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The Impossible God

Northallerton Methodist Church, Northallerton

One - man passion play re-enacting the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus, performed by actor, Mark Topping. Tickets are free with a retiring collection for the 'All ...

Wicked

Empire, Sunderland

Winner of 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences across the world for a decade and continues to break records at London’s Apollo ...

Playing Trains

National Railway Museum, York

come and explore the wonderful world of railways, big and small. Generations of children have grown up with railway toys, but what makes the love of them so enduring? (until ...

Family Bushcrafts

Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest

Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and ...

The Feathers Inn, Hedley on the Hill

The Semibreve Supper Club presents Ostara, an evening of food and music inspired by International Women's day and the arrival of Spring. Serving up 4 course menu using local, seasonal, organic, wild

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 18:30-21:00

Location: The Feathers Inn, Hedley on the Hill, Hedley on the Hill, NE43 7SW

Workhouse Museum, Ripon

Tues 31 March, Wed 1 April, Tues 7 April & Wed 8 April 2015 Open 10am - 4pm Activities from 11am to 3pm Experience Victorian crafts and chores at the Workhouse Museum. Join in with wash day, take

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

Location: Workhouse Museum, Sharow View, Ripon, HG4 1LE

Customs House, South Shields

James Cawood's tense thriller is set in deep winter in the English Lake District. Hotel owners Olivia and Robert are enjoying the succeess of their first season and the respite of the winter break

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:45

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

Tennyson Gardens Community Room, Darlington

A group of bead workers making jewellery from beads together, sharing ideas and techniques. Experienced beaders and keen beginners very welcome. Alternate Tuesday mornings from 10 am beginning on 31st

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

Location: Tennyson Gardens Community Room, Tennyson Gardens, Darlington, DL1 5BJ

Blackwell Grange health Club, Darlington

A new and exciting fitness class held in a fun environment for all ages and fitness levels.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:30-19:15

Location: Blackwell Grange health Club, Blackwell Grange, Darlington, DL3 8QH

Adventure Point, Darlington

Join us for ultimate fun this Easter Holidays! As well as cuddling our resident furry friends, you'll be able to watch our chicks hatching into the world and play with our baby bunnies during our

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 09:30-18:30

Location: Adventure Point, Unit One Morton Way, Darlington, DL1 4PT

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Artist and veteran, John Palliser, displays his centenary painting - 'World War One 1914 to 1918.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Born in the North East, Lucy lives in the Richmond area where she has her studio. Her work focuses on landscapes however she approaches the pieces from both traditional and contemporary angles, while

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Yorkshire Museum, York

Richard III: Man and Myth will use the museum’s nationally significant collections and loans from across Yorkshire to consider the life, times and legacy of the much maligned monarch. The exhibition will open following the reburial Richard at Leicester Cathedral on March 26. Natalie McCaul, curator of archaeology, said: “King Richard III’s

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Walmsley Hall, Hartlepool

Born performer? Natural theatrical? Class clown? Triple Threat Training (TTT) 101, part of Casting Call... Academy of Musical Theatre, is designed to enhance and refine skills the students already

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

Location: Walmsley Hall, Osborne Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9EW

Walmsley Hall, Hartlepool

Part of Casting Call... Academy of Musical Theatre, CCMT 101 is perfect for the budding stage performer! Students will take part in a variety of fun exercises to teach them the importance of warming

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:30-19:00

Location: Walmsley Hall, Osborne Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9EW

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

Linda Dockerty and Lisa Lamb

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Art Gallery, Scarborough

Everybody likes to beside the seaside! Come and enjoy the fabulous photography exhibition of Scarborough through the years. Remember Gala Land, the Opera House and the Outdoor Pool? From the funny

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW

National Railway Museum, York

come and explore the wonderful world of railways, big and small. Generations of children have grown up with railway toys, but what makes the love of them so enduring? (until September 4) Is it the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

Discover a traditional Easter, with our Cadbury's Easter egg hunt and traditional games and activities. On until April 12

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

This event will exhibit a wide range of art and craft, much with a wildlife theme. Handmade jewellery, ceramics, textiles, photographs and much more will be on offer. There will be opportunities to

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

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

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Have a hoppy adventure around the garden to find the Lindt Gold Bunny. He's around the garden with his friends…who knows where you might find him! Families will take delight in following the flash

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Tythe Barn, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A fully residential week long holiday for 8-16 year olds run by The ATE Trust, free accompanied travel from across the UK and more fun than you can shake a stick at, we promise!

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Tythe Barn, Dyke House Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, HR8 1QY

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Come and make a 'splash' down by our 800 year old mill as Simon shows you how a water wheel works ' and gets you to make your own!

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:15, 14:30

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

St Mary's Art Gallery, York

a presentation of selected works from contemporary artists. (until May

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: St Mary's Art Gallery, Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Mini Boot Camp run by Michael Turner. Loose weight Make friends Have a laugh Perfect for beginners you don't have too lose weight before you come. You come too loose weight. No judgemental people in our classes were all in the same boat. You don't have to be fit to come because you come to get fit. It is FREE to 19 year old's and

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

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL54HT

Masham Gallery, Masham

20th March - April 24th A contemplation on the pursuit of happiness from artists Jill Campbell, Barbara Young, Gareth Buxton, Lesley Birch and Jenny Ayrton. Abstracted landscapes and glass. A

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

Location: Masham Gallery, 24 Market Square, Masham, HG4 4EB

Arc Arts Centre Stockton, Stockton

Dance and fitness classes for all ages and abilities every Thursday all £2.50 pp - kids go free 12-1pm Family Dancercise 1-2pm Workout Wonders 3-4pm Fit Steps 4-5pm Commercial Dance 5-6pm Zumba

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

Location: Arc Arts Centre Stockton, Dovecott Street, Stockton, TS18 1LL

St Marks Church , Darlington

Special Childrens Activities this Easter. Why not come along for these Easter activities during the school holidays/ Tuesday 31st March 10-12noon Holy Week activities in Hall for children Wednesday

Category: Religious Events
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

Location: St Marks Church , North Road, Darlington, DL1 3BH

mima, Middlesbrough

Get busy making with family and friends over the half term holidays and keep boredom at bay! The art trolley is packed full of cool, imaginative materials to keep you busy. Until April 2 and then

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Barbican, York

A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring Lee Latchford-Evans from STEPS as the Prince/Beast, Dani Harmer as Beauty and comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy! Don’t miss another

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00, 17:30

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Swanley Grange was once a busy hub of sheep farming activity, so for the holidays it's been transformed into a woolly workshop. Create your very own little lamb key ring to take home with you. On

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

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

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

It's all go on the estate as Holy Henry and Gorgeous Georgia get ready for the hustle and bustle of the Easter period. They're run off their feet- can you follow the clues around the estate

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

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

Central Library, Gateshead

This exhibition will showcase the results of the year long programme of arts activities that have been made as part of the Creative Makings project in libraries in 2014 - 15. Creative Makings has embraced hands on making, recycling, reinventing, mending and thrift activities. Kate Eccles has been at Birtley Library leading textile workshops to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Osbournes, Yarm

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Osbournes in Yarm on March 31st 2015: Dan Nightingale - “Nightingale can make just about anything funny. He’s lightning-quick” - Time Out James Meehan -

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

Location: Osbournes, High Street, Yarm, TS15 9AE

The Village Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Chaplin's Circus will be running a number of FREE circus skills workshops during the 2015 Easter Half Term, teaching a variety of skills including juggling, hula hooping, ribbon twirling, plate

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:30

Location: The Village Green, Highfield Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, AL4 0DB

The Village Green, Newburn

After a hugely successful 2014 tour, Chaplin's Circus is coming to St Albans from 28th March to 6th April 2015! Book online today to take advantage of our Easter Half-Term Offer: KIDS GO FREE.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:30

Location: The Village Green, Highfield Park, Newburn, AL4 0DB

Greenfield Arts Centre, Newton Aycliffe

runs until April 22

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Greenfield Arts Centre, Greenfield Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 7LF

Showground, Stokesley

show featuring clowns, acrobats, aerial straps, Mexican magic, wire walkers, jugglers, Rolarola, Patchy and many many more amazing acts to be seen. A traditional circus with a touch of magic and

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 15:00, 18:00

Location: Showground, Stokesley, Stokesley, TS9 5BA

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Artist and printmaker Emerson Mayes is fascinated by the wildlife of the North York Moors.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Artists James McGairy and Peter Reynolds, and sculptor Darrell Evanes, reflect how nature and the environment interconnect.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Holy Week and Easter are the climax of the Church’s liturgical year as we celebrate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We invite you to share it with us at Durham Cathedral by

Category: Religious Events
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

The Gates Shopping Centre, Durham

London based photographer Dee King is bringing her first solo show, All The King’s Men to The Gates Shopping Centre, Durham. Featuring over 20 original works, the series is made up of portraits

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

Location: The Gates Shopping Centre, 1 Framwellgate Bridge, Durham, DH1 4SJ

Art Gallery, Hartlepool

A major retrospective of the work of Seaton Carew born artist Frank Henry Mason. One of the most prolific railway poster artists of his time, he is also known for his many marine paintings. This

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

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

Oriental Museum, Durham

Throughout the Easter holidays come along and try our Easter gallery trail and spot the chicks hidden around the displays. (open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and midday to 5pm on weekends and

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley

A stunning display of photographs submitted as winning entries to the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition will be on display at two north Yorkshire attractions this spring.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, Helmsley, YO625LB

Aclet Pub, Bishop Auckland

Pub Quiz Open The Box Free

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 21:00-23:00

Location: Aclet Pub, brooklands, Bishop Auckland, dl14 6pw

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Icons are regarded as ‘windows into heaven’. True icons follow classical principles in colour, gesture and symbolism and are designed to take the reader to a spiritual dimension. Icons originate

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

The Mallory family portrait is one of the few paintings we have of the people who once called this estate home. We'll be displaying a replica of the painting inside Fountains Hall to help us tell the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Whether it’s sharing a meal with a loved one, having a pint in the pub, making music or dressing up for a night out, people have always found ways to celebrate life and enjoy themselves. Eat, Drink

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, Pre-school days have a range of fun activities to encourage youngsters to play and learn about science. Activities include Piccolo Music workshops;

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 09:30-15:00

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

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

A journey through prints and drawings in the Harrogate Fine Art Collection. The work on show is striking in its diversity, including a large scale expressionist colour print by John Hoyland, ink

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

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

City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Blue, one of Britain’s most successful pop groups, today announce a brand new tour for spring 2015. Lee Ryan, Antony Costa, Duncan James and Simon Webbe catapulted to fame in 2001 with their Top

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

Location: City Hall, Northumberland Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18SF

Centre for Local Studies, Crown Street Library, Darlington

Come and see what the archaeologists found on the site behind the Town Hall.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 09:00-18:00

Location: Centre for Local Studies, Crown Street Library, Crown Street, Darlington, DL1 1ND

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, Pre-school days have a range of fun activities to encourage youngsters to play and learn about science. Activities include Piccolo Music workshops,

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 09:30-15:00

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

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

77th annual exhibition (until April

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Grand Opera House, York

Named as best Grand Opera House production of 2014* for Sister Act, York Stage Musicals are back to present the Tony award winning, world wide smash hit Hairspray this Easter. Hairspray follows

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Empire, Sunderland

Winner of 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences across the world for a decade and continues to break records at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Belmont Parish Hall, Durham

Relaxed, informal, weekly two hour painting sessions under the expert guidance of local Artist, Peter Hemming.

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

Location: Belmont Parish Hall, Broomside Lane, Durham, DH1 2QR

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

an exhibition of watercolour paintings by Ken Charlton. The 50 exhibits include regional scenes from coastal locations, as well as those from across the North York moors National Park. (until April 19)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, Redcar, TS105NW

Grand Opera House, York

A fantastic Easter treat for all the family starring comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy and Dani Harmer (CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Beauty. Don’t miss another

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00, 17:00

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

Oriental Museum, Durham

A group exhibition exploring South Asian art and personal journeys of hope, growth and expression by members of the Art Studio, Sunderland. (On until April 19) The Art Studio is a Sunderland-based

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

mima, Middlesbrough

Stephen McKenna, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1986, has lived and worked in various countries since the 1960s, and he has been based in Ireland since 1998. This exhibition will be

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

A new collection of royal portraits by Bryan Organ, Chris Levine, David Bailey and Jason Bell transforms Beningbrough's second and final year with other internationally important contemporary works by

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

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

Durham Free School, Durham

newcomers and experienced carvers welcome, first night free

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

Location: Durham Free School, Bradford Crescent, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1HW

Unti D, Consett

We run wellbeing fitness sessions for senior citizens weekdays from 10:30am - 11:30am. Our sessions promote improved health and wellbeing, improved bone density and joint strength, muscular

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

Location: Unti D, Delves Lane , Consett, DH89HU

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

make new friends, have fun and do something different

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:30

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A remarkable exhibition featuring Gerald Scarfe’s drawings of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. This previously un-exhibited body of work by the renowned satirical cartoonist and illustrator

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Blue and white china is often displayed at home for its decorative qualities, but in Paul Scott’s hands domestic ceramics mutate into subversive comments on our life and times. Scott is an artist

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads will be the first major gallery exhibition of the work of this exceptional artist who died in 2006 at the age of 41. Rhoades lived and worked in Los Angeles. The exhibition

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Baltic Centre, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE83BA

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This exhibition offers a snapshot of three stages of Victor Pasmore's career between 1940 and 1965, when his work evolved from two-dimensional figurative paintings to three-dimensional reliefs.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RU

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Peter Yates was best known as an architect, a founder partner of the North East architectural firm, Ryder and Yates. The firm’s architectural creations are now recognised as amongst the most

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RU

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

John & Karen Topping use archive photography to recreate the trade stands designed by Ryder & Yates in the 1950s as digital 3D models. These models emphasise the modernist yet playful aesthetic of the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RU

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

John Dobson (1787-1865) was the North East’s most outstanding 19th century architect. Buildings he designed can be found across Newcastle and Northumbria. During the 1830s he worked closely with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

This truly magical, life-sized knitted garden was created in 2011 by over 2,500 knitters and crocheters in Dorset. People of from the age of 2 to 99 created elements of the garden, complete with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Land Engines is a collection of work by artists who use video game design tools to create work that explores the computer generated landscape as a setting for a number of fantasies, ranging from

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Join our award-winning team of tricksters for a spectacular night of mystery that’ll keep you guessing for a long time to come. Witness stunning illusions including disappearances, teleportation,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Bridie Jackson and the Arbour are a Newcastle quartet of folk-influenced musicians; creating works of haunting beauty, both sparse and detailed. With rich vocal harmonies and subtle string

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

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

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Take a glimpse into the colourful contemporary culture of nineteenth century Japan in an intriguing exhibition of EdoPop prints. These colourful wood-block prints, featuring urban celebrities,

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

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

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Join our award winning team of tricksters for a spectacular night of mystery that’ll keep you guessing for a long time to come. Witness stunning illusions including disappearances, teleportation,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:30

Location: Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

Palace Green Library, Durham

For millennia, people watching plays, listening to songs and poetry, and reading books have understood that an author was responsible for the words they are experiencing. Thinking about the author has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Palace Green Library, Durham

The exhibition mixes historic and contemporary objects from Vietnam with contemporary works by British artist Anthony Key to explore national identity, migration, cultural diversity, faith and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Digital Storytelling is a community engagement technique which teaches participants to create short audiovisuals to tell a personal story. Re:collections will showcase fifteen digital stories made by

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Priestman Gallery, University of Sunderland, Sunderland

In collaboration with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art we present an off-site exhibition at the Priestman Gallery, University of Sunderland. The exhibition extends the thematic concerns of the

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

Location: Priestman Gallery, University of Sunderland, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR13SD

National Railway Museum, York

Churchill's funeral on 30 January 1965 was a historic event. While it was a significant state occasion, it was also an opportunity for ordinary people to pay their own personal respects. The funeral

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

When Frans Widerberg made his international debut at the Venice Biennale of 1978, the effect he caused was “the shock of the new”. At the time the dominant idiom was abstraction but Widerberg, the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Now in its 50th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a global showcase of the very best in nature photography. The competition boasts talent from professional and amateur

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

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

Birtley Leisure Centre, Birtley

The Hermitage Academy School Self Defence and Shotokan Karate Classes! FIRST LESSON FREE! Karate develops fitness, strength, flexibility and has many other physical benefits. It is also

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Birtley Leisure Centre, Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2TB

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

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

Newcastle City Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Discover Newcastle 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: Newcastle City Centre, Grey's Monument, Blackett Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 6JG

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Co-ordination, Self Confidance, Self Defence, Respect, Discipline, Fun first class is free , We also offer a free Judo kit with enrolment (worth £40)

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 15:30-18:45

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

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Age UK Gentle Exercise to Music for over 50's

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 11:30-12:30

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

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

Brafferton Village Hall, Darlington

Dance, fitness and entertainment in the northwest morris tradition. All ages and levels of fitness welcome to join at any time, and musicians with portable, acoustic instruments.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:00

Location: Brafferton Village Hall, Brafferton, Darlington, DL1 3LA

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Take part in this fun drop in workshop and look at the fabulous feather creations in the Birds of Paradise exhibition before making a feather bird mask to take home! Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

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

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

Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland

first class free. Please email mhankey@talktalk.net

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

Location: Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7JN

Golden Lion, Romanby, Romanby

A friendly and welcoming group which meets once a week. All abilities welcome, just bring whatever you're working on.

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

Location: Golden Lion, Romanby, Ainderby Road, Romanby, DL7 8HA

Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts, Darlington

Classes in Musical Theatre, Street Dance, Acro, Ballet,Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Singing, and Zumba. Examinations available in ISTD, RAD, and IDTA. Wedding Dances, Hen & Stag Parties also

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

Location: Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts, Whessoe Parish Hall, Darlington, DL1 3AA

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

This luxurious and elegant exhibition features extravagant catwalk creations and elegant eveningwear together with exquisite shoes and chic accessories from Christian Dior, Cristobal Balenciaga,

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

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



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