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Beyond Boundaries: Manchester Academy of Fine Art

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

An exhibition of works by a number of elected Members of Manchester Academy of Fine Arts ‘Beyond Boundaries’ is a wonderfully mixed exhibition of recent work which showcases ...

Phill Jupitus

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced, funny ...

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Gavin Webster, Phil Pagett, and host Rob Mulholland

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on September 2nd 2017: Gavin Webster, Phil Pagett, and host Rob Mulholland Show details: Gavin Webster - 2014 ...

The Art Market

Grainger Market , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The Art Market takes place in Newcastle's historic Grainger Market on the 4th Saturday of each month. The event is run Loveartnortheast, which was set up in 2014 by former ITV ...

Moving Forward, Looking Back

Crown Street Library, Darlington

a new exhibition celebrating the architecture of Darlington Hippodrome. The exhibition explores the architecture of the Hippodrome, its external and internal features, its succession of managers and directors and the impact they – and their times – had upon the building. You will also be able to take a sneak peek at behind the scenes images of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Have you ever had a favourite celebrity, but realise there was something a bit off about them? Ever have a crush on a pop culture superstar, but something they did or said makes you think twice about admitting it? Problematic Faves is an exhibition about this phenomenon. Because these days, with internet news, Wikipedia and social media

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS181LL

Made by Mummy Market

Scruton Station , Scruton

Visit the newly restored Scruton Station for a unique shopping experience in vintage surroundings. Shining a light on seven local crafts women from Scruton, Northallerton and the surrounding villages. Browse fine art, textiles, stationary and much more created by talented mums turning their hobbies into home-made businesses. Children’s

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:00

Location: Scruton Station , Station Road, Scruton, DL7 0QN

Car Boot Sale

The Power House, Darlington

Car Boot Sale

Category: Car Boot, Garage & Jumble
Dates:    Times: 11:00-14:00

Location: The Power House, Yarm Road, Darlington, DL2 1TS

Win a skating workshop with the stars of Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Disney On Ice is offering keen young skaters the chance to enjoy a skating workshop with the stars of the show when Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure comes to the Metro Radio Arena this October. The Disney On Ice team would love to hear from budding young skaters from age 5 upwards, who could win the chance to spend an hour in

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

Location: Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE4 7NA

Made by Mummy Market

Scruton Station , Scruton

Visit the newly restored Scruton Station for a unique shopping experience in vintage surroundings. Shining a light on seven local crafts women from Scruton, Northallerton and the surrounding villages. Browse fine art, textiles, stationary and much more created by talented mums turning their hobbies into home-made businesses. Children’s

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:00

Location: Scruton Station , Station Road, Scruton, DL7 0QN

Quarry End, Walworth

Woodland garden, about ¾ acre in an ancient quarry setting. Redeveloped over 16 years the garden has an C18 ice house, a wide variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, a fernery and ornamental vegetable plot. Spectacular late summer display. Recent addition of a further 1 acre naturalised woodland in adjacent quarry is under development.

Category: Gardens
Dates:    Times: 13:30-17:00

Location: Quarry End, near Darlington, Walworth, DL2 2LY

Durham Rambling Club

Durham Rambling Club, Melmerby

Durham Rambling Club. Sunday 20th August. Three walks in and around Melmerby, Penrith. One about 12 miles, one about 9 miles, one 6 miles. Coach leaves Durham City 9.00am. www.durhamramblingclub.org.uk

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Durham Rambling Club, coach from Durham 9.00am., Melmerby, DH1 4PD

Market Cross, Northallerton

Eight miles walk, incorporating Worton and Nappa Hall. Meet at Market Cross, Northallerton, 9:00am. 01845-501533.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Market Cross, High Street, Northallerton, DL78LN

Whitby, Whitby

a full weekend of entertainment, embracing yacht racing, rowing races and various free forms of entertainment, including market and craft fair, classic car rally, 4k Fun Run and much more. Plus the prize presentation and spectacular firework display. From Friday, August 18 (until August 21)

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Whitby, Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3YN

Market Cross, Northallerton

Eight moderate miles, Worton and Nappa Hall. Meet at Northallerton Market Cross, 09:00am, or Askrigg 10:00am. 01845-501533.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Market Cross, High Street, Northallerton, DL78LN

The Moors National Park Centre, Danby

With James McGairy, small group workshop focusing on acrylic paint, minimum age 16, advance booking essential.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:30-16:30

Location: The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, Danby, YO21 2NB

The Moors National Park Centre, Danby

With James McGairy, small group workshop focusing on acrylic paint, minimum age 16, advance booking essential.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:30-16:30

Location: The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, Danby, YO21 2NB

Arts Centre, Darlington

12 strenuous miles. Barbon, Devil's Bridge, Casterton Fell. Meet at the Arts Centre, 8:30am. 01642-785609.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 08:30

Location: Arts Centre, Vane Terrace, Darlington, DL37AX

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay

Rain or Shine bring Shakespeare’s cross-gartered and hilarious cross-dressing comedy, Twelfth Night, to Belsay Hall. Bring your blankets and picnics and join us for an unforgettable evening of theatre under the stars. Doors open at 6.15pm, performance starts at 7pm.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Nr Morpeth, Belsay, NE20 0DX

Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

Join in the fun, use natural materials you find around you in the forest to build yourself a den, but be prepared to have it tested out for how rain proof it is while you are in it! Booking essential. Children must be accompanied, maximum of four children per adult.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:00

Location: Hamsterley Forest, Redford Lane , Hamsterley Forest, DL13 3NL

Nun's Close car park, Richmond in North Yorks

Ten mile walk to Ellingstring, Gollinglith Foot and Agra Moor. Meet at Nun's Close 9:00am, or East Witton at 9:45am. 07484-700184.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Nun's Close car park, Hurgil Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104UN

The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

Sage Gateshead, Gateshead

Sage Gateshead is welcoming singer/songwriter and piano man Elio Pace to its Sage Two hall for two nights to perform the Billy Joel Songbook. Elio, who has performed in venues around the world for more than 25 years, is bringing the UK and Ireland’s first ever theatre tour of Billy Joel songs to the Gateshead venue on 19th and 20thSeptember,

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

Location: Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE8 2JR

Disney On Ice weekend at Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium, North Shields

Disney On Ice Weekend at Blue Reef Aquarium 19/20 August 2017 10am - 6pm Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure is coming to the Metro Radio Arena in October, and Blue Reef Aquarium has joined forces with Disney On Ice to celebrate in style! For one weekend only, on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August, 2017, we’re inviting our younger

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

Location: Blue Reef Aquarium, Grand Parade, North Shields, NE30 4JF

Pickering Model Railway Show

Pickering Memorial Hall, Pickering

A family friendly show (kids go free), with 11 layouts, five demonstrations, plus trade support and refreshments. Why not make a day of it? Come and see our exhibition and take a trip through the spectacular scenery, on the North Yorkshire Moors world famous heritage railway. Their station is just around the corner from our venue. On Saturday,

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

Location: Pickering Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, YO18 8AA

Colliery Club, Easington

Live music

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

Location: Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington, SR83JZ

The Cluny, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Featuring Soft Shoe Sam + The Delta Prophets

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 16:00

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

Tow Law Millennium Green and Recreation Ground, Tow Law

With funfair, bouncy castle, climbing wall, penalty shootout, face painting, dog show, stalls and sideshows, licensed bar and food stalls, plus a special performance of Hansel and Gretel.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 13:00-20:00

Location: Tow Law Millennium Green and Recreation Ground, Rear Tow Law High Street and Naismith Grove, Tow Law, DL13 4EH

The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty

The Sands, Durham

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back, returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”. The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at The Sands, Durham from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th August in its fully heated big top venue. Breathtaking in its simplicity,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 12:00, 15:00

Location: The Sands, The Sands, Durham, DH1 1SF

Open Garden

Quarry End, Darlington

Our Quarry Garden will be open to the public for charity. Tea and cakes will also be on sale. Dogs on leads welcome.

Category: Gardens
Dates:    Times: 13:00-17:00

Location: Quarry End, Walworth, Darlington, DL22LY

Esh Winning Methodist Church, Esh Winning

Does your life lack direction? Come and find answers. Meetings include musical items and talks about the Bible. Coffee and chat at the end.

Category: Religious Events
Dates:    Times: 20:15-21:00

Location: Esh Winning Methodist Church, Evenwood Road, Esh Winning, DH7 9PE

Sunny Sundial

Palace Green Library, Durham

Have you seen our sundial in the gallery? Make your own sundial to tell the time in a new way. 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

Brand new family pool sessions at Durham County Council leisure centre pools

Peterlee Leisure Centre, Peterlee

If the kids want to do some splashing about in the pool this summer, then they (and you) will love the new range of fantastic, great value family pool sessions now on offer at Durham County Council leisure centre pools. With sessions for all ages throughout the holidays we can help you keep them entertained all summer long whatever the weather.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Peterlee Leisure Centre, St Cuthberts Way, Peterlee, SR8 1AF

Brand new family pool sessions at Durham County Council leisure centre pools

Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex, Bishop Auckland

If the kids want to do some splashing about in the pool this summer, then they (and you) will love the new range of fantastic, great value family pool sessions now on offer at Durham County Council leisure centre pools. With sessions for all ages throughout the holidays we can help you keep them entertained all summer long whatever the weather.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex, Woodhouse Lane, , Bishop Auckland, DL14 6JX

Brand new family pool sessions at Durham County Council leisure centre pools

Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre, Chester-le-Street

If the kids want to do some splashing about in the pool this summer, then they (and you) will love the new range of fantastic, great value family pool sessions now on offer at Durham County Council leisure centre pools. With sessions for all ages throughout the holidays we can help you keep them entertained all summer long whatever the weather.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre, Burns Green, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QH

Brand new family pool sessions at Durham County Council leisure centre pools

Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre , Newton Aycliffe

If the kids want to do some splashing about in the pool this summer, then they (and you) will love the new range of fantastic, great value family pool sessions now on offer at Durham County Council leisure centre pools. With sessions for all ages throughout the holidays, we can help you keep them entertained all summer long whatever the weather.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre , Beveridge Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4EH

Super Sunday Roast - The Stadium of Light

Stadium of Light, Sunderland

Sunday Lunches are back at the Stadium of Light, from Sunday, August 13, between 12:00pm - 2:00pm. Starting at just £10.95 for 1 course, and £6.95 for kids.

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 12:00-14:00

Location: Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR5 1SU

The Hastings, Seaton Delaval

Live music

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

Location: The Hastings, Seaton Delaval, Seaton Delaval, NE25 0QH

Market Tavern, Chester-le-Street

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 17:00

Location: Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street, DH33EZ

Crook Hotel, Crook

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 16:00

Location: Crook Hotel, Hope Street , Crook, DL15 9HU

Billingham Arms, Billingham

Three walks finishing in Barnard Castle. Coach picks up on Teesside. 01642-786637.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Billingham Arms, Billingham, Billingham, TS23 2HD

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This exhibition of the Laing’s watercolour collection will take you on a journey through three centuries and increasingly distant parts of the world, starting from a scene of Newcastle. (until December 17)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Georgian Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees

Free American snacks, solo stars and factions welcome... Rumble with your host Jake Ray-dio and battle for the quiz title.

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Georgian Theatre, Green Dragon Yard, Stockton-on-Tees, TS181AT

Various venues in Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay

A celebrated annual programme of great films, talks and live music, in unique settings with a strong imaginative and innovative ethos. Various venues. For more details visit www.whitleybayfilmfestival.co.uk From August 13 (until September 4). Various Venues in Whitley Bay. 0191-2904126.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Various venues in Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AU

Various venues in and around Ripon, Richmond in North Yorks

GeorgeFest is back this summer with a two-week festival celebrating Richmond’s rich Georgian heritage. With a wide range of themed events and activities including fabulous guided walks and fascinating talks, there will also be events that allow you to see inside some of the town’s hidden Georgian treasures, including the interior of Culloden

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Various venues in and around Ripon, Richmond , Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4RF

The New Inn, Thrintoft

An afternoon of sport, with a BBQ, tombola and raffle, raising funds for the Myeloma UK cancer charity.

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 13:30

Location: The New Inn, Thrintoft, Thrintoft, DL7 0PN

Medieval Mayhem

Richmond Castle, Richmond in North Yorks

Cheer on performers Dressed to Kill Knights, fighting knights and duelling warriors, as they perform in a combat display. Join us for medieval mayhem, experience living history, duelling displays, test your skills at have-a-go-archery and get involved in interactive plays.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Richmond Castle, Richmond, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104AR

Walworth, Darlington

Woodland garden, about ¾ acre in an ancient quarry setting. Redeveloped over 16 years the garden has an C18 ice house, a wide variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, a fernery and ornamental vegetable plot. Spectacular late summer display. Recent addition of a further 1 acre naturalised woodland in adjacent quarry is under development. Extensive

Category: Gardens
Dates:    Times: 13:30-17:00

Location: Walworth, Walworth, Darlington, DL2 2LY

Gribdale Gate, Middlesbrough

Six to eight miles

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 14:00

Location: Gribdale Gate, Gribdale, Middlesbrough, TS3 8PP

Hopetown and Whessoe Workingmens club, Darlington

live music

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

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

Crook Hotel, Crook

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 16:00

Location: Crook Hotel, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU

outside Queen Elizabeth College, Darlington

Eight and a half miles on Teesdale Way 6, Eggleston, Middleton and Bowlees. Not suitable for dogs

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:30

Location: outside Queen Elizabeth College, Vane Terrace, Darlington, DL37AU

Market Cross, Northallerton

Eight miles around Worton, Nappa Hall

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Market Cross, High Street, Northallerton, DL78LN

Free summertime fun at intu Eldon Square!

intu Eldon Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This summer intu Eldon Square has a host of free children's activities guaranteed to keep little ones entertained throughout the school holidays. Every Monday and Tuesday from 7 - 29 August intu Eldon Square's smallest visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of free summer-themed arts and crafts including the chance to decorate ice cream fridge

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

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

Free swashbuckling fun at intu Metrocentre this summer!

intu Metrocentre, Gateshead

Ahoy me hearties! Get ready to set sail on an exciting pirate adventure as intu Metrocentre has a summer of fun, free children's activities planned for the school holidays. Every day from Monday 31 July until Monday 28 August the Metrognome free summer shows will be taking place in Exhibition Square, outside of Primark. Herbert, Sherbet,

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Newgate Bank, Helmsley

A choice of two circular walks of approximately 6 & 9 miles at Newgate Bank. Call 01642 761256 for details.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Newgate Bank, Newgate Bank, Helmsley, YO62 5LZ

How to Train you Dragonfly

RSPB Saltholme, Middlesbrough

Join us on a hunt for dragonflies in the wilds of RSPB Saltholme, and discover the secrets to stalking and finding these elusive creatures on a Discovery Zone trail. Create your own Dragonfly in the classroom to take home and display, to tell others about your brave quest.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: RSPB Saltholme, Seaton Carew Road, Middlesbrough, TS21TU

Sir Ken Dodd's Happiness Show

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Ken Dodd's incredible and hugely successful career as a professional entertainer spans over 60 fun-filled years. He is a comedian of unrivalled legendary status; an icon and national treasure who has been entertaining audiences for a lifetime of happiness and laughter. Come and enjoy his famous ‘Happiness Show’ and you’ll be absolutely

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 17:00

Location: Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE261LZ

Stories & Sword School

Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley

The monk in residence will share stories from life at the Abbey and encourage young visitors to test their skills in Sword School. Monk's Life A tale of living at the Abbey from the perspective of the monk, including work, prayer, food, and Cistercian sign language. Lasts approximately 20 minutes. Sword School In this variation on our

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Location: Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, Helmsley, YO625LB

Picasso: ceramic from Attenborough Collection

Art Gallery, York

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. His work in clay is original and exciting, taking the form of plates, tiles, jugs and jars, all featuring his vibrant decoration. Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain, where there is a long tradition of painted earthenware pottery. He became interested in

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

The Magical Travelling Circus

Whitby Abbey, Whitby

Roll up! Roll up! Fairytale acrobatic theatre company Nicole & Martin are in town. They travel the world in wooden wagons, pitching their magical tent on village greens and theatre lawns, and captivating audiences of all ages with their theatrical tales. We are thrilled to welcome them to Whitby Abbey this summer. Inside the glowing tent,

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 11:00, 18:00

Location: Whitby Abbey, Abbey Lane, Whitby, YO22 4JT

Treasures of the North-Durham photographic society exhibtion

Durham Cathedral, Durham

In celebration of the Treasures of St Cuthbert being rehoused in their permanent home in the monastic Great Kitchen within Open Treasure, the Cathedral’s world-class exhibition experience, Durham Photographic Society is showcasing places and people in the north.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

The Treasures of St Cuthbert

Durham Cathedral, Durham

A rare collection of some of the most significant surviving Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the UK, including St Cuthbert's preserved wooden coffin and his exquisite gold and garnet pectoral cross. Also on display will be the ivory comb and portable altar buried alongside St Cuthbert, Anglo-Saxon vestments gifted to his Shrine, and the original Sanctuary

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

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Northern Palettes Art Exhibition

blue tree gallery, York

We are thrilled to present the paintings of 3 accomplished painters Janine Baldwin PS, John Paul Cooke & Emerson Mayes with ceramic artist Meghan Downs.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: blue tree gallery, 23 Bootham, York, YO30 7BW

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, Skinningrove

new work reflecting unique responses to dark matter research and the broader issues it touches upon at Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, near Boulby Underground Laboratory on the North East Coast.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, Mill Lane, Skinningrove, TS134AP

Northdale Horticulture, Northallerton

Northdale are hosting Summer Holiday activities, running daily from 24th July to 1st September from 10am to 4pm. This includes a summer trail, craft activities, play area and our new sand pit. Why not come along and enjoy our sea side themed activities.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Market

The Power House, Middleton St. George

Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 11:00

Location: The Power House, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Middleton St. George, DL2 1TS

Coquetfest

Druridge Bay County Park, Morpeth

This festivals runs from Thursday night when Craig Charles will be performing a live set, Coquetfest is a 4 day festival of music, beer, beach and food with attractions for the whole family. This is a unique place to camp as you have hundreds of acres of park to explore as well as 7 miles of beautiful sandy beach. So far we have 3 stages,

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 18:00-23:00

Location: Druridge Bay County Park, Red Row, Morpeth, NE61 5BX

First Class at Locomotion

National Railway Museum Locomotion, Shildon

An exciting exhibition by members of Interface Arts set amongst the locomotives and carriages at Locomotion.

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

Location: National Railway Museum Locomotion, Soho Street, Shildon, DL41PQ

Hartlepool Horticultural Show 2017

Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre, Hartlepool

Sat - 12:30pm - 5pm Sun -11am - 4pm Hartlepool's long-running horticultural show returns to Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre. With over 100 categories ranging from chrysanthemums and roses to leeks and carrots, be prepared to see fantastic displays of flowers and vegetables at one of the North East’s favourite horticultural shows. The National

Category: Gardens
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre, Raby Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8AH

Tocketts watermill

Tockett Watermill, Guisborough

Tocketts watermill will be open each Sunday afternoon from 2.00 - 4.00pm with machinery running and guides on hand. A fascinating place with the 18ft diameter waterwheel powering various machines throughout the mill via a train of large cast iron gears. Very child orientated with suitable models and active participation.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Location: Tockett Watermill, SKELTON ROAD (A173), Guisborough, TS14 6QA

In Bloom

Gallagher & Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

An exhibition bringing together the work of four artists who examine botanical subjects in their own, distinct way. Each artist goes far beyond looking at plants as a source of beauty. They continue to develop our ancient fascination with the world around us, and offer new interpretations on what we see.

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

Location: Gallagher & Turner, 30 St Mary's Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7PQ

Charlotte Powell: The Lore of Curious Things

Gallagher & Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Charlotte Powell’s work focuses on objects and creatures which, although they may initially seem to be of modest importance are, to the artist, touchstones with a richness of associations, narratives and significance.

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

Location: Gallagher & Turner, 30 St Mary's Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE30 4PQ

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

For over 50 years Lego has been at the forefront of the toy industry. It appeal to as many adults as children with models. This exhibition demonstrates just a small sample of what can be built from one of the world's most popular construction toys today.

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

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

Digital Makings exhibition

Caedmon Hall, Central Library, Gateshead

Over the last year, Gateshead Council’s Libraries and Culture Team have brought you Digital Makings, a programme of participatory digital arts activities. We’ve had workshops, talks and lots of events to inspire and opportunities to learn something new. This exhibition highlights some of the artwork created during the year showcasing our

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Live Skies: Asteroids

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In this live planetarium show led by Life's Science Explainers, sit under the stars in our planetarium and become familiar with the constellations and planets in tonight's sky. Find out our latest science on asteroids and NASA's plans to protect Earth from dinosaur-killer impacts. There's a chance to ask questions at the end of the show.

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

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

York Out of the Closet: 50 Years of LGBT

Castle Museum, York

A series of new displays transforms York Castle Museum’s 1960’s pub into an LGBT bar brimming with tales of love, struggle and pride in a new exhibition, York Out of the Closet: 50 Years of LGBT History. Visitors can discover the stories of York’s first ever lesbian and gay protest march, the festival that brought two thousand lesbians to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Northern Ink - An Exhibition of Pen and Ink Drawings by Naomi Blayney

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Naomi is an artist specialising in pen and inks of landscapes and architecture. Her subjects are often the famous landmarks of the North East and this exhibition promises not to disappoint with new works featuring Durham Cathedral's rose window, Hadrian's Wall and the Tommy sculpture in Seaham. A selling exhibition.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Bang, Crackle, Pop

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Why does a whip crack? How does lightning make a noise? What makes a cannon go boom? Explore how sounds are made in this noisy Science Theatre show. Warning: this show includes noisy sounds such as loud bangs which can be heard outside the theatre.

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

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

St Peter's Chapel Tours

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Join our knowledgeable guides in these 45 min tours exploring the history of the chapel, with anecdotes of the bishops who worshiped here and stories of the Northern Saints featured in the magnificent stained glass windows.

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

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

Auckland Castle Behind the Scenes Tours

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Visitors are being given the chance to go behind closed doors for a peek inside the £17m restoration of Auckland Castle in our FREE Behind the Scenes tours. The Castle, once a private palace for the Prince Bishops of Durham is being returned to its Georgian Gothic opulence and will be otherwise closed to visitors until May 2018. The Behind

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30

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

Calligraphy, Candles and Civil War crafts

Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Knaresborough

Looking for something to do this Summer holiday? Why not pick up a craft kit from the Museum to try out crafts from the 17th century and discover the story of Knaresborough Castle during the English Civil War.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Location: Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Castle Yard, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS

Family Seaside Promenade

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Starfish, rock pools, donkeys and deckchairs... Whatever the weather, pop into the Pump Room and join us for some jolly seaside holiday arts and crafts. All activities are self-led and included with your museums admission charges so will be available throughout the week.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG12RY

The Clockwork Garden

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A bewitching show promising a magical experience for all ages, offering hands-on activities for the young and the young-at-heart. Flying in from somewhere out in space, a mechanical seed has landed in our exhibition gallery to fill it with a beautiful, interactive exhibition. The seed needs to learn the secrets that make our earthly gardens full of

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

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

An exquisite and engaging trail, linked to items from the Museum collection, viewed through the eyes of contemporary artist Gavin Turk in collaboration with other renowned British artists including Damien Hirst, Cornelia Parker, Sir Peter Blake, Fiona Banner, Matt Collishaw, Adam Dant and Yinka Shonibare MBE. In an interactive experience which

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

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

Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny

York Theatre Royal, York

Times are hard for the poor people of Nottingham, which means things have never been better for the wicked Sheriff and his tax collectors. But, never fear, everything’s bound to turn out fine as soon as Robin Hood comes to the rescue. Except what happens when he doesn’t? Has Robin got lost in Sherwood Forest or are there darker forces

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, YO1 7HD

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

NGCA presents the national premiere of Chad McCail's near 100-foot long drawing 'Liars of Earth'. McCail's parable has a political twist in the tale, presenting a world in which ordinary people are able to overturn the malign rule of monstrous giants. Across a vast landscape that encompasses all of the institutions that shape us, McCail explores

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR60GL

Interface Arts First ClassExhibition at Locomotion

National Railway Museum Locomotion, Shildon

An exciting contemporary art exhibition by members of Interface Arts situated amongst the locomotives and carriages at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: National Railway Museum Locomotion, Soho Street, Shildon, DL41PQ

Tyneside Cinema's Northern Stars Documentary Academy

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Young people in the North East get the chance to take part once again in an award-winning filmmaking programme this summer as Tyneside Cinema opens applications for its fifth annual Northern Stars Documentary Academy. The Cinema is looking for enthusiastic young people aged 15-18 from across the North East to take part. The programme is

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

Location: Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 6QG

Feed

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Feed is a group show a group show of artists whose natural curiosity about the world has led them to become engaged in lively technologies like bio hacking, permaculture and agriculture. The basic theme that brings all the work and artists in this show together is ‘Food’.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Beyond Boundaries: Manchester Academy of Fine Art

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

An exhibition of works by a number of elected Members of Manchester Academy of Fine Arts ‘Beyond Boundaries’ is a wonderfully mixed exhibition of recent work which showcases a wide variety of art including sculpture, painting and printmaking. This exhibition provides a splendid opportunity for the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts to introduce

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

The “Only in England” exhibition contains the work of renowned photographers Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr. The exhibition showcases both photographers fascination for the English: in previously unseen work of Ray-Jones and Parr’s “the Non-Conformists” collection.

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

Location: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, Redcar, TS105NW

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

“Robots: A collection of Robots, Cyborgs and Androids” is coming to Kirkleatham Museum. The exhibition includes 40 full sized robots, such as the Terminator, film props, costumes and collectables from films such as: Judge Dredd, Lost in Space, Robocop, iRobot, and fan favourites Star Wars and Doctor Who.

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

Location: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, Redcar, TS105NW

Little Landmarks

Museum and Art Gallery, South Shields

See ten familiar South Shields landmarks, from the old to the very new, rebuilt in miniature with LEGO®. Also, see if you can spot local characters among the LEGO® Minifigures.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, NE332JA

Chuck Close exhibition

St Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw Durham, Bearpark

The dramatic black and white portrait tapestries of American hyper-realist artist Chuck Close will be exhibited in a religious setting for the first time. Chuck Close, who is renowned for his highly inventive techniques of painting the human face, will become a part of the congregation, including a portrait of former US President Barack Obama

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: St Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw Durham, Ushaw College, Bearpark, DH79RH

Susan Aldworth: The Dark Self

St Mary's, York

Susan Aldworth’s new exhibition The Dark Self was inspired by her research into sleep during her three year residency at the University of York working with neuroscientist Professor Miles Whittington and art historian Professor Michael White. Aldworth has long been fascinated by the relationship of the brain to our sense of self as witnessed

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: St Mary's, Museum Gardens, York, YO30 7DR

Beauty and the Beast Pantomime

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

AJ Productions present a tale as old as time; the enchanting story of Beauty and The Beast. A family pantomime packed with slapstick comedy, audience interaction and lavish set and costumes. The story takes you on a journey through a small French village where lives the beautiful and intelligent Belle along with her eccentric housemate Dame

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:30, 18:30

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

Affecting Moments

Shandy Hall, Coxwold

The exhibition shows some of the prints of English literature engraved in the last quarter of the eighteenth century which were singly issued rather than being in books. Most of these are in the technique of stipple, which suddenly became popular with the increased demand for decorative prints in the 1770s. With the publication of 'A Sentimental

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:30

Location: Shandy Hall, Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Festival of Illustration

Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool

Hartlepool will once again become the home of world-renowned illustrators, cartoonists and comic artists for a celebration of all things creative. With a comprehensive programme of events including talks, exhibitions and workshops, the festival features the works of the leading artists in the industry, including director Sir Ridley Scott,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:45-17:00

Location: Hartlepool Art Gallery, Church Street, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ

Michael Eden: Wedgwood and Wouldn’t

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

This exhibition celebrates the Wedgwoodn’t Vases by the contemporary artist Michael Eden. His designs are loosely based on early Wedgwood Vases, chosen because Josiah Wedgwood was at the forefront of the first Industrial Revolution. In order to create his fashionable and desirable pottery, Wedgwood transformed both the ways that ceramics were

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

DECAY: Time, Objects & Destruction

Archaeology Museum, Durham

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects. How can water destroy glass? Why do we not have much iron from the Iron Age? Why should I brush my teeth twice each day? The key is TIME. Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Archaeology Museum, Palace Green Library, Durham, DH1 3RN

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2017

Art Gallery, York

For a fifth year, the Aesthetica Art Prize presents an exhibition of innovative works from today’s leading artists both established and emerging

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Viking: Rediscover the Legend

Yorkshire Museum, York

A major new partnership exhibition with the British Museum Two of the most significant and internationally recognised collections of Viking Age treasure in Britain will be brought together for the first time in a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum in 2017. Featuring some of the most exciting Anglo-Saxon and Viking discoveries ever

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Made in York

Fairfax House, York

Pioneering ideas, great inventions, ground-breaking discoveries, objects of beauty, innovation, artistry and craftsmanship and the people behind their creation…. These products of York’s age of Enlightenment are as rich as their impact is far-reaching. Made in York celebrates the wealth of this Georgian city’s inventive and enlightened

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

LS Lowry exhibition

Museum and Art Gallery, South Shields

A selection of works by the famous 'matchstick men' artist. 2017 marks 130 years since Lowry’s birth. In the later years of his life he spent much of his time in the North East, particularly in Sunderland and South Shields. Here the sea became a prominent theme in his work. He also became increasingly interested in creating humorous images

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, NE332JA

Life Science Centre, 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. From Sunday, July 23 (until January 5, 2018) Mon-Sat 10.00am-6.00pm, Sun 11.00am-6.00pm

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

Location: Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14EP

Constable Burton Hall & Gardens , Leyburn

Open every day between 10:00am and 4:00pm. From Saturday, March 25 (until September 24) The gardens are conveniently located within easy reach of the A1 (8 miles) on the A684, which runs through Leyburn, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Adults: £4; OAPS £3; Children 5-16: 50p Dogs welcome on leads. www.constableburton.com

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

Location: Constable Burton Hall & Gardens , Constable Burton, Leyburn, DL8 5LJ

The Missing Passenger

National Railway Museum, York

Follow an intriguing trail to help the missing passenger - celebrated crime writer Mary Lavender - solve the mystery of the Dining Car murder. In a strange twist of events, Mary was due to travel on the sleeper train from Inverness to London where the murder took place, but missed her connection. Baffled by the scene, the police have asked for

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:00, 17:00

Location: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

Green Howards Museum, Richmond in North Yorks

explores the age old phenomenon of squaddie humour. We’ll look at the different ways soldiers throughout history have tried to see the funny side – even when their situation could not have been more deadly serious. Entry to ‘Humour from Horror’ is included in your museum admission.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Time Machines: the past, the future, and how stories take us there

Palace Green Library, Durham

How big is time? And what will the future be like? The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand. Step through a portal and journey through time as we reveal how advances in science allowed authors to create stories that transport us to the distant past, parallel universes, and

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

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

Jewellery: Wearable Glass

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

an exhibition of newly commissioned glass jewellery, made through exciting new collaborations between four glass artists and eight jewellers. Glass jewellery has a history going back to the Ancient Egyptians. In the 19th and early 20th the artist Rene Lalique used glass to make jewellery but more recently the use of glass in jewellery by artists

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR60GL

Dino Jaws

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Don’t miss Dino Jaws, an amazing exhibition from the Natural History Museum, featuring life-size animatronic dinosaur heads – including the terrifying T. rex! Explore the sometimes gruesome, always fascinating, subject of dinosaurs and their food; from the notorious flesh-eating habits of T. rex to the vegetarian tastes of Iguanodon. In this

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

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

Kiplin Hall, Richmond in North Yorks

This year’s exhibition traces the links, by blood or marriage, to the owners of houses with family connections to Kiplin Hall: from Ashington Hall to Alton Towers, Belton House to Blickling Hall, and Danby Wiske to Duncombe Park. Houses large and small, in Britain and abroad, feature in this delightful insight into the homes of Kiplin’s

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Kiplin Hall, nr Scorton, Richmond in North Yorks, DL106AT

Albert Moore: Of Beauty and Aesthetics

Art Gallery, York

In Spring 2017, York Art Gallery will present the first monographic exhibition of York born artist Albert Joseph Moore since the artist’s death in 1893. Featuring more than 20 paintings and watercolours, it will highlight the beautiful and classical women for which the artist is most famous and demonstrate the modernity of Moore’s approach.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Skeeby Jubilee Hall/Old Mill Skeeby, Richmond in North Yorks

An energetic yoga practice to music, with relaxation too.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:30-18:45

Location: Skeeby Jubilee Hall/Old Mill Skeeby, Darlington Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 5DY

Enigmatology

Enimatology escape rooms, Stockton-on-Tees

If you are looking for things to do in Teesside and fancy yourself as a modern day Sherlock grab a group of Watsons to help you and visit our escape rooms. Test your wits and deductive skills and solve the mysteries before the 60 minute time limit runs out. For more information visit www.enigmatology.co.uk

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

Location: Enimatology escape rooms, 19 Yarm Road , Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3NJ

Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past

Castle Museum, York

Delve into the delicious history of some of the world’s most iconic chocolates and sweets this Easter as York Castle Museum takes you on a chocolatey tour of sweets galore. Start your chocolate journey from the museum’s Period Rooms to discover how the Georgians, Victorians and the Jacobeans satisfied their sweet tooth. Then follow the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front

Oriental Museum, Durham

An exhibition exploring the role of the thousands of Chinese who risked their lives alongside the British armed forces during the First World War. 96,000 Chinese men volunteered to work for Britain in the First World War as part of the Chinese Labour Corps. They undertook essential and often dangerous work behind the lines on the western front

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

National Portrait Gallery Director Nicholas Cullinan has chosen a further four portraits of people who have shaped British history and culture over the centuries. Including the striking David Beckham by Nadav Kander.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Summer Foraging Course

The Fountaine Inn, Yorkshire Dales

This course is a simple foraging walk where we expect to be able to identify a selection of edible wild plants, mushrooms flowers and fruits. We’ll also be providing a wild food based meal at the end, depending on what we find. The course starts with a 20 minute introduction then we will set off for a slow walk around the area taking in some

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 12:00-15:30

Location: The Fountaine Inn, Linton in Craven, Yorkshire Dales, BD23 5HJ

Alington House, Durham

everyone welcome

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

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

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

Companion Pieces

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

To celebrate 100 years since the Gallery doors opened to the public to present the Shipley’s bequest collection, and 40 years since the first items were purchased to build the now nationally important contemporary craft collection, the Shipley Art Gallery presents a new showcase exhibition. Companion Pieces brings together different parts of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Scarth Hall, Staindrop

sequence and ballroom dancing to live music

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 15:00-18:00

Location: Scarth Hall, 5 South Green, Staindrop, DL2 3LD



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