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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 ...

Kielder 10k for Parkinson's UK

Kielder Water, Kielder

Join us for the Kielder 10k run through some of Britain's most beautiful countryside and raise vital funds for Parkinson's UK. The route weaves through dramatic Northumbrian ...

Double Death

Civic Theatre, Darlington

In an isolated house on the cliffs of north Cornwall the sibling rivalry between identical twins Max and Ashley Hennessy is coming to a murderous climax. They both know one of them ...

Michael McIntyre Warm-Up Show

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

This is a warm up show for Michael McIntyre's forthcoming arena tour. Support provided by Paul Tonkinson. A maximum of 6 tickets per customer. Michael’s previous tour ...

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

Address: Chester Le Street, Durham, DH3 4NX

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

She'll be exhibiting everything from ceramic vases, plates, jugs and other ceramic ware, to jewellery and cards.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

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.

Address: Victoria Road, Darlington, DL3 8HY

Loosely, Folk presents Jan Bell at the Golden Fleece, Thirsk

The Golden Fleece Hotel, Thirsk

Our new season kicks off with a special solo show featuring, from Brooklyn, Jan Bell (of The Maybelles). Enchantingly fusing Anglo-Americana sounds Jan Bell has a wonderful knack of breathing new

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:15

Address: The Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1LL

Emma Sedman Jewellery and Aysgarth School Art Exhibition

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

An exhibition of contemporary jewellery by enamellist Emma Sedman also featuring a wonderful selection of artwork by boys from Aysgarth School. The exhibition runs from 13 September until 2 October

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-21:00

Address: Station Yard, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104LD

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

Address: market place, Durham, dh1 3nj

Folk music with Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr

Town Hall, Middlesbrough

Having performed together on stage in various combinations in recent years guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson, melodeon maestro Andy Cutting and fiddle wizard Nancy Kerr are hitting the road for the

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

Address: Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS12QJ

Royal Oak, Great Ayton

Five leisurely miles

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Address: Great Ayton, Great Ayton, TS9 7EN

Ayton Court Community Centre, Redcar

talk by John Robson on Sunny life Challenges, a charitable organisation connected with The Fire Service

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 09:45

Address: Ayton Drive, Redcar, TS104EW

Village Hall, Hurworth

re-starts

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

Address: Church Hall, Hurworth, DL22AQ

Golden Fleece Hotel, Thirsk

Americana Country Folk

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

Address: Market Place, Thirsk, YO71LL

Belmont Community Centre, Durham

September 2014 Meeting of the Durham-Belmont Branch of the Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 13:00

Address: Sunderland Road, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2LL

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

In the 70s, 17% of the UK’s population lived alone. Today it is 31%. Separated from the mainland by a large sound, or channel of water, The Island is home to one human being and a huge colony of sea birds. Tender Buttons will take you on a theatrical tour of The Island, through a labyrinth of archive film, field recordings and collected stories

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Address: Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Friends' Meeting House, Darlington

Caroline Brannigan - The Memory Catcher: writing memoirs in Yorkshire and the North East. New members and visitors welcome

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

Address: 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37NB

Harpist Sarah Paterson – Norton Music Festival

St. Mary's Church, Norton

Young Teesside musician Sarah Paterson will be playing a special harp recital at this year’s Norton Music Festival on Wednesday September 17th at noon at St. Mary's Church, Norton Green, Norton,

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 12:00-12:45

Address: Norton Green, Norton, TS20 1DT

Sounds and Guts

The Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

BITESIZE performance in the Green Room Studio. In the 70s, 17% of the UK’s population lived alone. Today it is 31%. Separated from the mainland by a large sound, or channel of water, The Island is

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Address: Victoria Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DW

Sprite Symphony:Davy and Kristin McGuire

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Davy and Kristin McGuire are award winning artists who create unique visual experiences through theatrical art works of fantasies momentarily brought to life through digital projections and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Warp: A year’s work as Artist in residence: Helen Pailing

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Helen Pailing is a visual artist whose practice involves the playful transformation of everyday materials into sculptural objects, installations and interventions. Helen Pailing has spent a year

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

During the First World War, two of England’s greatest 20th century war poets met at Craiglockhart War Hospital. Siegfried Sassoon was a decorated war hero hospitalised after protesting against the continuing war. Wilfred Owen was a victim of shell shock and accused of cowardice. Returning to the front, Sassoon was shot in the head but survived.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Victoria Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DW

All Shook Up

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

Address: Mill Dam, South Shields, NE331ES

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

Address: Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

Sage, Gateshead

The Alabama-born siblings now reside in California and the relocation can be heard on their radiant new record. Plus support.

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

Address: St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Fragments of Nature

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

For the first time at RHS Harlow Carr members of the British Association for Modern Mosaic will come together to exhibit their works. The exhibition will comprise of a mixture of professional and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

Gala Theatre, Durham

British rock ‘n’ roll royalty, Joe has over 50 years in the business, and shows no sign of stopping. He’s still at the top of his game and recently received Mojo Magazine’s coveted Outstanding Contribution to Music Award as well as a much deserved MBE. Together with his five piece band, Joe plays a show packed with timeless classics,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Sister Act

Grand Opera House, York

York Stage Musicals are pleased to bring to York, for the first time ever, their very own production of the show that took the West End and Broadway by storm, Sister Act. This show is the feel-amazing

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Cumberland Street, York, YO19SW

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

Address: Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Cleveland Bay, Eaglescliffe

live jazz music

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

Address: Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, TS160JE

1984

Theatre Royal, York

April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching, and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

Comedy of Murders - Murder Mystery Dinners

Piazza Latina Restaurant, Gateshead

Come along a solve the crime at our Murder Mystery dinners. A different plot each month. £20 person includes a 3 course meal with a choice starter, main course and sweet. To book contact the

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:30

Address: 592 - 596 Durham Road, Gateshead, NE9 6HX

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

Address: York, York, YO301DD

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Town Hall favourites John and Bert return with an evening of great music, laughter and an incredible technical talent expressed by a supposedly makeshift percussion instrument which is part of Folk music history.

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

Address: Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

'Variations on a Theme'

NeST Gallery, Barnard Castle

A Watercolour Exhibition @ NeST Gallery Barnard Castle by members of the workshops run by professional artist - Gordon Lamb - @NeST Gallery Barnard Castle and at Edmundbyers Village

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

Address: 25 Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NG

Exhibition by Jennifer Tetlow is joined by Sue Morton and Gail Hurst

Coast Gallery, Scarborough

A sighting has been confirmed in North Yorkshire of the elusive Pine Marten – last seen at The Coast! Expect to spot more wildlife too – squirrel, magpie and mole at the latest exhibition just

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

Address: Mill Lane, Scarborough, YO13 0AB

ARC, Stockton

Girl meets boy. Boy meets... Girl attempts to rewrite script. Meet The Girl She is wearing yesterday's clothes and a look on her face that says you will be skipping dinner. She drops a pile of paper on the desk... Meet The Boy He seems familiar: someone you have met before, in another story. In countless other stories... This new show

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00

Address: Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

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

Address: Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Great North Greats

105 King Street, South Shields

exhibition will feature 5 of the regions celebrated ‘greats’ including inventor Joseph Swan, industrialists William Armstrong and Rachel Parsons as well as sporting legends Harry Clasper and Tanni

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00

Address: South Shields, South Shields, NE33 2RL

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

Address: Church Street, Hartlepool, TS247EQ

Studios and Gallery, Saltburn

exhibition of paintings and original prints by Shirley Fletcher. She observes,jazz bands, people in cafes, markets, she draws life around her.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00

Address: 30-32 Marske Road, Saltburn, TS12 1QG

Choir

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The doors are locked and everyone has got their dots – so sing up or belt up. Choir is a modern, musical look at what makes a community in 21st Century Britain. A deliciously dark peek past the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:45

Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RH

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The stifling heat of the plantation. A relationship on the brink. A night of bourbon-soaked confrontations and a family dynasty in crisis. Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer prize-winning Cat On A Hot Tin

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RH

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

You don’t want to die alone, you want to do better, you need to be loved but other people are annoying. You’re filled with hate and rage and you just had oral sex with a Tory in the toilets which, to be honest, hasn’t helped your self esteem. David Ireland’s satire of us and them is tender and horrendous, unforgivable and vital, full of

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RH

Top Hat

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Direct from its tremendous success in London, winning three Olivier awards for Best New Musical, Best Choreography, Best Costumes and the Evening Standard Award for Best Night Out, this spectacular

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: 100 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE16BR

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

Address: 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

Address: Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ

Gregory's Girl by Peter Forsyth

People's Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Gregory has never been much interested in girls – until now. And when the gangling, gormless teenager falls for the school football team’s new striker, he undergoes a hilarious emotional

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Stephenson's Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE65QF

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.

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Its 1963 and the world is changing. Bobby and Laura’s (played by local girl Elizabeth Carter) single Dreamboats and Petticoats has not taken off. Norman and Sue have settled down to non-marital

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

Felt Mistress - The Glorious Flock

Sage, Gateshead

Ahead of Gruff Rhys’s appearance on the 6th September, creature-creator Felt Mistress will be exhibiting her work for the first time in the North East. Felt Mistress (real name Louise Evans) has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Like a Secret Spring in a Well-ordered Machine

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

Alison Turnbull is a contemporary artist who transforms readymade information - plans, diagrams, blueprints - into abstract paintings.  In her latest exhibition, ‘Like a Secret Spring in a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:30

Address: Shandy Hall, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Ripon International Festival

Cathedral, Ripon

Orchestra of Opera North: Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony; The Halle Orchestra: Verdi Force of Destiny, Grieg Peer Gynt, Rachmaninov Symphony no 2; Niamh Ni Charra Trio; Jazz

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

Address: Minster Road, Ripon, HG41QS

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

Address: 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

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), Sunderland

We are hosting an introductory workshop on Wednesday 17 September (8:00-9:30am) in the BIC's Open Space for those businesses who are interested in learning more about how design can support their business and provide a framework for innovation and growth. It is free of charge and is specifically for those whose business needs align with the

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 08:00-09:30

Address: Wearfield, Enterprise Park East, Sunderland, SR5 2TA

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

Gena Morton and Bridget Emmerson

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Address: Tubwell Row, Darlington, DL1 1NF

Martyn Wyndham Read at the Pot & Glass Folk & Acoustic club

Pot & Glass, Eaglescliffe

Why not join us to hear one of the elder statesman of Folk movement. Martyn travelled extensively in Australia collecting a wealth of a Folk material as he went, come along to enjoy the benefits of

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:00-23:15

Address: Church Road, Eaglescliffe, TS169DQ

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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: Whessoe Parish Hall, Darlington, DL1 3AA

Car park on West Green, West Auckland

Guided Walk 11.5 miles MEDIUM/LONG Neville McDonnell – Voluntary Countryside Ranger Packed Lunch Rqd

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

Address: West Auckland, off A68, West Auckland, DL14 9HJ

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

Address: 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

Address: Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets

mima, Middlesbrough

mima is delighted to be the first ARTIST ROOMS Associate to show works by the American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois this summer. This exhibition will reveal how Bourgeois, working in a variety

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

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

Address: Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

St James' United Reformed Church, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Barnardo’s Fostering and Adoption North East are hosting the following information events. Come along to find out more about fostering or adopting with Barnardo’s where you will have the chance to meet foster carers and adoptive parents who will share their experiences. A short presentation will be followed by questions and the chance to talk

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Address: Northumberland Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 8JF

Shafts of Light: Mining Art in the Great Northern Coalfield

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A salute to a once essential and powerful workforce this exhibition - which features around 70 paintings, including works by renowned mining artists Norman Cornish and Tom McGuinness – vividly

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

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

Address: 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Benedictine Week

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Join us for our annual Benedictine week, an opportunity to explore in more depth the historical and living tradition of St Benedict, focusing on its expression at Durham Cathedral in the past and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Health Walk

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Take 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

Address: City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Hockney, Printmaker

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Marking the 60th anniversary of David Hockney’s prolific career as a printmaker this exhibition will present over 60 works by the Yorkshire born artist, charting a print career which began in 1954.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Parish Centre, Chester-le-Street

Build up your stamina as well as your confidence.

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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37NB

Traces and Revelations

Oriental Museum, Durham

An exhibition of paintings by internationally renowned, pioneering Palestinian artists, Hazem Harb and Mohammed Joha. Over the past 10 years, Hazem Harb and Mohammed Joha’s concepts and ideas

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

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Shifting sands

Oriental Museum, Durham

This is an exhibition of rare and beautiful photographs from Sudan taken by the anthropologist Ian Cunnison. It tells a story of migration, everyday lives and inter-ethnic relationships in late

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

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

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

Address: 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

Address: Castle Howard, Castle Howard, YO607DA

Thornborough Hall, Leyburn

friendly group, everyone welcome

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:30-11:30

Address: Leyburn, Leyburn, DL8 5DT

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

Address: 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

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NQ

The Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

The Louisa Centre, Stanley

The Louisa Lagoon is a giant four-level play frame jam packed with fun for children aged 5 years + (up to height 4"9). There’s slippery slides, dizzy discs, rope climbs, climbing walls, splat pads

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 08:00-19:30

Address: Front Street, Stanley, DH9 0TE

WillyNillie Arts and Craft Sessions

WillyNillie CIC, Chester-le-Street

WillyNillie is a non for profit art hub in Chester-le-Street. We provide a range of creative projects, art sessions and exhibition space for our community, everyone is welcome. Our weekly programme

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Address: 156b Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3AY

Old Elvet Methodist Church Hall, Durham

Cotswold and Border morris dancing for men and women, dancers and musicians welcome

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

Address: Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL

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

Address: Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

The City Theare, Durham

A sinister, dark thriller where two young men attempt to get away with the perfect murder. Tickets available from Durham Gala Theatre Box office. NB Sunday matinee 2.30. Play 'end time' is approx.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

Address: Fowlers Yard, Durham, DH1 3RA

Swimming

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Eight-lane 25m competition standard swimming pool; Training Pool; Interactive Toddler Pool; 1m, 3m and 5m board Diving Pool, 2 Waterslides and an Inflatable. For more information visit

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 06:30-21:00

Address: Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

Scottish country dancing

St Oswald's Institue, Durham

new dancers welcome, includes tea and

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

Address: Church Street, Durham, DH7 6HH

Belmont Community School, Belmont

Children age 4 and over and adults welcome. First lesson free.

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

Address: Buckinghamshire Road, Belmont, DH1 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

Address: 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

Address: Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

for men and women of all fitness levels

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

Address: Willow Road, Darlington, DL36PZ



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