawthorn Arts, 85 Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 4LU

Summer exhibition

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

by Norman Cornish, Debbie George, Brita Granström, Mick Manning, Peter Quinn and Ray Richardson Each of the artists in this exhibition strives to capture a sense of time and place in their own distinctive way. Some construct engaging narratives, or use carefully selected objects and compositions. Others immerse themselves fully in the culture

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Imaginary Spaces Exhibition

The Palace Arts Gallery, Redcar

An exhibition of illustration and design by Darlington based illustrator Brian Lee. Including work from his 30 children's books, prints, packaging visuals and design work. 23 July - 3 September 2016

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: The Palace Arts Gallery, 28-29 Esplanade , Redcar, TS10 3AE

Renoir's St Tropez

Museum, South Shields

Renoir’s stunning oil painting of St Tropez will be on display this summer alongside selected highlights from the South Tyneside art collection. The magnificent painting is being lent to the museum by Birmingham Museums Trust on behalf of Birmingham City Council. 2016 marks 175 years since the birth of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum, Ocean Road, South Shields, NE33 2JA

Caroline Achaintre exhibition

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

Caroline Achaintre (born Toulouse, 1969) works across a diverse range of media that includes textiles, ceramics, prints and watercolours, using techniques typically associated with the applied arts. Her work is colourful and potent, evoking the subversive spirit of Carnival and creating an atmosphere that is simultaneously playful and absurd.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Baltic Centre, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE83BA

The Playground Project

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

Until the 1980s – and in rare cases until today – playgrounds were places for social experiments, risky projects, and spectacular sculptures. Architects, urban planners, artists, parents, and children were invited to leave their comfort zone and to venture something new. A focal point for ideas about education and childhood, about urban

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Baltic Centre, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE83BA

Jazz and Tapas at No. 60

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Join No 60 for an evening of Jazz and Tapas. After a string of extremely popular sold-out food events, No 60 will be holding an informal jazz and tapas evening filled with delicious authentic tapas dishes and relaxing live music. The evening will be kept informal, so there’s no need to dress to impress - if you have an appreciation for good

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Limited access

Joe Cornish Gallery, Northallerton

Susan is a landscape photographer from County Durham. Since her retirement, she has had more time to devote to photography, expanding her photographic skills and developing her own personal style. Susan’s inspiration is drawn from the colours and moods to be found around sunrise and sunset and the water patterns and abstracts formed in lakes,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: Joe Cornish Gallery, Register House, Northallerton, DL6 1NA

Family Tours

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Hear stories of the bishops and their mining heritage whilst exploring their majestic home. Look out for symbols of their power and wealth and hear stories of their links with the mining community and complete your day by making a craft to take home. Free with admission. Adults £6 Concessions £5 Under 16's free. Tours leave Visitor

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 12:00-14:00

Location: Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL147NR

Rocket science family fun

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Embark on an out-of-this-world adventure as the RHS' northernmost garden goes intergalactic to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening Rocket Science campaign. Every day Follow our Space Mission to Mars garden trail! Find the space facts, solve puzzles and reveal the secret launch code. Visit our woodland space station, complete

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby

installation by Pippa Hale

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Pannett Art Gallery, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO211RE

Ed Bangers! Edinburgh Previews with Danny McLoughlin and Brennan Reece

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

On their way to storm Edinburgh, but you can see them first! We have two brand new shows per night from some of the best comics around in our gorgeous intimate studio theatre – all for just a tenner a night! So, feast your eyes on this! Danny McLoughlin: Phillip Was Right Great chance to see the huge Catch 22 favourite in full flow with his

Category: Comedy
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Northdale Horticulture, Northallerton

Northdale Horticulture are hosting bugs and beasties themed summer holiday activities. These include crafts, mini beast safari, mini beast treasure hunt, make a bug hotel, and den building. These activities run daily from 25th July to 5th September from 10am to 4pm.

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

Location: Northdale Horticulture, Yafforth Road, Northallerton, DL7 0LQ

Norman Cornish Preview & Lecture Evening

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

To launch this exciting exhibition, we are delighted to be hosting a Preview and Lecture Evening, celebrating the work of Norman Cornish. This new exhibition will take a closer look at Cornish’s world. Alongside many previously unseen works and intimate portraits of his family, the parlour and studio from his family home in Bishop’s Close

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:30

Location: The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Tennants, Leyburn, DL85SG

Joe Cornish Gallery, Northallerton

potters include Jenny Morten, Alison Brayshaw, Beverley Porter and many more

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Joe Cornish Gallery, Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL6 1NA

North-East Wildlife Photographer exhibition

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Over 1,500 photographs of North East wildlife were entered into this prestigious regional competition. The exhibition in the museum’s Galleria showcases some of the amazing wildlife images that were judged as winners and runners-up, plus a digital slideshow of the other contenders. Will you agree with the judges' decision? In

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE24PT

Arts Centre, Washington

Gatsby? What Gatsby? Who is he? Where is he from? What are his intentions? Come along to find out more in our production of this riveting story set in the Jazz age of 1920s high society New York City. The Great Gatsby tells the story of an attractive young man named Jay Gatsby whose parties are legendary. Night and day the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

mima, Middlesbrough

Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology is an urgent reaction to the recent closure of Redcar’s steelworks and a bid to make a positive contribution to the future of industry in the North East region. Capturing the industrial character of Teesside, the exhibition shows how it has formed, from the extraction of raw materials to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Exhibition of Miniatures by Gina Morton RMS

Greenfield School Community and Arts College, Newton Aycliffe

A rare opportunity to see a selection of 48 miniature paintings completed over the last 20 years by Darlington artist Gina Morton In the cabinets at The Greenfield Gallery, Newton Aycliffe

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-21:00

Location: Greenfield School Community and Arts College, Greenfield Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL57LF

Sarah Millican: Outsider

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In the past when you put Sarah Millican outside, she asked things like: ‘Why? Where is the taxi? Do I need a cardie?’ and said things like: ‘There’ll be wasps. I’ve nothing to sit on. Is that poo? Can we go home?’ But things have changed. Now she has outside slippers. She can tell a chaffinch from a tit (hey). But she still can’t

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-119 Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14AG

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

To celebrate the 150th birthday of the Queen’s Hall, we will be mounting an archive exhibition that takes a look at the history of Beaumont Street from a variety of perspectives.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Club Ice, Stockton-on-Tees

LGBT+ night, Free entry with DJ and hostesses Nikki Teene and Nikki Rett... Themed events and cabaret nights every month helping bring entertainment and diversity to Stockton!

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 22:00

Location: Club Ice, 29 Prince Regent Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1DF

Peppa Pig's Surprise

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Newcastle in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise. It’s a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and George – they can’t guess what it is, can you? Enjoy fun, loads of songs and of course,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Theatre Royal, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE16BR

Sweet Dreams of Contentment

Customs House, South Shields

Sweet Dreams of contentment is a collaboration between visual artists Brian Ord, Val Close and singer-songwriter Pete Scott. Each artist has responded to the other’s work, resulting in a multi-layered, audio-visual exhibition of images depicting everyday life as well as the more faraway abstract thoughts of the creative mind. The artwork and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Another Dimension

Customs House, South Shields

Kate Black's 'digital collaged' drawings depict scenes from an invented, strange soap opera. These drawings transport the characters into uncanny and surreal worlds; they are portals into narratives that the artist likens to 'Coronation Street on acid'.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Outdoor Theatre with Common Ground Theatre - The Lumberjills

Dalby Forest, Pickering

YORK company Common Ground Theatre will present the outdoor theatre experience The Lumberjills in the Forestry Commission woods of Dalby Forest, near Thornton le Dale, this summer. Written by York playwright and actress Hannah Davies and directed by company co-director Tom Cornford, this 75-minute play takes place in a woodland glade and tells

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 18:00

Location: Dalby Forest, Pickering, Pickering, YO187LT

Boogie Bounce

Bells Fitness Shack, Richmond in North Yorks

A low impact workout, kind to your joints, suitable for all levels of fitness/ages. Don,t knock it till you have tried it. Warning you will sweat!!! FB msg Bells fitness Shack or Text:07850986769

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00, 19:30-20:30

Location: Bells Fitness Shack, Unit 6 Borough Rd Gallowfields trading Estate, Richmond in North Yorks, Dl1o 4SX

Thread Rocks!

Crown Street Gallery, Darlington

Textile Art by Helen Winthorpe Kendrick. Stones form the bedrock of our planet, being the substance on which we all live and survive. Stones of all varieties are used by man to build houses and roads, to create dams and other huge engineering projects and to create art. For thousands of years mankind has prized the precious and unusual rocks that

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Crown Street Gallery, Crown Street, Darlington, DL1 1ND

The Butte De Warlencourt Battlefield Crosses

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Following the Battle of the Somme, three battlefield crosses were erected on top of a chalk hill called the Butte de Warlencourt. They were made in memory of the soldiers of the 6th, 8th and 9th Battalions Durham Light Infantry who had died there in November 1916. Today, one of these crosses is housed in the DLI Chapel at Durham Cathedral, with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

War and Peace

Python Gallery, Royal Middlehaven House, Middlesbrough

exhibition by Cumbrian artist Kevin Weaver. There is an added dimension of his latest works that feature oil landscapes done on the reverse side of 10mm thick glass that Weaver uses as paint pallets.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:30

Location: Python Gallery, Royal Middlehaven House, Gosforth Street, Middlesbrough, TS21BB

Gibside, Gateshead

a unique embroidery exhibition celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Gibside, nr Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, NE166BG

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This new Science Theatre show, developed by the Life team, is part of The Crunch project, an exciting year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. Everyone's invited to get involved and help create the recipe for a happier, healthier future. The Crunch project is brought to you by the Wellcome Trust,

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

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

Residential Tech Camp for Teens at Sedbergh

Sedbergh School, Sedbergh

Fire Tech Camp is one of the UK's leading providers of tech, code and making education, providing future-critical skills to young people. Children have a unique opportunity to go 'under the hood' of modern technology and create their own programs, games and custom-designed products. Using a project-based approach to learning, expert tutors are

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 09:30-17:00

Location: Sedbergh School, Station Road, Sedbergh, LA10 5HG

Pitmen and Prelates

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

The coalfields of Durham have inspired a wealth of political, social, creative and artistic responses. The exceptional ‘mining art’ of County Durham reflects the pride and identity of regional artists, as well as their internal and external struggles over the past two centuries. This spotlight exhibition celebrates the industrial and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL147NR

The Shogun's Cultured Warriors

Oriental Museum, Durham

An exhibition exploring the role of the samurai class as patrons and producers of the arts, together with their legacy in Japan today. The samurai were the military class of Japan who developed from provincial warriors into the ruling elite. They were a powerful force in Japan for more than six centuries and so had a profound effect on military

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

A British Museum Spotlight Tour: Celebrating Ganesha

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

India is a land of gods and the Hinduism that originated in India is its most prominent religion. Among the many deities worshipped by the Hindus, Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, holds pride of place in the hearts of people. The celebration of Ganesha takes place in the month of Bhadrapada (August - September) when thousands of clay

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Residential Tech Camp for Teens at Sedbergh

Sedbergh School, Sedbergh

Fire Tech Camp is one of the UK's leading providers of tech, code and making education, providing future-critical skills to young people. Children have a unique opportunity to go 'under the hood' of modern technology and create their own programs, games and custom-designed products. Using a project-based approach to learning, expert tutors are

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 21:30

Location: Sedbergh School, Station Road, Sedbergh, LA10 5HG

Kate Whiteford: False Perspectives

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

This summer is the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great landscape gardener Capability Brown. To mark this key event the Mercer Art Gallery has commissioned an exhibition of new work by contemporary artist Kate Whiteford OBE that looks at the way Capability Brown transformed the English landscape through the manipulation of scale and

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

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

Hilarity Bites presents... Brennan Reece & Laura Lexx

Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, Crook

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Cornerhouse in Crook on July 28th 2016: This show will feature two preview shows: Brennan Reece: Everglow - English Comedian of the Year 2015. Best Show (nominee), Fringe World Australia. “Powerfully entertaining. Unstoppable force” - Chortle. “Hilarious rubber faced bright young talent” - Stage

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:30

Location: Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU

Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters

The Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeare's Macbeth and then turns it up 'till the knob comes off. It's all there - a wicked duke and duchess, the ghost of the murdered king, dim soldiers, strolling players, a land in peril. And who stands between the Kingdom and destruction? Three witches. Granny Weatherwax (intolerant, self-opinionated, powerful), Nanny

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

Location: The Georgian Theatre Royal, Victoria Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DW

Occupational Therapy ‘Summer Sessions 2016'

Future Steps Consultancy, Darlington

Future Steps consultancy is offering summer sessions focusing on sensory difficulties, motor ability and behaviour, as well as a 6-week handwriting course to help children maintain or increase their handwriting ability during the long Summer Holidays.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Future Steps Consultancy, Barnes Road, Darlington, DL3 9BL

Science Summer Camp

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Science Summer Camp is a five day event for 13 to 16 year olds, with the chance to do lots of exciting and cool stuff. Led by Life’s education team, participants will cover a range of fun topics, from astronomy to zoology. The sessions will make full use of Life’s resources including labs, the planetarium and Science Centre. There will also be

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

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

Alice in Wonderland

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A British Library exhibition with additional loans from the Victoria & Albert Museum especially for the Laing, Alice in Wonderland delves into the world of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Explore the different ways generations of illustrators, artists, musicians, filmmakers and designers over the past 150

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Rhyme Around the World – A Nursery Rhyme Exhibition

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Rhyme Around the World is a celebration of much-loved ditties and rhymes shared across generations around the world. This exhibition is rich with sensory play and packed with beautiful artwork. It is a rare opportunity to enjoy Harold Jones’ illustrations from the classic Lavender's Blue published in 1954, and enjoy the artwork of well known,

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

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Cardio Tennis - Pay as you Play

The Northumberland Club, Jesmond

Cardio Tennis is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels taught by our qualified Cardio Tennis professionals. If you've never played

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00

Location: The Northumberland Club, North Jesmond Avenue, Jesmond, NE2 3JU

Woodhouse Close Church, Bishop Auckland

We can provide a freshly cooked meal to residents in the Bishop Auckland and West Auckland area who would appreciate this due to illness recuperation etc. We operate Tuesdays and Thursdays. The two course meal costs a reasonable £3.80 We also provide a 3 course lunch on the same days in our Church Centre for the same price. We have been providing

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 11:45-13:00

Location: Woodhouse Close Church, PROUDFOOT DRIVE, Bishop Auckland, DL146PD

Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

An exhibition dedicated to the Yorkshire landscapes of legendary garden designer, Capability Brown, to mark the 300th anniversary of his birth. Capability Brown is the creator of some of Yorkshire’s most admired landscapes, and this unique exhibition brings together an intriguing collection of artworks, which reveal more about the designer and

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

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

Guided Tours

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Join one of our guides for a tour of the museum and its treasures. These 45 minute tours highlight the key pieces in the collection as well as some hidden gems. The tours are free with normal admission.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:30-12:15

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

Argentine tango

Voodoo Cafe, Darlington

Weekly Argentine tango dance practica to Golden Age music in an informal, friendly café setting. Every Thursday from 8 pm until late.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Voodoo Cafe, Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37LX

Pacific Rim 5-D

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In this new Motion Ride adventure monstrous creatures have risen from the sea, attacked cities and threatened mankind. In a unified show of force the world’s most powerful nations have joined together and built massive robot fighting machines. In a no holds barred brawl, the last standing robot fighters take on the biggest and baddest of the

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

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

Celestial Cycles

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This new planetarium show looks at how our lives are governed by cycles, day, night, seasons, and years and asks: Where do these cycles come from? The rotation of the Earth gives us our days, its orbit of the sun our year. This show looks at these interlocking cycles, what they mean to life on Earth and how everything came to be rotating in the

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

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

Edward Ardizzone: 80 Years of Little Tim

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Using original artwork from Tim and Lucy Go to Sea, Tim and Charlotte, Tim in Danger and The Little Train, as well as draft material, single illustrations, printed books and letters, the exhibition will celebrate this iconic British illustrator while introducing his work to a new generation. Families will be transported back to the glory days

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

Location: Seven Stories The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Discovery Museum, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

16 fabulous outfits dating from 1850 to 1900 are at the heart of this newly opened costume exhibition. From May 27 (until September 4) Take a fresh look at our costume collection through the eyes of Northumbria University fashion students. 16 fabulous outfits dating from 1850 to 1900 from shoes and parasols to lace collars and bags will be on

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

by Julie McBean, Lisa Lamb, Kathy Liddle and Felicity Hacket

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Animal Inside Out: A Body Worlds Production

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Get under nature’s skin with this unforgettable exhibition featuring real animals preserved through plastination. From goats to giraffes, elephants to eels and octopuses to ostriches - embark on an anatomical safari exploring more than 100 real animal specimens. Marvel at the muscles supporting the neck of the 5m tall giraffe, stand face to face

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

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

Shaping the Body: Food, Fashion and Life

Castle Museum, York

An iron corset, crotchless pantaloons from the time of Jane Austen, bum rolls and a killer dress are a few of the items that will feature in this major new exhibition which charts the way fashion, food and fitness have shaped the body over the last 400 years. “In today’s selfie generation, it is said that we have become more image conscious

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Castle Museum, Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Limited Edition Prints by Norman Wade

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Norman used various screen printing techniques to create unusual artwork featuring Durham Cathedral and other significant architectural landmarks. Following the death of his widow, the Cathedral received Norman’s remaining artwork as a legacy gift. Money raised from the sale of Norman’s artwork is used to support Durham Cathedral. A selling

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Rachel Gretton - Little Black Book

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Specialising in kiln formed glass, Rachel Gretton’s new body of work reflects on relationships, communication and the use of language both spoken and unspoken. The act of penetrating glass forms with fragments of text is literally and metaphorically an act of vitrification, transforming the everyday speech that passes between us. Rachel has an

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:30

Location: Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

On the Surface

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

this exhibition has been created to complement Surface Deep but with a focus on two-dimensional works. Paintings, drawings, prints, tapestries and embroiderers

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84JB

Martial Arts Class

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Traditional Martial Arts Class in Darlington! Come along if you're interested in health and fitness, gaining confidence or self defence. Focus on developing your mental and physical wellbeing. Suitable for all age ranges and abilities.

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

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War

Art Gallery, York

The largest touring exhibition of British First World War Art for almost 100 years will go on show at York Art Gallery in 2016. IWM London’s Truth and Memory is a major retrospective that comprises over 60 works and features some of the most iconic images to emerge from the First World War, including paintings by Paul Nash, Percy Wyndham Lewis,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Art Gallery, York, York, YO30 7DR

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

This exhibition, organised by the V&A, will display more than 200 pairs of historic and contemporary men’s and women’s shoes by 70 named designers, including Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Christian Dior and Prada, many from the V&A’s unrivalled collection. The Museum is the only UK venue outside London that will stage this

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon

Gyles Brandreth’s 1,000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get ‘up close and pawsonal’ with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington animated TV series; Sooty; Muppet Show stalwart Fozzie and Children in Need’s Pudsey Bear.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Newby Hall & Gardens, Newby Hall, Ripon, Ripon, HG4 5AJ

Messy Monkeys

Scout HQ, Middlesbrough

Messy play for 6 months to 6 years. At Messy Monkeys, you squelch, gloop, splash water, splodge paint and we do the tidying up! We run different session: Baby sessions for 6 months to walking. Toddler sessions from walking up to 4 years.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 09:30-10:30, 11:15-12:15

Location: Scout HQ, Tollesby Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 7PJ

The Oxbridge, Stockton-on-Tees

with the New Orleans Preservation jazz band

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 20:30

Location: The Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 4AW

Ancient Lebanon

Oriental Museum, Durham

The people of ancient Lebanon played a fundamental role in shaping the history of the Mediterranean and yet, despite their importance in antiquity, they remain unknown to most people today. Based on the latest research, this exhibition will provide an accessible introduction to the culture and society of Lebanon in the ancient world. Supported

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

The English Rose - Feminine Beauty from Van Dyck to Sargent

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Featuring a newly acquired portrait by Van Dyck, of Dame Olivia Porter, a beauty in the court of Charles 1, alongside famous ‘English Roses’ painted by Lely, Kneller, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Romney, Millais and Sargent.

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

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

Tindale WMC, Bishop Auckland

ideal self defence, ladies welcome

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:30

Location: Tindale WMC, Tindale, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9SS

Tindale WMC, Bishop Auckland

all welcome

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:30-19:30

Location: Tindale WMC, Tindale, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9SS

St Josephs CHurch Hall , Stokesley

Latin and World Music, 2 fully insured and qualified instructors ready to take you to the exercise party. It really is exercise in disguise. A great way to improve your fitness, meet new people and improve your wellbeing. Come along and give it a try.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30-20:20

Location: St Josephs CHurch Hall , Tanton Road , Stokesley, TS5 5HN

Hurworth Grange Community Centre, Hurworth

A basic dog obedience training course for puppies and beginner dogs, which will include socialization with dogs/people,

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-22:00

Location: Hurworth Grange Community Centre, hurworth Road, Hurworth, DL2 2BN

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Learn about Ganesha in the new From Temple to Home exhibition. Sketch in the gallery before trying to create a Ganesha pot using air hardening clay. Suitable for children aged 5+, who must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event. Booking required on 01833 690606. This event is repeated each day from 1.30-3.00.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:00

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

Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

Palace Green Library, Durham

100 years on, this commemorative exhibition will explore the reality of the Battle of the Somme through the eyes of the people from County Durham who were there. During the First World War, battle after battle was fought by the British Army on the Western Front in Belgium and France. A century later, the Battle of the Somme stands out as one of

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

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

Coffee Morning

Friends Meeting House, Darlington

Join us for coffee and a chat every Thursday - all welcome.

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 10:30-11:30

Location: Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL3 7NB

Champagne Bar, Bishop Auckland

live music

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 12:30

Location: Champagne Bar, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NJ

Dormans Club, Middlesbrough

live jazz music

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 21:00

Location: Dormans Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough, TS55DT

Albert Hill Club, Darlington

everyone welcome, singles welcome

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

Location: Albert Hill Club, Nestfield Street, Darlington, DL1 2LZ

Karate

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Kids and Adults Karate classes

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:45-18:45, 19:00-21:00

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR



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