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The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit

Thirsk Town Hall, Thirsk

The Harmonettes A 1950s musical comedy in live, three-part harmony. Take a musical journey into the post-war, end-of-rationing world of winkle-picker shoes and bootlace ties, ...

Sheryl Crow plus support Red Sky July

Sage, Gateshead

Sheryl Crow is a nine-time GRAMMY winner who has sold more than 35 million albums around the world and has performed duets with musical luminaries such as Sting and Mick Jagger. ...

Copacabana

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

‘Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl’… So begins this tale of romance and stardom that has captivated audiences across the globe. With sensational original songs by Barry ...

Ultimate Gary Moore

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Ultimate Gary Moore is the world’s leading Gary Moore tribute band performing music from Gary’s extensive solo career plus material from the Colosseum II and Thin Lizzy years. ...

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

Successfully Developing Young Footballers

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

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

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Tai Chi is a form of gentle exercise based on Chinese martial arts that consists of a sequence of dynamic movements that adheres to Chinese Yin Yang philosophy, and combines Qigong breathing and Chinese meditation together. Contained within its framework are wonderful spiralling, twisting, and unique silk reeling energy movements both soft and

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 12:00-13:00

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 5HB

TU Club, Billingham

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:45

Location: TU Club, Greenwood Road, Billingham, TS232RE

The Garrick Hotel, Stockton

live music

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

Location: The Garrick Hotel, 34 Yarm Lane, Stockton, TS181ES

'A decoration of silence' - Nigel North plus support from Young Artist Platform: the Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

Sage, Gateshead

Unique recital by the magnificent lutenist Nigel North who has been described as the greatest player in the history of the instrument. Presenting work from his new CD featuring the music of

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

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

Central Library, Hartlepool

A creative writing workshop by Richard, to help participants to see their own environments and communities, and their relationship to those, in a fresh and revealing way.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 18:00-21:00

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

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

Christmas Creations

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Relax, unwind and enjoy a day of creativity with Kathryn Guy making Christmas Decorations

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:30-16:00

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

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

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

NETPark, Sedgefield

Local apprenticeship provider Escalla is hosting a free breakfast event to brief business owners about the benefits of apprenticeships. While guests enjoy the complimentary breakfast and coffee, Escalla Apprenticeship experts will give an introduction to apprenticeship schemes and answer questions. This info event is a fantastic opportunity for

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 08:30-11:30

Location: NETPark, Thomas Wright Way , Sedgefield, TS21 3FD

The Coleridge Centre, Skerne Park Academy , Darlington

Family Learning craft activities for young people.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 15:30-16:30

Location: The Coleridge Centre, Skerne Park Academy , Coleridge Gardens , Darlington, DL1 5TY

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

Belly Dance classes

DanceCity, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Eyptian style belly dance classes, suitable for all shapes and levels of fitness. Great fun and good exercise, over 18's

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

Location: DanceCity, Temple Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14BR

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: 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

Back to Netball - Willington Netball Club (DL15)

Parkside Academy Sports Hall, Willington

Back to Netball sessions give you the opportunity to come along to coach lead sessions that will encourage development of any existing skills you may have from playing the sport previously or to

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

Location: Parkside Academy Sports Hall, Hall Lane , Willington, DL15 0QF

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: 20:00

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: 13:00, 16:00

Location: Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham, TS232LJ

Friends' Meeting House, Darlington

Exercise for anyone with respiratory conditions causing them to be short of breath during daily life. A very friendly group, new participants welcome to just turn up. 12 -1pm Wednesdays. Group is run by a fully qualified exercise professional who also works as a Respiratory Nurse Specialist.

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 12:00-13:00

Location: Friends' Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37NB

Gala Theatre, Durham

Handmade Tales is brimming with enchanting stories that will inspire and delight. Let live music and cracking characters whisk you on a hilarious, touching journey into the heart of storytelling. From a couple of cardboard boxes whole worlds burst out, as the lively ensemble inspire you to start writing your own stories. Embrace the power of your

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:00, 18:30

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

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

That'll Be the Day

Grand Opera House, York

Get ready to party as the nation's favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show That’ll Be The Day returns with its brand new 2015 show! This hugely entertaining new production features a fresh line

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

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

Dimensions Dance

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Dimensions Dance offers dance classes for children aged 2.5 upwards in styles including Ballet, Musical Theatre and Street. Classes are based at Hummersknott Academy, Darlington. More information can

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 17:00-20:30

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

The Five & The Prophecy of Prana

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Five young troublemakers are drawn into a power struggle that has divided a secret group of warriors. Given a chance to redeem themselves in the ensuing battle to restore peace, their action-packed

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

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

Handmade Tales

Gala Theatre, Durham

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

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:00-14:00, 18:30-19:30

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Angel

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Angel is the story of Bill who returns an old woman’s shopping bag on an afternoon when she had nothing better to do and finds her life is never the same again. The old woman, Miriam, lives

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:00-14:00

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

Gatecrash

Town Hall, Middlesbrough

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: 18:00-19:00, 20:00-21:00

Location: Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS12QJ

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

Royal Hall, Harrogate

Eddi Reader releases a new five song EP Back The Dogs on November 3rd. Featuring four well chosen covers alongside Back The Dogs from her highly acclaimed 2014 album Vagabond. Eddi also takes to the road in October for the final shows of her 2014 Vagabond tour joined by her incredible band which includes Irish accordionist Alan Kelly, John Douglas

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

Location: Royal Hall, Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG12RD

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: 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

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

Hummersknott Academy, Darlington

new members, whether beginners or experienced artists, are very welcome to join

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

Location: Hummersknott Academy, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

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

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

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

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

Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts

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

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: 12:00-20:00

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

Health Walk

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Enjoy a guided walk around the heritage woodlands and riverbanks of Durham City. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. The walk starts at the North Door of the Cathedral.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

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

Parish Centre, Chester-le-Street

Build up your stamina as well as your confidence.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 14:30

Location: Parish Centre, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PZ

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Veterans Cafe held every Wednesday A chance to meet up with fellow veterans of our Armed Forces and enjoy some company and conversation.

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

Weekly Art Group held in the Community Centre in Middleton St George every Wednesday A chance to bring out your creative side with others who have a passion for Art Why not give it a try

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 09:30-11:30

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 and have a lovely hot 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

held every Wednesday 10.00 until 12.00 a chance to meet and catch up with veterans of our armed forces

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

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

Friends' Meeting House, Darlington

A friendship, information and support group for anyone with any degree of respiratory illness and for their friends, family and carers.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:30

Location: Friends' Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37NB

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

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

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

Parish Hall Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

Opportunity to buy traditional, handmade cakes and biscuits; jams; jewellery and crafts. Each Wednesday 10am to 12 noon

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

Location: Parish Hall Barnard Castle, Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NQ

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

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

Scottish country dancing

St Oswald's Institue, Durham

new dancers welcome, includes tea and

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: St Oswald's Institue, Church Street, Durham, DH7 6HH

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

just turn up and join this highly effective Hollywood training programme that combines pilates, boxing and ballet

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

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

for men and women of all fitness levels

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

Location: Willow Road community centre, Willow Road, Darlington, DL36PZ



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