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A Traditional Christmas

Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham

experience the atmosphere of a traditional Christmas in fairytale surroundings. Christmas storytelling and games, treasure hunt, plus meet Father Christmas. Presents for everyone. ...

Old Mother Goose

Theatre Royal, York

This year's panto is Old Mother Goose - written by Berwick Kaler. Good versus evil is put to the test when two fairies battle for supremacy. The bad fairy claims any human being ...

Hilarity Bites presents... Gavin Webster & Barry Dodds

The Angel, Topcliffe

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Angel in Topcliffe on December 2nd 2014: Gavin Webster - “Funny, clever and as brilliantly observed as you’ll find” - The Scotsman Barry ...

China Crisis

The Forum, Northallerton

China Crisis 80s chart stars of Wishful Thinking fame celebrate the release of their first studio album for 20 years with a tour that calls in at Northallerton. ...

Hurworth School, Hurworth

Christmas Fair

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 17:30

Location: Hurworth School, Croft Road, Hurworth, DL2 2JG

Northallerton Ramblers

start from Gilling West, Gilling West

Eight miles around Gilling West and Aske, easy walk on paths and

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: start from Gilling West, Gilling West, Gilling West, DL6 2EX

Northallerton Ramblers

start from Cotherstone, Cotherstone

11 mile Teesdale Trot, trek via Romaldkirk, Egglestone and riverside

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: start from Cotherstone, Cotherstone, Cotherstone, DL6 2EX

UK Snooker Championship

Barbican, York

World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: "The players love coming to York and we have always received exceptional support from the local fans. Snooker is buzzing at the moment with every tournament

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

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Scottish Artists Exhibition

Sage, Gateshead

Presented by Corrymella Scott Gallery
An exhibition of groups of work from senior established figures to more recent additions to the Gallery. The show will feature oils, watercolours and drawings


Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-22:00

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

Gear up for Christmas with Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet

York Designer Outlet, York

McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet has announced the return of Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland this Christmas. Opening on Saturday 22 November the award-winning festive event will include an ice

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-20:00

Location: York Designer Outlet, St Nicholas Avenue Fulford, York, YO19 4TA

Facebook Training For Business - Thursday 27th November 2014, 09:30am - 12:30pm

Evans Incubation Business Centre, Newton Aycliffe

A 3-Hour long Facebook Training Workshop for Business Facebook Page, to include: Ensuring set ups are correct and set to offer optimum potential, including all details are filled in and the About

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 09:30-12:30

Location: Evans Incubation Business Centre, Durham Way South , Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6XP

Smugglers Bar, Sunderland

A new Folk night hosted by Pipedream at The Smugglers every last Thursday of each month.

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 21:00

Location: Smugglers Bar, Marine Walk, Sunderland, SR60PL

Imelda May Plus Special Guests

Sage, Gateshead

Ireland’s reigning musical queen, the truly unique Imelda May, returns to the UK this winter for a comprehensive nationwide tour, following the release of her latest studio album ‘Tribal’, which

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

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

If all the world were paper...

Northern Print, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Northern Print is proud to showcase the work of its own talented studio artists over the festive season. Taking its theme from the popular nonsense rhyme 'If all the world were paper and all the sea

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00-16:00

Location: Northern Print, Stepney Bank, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE12NP

Woodstone Village community centre, Stockton

Up to nine miles

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Woodstone Village community centre, Stockton, Stockton, TS9 7EN

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

live music

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 13:10

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

Children's Story Time

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Come and join a storytelling session at Harlow Carr, followed by a short walk or song. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for under 5’s.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00

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

Christmas Art exhibition

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

The winter art exhibition features a range of works by popular Yorkshire artists. From landscape, botanical and animal studies, to whimsical feel-good arts, pencil drawings, print and woodturnings, a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Art for Christmas

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

This Christmas, the National Trust is hosting an Art for Christmas exhibition, packed full of wondrous works by the many talented local artists that live in the Ryedale region and beyond. This

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Limehouse Lizzy are one of the hardest working bands in the UK. They were accredited for their live shows by the Performing Rights Society last year, and received their certificate from PRS Chairman (and respected songwriter) Guy Fletcher OBE.officially Renowned for an action-packed pyrothechnic-fuelled explosion of a show, Limehouse Lizzy

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

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

Memorial Hall, Bellerby

Two men, an artist and archaeologist, recently released from the horrors of the trenches, find themselves working side by side in a North Yorkshire village. What they slowly uncover is an ancient village mystery, hidden passions and the healing power of a month in the country. This prize winning novel was made into a film with Colin Firth and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Memorial Hall, Bellerby, Bellerby, DL8 5QN

Curtis Audiorium, Herscel Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

entitled Expanding opportunity in education - challenges for the post 2014 agenda

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

Location: Curtis Audiorium, Herscel Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RU

Winter wonderland

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, York

outdoor ice rink, illuminated forest, Santa, fairground and more. Runs until Jan 4.

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

Location: McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, A64/A19, York, YO19 4TA

Hawthorn Cour, Hebburn

Join us at Hawthorn Court in Hebburn for our annual Christmas Fair on the 27 November at 10.00am. Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy the festivities and start your Christmas shopping with stalls from: • Angelic Makes • Avon • Sweet Delights • Gift Tombola • Bottle Tombola • Cake Stall • Pie Stall • Raffle Guests

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

Location: Hawthorn Cour, St Aloysius View, Hebburn, NE31 1RG

Tom McGuinness (1926 - 2006)

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

An Artist of His Time Conscripted to the mines as a Bevin Boy, the mines were to prove a life-long inspiration to this exceptional Expressionist artist. made redundant in 1983, Tom began to record

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Pioneering Care Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Starts 20 November 1-3pm for 5 weeks. Recipes and menus for the festive season.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Pioneering Care Centre, Carers Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SF

Gear up for Christmas with Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

York Designer Oulet, York

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland returns to McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet this Christmas. Opening on Saturday 22 November the award-winning festive event will include an ice rink, Santa’s

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

Location: York Designer Oulet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York, YO19 4TA

Denchi Kai - Shotokan Karate

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

Darlington Folk Club presents Flossie Malavialle & Paul Donnelly

Copper Beech, Darlington

This delightful French singer, with her fabulous voice, is enhanced even more with the sublime accompaniment of the guitarist Paul Donnelly. A wonderful evening is in store to set you up for the run

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:00-23:00

Location: Copper Beech, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL14DH

Journey Into the Green Man

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

By William Mills, his work is about pattern. It’s very different, very Celtic and a little bit weird but aren’t we all.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Derek Eland: Diary Rooms

mima, Middlesbrough

Derek Eland is a multi-media artist whose work is primarily focused on engaging with people about what it is like to ‘be human’ in stressful and difficult situations. He is interested in the use

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Wendy Ramshaw: Rooms of Dreams

mima, Middlesbrough

As one of Britain’s leading contemporary designers, Wendy Ramshaw CBE is renowned for her jewellery and distinctive, large-scale public art. Born in the North East, Ramshaw has had an acclaimed

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Drawing the Jewellery Collection

mima, Middlesbrough

mima has been collecting contemporary jewellery since the early 1980s and is internationally renowned for its unique collection of striking pieces. Drawing The Jewellery Collection celebrates key

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-1965

mima, Middlesbrough

presented in collaboration with Tate St Ives, explores the national and international contexts which shaped art in the port town of St Ives, which was an artistic centre of international importance

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Careers Market Place

Darlington College, Darlington

Open to everyone who wishes to find out more about a particular industry or vocation you may wish to work in. There will be a range of sector specific industry professionals, employers and

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 17:30-19:30

Location: Darlington College, Central Park, Haughton Road, Darlington, DL1 1DR

Careers Market Place

Darlington College, Darlington

Open to everyone who wishes to find out more about a particular industry or vocation you may wish to work in. There will be a range of sector specific industry professionals, employers and

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 17:30-19:30

Location: Darlington College, Central Park, Haughton Road, Darlington, DL1 1DR

IT Digital Inclusion - Getting On-line

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A weekly course designed to help people get on-line and become familiar with Computing, Laptops, Tablets and

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 12:30-14:00

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

Ukulele Class @ AGE UK, Darlington

AGE UK, Darlington, Darlington

A weekly Ukulele Class at AGE UK, Darlington, aimed for the beginner and intermediate.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 14:00-15:30

Location: AGE UK, Darlington, Bradbury house, Darlington, DL1 5SX

First step 2 fitness, Darlington

Free fitness for women men and children suitable for all ages and all fitness levels fun safe exercises ran by a team of motivating coaches

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 20:00-21:00

Location: First step 2 fitness, 176 Victoria Road, Darlington, DL1 5JN

Winter's Mark: Contemporary Blown Glass

The White Room Gallery at Priestley's, York

A new exhibition at the White Room Gallery in York will bring the stark beauty of a moorland winter into the heart of the city. Glassmakers Stephen Gillies and Kate Jones are renowned for the

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

Location: The White Room Gallery at Priestley's, 36 Bootham, York, YO30 7BL

Frankenstein

The Forum, Northallerton

National Theatre Live's thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:30

Location: The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL61LP

From the Mountains to the Sea

Oriental Museum, Durham

'From the Mountains to the Sea: North East reflections on South Asian culture' explores the culture, art and religion of South Asian and Himalayan countries through North East eyes. The exhibition is

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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Take Five

Spennymoor Town Hall Gallery, Spennymoor

The Bob Abley Gallery at Spennymoor Town Hall sees the return of contemporary photography on Saturday 8th November with the opening of the Take Five Exhibition. Fred Wilkinson and Neil Bage, who have

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00-16:00

Location: Spennymoor Town Hall Gallery, High Street, Spennymoor, DL166DG

Cornmill's Chorus - Sing to Win!

Cornmill Shopping Centre , Darlington

CHOIRS from across the region are being encouraged to face the music at a shopping centre singing competition in the run up to Christmas. The Cornmill Shopping Centre in Darlington is calling for

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00

Location: Cornmill Shopping Centre , Priestgate, Darlington, DL1 1NH

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

Curious About Newcastle?

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

The Circle Of Chalk

Theatre Royal, York

From the Judgment of Soloman through to Brecht’s post-war setting in the Caucasus, the story of the chalk circle tells the gripping tale of a child contested over to decide who its true mother is.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:30

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

Mr Puntila And His Man Matti

Theatre Royal, York

Puntila, a rich landowner, suffers from a divided personality – when drunk he is human and humane; when sober, rude and self-centred. He plays havoc with his workmen, his women, his daughter’s

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 18:30

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

She Stoops To Conquer

Theatre Royal, York

It’s the 18th century. Kate Hardcastle is a young lady fixed up to meet the eligible Marlow with a view to marriage. Marlow is a young gent who is tongue-tied with the upper classes and downright

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Hilarity Bites presents... Kevin Precious & Pete Phillipson

Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, Crook

Coming to The Cornerhouse in Crook on November 27th 2014: Kevin Precious - “Kevin's stage charisma and poise set him head and shoulders above the rest” - The Times Pete Phillipson - “A

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

Location: Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, Hope Street, Crook, DL15 9HU

Tynemouth District Scout Council present 'Tynemouth Gang Show 2014'

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Tynemouth Gang Show 2014 is a show for all the family, performed by youth and adult members of Tynemouth Scout Association. The show comprises of a number of sketches, some comedy and some

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE261LZ

Hugh Cornwell + Hazel O'Connor

ARC, Stockton

Two iconic artists, performing separate sets. Hazel O’Connor with Clare Hirst and Sarah Fisher, followed by Hugh Cornwell and his full band. Hazel will perform songs from her stunning back

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

Thirsty

ARC, Stockton

We are constantly hearing about how much we all drink. What is going on with us and alcohol? Why are we such a boozy, thirsty nation? Thirsty weaves together real stories, memories and booze-based

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

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

Jersey Boys

Empire, Sunderland

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time. This smash hit musical has won 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

The Sense of an Ending

Arts Centre, Washington

Sharing true stories from women of the north, ‘The Sense of an Ending’ lifts the lid on the reality of life changing moments and the impact they can have on how we conduct our future. It is a love

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Aladdin

Gala Theatre, Durham

Written by Ben Crocker Directed by Gareth Tudor-Price We are delighted to announce that our spectacular pantomime is the mystical and madcap tale of Aladdin, a show full of North Eastern promise.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

The Simon And Garfunkel Story

Forum Theatre, Billingham

Direct from London's West End, award winning actor Dean Elliott (Buddy Holly in 'Buddy -The Musical') and a full cast of performers tell the compelling story of the greatest music duo of all time in

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham, TS232LJ

Champagne Bar, Bishop Auckland

live jazz music

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 12:30

Location: Champagne Bar, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NJ

The Christmas Grump

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Mr Scratch owns a toyshop. Mr Scratch is very, very rich. But despite having the best job ever and being very rich, Scratch is miserable. Miserable, mean and miserly. Scratch goes to bed on

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

An evening of comedy and poignancy based on the BBC Blackadder series written by Richard Curtis & Ben Elton. In the year when we commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, QHTC brings you the acclaimed, classic comedy with Edmund, George, Darling, Melchett and, of course, poor old Baldrick! Driven by satirical

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Blood Brothers

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary BLOOD BROTHERS tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Civic Theatre, Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

With over 90,000 people seeing our panto each year, it’s a must to book your tickets early to get the best seats to see the much-loved and ever-popular trio of talent, Clive Webb, Danny Adams and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Royal British Legion, Newton Aycliffe

live country 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

Hartlepool Art Club 67th Annual Exhibition

Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool

This popular and exciting exhibition includes representative and experimental work in a variety of techniques and subject matter. Together with the gallery gift shop it provides the opportunity to

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

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

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

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

Night at the Toy Store - New Festive 4D Motion Ride at Life

Centre for Life, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A brand new show on Life’s 4D Motion Ride*! Experience every twist, turn, high and low as your seat moves in time to the 3D action on screen. You can expect to be blasted with wind, smoke and water,

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Houghall College, Durham

beginners welcome

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

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

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

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

The Gruffalo is Back.

Seven stories , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Our Julia Donaldson exhibition has been a huge hit both at Seven Stories and on a UK wide tour. To celebrate the end of the tour The Gruffalo has hot footed it back to Seven Stories to wave one final

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

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

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

Voodoo Cafe, Darlington

a forum for writers to read their material and audiences to enjoy it

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

Location: Voodoo Cafe, Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37LX

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A celebration of the conservation of the Museum’s important painting The Last Communion of Saint Peter Nolasco by Francisco Pacheco. This exhibition investigates Pacheco and the Sevillian School of painting, exploring his role as the master of the second generation of 17th Century painters in Seville. It is part of a programme of events in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Ross’ on-stage presence is like no other, using his infinite imagination and plenty of tomfoolery, he is sure to have audiences in fits of laughter. (From November 25 - 29)

Category: Comedy
Dates:    Times: 20:00

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

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

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

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

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

Birds of Paradise: Plumes & Feathers in Fashion

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Julian Opie has had many exhibitions around the world over the last 30 years, and now for the first time we have an opportunity to see his work within the context of his personal collection, offering a fascinating insight into his work and his collecting instinct.

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

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

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Julian Opie has had many exhibitions around the world over the last 30 years, and now for the first time we have an opportunity to see his work within the context of his personal collection, offering a fascinating insight into his work and his collecting instinct.

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

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

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

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

Dormans Club, Middlesbrough

Live jazz

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

Location: Dormans Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough, TS55DT

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

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

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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