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Lates at Life - Halloween 2014

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

For Halloween thrills you can’t beat a visit to BODY WORLDS vital, our exhibition of real human bodies! After something a little different this Halloween? Come and explore all ...

Kitsyke Will on their comeback tour

Memorial Hall, Reeth

This 70s North Yorkshire, UK three-piece folk group - the Englishman, the Scotsman and the Irishman - comprise Tony Bayliss (Jiggerypipery) on vocals, guitar and cittern, Bob ...

Washington 50 – A Snapshot of your New Town

Arts Centre, Washington

To mark the 50th anniversary of the New Town, Arts Centre Washington would like to invite the people of Washington and the North East region to contribute to an exhibition which ...

Terror-ific Events this October Half Term

Seven Stories, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Terror-ific Events this October Half Term Saturday 25 October – Sunday 2 November Drop in all day Don’t be a scaredy cat - visit Seven Stories this October Half Term ...

Curious About Harrogate?

Valley Gardens , Harrogate

Discover Harrogate with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Valley Gardens , Harrogate, Harrogate, HG28HX

Curious About York?

Starts: York Minster, York

Discover York with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a series of

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Starts: York Minster, Deangate, York, YO17HH

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

90 Minutes of fun and play time plus healthy snack, for toddlers and coffee/tea for Mum, Dad, Nanna and granddad. Older children accepted during school holidays subject to space. To register your child/children telephone us on 01325 307522 or e-mail us on info@nayc.co.uk or just pop in to reception.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 12:30-14:00

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Are you Pregnant and interested in breastfeeding? Are you already breastfeeding and want to meet other mums? Need answers to breastfeeding questions? Why not join us at our new drop in sessions for both pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families. These sessions offer a friendly and relaxing environment to meet other mums plus access

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:30

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Class Taken by Kay The only dance school providing regular enjoyable performance opportunities across the north east!! What do the classes offer? Age group is toddler upwards. All classes allow your child to socialize with pupils of the same age and learn a practical skill that combines confidence building, co-ordination and performance

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:30-21:30

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Skills Show On The Road

The Durham Centre, Durham

The Skills Show on the Road will visit eight venues nationwide across the October half term period to inspire young people about skills and give them the opportunity to Have a Go at a range of skills

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: The Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate , Durham, DH1 1TN

Dani de Morón Trio: A Tribute to Paco de Lucía

Sage, Gateshead

Dani de Morón is one of the very best young flamenco guitarists in Spain today. Paco de Lucía asked him to play second guitar on his tour “Cositas Buenas” which propelled Dani to the top of the

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

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

Beethoven Four

Sage, Gateshead

Music of real intimacy, Brahms’ second Piano Concerto reveals a matured composer as he blends beauty with fire and tenderness with drama in the most remarkable of ways. Beethoven’s Fourth is

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Central Library, Hartlepool

Marion Husband has written a series of books – The Boy I Love trilogy - set in the aftermath of the First World War which examine the social problems facing soldiers and their families. Her new novel, just released this month, is a ghostly tale of love and betrayal centred around the spirit of Edwina Hardcastle, a nurse from the front line. Entry

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 14:30-16:00

Location: Central Library, York Road, Hartlepool, TS268AS

All Shook Up - EXTENDED UNTIL 31 OCTOBER!

Customs House, South Shields

Nick Holmes presents a series of paintings and constructions based on a lifelong exploration of the contemporary cultural landscape. Nick's recent work demonstrates a reinvigorated use of genre

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

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

Further Afield

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Sue Abel lives in Weardale , exhibits locally and teaches Art for the W.E.A. She is involved in Batik sessions and passing on traditional skills of Rag Rug making. This meant travelling to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

King's Hall, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

live music

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 13:10

Location: King's Hall, Newcastle University, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RU

Central Library, Hartlepool

A MOMENTOUS journey which saved the remains of some of Britain’s most famous saints and one of the world’s most important books is retraced in a special exhibition in Hartlepool. The Vikings came in the 8th century to plunder and pillage the North-East coast, but in the 9th century they came to conquer as well. Fearing for their lives,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Central Library, York Road, Hartlepool, TS268AS

Ryedale Folk Museum, York

an exhibition which is a celebration of colour in textiles. Carol Coleman and Sandra Middleton’s pieces are created in fabrics and threads are their response to colour. Carol Coleman takes images from the natural world. Using her camera and computer she creates unique imagery that is then stitched intensively with a sewing machine, to produce

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole, York, YO626UA

UK-Entertainment Showcase

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

We are holding a fantastic evening with over 30 Acts & Artist from all over the UK to audition for UK-Entertainment. The evening is not to be missed, it will be a fun filled evening with lots of

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

Location: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington, DL11SG

Barker's Restaurant, Northallerton

in aid of Breast cancer support, plus tombola

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 14:00-15:00

Location: Barker's Restaurant, High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8LP

Colliery Club, Easington

live music

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

Location: Colliery Club, Seaside Lane, Easington, SR83JZ

Curtis Auditorium, University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

new perspectives 25 years on, with Dr Hester Vaizey

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 17:30

Location: Curtis Auditorium, University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

Pavilion Theatre, Whitby

an evening of classic horror stories, including Dracula's Guest and The Judge's House

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:30

Location: Pavilion Theatre, West Cliff, Whitby, YO213EN

Curtis Auditorium, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

When the Berlin Wall fell, and German reunification followed, a whole country was wiped out as East Germany was effectively taken over by West Germany. Dr Hester Vaizey, Lecturer in Modern German History at Clare College, Cambridge, will discuss how life changed for East Germans once the Wall fell: the world they left behind, and how they coped

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 17:30-18:45

Location: Curtis Auditorium, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU

Quilting for all Seasons

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

highlights quilted works by the Cleveland Fibre Arts textile

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Lingering Presence

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

brings together the work of photographer Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candle-maker Chris

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Royal British Legion, Newton Aycliffe

live music

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

Location: Royal British Legion, MacMillan Rd, Newton Aycliffe, DL54LG

School Run Fitness Camp

Croft Travel, Consett

1 hour fitness session after the school run at 9:30am targeting weight loss, improved fitness, fat loss. For every session you complete we donate £1 to a school of your

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:30-10:30

Location: Croft Travel, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 9HU

Magdalene Odundo Transition II

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Magdalene Odundo is known as one of Britain’s leading artists working in ceramics. In recent years she has explored the potential of glass within her artistic practice, culminating with the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Parallel Tracks

National Railway Museum, York

For over forty years, artist Andrew Cross has been watching and waiting, recording and filming. In Parallel Tracks, Andrew takes an alternative look at trainspotting. Drawing upon personal

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Northallerton Ramblers

Kildale, Kildale

Nine and a half mile Kildale Train Walk, hike to Danby and return by

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Kildale, Kildale, Kildale, DL7 1NF

Specialist tour

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Why do they all look so different? Nine hundred years in English Architecture Find out where the ideas came from for our World Heritage Site buildings. Explore the magnificent Abbey ruins, learn the

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 13:30

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Lucky Numbers

Customs House, South Shields

Pat Dunn, from BBC sitcom Hebburn, leads a top North East cast in this award-winning comedy about a forgetful grandmother who challenges her family to ‘buck their ideas up’ before she’ll hand

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

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

Dressed to Kill - Costumes from Agatha Christie film and TV dramas

The Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Relive the mystery and intrigue of Agatha Christie's thrillers at Harrogate’s Royal Pump Room Museum. This evocative exhibition brings together a selection of costumes created for film and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:30-17:00

Location: The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

Houghall College, Durham

beginners welcome

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

Location: Houghall College, Conference Hall, Durham, DH1 3SG

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

Featuring some of the most popular and inspiring modern musical thetare ever written, including excerpts from Chicago, Top Hat, Matilda, Les Miserables and Rock of Ages, renowned Yorkshire directors Louise Denison and Jim Lunt present The Only Way is broadway showcasing a host of established talented performers from HSAP.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Royal Hall, Harrogate

Life & Times Another chance to see the sell-out 2012 show. Sir Chris Bonington is Britain's best known mountaineer and one of the most successful expedition leaders in history. He began climbing at the age of 16 and has undertaken 19 Himalayan expeditions, including 4 to Everest. He is renowned for having made many first ascents in the Alps

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Royal Hall, Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG12RD

Example

Barbican, York

Example is set to release his brand new single ‘10 Million People’ on 5th October. The track has been taken from his top ten album ‘Live Life Living’ which is out now. He said of the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 18:30

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Watching & Identifying Birds

Shakespeare Hall (Durham Community Association) , Durham

10 week class to learn about the birds of county Durham; where to find them and how to identify them. Includes 5 field outings to wildlife sites in county

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:30

Location: Shakespeare Hall (Durham Community Association) , North Road, Durham, DH1 4SQ

Lichen: A Beauty Exposed

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Photographer Iain Duncan draws us into the colourful and intricate world of lichen on and around Hadrian’s Wall. Displaying, often at great magnification, an eco system which is so easily

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

The World Distributed University of Distance Learning and Remote Experience: Lucy Pawlak

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Lucy Pawlak is an artist who creates playful and surprising work with moving image and live performance. She works with remote and streaming technologies, asking questions about how we live and act

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Musical prodigy Julia is found dead and twelve years later her father Joe is still trying to come to terms with what happened. Tonight he wants answers! In her old room, a psychic, her boyfriend and father finally unravel the gruesome mystery, as the walls begin to give up the secret of what really happened to Julia. Produced by Queen’s Hall

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00

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

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents Boogie Nights

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Based around British culture in the 1970s, the decade that taste forgot, “Boogie Nights - The 70s Musical” tells the heart-warming story of Roddy O’Neil, his friends, their lives, loves and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:15

Location: Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE261LZ

Cluff exhibition

Crown Street Library, Darlington

HIS cartoons will be instantly recognisable to readers of The Northern Echo but the man behind the pen has always kept a low profile. Since 1990 John Longstaff, better known to many as Cluff, has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

BP Portrait Awards Exhibtion

Museum and Winter Gardens, Sunderland

Sunderland is the only place in England outside of the National Portrait Gallery the 55 portraits can be

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR11PP

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

Forum Theatre, Billingham

Fresh from the success of Peppa Pig's Party and Peppa Pig's Treasure Hunt comes Peppa's brand new show Peppa Pig's Big Splash.Come and join Peppa and her friends for another all-singing, all-dancing

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:00, 13:00

Location: Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham, TS232LJ

Bowlees Visitor Centre, Barnard Castle

Join the second of our Dark Sky events for this autumn and winter. Local amateur astronomer Graham Relf will show some of his wonderful photographs of the stars and explain how to get started. There will be an opportunity to do some star gazing after if the skies are clear. Please bring binoculars if you have them.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin, Barnard Castle, DL120XF

Meditation Classes

Atisha Kadampa mediation Centre, Darlington

These drop in classes are taught by our resident teacher & Buddhist monk Kelsang Dragden. The class included two guided meditations, talk and refreshments. Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: Atisha Kadampa mediation Centre, 81 Victoria Road , Darlington, DL1 5JQ

Queen Mary's School, Thirsk

The beautiful Palladian home of Queen Mary’s School near Thirsk, will be transformed this autumn into a contemporary art space, hosting the highly popular and prestigious Art for Youth North. The show, sponsored by investment managers JM Finn & Co, raises funds for the national youth charity - UK Youth. With over 400 pieces displayed, Art for

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

Location: Queen Mary's School, Baldersby Park, Thirsk, YO7 3BZ

Zombies Vs Ghosts with Jeff Norton and Dave

Seven Stories , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Zombies Vs Ghosts with Jeff Norton and Dave Shelton Thursday 23 October 6pm – 8pm Venture into the shadows of the Artist’s Attic for an author of event unlike any other. Join Jeff Norton

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Seven Stories , Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Seven Stories, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Zombies Vs Ghosts with Jeff Norton and Dave Shelton Thursday 23 October 6pm – 8pm Venture into the shadows of the Artist’s Attic for an author of event unlike any other. Join Jeff Norton author of the hilarious Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie and Dave Shelton author of the chilling 13 Chairs, as for an afterhours reading by torchlight.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Seven Stories, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Seven Stories , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Thursday 2, 9, 16 & 23 October Thursday 6, 13, 20 & 27 November 3pm Discover and explore everyday life and simple ideas together in this relaxed and friendly baby painting session inspired by Hervé Tullet’s beautiful picture book, I am Blop. Experiment and explore with paints and colours in an event designed to encourage creative play. Help

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 15:00

Location: Seven Stories , Ouseburn Valley , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Across Durham, Durham

TakeOff Festival is a week-long celebration of theatre for children and young people, performed by some of the best theatre-makers in the UK for children. TakeOff Festival takes over the North East with many fantastic events happening across venues and schools, with lots to join in with right here in Durham. On until October 26

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

Location: Across Durham, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Vampires Rock: The Final Countdown Tour

Grand Opera House, York

Celebrating its 11th year and the final chapter it is what can only be described as one of the best touring production shows ever! Steve Steinman plays the supremely evil Baron Von Rockula owner of

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Jason Cook: Broken

ARC, Stockton

Award winning comedian, writer, creator and star of BBC2’s Hebburn and Radio4’s Jason Cook’s School of Hard Knocks returns to ARC a show about, well, being broken. Having gained fans for his

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

North East Rising

ARC, Stockton

Do you ever feel like the media is being a bit unfair about the North East? Like there is a bit more to it than closed down mines and drunken Ken and Barbie dolls? Well, Rowan is pretty sure that

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

Pot Black

Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Darlington

It's our infamous wobbly ball

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:30

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

The Restoration of Nell Gwyn

Theatre Royal, York

Full of humour and bawdy wit, this new comedy transports us into the wanton world of the English Restoration. King Charles 2nd lies ill, Nell Gwyn, his royal whore, once the brightest star of the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:45

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

Heaven Eyes

Arts Centre, Washington

Based on the novel by internationally renowned children’s author David Almond (Skellig), Heaven Eyes is a poetic but gritty story about young people trying to find their way in the world.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:30, 19:00

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Theatre (Middlesbrough), Middlesbrough

Was Jack the Ripper nothing more than an urban myth created by the sensational journalism of the time? Trevor Marriott is a retired British Police murder squad detective, and leading Ripper expert, who since 2002 has been conducting a cold case investigation into The Whitechapel Murders of 1888 which were attributed to the fearsome killer known

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Theatre (Middlesbrough), The Avenue, Middlesbrough, TS56SA

Drawn to the Sea - Autumn Exhibition

Turnstone Gallery, Whitby

Paintings by Heather Davies & Steve Tomlinson, Jewellery by Thalia

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

Location: Turnstone Gallery, Sandsend, Whitby, YO21 3SU

Mining Institure Lecture Theatre, Neville Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

with Brian Newman on British Industrial Archaeology of Kyushu, Japan

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Mining Institure Lecture Theatre, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE11SY

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

by Julie McLean and Colin Mackenzie

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

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

TiNY

Ashington Children's Centre, Ashington

A teeny weeny show for our very youngest audiences Building on the enormous success of BABBLE comes TiNY, Replay’s new show for babies. Small enough to pop up anywhere, TiNY comes with its own

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:00-10:30, 11:00-11:30, 13:00-13:30, 14:00-14:30

Location: Ashington Children's Centre, Alexandra Road, Ashington, NE63 9EF

The Secret Life of Suitcases

Town Hall, Middlesbrough

Larry works in an office and he likes it very much. He likes sorting and tidying and generally putting things in order. Everything in its place, a place for everything. But one day, a suitcase

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:30-11:15, 13:30-14:15

Location: Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS12QJ

Hansel & Gretel

Hamsterley Village Hall, Bishop Auckland

If only..if only there were a cake.. a cake as big as a house! Sometimes, if you want something badly enough, it might just happen But getting what you want isn’t always all it’s cracked up

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:45-15:00

Location: Hamsterley Village Hall, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, DL13 8QF

Diwali at the Oriental Museum

Oriental Museum, Durham

Diwali is the spectacular Indian festival of lights. This year at the Oriental Museum, our celebrations of this fun and lively festival will be bigger and better than ever with activities for all

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Jim Davidson: No Further Action

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Very few comedians could turn the worst year of their life into a resounding success. Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Big Brother by a landslide, comedy king Jim Davidson has

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14AG

Gatecrash

Durham Johnston School, Durham

With his parents on holiday Sam’s having a house party. Nothing big, just a few close friends…at least that was the plan until you knocked on the door. Zest Theatre’s exciting, interactive

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

Location: Durham Johnston School, Crossgate Moor, Durham, Dh1 4SU

Community Centre Hexham, Hexham

Meditation Classes

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-20:30

Location: Community Centre Hexham, Gilesgate, Hexham, NE46 3NP

Artists in the Garden

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

The Artists in the Garden collective returns to the Harlow Carr Bath House this autumn. Each artist and maker is local to the area and has established an excellent reputation as one of the best in

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Skeeby Jubilee Village Hall, Skeeby

Come along to this 6 week practical Alexander Technique course helping you improve your posture, de-stress, ease backache as well as moving with less effort and tension with a fully qualified abd insured teacher.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:30

Location: Skeeby Jubilee Village Hall, Richmond Road , Skeeby, DL10 5DY

Northern Ballet present Cinderella

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Set in imperial Russia at a time when superstitious people believe in the possibility of magic, Northern Ballet’s new adaptation of this classic fairytale sees heartbreak turn to joy as the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00, 19:30

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

Festive Party Nights

Lumley Castle, Durham

We invite you to celebrate with friends, family and work colleagues; and we will make Christmas and New Year 2014 your best yet. URL: Website: http://atnd.it/15113-0 Category: Attractions |

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 17:00-23:55

Location: Lumley Castle, Chester Le Street, Durham, DH3 4NX

Jane Bown: Portraits of the Beatles

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Jane Bown has been taking photographs for the Observer for six decades. Working almost exclusively in black and white, she produces astonishingly candid photographs that reveal the private side of her

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

BRITA GRANSTRÖM: The Night Swimmer

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Brita Granström draws upon her Swedish roots to blur the boundary between observation and imagination, reality and dream. In a narrative sequence that opens with playful domestic studies and bedroom

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Mick Manning and Brita Granström are an award winning author-illustrator double act, sharing both texts and illustrations. They have written and illustrated over 60 books for children. Their most recent publication, The Beatles, launched earlier this year, tells the story of how four cheeky lads from Liverpool, John, Paul, George and Ringo, became

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

FREE Fitcamp

First Step 2 Fitness, Darlington

4 week for FREE fitness, body composition analysis, nutrition

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

Location: First Step 2 Fitness, Victoria Road, Darlington, DL3 8HY

Sam Vickers Photography

Town Hall, Durham

architectural photography exhibition on the Old and Modern buildings in Durham

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: Town Hall, Market Place, Durham, DH1 3NJ

Tom Hume Paintings Retrospective

Town Hall, Durham

A wide range of oil paintings - portrait, flora, landscape and abstract.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: Town Hall, market place, Durham, dh1 3nj

Handmade Tales

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

A story is a very peculiar thing. A story can be found in almost anything… A delightful and enchanting family show for the young and the young at heart. Handmade Tales is brimming with five

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:30, 13:00

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

OS present Sister Act

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Based on the 1992 film, Sister Act tells the story of aspiring disco diva Deloris Van Cartier. Trying to work her way to the top in 1970s Philadelphia, Deloris is in love with a very tough (and very

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:15

Location: Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

Camcorder Club - New Season

Methodist Chapel Hall, Darlington

The Club exists for everyone who has an interest in creating films from movie shots taken with a camcorder, phone, tablet or still camera. It doesn't matter what you use to shoot your footage, but

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

Location: Methodist Chapel Hall, Haughton Green, Darlington, DL1 2DD

Bowlees Visitor Centre, Barnard Castle

Join the second of our Dark Sky events for this autumn and winter. Local amateur astronomer Graham Relf will show some of his wonderful photographs of the stars and explain how to get started. There will be an opportunity to do some star gazing after if the skies are clear. Please bring binoculars if you have them.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin, Barnard Castle, DL120XF

Books for Boys

Palace Green Library, Durham

Heroism, Adventure & Empire at the Dawn of the First World War Books for Boys explores boyhood during the earliest years of the twentieth century and the cultural environment that shaped a

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

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

Palace Green Library, Durham

Explore the history of bookbinding through a range of incredible books. Discover how books are put together, just how recent the 'ready-bound' book really is, and how vast a range of circumstances can be reflected in a binding. Drawing mainly from Palace Green Library's collections, the exhibition also features unique bindings loaned by other

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

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

Matt

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

Matt's first cartoons were published in the New Statesman. Matt then worked as Pocket Cartoonist at the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. His work has also appeared in Punch and the Spectator. His

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

Location: Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Lichfield: A Royal Album

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

An exhibition of photographs by one of Britain's most renowned photographers will be on display in autumn at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, as part of Royals: then and now. In

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

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

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

Emotional Resources is a group exhibition that brings together art works from an international group of artists from the Seventies to the present day, exploring forms of intimacy and the everyday. The artists employ a range of approaches and media, including painting, video, photography and performance. Alongside the group show NGCA will present

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR11RE

Lives Of Our Times

Art Gallery, Hartlepool

brings together Karen Robinson’s exhibition ‘All Dressed Up: The Lives of Teenage Girls in East Durham’, a photography project by young women from Hartlepool’s Throston Youth Centre plus the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Art Gallery, Church Street, Hartlepool, TS247EQ

Washington 50 – A Snapshot of your New Town

Arts Centre, Washington

To mark the 50th anniversary of the New Town, Arts Centre Washington would like to invite the people of Washington and the North East region to contribute to an exhibition which celebrates the good,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

The Empire, Consett

This October, we welcome back Joe McElderry for a special exclusive performance with acoustic guitar accompaniment, Up Close & Personal at the Empire Theatre Consett.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: The Empire, Front Street, Consett, DH85AB

Georgian Theatre, Stockton

After a spellbinding performance at this years Stockton Calling, we are delighted to welcome back the incredible Lola Colt to The Georgian Theatre.

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

Location: Georgian Theatre, Green Dragon Yard, Stockton, TS181AT

York Musical Theatre Company presents Cole Porter's Anything Goes

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York

Jump on board the S.S American, with York Musical Theatre Company for Cole Porter's best loved show with songs such as I Get a Kick Out of You, You're the Top and the title song Anything Goes.

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

Location: Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York, YO911RT

Twists and Tails: The Story of Angelina Ballerina

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

Brand new exhibition for all the family Perfect your pirouette and prance down to Seven Stories to discover the magical world of Angelina Ballerina. Celebrate Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig’s

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

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

Exhibition Hartlepool Art Gallery - Lives of our Times

Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool

Lives of our Times Featuring Karen Robinson's 'All Dressed Up', Lucinda Grange, Harriet Auton and images produced by young women from Throston Youth Centre. What is it like to be a teenage girl?

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

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

Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Contemporary artist Louise Marchal pays tribute to nineteenth century sculptor Frances Darlington in a multi-media installation for the chapel of Ripon’s Prison and Police Museum. Noble Bloods commemorates the World War One centenary and will be shown alongside Darlington’s sculpture, the St. George's Police Orphanage World War One Memorial,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Louise Marchal - Noble Bloods

Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Frances Darlington was a Yorkshire sculptor who trained in the 1890’s at the Slade School of Art alongside Gwen and Augustus John. Nearly a century later her great, great niece Louise Marchal, a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:00

Location: Ripon Prison and Police Museum, St. Marygate, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Traces of China: material, mystery, memory

Oriental Museum, Durham

An installation engaging with the permanent Chinese ceramic collection in the MacDonald Gallery and working with the notion of traces, ephemerality, and the vitality of the substance of ceramic. In

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

METAFIT Stockon on Tees

Xercise4Less Stockton North , Stockton

30 minute high intensity body weight

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 20:00-20:30

Location: Xercise4Less Stockton North , Tesco Extra, Stockton, TS21 3LU

S Billau and Sons, Darlington

everyone welcome

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 18:00

Location: S Billau and Sons, 3 Chestnut Street, Darlington, DL1 1QQ

Glory of Rome

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Some of the best Roman finds in Britain have been discovered in and around the North East. For the first time, they will be brought together and displayed over the summer at Arbeia. The display

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Arbeia Roman Fort, Baring Street, South Shields, NE332BB

West Park Hospital, Darlington

slef, partners, family, friends, work, slef help group offering a 12 step recovery programme

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:00-20:00

Location: West Park Hospital, Edward Pease Way, Darlington, DL2 2TS

A Town at War

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Discover the extraordinary stories of ordinary people from the Harrogate area in a new exhibition commemorating The Great War at the Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate. Prices: Adult - £3.95

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:30-17:00

Location: Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

Albert Hill Club, Darlington

everyone welcome, singles welcome

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

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

Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. A restored set of his powerful large-scale war posters is on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate until January 2015.

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

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

1914: When the World Changed Forever

Castle Museum, York

The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War. From the pre-war golden age

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

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

William Cobbing: Transactions of the Duddo Field Club

mima, Middlesbrough

As Lipman Artist in Residence at Newcastle University, William Cobbing has been developing new works featuring the imprint of letterpress blocks into malleable clay surfaces. Words appear and are then

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Moving Stories: Children's Books from Page to Screen

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

Exhibition open until April 2015 Developed in partnership with National Media Museum in Bradford, this exciting new exhibition will showcase innovative and influential film and television

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

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

Encore School of Dance

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Lots of dance classes at Encore in Northallerton. Classes from 2 years and up. 1st class FREE! Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz. Exams taken with the ISTD Call/email for more

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 16:00-21:00

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

Body Worlds

Life Science Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

BODY WORLDS is the first exhibition of its kind to inform the visitor about anatomy, physiology, and health by viewing real human bodies. The specimens on display were preserved through Plastination,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Kilmartin's Bar, Sunderland

Open Mic evening with Luke Smith

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Kilmartin's Bar, 1 Tunstall Terrace, Sunderland, sr1 3an

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

journey along a tale of prosperity, decline and dissolution and hear about the rise and fall of this great Cistercian abbey

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 11:00, 13:00, 14:30

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

KFA Dance Moves

St Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, Darlington

KFA Dance Moves (with Veronica and Catherine), Thursdays 7.30pm – 9pm, St Thomas’ Church Hall, North Road, Darlington DL1 2PU. £3.50 pay as you go. Contact Catherine for more information on

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

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

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Computer Drop in held at Wesley Court every week A chance to get some help and support with your computer or some help with the internet or emails

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A weekly group for people who enjoy sequence dancing. Held in the Dolphin Centre every Thursday Why not try something different.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Day care sessions available Monday to Saturday both full and half days a chance to try something new and enjoy some company and try your hand at our varied activities Day respite care is also available for your loved ones

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A chance to get out and about and meet new people enjoy some company and a lovely meal from cafe Refresh

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 12:00-14:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Dementia cafe 'Memory Lane Cafe ' a chance to get help and support if your worried about memory loss or dementia for yourself or your lived ones

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

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Line dancing group at the Friends Meeting House All capabilities of dancing welcomed.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Yorkshire Museum, York

Featuring some of the most prestigious and significant medieval objects ever found in Britain and exploring the lives of some of the most powerful people of the period, this new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Karate

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Kids and Adults Karate

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

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

explore the stories of castle Howard, the family and tenants in time of war in this exhibition in the

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

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

Dormans Club, Middlesbrough

Live jazz

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

Location: Dormans Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough, TS55DT

Royals: Then and Now

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

New contemporary royal portraits to add to the historic collection. Including photographs from Mario Testino, prints from Andy Warhol and this oil on canvas of HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge;

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00-17:00

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

The Hive, Durham

Drop in to The Hive café in Ushaw Moor and share your crafty ideas, techniques and information with fellow crafters. Thursdays 10-12 am.

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

Location: The Hive, 5 Station Road, Durham, DH7 7PX

Soft Play Area

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

'Under the Sea' soft play area with interactive features, offering activity for children up to the age of 10. Separate area for young children and babies. Additional play area with sensory

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

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

Tango class

Voodoo Cafe, Darlington

Classes with Jean-Paul (our professional Argentine dance teacher) start at 7.45 pm every Thursday night in the Voodoo Latin Dance Studio (above the café; then at 9.00 pm until late we join the social

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:45

Location: Voodoo Cafe, Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37LX

The Lion King - Tickets now on sale

Empire, Sunderland

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon. It has been seen by over 70 million people

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Hurworth Grange Community Centre,, Hurworth

Skernedale Dog Training Club (Kennel Cub Registered). Obedience Training for all Breeds. A basic obedience and beginner training course plus a class for more advanced dogs. Which includes, The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme, with Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. Further details can be obtained from Pam Emmerson on

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

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

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Thomas Bewick is famous for the small-scale wood engravings he and members of his workshop produced, often published as illustrations in books. Less well known are the drawings and paintings also made

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Hummersknott School, Darlington

this class is for women and men of mixed abilites therefore suitable for newcomers and experienced Pilates goers. Pilates willl help you become more flexible, toned & will improve your posture and core strength.

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

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR



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