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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 ...

Music Society present Ariana Kashefi and Timothy End

Central Hall, The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Our third concert of the season features Ariana Kashefi, a cellist who is making an excellent name for herself on the concert circuit with her accompanist Timothy End. Their ...

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 ...

Awesome Egypt

Oriental Museum, Durham

Discover what it was like to serve in the ancient Egyptian army and build your own chariot to take home. Advice for parents and caregivers: •Drop in (any time between 1 and 3 ...

Hugh Cornwell & Hazel O'Connor

Sage, Gateshead

Hazel will perform songs from her stunning back catalogue and her critically acclaimed recent material whilst Hugh’s electric performance will include a mix of solo and classic Stranglers’

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

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

Nancy Kerr and the Sweet Visitor Band

Old Town Hall, Gateshead

Already a respected interpreter of traditional material, Nancy’s emergence as a writer of rare style has drawn comparisons to William Blake in her reawakening of a radical folk mythology as a

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

Location: Old Town Hall, West Street, Gateshead, NE81HE

John Grant with Royal Northern Sinfonia

Sage, Gateshead

Critically acclaimed Brit-nominee John Grant has announced a 7-date UK tour with Royal Northern Sinfonia. The announcement follows numerous Best Album of 2013 accolades for Grant’s much-lauded

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

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

Town Hall, Thirsk

different stalls each day, Santa on Saturday and Sunday

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 16:00-19:30

Location: Town Hall, Thirsk, Thirsk, YO71QR

Mickle Grove Community centre, Leeholme, Coundon

held by Women's Institute, tea and biscuits will be served for 50p

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:30

Location: Mickle Grove Community centre, Leeholme, Mickle Grove, Coundon, DL14 1NF

St Columba's Church, Darlington

admission 20p

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 18:30

Location: St Columba's Church, Clifton Road, Darlington, DL1 8RR

WMC, West Auckland

live music

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

Location: WMC, 33 Front Stree, West Auckland, DL149HW

Hemlington Social Club, Middlesbrough

live music

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

Location: Hemlington Social Club, Viewly Centre Road, Middlesbrough, TS89JH

The Golden Lion Inn, Sedgefield

live music

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

Location: The Golden Lion Inn, the End, Sedgefield, TS213AU

Beechwood Easterside & District SC, Middlesbrough

live music

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

Location: Beechwood Easterside & District SC, Easterside, Middlesbrough, TS43PP

North Yorkshire County Record Office, Northallerton

lunchtime talk by Dr David severs on Northallerton's Clockmakers and their Clocks

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 12:30

Location: North Yorkshire County Record Office, High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8AD

RAFA Club, Bishop Auckland

live country music

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

Location: RAFA Club, 43-47 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL146HS

Eraser

02 Academy, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Erasure (Vince Clarke and Andy Bell) have a brand new album out this year The Violet Flame, with a worldwide tour in autumn. Recorded in New York and London and produced by Richard X, this is the

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

Location: 02 Academy, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE11SW

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

Trimmers Arms, South Shields

The Gaslighters are a Tyneside based wedding and function band playing a range of rock, pop, soul, with a hint of Irish.

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

Location: Trimmers Arms, Commercial Road, South Shields, NE331RW

Revival

Marsden Inn, South Shields

The band formed in the late weeks of 2010 and have played a numerous amount of venues in the northeast. We play music from the 60's by The Stones and the Beatles through to current day crowd pleasers

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

Location: Marsden Inn, Redwell Lane, South Shields, NE347JS

Cleveland Bay, Eaglescliffe

live blues music

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Cleveland Bay, Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, TS160JE

Santa's Steam Adventure

National Railway Museum, York

All aboard for a magical steam ride with Santa filled with immersive storytelling, a truly festive atmosphere and tasty restaurant treats. Disaster strikes! Poor Santa has crash landed somewhere near

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes

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: Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, Hawes, DL8 3NT

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

Smugglers Bar, Sunderland

Unplugged pride themselves with performing quality acoustic music. They specialise in innovative covers of classic and contempory popular songs. With an ever expanding repertoire they appeal to a wide audience. Examples of songs we cover:

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

Location: Smugglers Bar, Marine Walk, Sunderland, SR60PL

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

Star Inn, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

live music

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

Location: Star Inn, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE11SQ

Born Villains

Big Jug, Durham

County Durham based Classic/Hard Rock/Alt Rock, 5-piece (3 guys + 2 girls) covers band. We are a professional covers band cranking out songs from all the biggest and best Rock bands from the last 40

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

Location: Big Jug, Claypath, Durham, DH11RG

Greens, Sunderland

A fun covers band, songs from Bad company, Brian Adams, Eurythmics and many more from the 70's onwards.

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

Location: Greens, 36 Low Road, Sunderland, SR13PY

Market Tavern, Chester-le-Street

STEALER PLAY THE MUSIC OF FREE AND BAD COMPANY, RECREATING THE UNIQUE SOUNDS OF 70'S CLASSIC ROCK. WITH A POWERFUL VOCALIST AND A TIGHT BACK LINE STEALER ARE EARNING A GOOD REPUTATION ON THE LIVE CIRCUIT. HONEY CHILD KICKS OFF THE SET, WHICH INCLUDES,WOMAN, MR BIG, HUNTER, STEALER, ALL RIGHT NOW, AND OTHER CLASSIC SONGS FROM THE PAUL RODGERS

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

Location: Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street, DH33EZ

Fat Ox, Whitley Bay

The Beavers are a five piece band playing pop, rock, soul and blues from the 60s through to the present day. The band formed in 2008 has played together in various formats since the 60s

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

Location: Fat Ox, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE262TG

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

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

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

Christmas Fayre

Ingleby Arncliffe Primary School, Ingleby Arncliffe

Looking for Something to do with the Kids on a Dark November Evening? Or perhaps you want to ditch them and have a bit of quality time with yourself? If so, The Friends of Ingleby Arncliffe

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 18:00

Location: Ingleby Arncliffe Primary School, Main Street, Ingleby Arncliffe, DL6 3NA

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

Village Hall, Ingleton

given by Marilyn Anderson on Gilbert and Sullivan in context. Admission £3 payable at the door, including tea and biscuits

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Village Hall, Ingleton, Ingleton, DL2 3HL

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Featuring an impressive cast and a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians The Nutcracker - the eternal seasonal favourite. A nutcracker who may just be a handsome prince in disguise - prepare to enter a magical new world ! Featuring a timeless score from the incredible composer Pyotr. I. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker showcases all the

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

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

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

Fit & Nappy Fitness Class for new Mums

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A weekly Keep Fit Class for new Mums looking to regain their

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:00-10:00

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

Keep Fit with Paula

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A weekly Keep Fit Course, designed for all age groups and fitness

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 14:00-15:00

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

NHS Choices - Introduction

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A weekly class designed to help people become familiar with the new NHS Choices Website, and its associated features. Part of the Digital Inclusion

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

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

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

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

Alexanders Palace

Crook Football Club, Crook

Rock Tribute Night

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

Location: Crook Football Club, Millfield Ground, Crook, DL159PW

Scorpion Taekwondo Spennymoor

Muay Thai Gym Spennymoor, Spennymoor

British Taekwondo Club based in Spennymoor Offering WFT (Olympic) Taekwondo training. All ages from 5 years Sports Training with a qualified GB Coach CRB checked and registered instructors Fun

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 20:15-21:15

Location: Muay Thai Gym Spennymoor, 16 High Street, Spennymoor, DL166DB

KickSister Taekwondo

Wolf Muay Thai Gym, Spennymoor

Taekwondo's fun and female programme designed to: Encourage Fitness Provide an extensive Cardio-work out Tone the lower body and core Develop an Awareness of Self Defence Encourage self-assurance

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:15-20:15

Location: Wolf Muay Thai Gym, 16 High Street, Spennymoor, DL166DB

Rooted : Music from the Heart of Teesdale

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Presented by Blaize and The Witham : Featuring Cream Tees premiere of their new composition and support from some of the North East's most talented folk

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

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

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

Curious About Durham?

Starts: Durham Cathedral, Durham

Discover Durham 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

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event. All day event. All day event. All day event.

Location: Starts: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

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

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A nutcracker who may just be a handsome prince in disguise - prepare to enter a magical new world. Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky The Christmas story is based on "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. It tells the story of Marie, a rather sad little girl, whose godfather Drosselmeyer gives her a Nutcracker doll as a

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

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

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Are you a Carer? A Carer is someone who, without payment, provides care and support to a partner, disabled child, relative, friend or neighbor who could not manage without their help. You may help with their personal care, provide emotional or practical support or just ensure they are safe and coping. You many often feel isolated, overwhelmed

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

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

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

Dubmire Royal British Legion, Fence Houses

Night of Entertainment featuring Chris James a North East Entertainer who covers music from the 60's through to the modern day. All proceeds made on the night will go towards buying gifts for the children in Sunderland Royal Hospital at Christmas

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 19:30-23:30

Location: Dubmire Royal British Legion, Brittania Terrace, Fence Houses, DL4 6LJ

Catch 22: Ian Moore, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy), Al McWilliam plus MC Jason Cook

ARC, Stockton

Every month ARC sets the stage and lays out the cabaret seating in preparation for a horde of comic wits from far and wide, featuring the slick conversational talents of a crackerjack MC. With two

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

An Evening of Burlesque

Grand Opera House, York

Size really does matter! When it comes to burlesque, settle for nothing but the biggest and the best. . . Britain’s largest and longest-running extravaganza hits town, with an all-new cast of

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Sporting chance/Football Crazy R Us is a well established sporting organisation coaching boy’s and girls in several sports from 3-11 years old and is currently branching further in to the Newton Aycliffe Area. The company currently coaches football sessions at the Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre reaching children in the primary

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 16:00-18:00

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

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: 10:00-11:30

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: 10:00-11:00

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

Dennis EP#3 Launch

Arts Centre, Washington

Dennis are an 8-piece roots folkrock & brass band from the former pit town of Hetton-Le-Hole whose songs about the local town have captivated audiences across the country. We are delighted that

Category: Music - Brass
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Russian State Ballet - The Nutcracker

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Russian Classical Ballet with a Large Live

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

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

Children's swimming lessons

The Education Village, Darlington

Created by double commonwealth champion, Chris Cook, we offer the ultimate in children's swimming lessons in Darlington. Please contact us to book your child's place.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 16:00-18:00

Location: The Education Village, Salters Lane South, Darlington, DL1 2AN

Metro Radio Christmas Live 2014 with Nicole Scherzinger and Sigma

MetroRadio Arena, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Metro Radio Christmas Live returns for its fourth year running this November, and with the first two acts announced today it promises to be another bumper pop party. The first two names on the

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

Location: MetroRadio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE47NA

Gala Theatre, Durham

From the dead-pan to the dead funny, sit back with a beer and enjoy our regular residency from Funny Bones. Featuring snappy and sharp Mike Milligan, charming and confident Danny Deegan, legendary actor and Roman-Greco wrestling champion Sir Dickie Benson and rapid-fire gagmeister and MC Lee Kyle. Contains strong language, recommended age 16+.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:45

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

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. Telling the story of poor Widow Twankey (Chris Connel), her hunky son Aladdin (Matt McGoldrick) and daft laundry lad Wishee Washee (Paul Hartley).

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 13:00

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

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

Christmas Crooners

Forum Theatre, Billingham

Returning to theatres with a brand new Show. Now in its’ tenth record breaking year, “Christmas Crooners” is Jam packed with festive favourites and the Christmas hits of Bing Crosby, Nat King

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham, TS232LJ

Christmas With the Salvation Army

The Empire, Consett

Celebrate Christmas with a concert from The Salvation

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

Location: The Empire, Front Street, Consett, DH85AB

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

The Nutcracker with a large live Orchestra

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. The Russian State Ballet and Opera House will burst onto the stage again with a new and exciting

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

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

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, 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

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

meet with David Fraser on North Eastern Railway - Dunston Coaling Staiths

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

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

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

Fitsteps

Pelton Community Centre , Chester-le-Street

Fitsteps is the latest dance and fitness workout brought to you by the professionals of 'Strictly Come Dancing'. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and no partner is

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:00

Location: Pelton Community Centre , Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH2 1DE

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

Live Entertainment

Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Darlington

Every Friday & Saturday night we have live acts. Friday: £2.60 per head cover charge Saturday: £1.60 per head cover charge For further information and club events check out our Facebook page:

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30-23:00

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

Bingo

Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Darlington

Eye's down

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 19:30-23:00

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

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: 16:30-20:45

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

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

The Suggestibles Improv Comedy

The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! A two-hour laugh-yourself-silly improv-comedy joyride from the North East’s best-loved comedy troupe. Like Whose Line is it Anyway? You'll love

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: The Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE6 1LD

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

Creative and messy play - ARTventurers Tees Valley

Sadberge Village Hall, Sadberge

Baby ARTventurers - colourful, creative, messy art classes for babies aged 6-16 months! Taster's are available, please ask for more details. Every Friday during term time, 1.15pm at Sadberge

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:15-14:05

Location: Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge, DL2 1TW

Creative and messy play - ARTventurers Tees Valley

Sadberge Village Hall, Sadberge

Little ARTventurers - Lively, colourful, creative, (often messy!) art classes for toddlers and children aged 16 month to 4 years! Every Friday during term time, 11 am at Sadberge Village Hall

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

Location: Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge, DL2 1SW

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

Crash Bang Wallop Academy - Performing Arts

Methodist Church , Northallerton

What better way is there to spend your Saturday morning than making new friends at the Academy? You’ll spend 3 hours discovering the excitement of acting, singing and dancing. Classes are run by

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:30-20:30

Location: Methodist Church , High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8EG

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

The Friends Meeting House, Leyburn

8 week adult education course, for those who are researching family or local history, this course will introduce you to historical sources, help you understand them and read old handwriting. If you have done some research on the internet, and now want to use documents in archives and libraries, this course is for you.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

Location: The Friends Meeting House, Grove Square, Leyburn, DL8 5AE

The Friends Meeting House, Leyburn

Adult education – An eight week social history course exploring the past through journals and diaries. Eight weeks. Starting from October 3, at The Friends Meeting House, Grove Square, Leyburn DL85AE

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

Location: The Friends Meeting House, Grove Square, Leyburn, DL8 5AE

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

All Saints Church, Newton Hall

new class starting

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

Location: All Saints Church, newton hall, Newton Hall, NE66 3DZ

Methodist Church, Durham

suitable for all levels

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 13:30

Location: Methodist Church, North Road, Durham, DH7 6HH

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

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

Black Tie & Heel's Charity Ball

Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Heel & Toe Children's Charity invites you to help raise much needed funds whilst enjoying an exquisite night of fine dining and entertainment at their 6th Annual Ball. The event sponsored by Irwin

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Location: Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 8QH

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: 13:00-21:00

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

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

#TheZone

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Come along and try a variety of activities each week including gym access, swimming, badminton, table tennis, football league, 'chill out' area, dance, games consoles, fitness classes, and much more!

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

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

Our weekly art group is a brilliant group to bring out you're creative side and share your works

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 09:50-11:50

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

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



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