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Shipley Lates: Play with Clay

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

an evening of music, food and ceramics to celebrate 100 years of the Shipley Art Gallery. Try your hand at a range of Ceramic techniques with artists from Bensham Grove Pottery ...

Martial arts seminar fitness & self defence

North Durham academy , Stanley

IMAF Europe U.K. Martial arts seminar Open to everyone 10 years + beginners & experienced students North Durham academy sports centre Stanley DH9 0TW Sunday 15th October ...

Grease

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Starring Danielle Hope (Over The Rainbow winner) as Sandy, Tom Parker (The Wanted) as Danny and Louisa Lytton (EastEnders & Strictly Come Dancing) as Rizzo. From Monday, October ...

Little Howard's Big Show For Kids

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Following the success of their popular TV show 'Little Howard’s Big Question' (BBC1/CBBC), Howard Read as Big Howard and his six-year-old animated friend Little Howard are ...

Bowlers needed all ages male and female

Indoor Bowls Club, Spennymoor

free taster sessions come along and give it a try, gentle exercise improves hand to eye co-ordination

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

Location: Indoor Bowls Club, 53-57 WHITWORTH STREET, Spennymoor, DL16 7LF

Kiplin Hall, Richmond in North Yorks

selling exhibition of watercolours and other works

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Interface Arts: Pop Art Collage Workshop

Oriental Museum, Durham

Join us for a hands-on creative workshop led by artist Wendy Parkin. The Pop Art movement emerged in the 1950s and challenged traditional perceptions of art. You will be introduced to the main techniques and create your own individual art work using found materials and a little bit of imagination. All equipment and materials will be provided.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 14:30-16:30

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Eggleston Agricultural Show

West Barnley, Eggleston

There will be plenty of things to see and do across the day for people of all ages: Birds of prey, dogs show - entries on the day (£1 per dog), poultry tent, handy craft tent, children's entries, horticulture displays, vintage tractors, horse show, side shows, tombola, hook a duck, bouncy castle, fairground rides, cows including Highland &

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

Location: West Barnley, Eggleston, Eggleston, DL12 0DS

Little 3, Thirsk

live music

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

Location: Little 3, 13 Finkle Street, Thirsk, YO71DA

Walled Garden, Helmsley

with Anthea Firth, learn how to weave an owl in willow, all materials included

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-15:00

Location: Walled Garden, Cleveland Way, Helmsley, YO62 5AH

York Racecourse, York

with over 220 leading booksellers. Antiquarian, fine and rare books, illustrated books and much more. For full details visit www.yorkbookfair.com

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: York Racecourse, Tadcaster Road , York, YO231EX

Autumn Flower Show

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Featuring fantastic ideas for your garden, stunning plant nursery displays, live expert demonstrations and great shopping, it offers everything you need to plan and perfect your outdoor space. Our famous giant vegetable competition is set to wow visitors as colossal carrots, monster marrows and podgy parsnips weigh in for the battle of the

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

Location: Great Yorkshire Showground, Great Yorkshire Showground, Railway Rd, Harrogate, HG28NZ

St. Brandon's Church and village hall, Brancepeth

Flower Festival celebrating the voyages 1500 years ago of St. Brandon in search of Paradise and History Exhibition following the history of the church and its people and the village over 1500 years, including film of the fire that gutted the church in 1998 and its rebuilding.Organised by Brancepeth Archives and History Group. Saturday 16th,

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

Location: St. Brandon's Church and village hall, Brancepeth, Brancepeth, DH7 8DD

Brancepeth

St Brandon's Church & Village Hall, Brancepeth

It will be 19 years since fire gutted the Grade I Listed Building that is St. Brandon’s Church at Brancepeth, near Durham. In only a few hours the famous 17th century woodwork and virtually all the contents were destroyed or very badly damaged. Hard work by many people saw the building rise from the ashes; although many of its historic contents

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00, 10:00-16:00

Location: St Brandon's Church & Village Hall, The Village, Brancepeth, DH7 8DG

bedale hall, Bedale

Bespoke artisan craft fair with selected crafters from around the north east

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: bedale hall, north end, Bedale, DL8 1AA

West Rainton Village Show

Jubilee Hall, West Rainton

The Annual show this year is on 16th September in the Jubilee Hall. 2016 saw over 300 entries and we hope to beat that year with 43 classes from art to baking and photography to crochet! Open for free viewing from 12noon to 2pm, followed by prize giving.

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

Location: Jubilee Hall, North Street, West Rainton, DH4 6NU

Belmont Parish Hall, St Mary Magdalene Church, Durham

Concert by local mixed-voice singing group, Bon Achord - entertaining you with a variety of well known songs from the last 60 years. Tickets can be purchased on the door and the cost includes a glass of wine

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Belmont Parish Hall, St Mary Magdalene Church, 2 Fellside Gardens, Durham, DH1 1AB

Belmont Parish Hall, St Mary Magdalene Church, Durham

Concert by local mixed-voice singing group, Bon Achord - entertaining you with you a variety of well known songs from the last 60 years.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Belmont Parish Hall, St Mary Magdalene Church, 2 Fellside Gardens, Durham, DH1 1AB

Pro Wrestling in Redcar

Coatham Memorial Halll, Redcar

On the 16th of September some of the UK's wrestling superstars come to the Coatham Memorial Hall for LIVE professional wrestling in Redcar! Catch "The Frachise Player" Shady Nattrass, Target Wrestling Champion Karnage, local star Satchel Jones, The monster Asylum, Gemini, "The International Pop Sensation" Jayson Mayson, Chris Hawk and more

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

Location: Coatham Memorial Halll, 7 Coatham Road, Redcar, TS10 1RH

Pro Wrestling in Redcar

Coatham Memorial Hall, Redcar

On the 16th of September some of the UK's wrestling superstars come to the Coatham Memorial Hall for LIVE professional wrestling in Redcar! Catch "The Frachise Player" Shady Nattrass, Target Wrestling Champion Karnage, local star Satchel Jones, The monster Asylum, Gemini, "The International Pop Sensation" Jayson Mayson, Chris Hawk and more

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

Location: Coatham Memorial Hall, 7 Coatham Road, Redcar, TS10 1RH

The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan: Nearly Dan in Concert, 20th Anniversary tour, Classic album

Sage, Gateshead

Less tribute and more homage, Nearly Dan is the holy grail to the ever-growing legions of Dan fans, desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dan’s approach is faithful though not reverential, relaxed but as tight as their namesakes: bringing their own unique spirit and

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

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

Cricket & SC, Middleton St. George

country and western with line dancing

Category: Music - Country
Dates:    Times: 19:00-23:00

Location: Cricket & SC, WATER VIEW, Middleton St. George, DL2 1JQ

Autumn Steam Gala with Flying Scotsman

National Railway Museum Locomotion, Shildon

Come and see very special guest locomotives including Flying Scotsman and BR Standard Class 2MT No. 78018 as they visit Shildon, the cradle of the railways. Steam train rides, guest locomotives and cab access are all part of this spectacular event. Whether you are new to locomotives or experienced in all things steam, there is something for

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

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

Craft skills festival

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

See blacksmithing and stained glass demonstrations, talk to the experts and try your hand at a range of heritage building and traditional crafts including weaving, pottery, stone carving and much more. Take the opportunity to peek inside the Castle in our Behind the Scene’s Tours running at 10.30 and 1pm or our St Peter’s Chapel Tours

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

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

Coach & Horses, Crook

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 21:00

Location: Coach & Horses, 3 Addison Street, Crook, DL15 9EG

Colliery Club, Easington

live music

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

Location: Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington, SR83JZ

Paul Berriff: A Life in Pictures

Joe Cornish Galleries, Northallerton

Paul is one of Britain’s most accomplished television documentary film makers. A pioneer in his field, Paul has been awarded the OBE and two BAFTAs, along with a host of other top TV awards. His latest being the GTC’s Television Cameraman’s Award for 2017 Starting his career in the early ‘60s as a 16 year old press photographer, Paul

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

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

Sports and SC, Middleton-in-Teesdale

COUNTRY AND WESTERN. 60s & 70s.

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

Location: Sports and SC, ROSE TERRACE., Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0UU

Brandon Rocks

BRANDON CRICKET AND SPORTS CLUB, Brandon

Brandon Rocks is new rock music festival featuring 12 Bands on 2 Stages from 1.30pm to 11pm. Headline Bands on the Outfield Stage include Bon Jovi Forever, Revolver, The Scandals, Sleeze Sisters and Hellraiser. The Pavilion Stage features Fu Fighters, Tubesnake, The Kieran Johnson Band, Frostie, Circa 69, Joe Hylam and Mayfare.

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 13:30-23:00

Location: BRANDON CRICKET AND SPORTS CLUB, Brandon Lane, Brandon, DH7 8PG

First Weekend: What's New?

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Drop in and be one of the first to see our new exhibitions with gallery tours, children's activities and art tasters. Explore the new Katharine Holmes: In Grandmother's Footsteps exhibition and take a special gallery tour at 11.00 with Chelsea Cefai, curator of the new Sheila Bownas exhibition.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

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

First Weekend: What's New?

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Drop in and be one of the first to see our new exhibitions with gallery tours, children's activities and art tasters. Explore the new Katharine Holmes: In Grandmother's Footsteps exhibition and take a special gallery tour at 11.00 with Chelsea Cefai, curator of the new Sheila Bownas exhibition.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

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

The Witham, Barnard Castle

The Earth's Layers is an exciting exhibition of fine art painting, printmaking, ceramics, paper-cut, and mixed-media installation by a group of artists from across the north of England. Many of the works are inspired by maps, paths, and topography, whilst others are inspired by naturally occurring geological formations, and other works are inspired

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Hopetown and Whessoe Workingmens Club, Darlington

Live music

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

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

Agricultural Show

Beamish Open Air Museum, Stanley

Agricultural Show, recreating a typical country show from the early 1900s. With cavalry displays, strong man demonstrations, birds of prey, Punch and Judy Shows, have a go archery, and a chance to meet the animals around the show, including pit ponies, alpacas, ferrets, horses and guinea pigs. From Thursday, September 14 (until September 17)

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

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

101 Years of British Art

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The art produced in Britain over the last century defies easy definition or classification. It spans the portraits of Augustus John and Clare Winsten, who embraced post-impressionism in the 1910s, the neo-romantic landscapes of John Minton and Keith Vaughan, reflecting on the aftermath of the Second World War, and the eye-catching imagery of

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

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

St. Paul's Church, Evenwood

Victorian Fayre & Local History Exhibition. Craft & food stalls, Punch & Judy, Spennymoor Town Band games, refreshments & more plus exhibition of photos, documents & artifacts relating to Evenwood & Ramshaw. Free parking

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

Location: St. Paul's Church, Chapel Street, Evenwood, DL14 9RA

The Henry Graham Show

Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Darlington

Only £2.50 Per Person

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 18:30-23:30

Location: Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Salters Lane North, Darlington, DL13DT

ED Walker Homes, Darlington

Eight miles around Bishop Auckland, Binchester and Holland Hall

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:45

Location: ED Walker Homes, Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, DL38DF

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

explore historic unsolved murders, accidents and robberies on the railway

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Flashdance

Empire, Sunderland

Starring Strictly Come Dancing Champion Joanne Clifton and A1 heartthrob Ben Adams, Flashdance - The Musical is the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex a determined welder who dreams of becoming a professional dancer. When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream of attending Shipley Dance Academy. Prepare

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

NERA exhibition, a history of buildings, present and lost, located within the Head of Steam Campus and the immediate surrounding area.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Resurgence by the Darlington Association of Photographers

Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet Offices, Middlesbrough

The Darlington Association of Photographers formed after the demise of the Darlington Arts Centre in July 2012 and celebrates it's 5th anniversary with the exhibition - Resurgence.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet Offices, Middlesbrough Road, Middlesbrough, TS66XH

Hurworth Grange, Hurworth

A Country Fair with rural activities, displays, & local crafts. Also Fairground rides, dance troupes & music groups providing all day entertainment. Food & licensed bar available.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:30-16:00

Location: Hurworth Grange, 41 Hurworth Road, Hurworth, DL2 2BN

St Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw College, Durham

organist of St Margaret of Antioch Parish Church

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 14:30

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

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Danny Posthill, Lloyd Griffith, Steve Day, and host Craig Murray

Blackwell Grange Golf Club, Darlington

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Blackwell Grange Golf Club in Darlington on September 16th 2017: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Danny Posthill, Lloyd Griffith, Steve Day, and host Craig Murray Show details: Danny Posthill - Britain's Got Talent finalist. “What a talented comedian” - Tim Vine Lloyd Griffith - Presenter of Soccer AM.

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

Location: Blackwell Grange Golf Club, Snipe Lane, Darlington, DL2 2SA

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Joséphine Bowes (1825 - 1874) was a very fashionable Parisian woman. Sadly, her wardrobe does not survive, except for two bodices and a blouse, but her dress bills and her fashion magazines remain. A selection of these will be shown with her clothes and some of her jewellery. A beautiful lilac evening bodice is to displayed for the first time with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Saturday Night at the Movies... don your best outfits as we dim the lights and gear up for some big screen action at September's club night! Think American drive in movie and dress to impress.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:30

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

Theatre Royal, York

Multi-award- winning and York-born and raised storyteller Danyah Miller explores what drives us to want to live perfect lives. What is perfection and what's so bad about imperfection?

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00, 19:45

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

Theatre Royal, York

Fresh from their sell out performances of The Lock In Christmas Carol, the Breaking Tradition Dance Company return to Ye Olde Fighting Cocks for a comical new version of their critically acclaimed folk and hip hop dance show ‘The Lock In!’

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Live Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Two exhilarating evenings showcasing work created by exciting young theatre makers of the future. Different short plays and experimental pieces will be performed each evening as Northumbria University Theatre and Performance MA students bring their final performances to Live Theatre’s main stage.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Arts Centre, Washington

After the extraordinary feedback for Landscapes, Mimika return with five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Step inside the small world of Mimika Theatre’s white tent and into an exquisite intimate environment. Meet five characters - a bug, a goose, a fox cub, a cat and a six year old girl - and watch their

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Leonard, from South Shields, is a 25 year old accordion champion and his All Star Band are some of the very best musicians from Scotland. Accordion, Piano, Banjo, Guitar, Double Bass, Drums and Vocals are just a few highlights in an afternoon of International popular music and laughter with special guests including Irish Dancers and comedian Ernie

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00

Location: Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE261LZ

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The Open Mic UK music competition is a chance for aspiring singers and musicians to perform to music industry judges who are at every stage of the music competition, from the auditions to the national Grand Final. Judges in the past include representatives from the three major record labels (Universal, Warner and Sony), as well as festival

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 09:00

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

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

27 Productions in association with Tyne Theatre & Opera House present “1867” From the team who brought Hitler’s Headquarters to the Victoria Tunnel, and who unearthed the secrets of Newcastle’s Castle and the doomed Geordie witches in WYTCH, now bring a celebration, in the form of a new, high tech, exploration of The Tyne Theatre’s 150th

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:30

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

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and Strictly Come Dancing), Caroline Flack (Strictly Come Dancing, Love Island, The X Factor) and Charlotte Wakefield (Sound Of Music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) featuring a

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:30, 19:30

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

Gala Theatre, Durham

After four years writing and performing his TV show Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, Content Provider is Stewart’s first brand new full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World. On Saturday, September 16

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Motown Show: The Marvelettes + A Touch of Soul

Whitby Pavilion Complex, Whitby

Legendary Motown stars The Marvelettes will be appearing live at Whitby Pavilion, on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16. Book now www.whitbypavilion.co.uk www.goldsoul.co.uk 1. 1st hit 'Please Mr Postman' subsequently covered by the Carpenters. 2. When Your Young and In Love.... their most famous song. 3. Signed to Motown

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

Location: Whitby Pavilion Complex, West Cliff, Whitby, YO213EN

Hexham Old Gaol, Hexham

Hexham Old Gaol and some of its historical inmates are the inspiration behind a new film installation featuring modern-day ballads created by North East-based artist Matt Stokes in collaboration with musician Richard Dawson. Drawing from traditional border ballads, which were typically sung unaccompanied and used to tell stories, This Liberty

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hexham Old Gaol, Hallgate, Hexham, NE46 1XD

10@10

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

The Station is 10 this year. To celebrate, we've asked Year 10 students at Richmond School to create artwork for this very special exhibition. We've also selected twelve winning images to be part of a celebratory 2018 calendar, which will be on sale right here at The Station. Please visit and support our talented young local artists. From

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Mysterious Masks

Palace Green Library, Durham

As a time traveller you will need a disguise, make yourself a mask so that no on recognises you. 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

Tees Cottage Pumping Station , Darlington

Tees Cottage are holding two more open weekends at Broken Scar, Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, during 2017. They are planning to run all of their old steam machinery including the beam engine, boilers etc. It is hoped that the gas engine, which is currently being repaired, will also be running. A blacksmith will also be in the smithy. The

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

Location: Tees Cottage Pumping Station , Broken Scar, Darlington, DL3 8TF

The Henry Graham Show

Harrowgate Club, Darlington

Great Entertainment every Saturday Night.

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 18:30-23:00

Location: Harrowgate Club, Salters Lane North, Darlington, DL13DT

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

A chance to see and buy remarkable new work by leading and emerging artists handpicked from the Royal Academy exhibition by Britain’s foremost landscape artist Norman Ackroyd CBE RA. Includes works by Sir Michael Craig Martin, Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, Tracey Emin and Cornelia Parker. From September 9 (until October 14)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

An exhibition spanning the lifework of one of the most distinctive British artists of the 20th century. Paul Nash (1889 –1946) was one of the most distinctive British artists of the 20th century and was a key figure in British Surrealism. His art forged an important new connection between surreal and mystical ideas and the English landscape.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Live music

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

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

Cockerton WMC, Darlington

Join former footballer and pundit Micky Quinn and Comedian and Screenwriter Austin Knight, for a great night of entertainment. The night also includes an auction, raffle, meat draw and quiz, as well as superb after dinner talks from the two versatile performers. Tickets are priced at £15 (£20 on the door) and include roast beef and hog roast

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Cockerton WMC, Woodland road, Darlington, DL39AB

Dramatic Ducks

Oriental Museum, Durham

Ducks symbolise peace and affection. Have a look at our lovely Korean wedding ducks and make your own duck puppet. Drop in 1:00-3:00pm, no need to book. Activities are included in normal admission prices and are generally suitable for children aged 5-11 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

The Searchers

The Empire, Consett

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: The Empire, Front Street, Consett, DH85AB

Great North Art Show 2017

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon

The Great North Art Show features hundreds of artworks displayed in the splendid setting of Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire. This breathtaking array of art, featuring more than 350 artworks, ranges from printmaking and illustration to painting and sculpture, and is an opportunity to view and buy works from both emerging and established

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, Ripon, HG4 1QS

Adrian Nation

The Witham, Barnard Castle

“..hard to believe there’s only one man on stage.” (Rock Society Magazine) “…a superior fingerstyle troubadour.” (Guitar and Bass Magazine) “..a prodigiously talented fingerpicking guitarist.” (R2 Magazine) A talented, committed musician in his youth, Adrian Nation describes his first compositions as "the ramblings of a

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

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

Animal Farm by George Orwell, adpt. by Peter Hall

People's Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm oust their cruel master, it seems a new age has dawned. All animals are equal! But the dream turns to a nightmare as a new order emerges. Published in 1946, Orwell’s fable has stood the test of time and still rings true as the early 21st century witnesses a wave of resurgent populism.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: People's Theatre, Stephenson's Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE65QF

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Grand Opera House, York

York Stage Musicals brings the camp classic Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical to the Grand Opera House York in a brand new production. Based on the smash-hit movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical is the heart warming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Counterfeit Seventies Show

The Maltings Theatre And Cinema, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Whether you want to sit back and take a trip down memory lane, or get your glad rags on and boogie on down, this uplifting show will take you on a nostalgic trip back to the 70's! Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

Location: The Maltings Theatre And Cinema, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD151AJ

'Soul Street' - Live Music on the Shields Ferry

South Shields ferry landing, South Shields

(classic soul, rock, pop, funk) Featuring some great soul sounds, Land of 1000 Dances,Soulman, Midnight Hour and a mix of other classics from the 60s to the present day including Do You Love Me,Mustang Sally, Brown Eyed Girl, Town Called Malice,Sex on Fire and more. Trip includes a 3 hour cruise with live music and hot food. Departure

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:30

Location: South Shields ferry landing, Ferry Street, South Shields, NE33 1JR

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

St Brandon's Church & Village Hall, Brancepeth

BRANCEPETH VILLAGE FESTIVAL – CELEBRATES VOYAGE OF ST BRANDON 1500 YEARS AGO Brancepeth village has discovered a unique link to an Irish Sailor Saint who is believed to have reached America a thousand years before Columbus and a weekend festival is to be held to celebrate his epic journeys 1500 years ago. The village, four miles west of

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: St Brandon's Church & Village Hall, The Village, Brancepeth, DH7 8DG

An exhibition of prints by Mary Burton

Durham Cathedral, Durham

AN EXHIBITION OF PRINTS BY MARY BURTON Mary Burton was born in 1945 in New York City. She completed a Doctor of Ministry in Chicago in 1973, was a parish minister in Congregational churches in the USA and emigrated to the UK in 1982. She took up watercolour painting in 1987 and became increasingly absorbed with the interface between creative

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

Brandon Rocks

Brandon Cricket Club, Durham

one day rock/pop music festival featuring two stages along with food and beer stalls

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 13:00-23:15

Location: Brandon Cricket Club, Brandon Lane, Durham, DL7 8PG

Perfect Pasta

Blackfriars Cookery School, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Enjoy a day of authentic Italian pasta making including beautifully stuffed ravioli and tortellini as well as home-made breads and a regional dessert, using authentic Italian ingredients, and all washed down with some outstanding Italian wine. £99.00pp including refreshments, communal lunch, wine and coffee plus your own apron and recipe pack

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

Location: Blackfriars Cookery School, Blackfriars Restaurant , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4XN

Association of Animal Artists Autumn Exhibition

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

The Association of Animal Artists, (AAA), would like to welcome you to their autumn exhibition at the Station Gallery in Richmond. The exhibition starts on Saturday 9th September and runs until Thursday 5th October. It is open from 9am - 4-30pm daily and entry is free. Between 10am and 12pm on the 9th September, there will be an opportunity to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Wildlife Watch at Rainton Meadows

Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, Houghton-le-Spring

Join our Wildlife Watch Group for monthly meetings, with a different theme each month you’re sure to have fun and learn something new! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages Welcome. Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Come along, explore, investigate and be inspired! 10:30am -

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

Location: Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6PU

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

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

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

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

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

Newcastle Auditions for The Voice to Win Open Mic 2017

Tyne Theatre & opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

NEWCASTLE OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017 Have you got the voice? Audition dates for Newcastle Open Mic UK have been announced! You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking here! Open Mic UK, one of the country’s biggest & most recognisable singing competitions, have announced their

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

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

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

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

Kynren

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Over 100,000 visitors came to see Kynren last year. This year, the show will be even Bigger, Better and Brighter with the addition of completely new scenes, new characters, extra layers of detail, more special effects and a much larger cast. Whether you are a returning visitor or experiencing Kynren for the first time, join us on a whistle stop

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

Tickets for a Centenary year concert of the world famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band at The Garden Rooms, on 16th September 2017 are on sale now! Back by popular demand after sell-out concerts in 2015 and 2016, the world famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band are celebrating their centenary year and we are delighted to host a concert at The Garden

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 18:30-21:30

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

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

Newcastle Open Mic UK Singing Competition

The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

NEWCASTLE OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017 Singing Competition auditions dates for Newcastle Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced! You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking here! Open Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Newcastle Singing Competition 2017! The Open Mic UK Singing Competition auditions

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 11:00

Location: The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4AG

spennymoor indoor bowls club, Spennymoor

Friendly family atmosphere, children over 8yrs welcome accompanied by adult. fantastic sound system come along and sing us a song

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

Location: spennymoor indoor bowls club, 53/57 Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor, DL13 7LE

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

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

No.42 , Bishop Auckland

Introducing 'PAST AND FUTURE TOURS' at Auckland Castle! Just outside the Castle walls, in Bishop Auckland Market Place, volunteers from Auckland Castle Trust will be hosting a number of past, present and future tours, outlining the history of some of the town’s most beautiful buildings and an insight into how many are now being transformed as

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 11:00-12:00

Location: No.42 , 42 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PB

The Earth's Layers

The Witham, Barnard Castle

The Earth's Layers is an exciting exhibition of fine art painting, printmaking, ceramics, paper-cut, and mixed-media installation by a group of artists from across the north of England. Spanning fine art painting, printmaking, ceramics, paper-cut, and mixed-media installation much of the work in The Earth's Layers exhibition is conceptual, yet all

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

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

Under Northern Skies

The Witham, Barnard Castle

The Lie of the Land is an exhibition of paintings by Hazel Smith and Jill Eagle. These charming paintings of familiar vistas will be on display in the Dispensary Gallery. The Lie of the Land is an exhibition of sensitively depicted sites that will lead visitors around the Dispensary Gallery, taking them on a journey through the local countryside.

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

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

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

Dippy Craft & Gift Fair

Evron Centre, Filey

Dippy Craft & Gift Fairs are coming to Filey. Situated in teh Concert Hall at the Evron Centre over 2 days, , a great selection of top quality crafts & gifts await you. Open from9.30am until 4pm, around 17 stalls with free entry, don’t miss this great event. Refreshments at reasonable prices available to buy onsite. Details of other dates

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 09:30-16:00

Location: Evron Centre, John Street, Filey, YO14 9DW

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

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

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

Indoor Bowls Club (above Ken Warnes), Spennymoor

bingo, raffle, friendly atmosphere. Every Saturday at 8pm

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

Location: Indoor Bowls Club (above Ken Warnes), 53 - 57 WHITWORTH STREET, Spennymoor, DL16 7LE

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

Open Day at Darlington Locomotive Works

Darlington Locomotive Works, Darlington

Visit Darlington Locomotive Works (DLW) to see the progress being made on No.2007 Prince of Wales. The Gresley class P2 is being constructed here in Darlington and progress on this £5m project is quickly moving forward! Open days are the third Saturday of every month, opening times are 11:00hrs - 15:30hrs October - 10:00hrs - 16:00hrs. For more

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: Darlington Locomotive Works, Hopetown Lane, Darlington, DL3 6RQ

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

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



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