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Murder Mystery Night

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel, Hartlepool

Discover Jack the Ripper, the infamous Victorian serial killer. Who were the victims, and who was the man behind these brutal crimes? They say he's back !. Come and join us on this ...

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Central Library Darlington, Darlington

Henry loved books, but not like you and I like bookshe loved to EAT books. This exciting theatre adaptation of Oliver Jeffers' award-winning children's book by Bootworks Theatre ...

Folk Club presents Bram Taylor and Roly Hindmarch

Copper Beech, Darlington

A quality evening with a great singer songwriter. Bram and Roly not only produce superb songs for joining in but have a hilarious banter and rappport with the ...

Orchestra North East, with Anna-Liisa Bezrodny

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser Sibelius: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E minor Soloist: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin) Conductor Timothy Henty Following her ...

Back to Netball - Willington Netball Club (DL15)

Parkside Academy Sports Hall, Willington

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

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

Address: Hall Lane , Willington, DL15 0QF

Cluff exhibition

Crown Street Library, Darlington

HIS cartoons will be instantly recognisable to readers of The Northern Echo but the man behind the pen has always kept a low profile. Since 1990 John Longstaff, better known to many as Cluff, has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: Crown Street, Darlington, DL11ND

Friends' Meeting House, Darlington

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

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

Address: 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL37NB

The Trumpet Sings An unexpected journey through Paris - From spring to autumn

Sage, Gateshead

Alison Balsom: The Trumpet Sings From Baroque to Broadway and Beyond In her first headline UK tour inspired by Paris and the Seasons, Alison Balsom is joined on stage by an ensemble which helps

Category: Music - Jazz & Blues Music
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

A taut thriller, influenced by 1950s film noir, and the dystopian worlds of George Orwell. The Man Who Woke Up Dead is a dark, claustrophobic nightmare, akin to the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, exploring the divide between fact and fiction. When everything you believe is shown to be false, holding on to any kind of truth becomes a deadly

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: 6 Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG11QF

Jaleo Barbican

Barbican, York

In a scintillating fusion of heartwrenching vocals, explosive footwork and virtuoso guitar playing, Jaleo return to Britain after three years with their latest new stage show ‘A Compás’, brimming

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Dimensions Dance

Hummersknott School, Darlington

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

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

Address: Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

all are welcome

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 12:00

Address: Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

Institute

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

When the time comes, will anyone really care? Welcome to Gecko’s Institute, where forgotten stories and re-cycled memories pour out of filing cabinets and endless corridors. Four gripping

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

by Julie McLean and Colin Mackenzie

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Address: Tubwell Row, Darlington, DL1 1NF

Black Sheep Brewery, Masham

special tutored tastings sessions, shephered tours, prize giveaways and more

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

Address: Wellgarth, Masham, HG4 4EN

Henry Colbeck Fish & Chips Raceday

Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

NEWCASTLE Racecourse is set to mix turf and takeaways after teaming up with the UK’s oldest supplier to Fish & Chips Shops to celebrate “The Nation’s Favourite” at a racing fixture. The

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 13:00-18:00

Address: High Gosforth Park , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE3 5HP

Apple display

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

A feast for the eyes and the nose! Come and view this wonderful display showcasing hundreds of varieties of apples all grown in the north. On until Oct

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Address: Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

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

Jane Bown: Portraits of the Beatles

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Jane Bown has been taking photographs for the Observer for six decades. Working almost exclusively in black and white, she produces astonishingly candid photographs that reveal the private side of her

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

BRITA GRANSTRÖM: The Night Swimmer

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Brita Granström draws upon her Swedish roots to blur the boundary between observation and imagination, reality and dream. In a narrative sequence that opens with playful domestic studies and bedroom

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Mick Manning and Brita Granström are an award winning author-illustrator double act, sharing both texts and illustrations. They have written and illustrated over 60 books for children. Their most recent publication, The Beatles, launched earlier this year, tells the story of how four cheeky lads from Liverpool, John, Paul, George and Ringo, became

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

FREE Fitcamp

First Step 2 Fitness, Darlington

4 week for FREE fitness, body composition analysis, nutrition

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

Address: Victoria Road, Darlington, DL3 8HY

Henry Colbeck Fish & Chips Raceday

Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Come racing in October Enjoy midweek racing at Newcastle Racecourse with friends and colleagues. Choose from one of our admissions packages starting from £14 online, our Beer & Curry package or our

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 14:10-17:20

Address: High Gosforth Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE3 5HP

Sam Vickers Photography

Town Hall, Durham

architectural photography exhibition on the Old and Modern buildings in Durham

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Address: Market Place, Durham, DH1 3NJ

North Yorkshire Naturally

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

From woodcuts to lino cuts, watercolours to ceramics his art captures close-up observations of local wildlife including birds, mammals, insects and flowers. All the work - including cards and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

paintings and ceramics by Bridget Wilkinson and Meg Asley. The vibrant colours and textures of the North-East coastline are celebrated.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

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

Bouncers

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Reform Theatre Present: Bouncers By John Godber Friday night, it’s disco night...time for the Bouncers to come alive!. Judd, Ralph, Les and Lucky Eric invite you for a night on the town in this

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

Address: Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

Hummersknott Academy, Darlington

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

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

Address: Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

Books for Boys

Palace Green Library, Durham

Heroism, Adventure & Empire at the Dawn of the First World War Books for Boys explores boyhood during the earliest years of the twentieth century and the cultural environment that shaped a

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

Address: Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

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

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

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

The Princess and The Pea

Theatre Royal, York

Do you want to hear a true story? Well.. imagine a place where what you see is not what it seems, A secret place with a hidden castle and hidden stories, A place where the Princesses

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 11:00, 13:30

Address: St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

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

On your door step

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Jackie returns for her second exhibition at The McGuiness Gallery, where her journey of discovery continues. Using mixed media she experiments with surface texture, together with more traditional

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

Address: Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

Home Sweet Home

ARC, Stockton

What happens when you have to leave your own Home Sweet Home and find yourself in a different kind of home altogether? A home where anything can happen; where the day to day reality of caring and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Address: Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR11RE

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

Dead to Me

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Steven is a believer - he believes in reason, logic and humanity. The Psychic believes in the spirits. The dead are always right. A disturbingly funny story about a man and his troubled

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:15

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

When We Embraced

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A hit at Edinburgh Fringe 2013, Tom Walton’splayful and charming show intertwinesstories and moments of humanness and amagical interlude. Gently encouraging asense of embracing things you’ve

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00

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

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

Address: Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

She Stoops to Conquer

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

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

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: 6 Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG11QF

RSC present Henry IV Parts I & II

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. Having deposed the previous king, he is only too aware how tenuous his position is, and the price to

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

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 must die, but,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:00, 19:30

Address: Parkgate, Darlington, DL11RR

The Wheatsheaf, Darlington

Meeting the first Wednesday of every month. Our aim to restore British democracy and independence.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:15

Address: 254 Yarm Road, Darlington, DL1 1XN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Lion King - Tickets now on sale

Empire, Sunderland

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon. It has been seen by over 70 million people

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Scottish country dancing

St Oswald's Institue, Durham

new dancers welcome, includes tea and

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

Address: Church Street, Durham, DH7 6HH

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Thomas Bewick is famous for the small-scale wood engravings he and members of his workshop produced, often published as illustrations in books. Less well known are the drawings and paintings also made

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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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