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Formerly of Bucks Fizz

Customs House, South Shields

Early in 1981, four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: “you are now Bucks Fizz”. In the eight weeks between that first meeting and ...

Jonathan Pie: Live!

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Jonathan Pie is a respected news reporter for a respected news broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly, he ...

Ey Up Stand Up

The Forum - Ancillary Room, Northallerton

Kate Fox and friends take to the stage again in a comedy evening of spoken word. Ey Up Stand Up is rapidly becoming a favourite event in the spoken word calendar and brings ...

The 4Tunes

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

4 very special guys…4 amazing voices…1 night you’ll remember 4ever… Experience one unforgettable, fun-packed night of dazzling five-star entertainment with The 4Tunes. ...

Beginners Italian

Crown Street Library, Darlington

Adult Learning course is for learners who would like to learn to speak words and phrases in Italian and find out more about Italian culture.

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

Location: Crown Street Library, Crown Street, Darlington, DL11ND

Embroidered Hoops Workshop

Rural Arts Centre, Thirsk

In this workshop you are going to transform a piece of fabric into a fashionable embroidered hoop, ready to hang in your home or give as a special present. Artist Claire Ford will be teaching you the different stitches used in embelishing cloth including Running Stitch, Back Stitch, Cross Stitch, Blanket Stitch, Chain Stitch, Fly Stitch and Seed

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

Location: Rural Arts Centre, Thirsk, Thirsk, YO71QS

Wild Durham Art Exhibition

Cafe on The Green, Durham

Pastel paintings and prints by Shotley Bridge artist, Fiona Carvell. Growth, colour and texture inspired by the landscape of County Durham.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-18:00

Location: Cafe on The Green, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Hear about Ron’s varied role as commissioner as he aims to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of policing services.

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

Beth Orton plus Brodka

Sage, Gateshead

Beth Orton has been one of the most unique and beguiling voices in music for the past two decades. Her debut LP Trailer Park pioneered a synthesis of electronic and acoustic songs to huge acclaim. The follow up Central Reservation brought international success and the Brit Award for Best British Female. Further albums like the Jim O’Rourke

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

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

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Angela Chalmers, David Chalmers, Janine Baldwin and Lindsey Tyson interpret the beauty of the landscape through their painting, photography, mixed media and textiles.

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

Location: Inspired By Gallery, National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

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

Lucy Pittaway: Contemporary Pastels

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

Free Admission This September, we are pleased to welcome back Lucy Pittaway for her second exhibition at The Garden Rooms. With her warm, vibrant pastels inspired by Yorkshire, Lucy’s reputation and following continues to flourish. Earlier this year, Lucy was honoured to be named the Official Artist of the Tour de Yorkshire 2016, and she

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

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

Nature's Delights

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Nature’s Delights showcases a selection of wildlife paintings by Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, who introduced a wider audience to the countryside with his illustrations for Ladybird’s popular series What to Look for in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter and The Farm. Alongside Tunnicliffe’s work are paintings by Archibald Thorburn and John

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

mima, Middlesbrough

For a week in September we host a special screening programme of three works spanning six years of Mikhail Karikis’ artistic practice. Each piece explores the relationship between post-industrial European landscapes and the voices of their inhabitants. Karikis uses moving image, sound, performance and other media to explore the voice as a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Darlington Library, Darlington

a display of old postcards (front and back) from Darlington Library's Local Studies Collection

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-18:00

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

Great North Snowdogs

around Sunderland, Gateshead and Tyneside, Gateshead

The 60, 1.5m high sculptures, inspired by the story The Snowman and The Snowdog, by Raymond Briggs, will each have been individually decorated by professional artists and celebrities. And a trail map and dedicated app will lead visitors from popular tourist destinations to lesser known areas of the region, along the route covered by the Metro

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: around Sunderland, Gateshead and Tyneside, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN

3D Glitch

Arts Centre, Washington

This exhibition looks at imperfection in the digital world, in an age when photoshopped perfection is all too common. The artists have all created new works in Sunderland especially for the exhibition, working with the University of Sunderland Glass and Ceramics Department, and space/social space research group of artists. The artworks are

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Ross Noble

Barbican, York

Everybody's favourite randomist is back. As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it's time to let it all out. Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event. Noble started in comedy 25 years, ago at the age of 15, and has established a loyal

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Terrific Trees

Botanic Garden, Durham

Pick up an Explorer Backpack from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the Garden. (Subject to availability)

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

Location: Botanic Garden, Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH13TN

Community Centre, Chester-le-Street

for adults taught by a fully qualified teacher

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-20:00

Location: Community Centre, Newcastle Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3TS

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Forever Yours...x - Newcastle 2016

Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Energetic, exotic, eclectic and completely unpredictable – those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are ready to whoop it up in NEWCASTLE with a dazzling new production of the country’s most popular touring cabaret show - 'Forever Yours...x'. Under the unique canvas of the specially constructed Sabai Pavilion, which is heading back

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 16:30-18:00, 16:30-18:00, 18:45-20:15, 19:00-20:30, 19:00-20:30, 21:00-22:30

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

Little Bear goes North

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Little Bear returns in an enchanting new planetarium show especially for under 7s. In her latest adventure, Little Bear encounters a lost polar bear and using her knowledge of the stars, guides her new friend home. Little Bear goes North will be showing at Life until 31 March 2017.

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

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

David Gibbon Photgraphy

The Witham, Barnard Castle

David and Louise bring images of their past year travelling around the UK, Scottish Highlands, Poland and the Boreal Forest in Finland. The couple have always had an interest in wildlife, but it wasn't until 2009 when the RSPB opened a flagship £7 million nature reserve - Saltholme on Teesside - that their interest in photography really took off.

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

Location: The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, DL128LY

Views from The Aire Exhibition

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Aire Valley Arts is a group of professional and semi-professional artists centred of the Aire Valley in West Yorkshire. This exhibition celebrates not only their wide range of media, techniques and approaches, but also their shared enthusiasm for life and art. Despite the title of the exhibition, the range of influences and subject matter extend

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-20:00

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

Summer 2016 Exhibitions, Displays and Activities

Richmondshire Museum, Richmond in North Yorks

A variety of new exhibitions, displays and activities here at the Museum throughout summer 2016.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:00

Location: Richmondshire Museum, Ryders Wynd, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4JA

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A Northern Stage and Pilot Theatre co-production Adapted for the stage by Lee Mattinson from the novel by Jonathan Tulloch Directed by Katie Posner An update on the story that inspired the hit film Purely Belter. A play about love and friendship, hardship and the priceless currency of hope. It’s very funny, very sad and utterly

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Northern Stage, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RH

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

An English Touring Theatre and Orange Tree Theatre co-production in association with Exeter Northcott Theatre Following its critically acclaimed sell out run at the Orange Tree Theatre, Terence Rattigan's sparkling 1936 comedy comes to the Harrogate Theatre this September. After a group of young men arrive at Monsieur Maingot's French school

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Harrogate Theatre, 6 Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG11QF

Empire, Sunderland

Bill Kenwright presents Sarah Harding and Andy Moss in a brand new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope: Ghost - The Musical. Girls Aloud singer and actress Sarah Harding will make her stage debut this autumn starring as ‘Molly’, opposite Andy Moss, best known for starring as Rhys Ashworth in Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, as

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Martial arts & self-defense free introductory classes

Chester le street comunity centre, Chester-le-Street

Kuraikan aikido dojo. 2 free introductory lessons in aikido. A martial art for self defense & fitness

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: Chester le street comunity centre, Newcastle road, Chester-le-Street, dh33ts

Darlington Orchestra rehearsals

St Thomas Aquinas church hall, Darlington

Darlington Orchestra rehearses on Tuesdays from 7:15pm until 9:00pm (during Darlington school term-times) at St Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, North Road DL1 3PU. Term starts September 6, no rehearsals on October 25, on December 20 & 27. There are no auditions although playing standard of at least Grade-IV for most instruments is required. It’s

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:15-21:00

Location: St Thomas Aquinas church hall, North Road, Darlington, DL1 3PU

Darlington Orchestra Rehearsals

St Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, Darlington

Darlington Orchestra performs two major concerts each year - with rehearsals onTuesday from 7:15pm until 9:00pm in Darlington (school term-times). There are no auditions although playing standard of at least Grade-IV is preferred. It’s not necessary to have taken the grades but that level and being able to read music are required. •

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:15-21:00

Location: St Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, North Road, Darlington, DL1 2PU

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

About Dozens of artists submitted proposals to an open call in spring 2016 to develop designs for a roaming pavilion (temporary architectural structure) inspired by the Hatton Gallery's collection. This exhibition features the work of Catrin Huber, Toby Paterson, and duo Harriet Sutcliffe & Jack Mutton. Visitors are invited to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The Original Print Show is a chance to see remarkable new work by leading and emerging artists specially selected from this years Royal Academy Summer Show by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA. Celebrating its third year, The Original Print Show will include every genre of printmaking: from etchings, engravings, lithographs and screenprints to digital prints,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

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, 1-44 Sandhill, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 3JF

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: 06:00-21:00

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

Parliment Street, York

YORKshire Puddingz, Kymberley Kennedy, York renowned performer Boss Caine and the veterans of the festival the Surf Sluts who are returning yet again due to popular demand. Each year, the festival aims to raise money for a local cause and this year the festival will be once again working with York Mind. Ellen says: “We worked with York Mind last

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

Location: Parliment Street, Parliment Street, York, YO1 8SE

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

plus three other artists

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

In Pursuit of Pleasure

Fairfax House, York

summer exhibition will look at the social scene in English towns and cities including London, delving into the tempting array of decadent activities and pleasurable pursuits catering for all tastes and predilections, sometimes challenging the notions of what ‘polite’ entertainment encompassed in the eighteenth century. In Pusuit of Pleasure

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Fairfax House, Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

Craigie Aitchison and Anthony Frost: Screenprints

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Craigie Aitchison and Anthony Frost are united by their love of intense, pure colour. Both prolific printmakers, screenprinting suits their use of recurring motifs, which play an important role in the work of both artists. Frost’s use of bold shapes, broad strokes and quick dots reflect his love of music, while Aitchison’s sparse but considered

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

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

Hilarity Bites presents... Anna Mann: A Sketch Show For Depressives

The Keys, Darlington

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Keys in Darlington on September 27th 2016: Anna Mann: A Sketch Show For Depressives The star of BBC's Murder in Successville and Being Human, Colin Hoult releases his most delightful character Ms Anna Mann, siren of the stage and screen in a show to put down your black dog at last or at least chuck him a bone.

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

Location: The Keys, Skinnergate, Darlington, DL3 7LX

Creative Age

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Join us for lively and supportive creative sessions, designed for people living with the early stages of dementia and their carers. Activities will be sociable and develop creativity. Every few months, we will explore a different creative activity. Over time, you will have the opportunity to try a variety of activities such as storytelling

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

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

Mary Poppins

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh present the multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The stage production of Mary Poppins is

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

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

Nuketown

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

What would you do with 205 billion pounds? Nuketown is a storytelling and protest art project to build a brand new model city, equal in value to the proposed Trident submarine replacement programme. Working with town planners, architects, live feeds and enormous amounts of Lego, Transit commissioned artist Jack Dean invites you to hear an epic

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00-20:00

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

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

Echoes Of Light exhibition

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

The Northern Branch of the Guild of Glass Engravers is the foremost group of glass engravers in the North of England. The aim of the exhibition is to inform, educate and make the public aware of the art of glass engraving, by exhibiting glass engraved using modern engraving techniques, in the hope that it will arouse their interest in this

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Tutored Life Drawing - Beginners

Mushroom Works, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The course will be covering the approach to drawing rather than method or technique. Every artist has their own style and will usually approach drawing in the same default mode. This course is about shaking that mode up - inspiring a new angle of attack. This 'back to foundation' approach can be both liberating and insightful. Breaking free of

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Mushroom Works, St Lawrence Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE61AR

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

An exhibition of the artwork of Stuart Fisher

Durham Cathedral, Durham

The Undercroft Restaurant: Following the success of his book of paintings Mostly Durham, award-winning artist and designer Stuart Fisher launches his fifth exhibition of watercolour paintings in Durham Cathedral. The exhibition entitled Adventures in Architecture, will include work featuring Durham City, Prague, Venice, London, Siena and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

An exhibition of the artwork of Judy Hurst

Durham Cathedral, Durham

The Galilee Chapel: Vellum, poplar board, 24ct gold leaf, 18ct gold, and exotic wood with inlays are just some of the materials used to produce the work in this exhibition by local artist Judy Hurst. The spiritual life of the North East is represented by images of wildlife intertwined with patterns, both imaginative and mathematical, reminiscent

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Inspired by Architecture - North-East Embroiderers Guild

Durham Cathedral, Durham

The Guild is a national organisation divided into 11 regions. Members work in different techniques including traditional counted thread work, surface stitching, gold-work and beading, to applique patchwork and quilting, and incorporate both hand and machine embroidery. Some members of Durham Cathedral’s Broderers are also Guild members.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

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

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

Chester-le-Street Art Society

Chester-le-Street Community Association, Chester-le-Street

Looking for new members - experienced or beginners. Not tutored but experienced member on hand to give assistance in watercolour, acrylics, oils and pencil and charcoal drawing. Twice yearly exhibition in the local library.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

Location: Chester-le-Street Community Association, Newcastle Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3TS

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

Chester-le-Street Art Society

Chester-le-Street Community Association, Chester-le-Street

We are looking for new members of all abilities. Although there is no formal tuition, experienced members are on hand to give assistance. Watercolour, oil, acrylic,pencil and charcoal drawing and painting are all catered for. We have twice yearly exhibitions in the local library. We meet every Tuesday morning from 10-12.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

Location: Chester-le-Street Community Association, Newcastle Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3TS

Girl's Boxercise

The Clock, Thirsk

Come and build your confidence, get some exercise and most of all have fun at Girl's Boxercise Class. It takes place in The Methodist Church on St James Green in Thirsk every Tuesday between 5:30 and 6:15pm

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:30-18:15

Location: The Clock, Church Hall, Thirsk, YO7 1AQ

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

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

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

Methodist 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: 09:30-10:20

Location: Methodist CHurch Hall, High Street , Stokesley, TS9 5AX

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



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