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Dinosaur Detectives

Yorkshire Museum, York

Calling all Dinosaur Detectives! Precious artefacts are being found with bites taken out of them. Can you help the museum staff solve the mystery? ...

Jay's animal encounters

Crown Street Library, Darlington

a range of animals to meet and learn about, including meerkats and hedgehogs. Booking ...

Croft Nostalgia weekend

Croft Circuit, Croft

Croft’s much raved-about retro festival – featuring historic motor sport plus a chance to live life yesteryear-style with music, fashion, WWII ...

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 ...

Traces of China: material, mystery, memory

Oriental Museum, Durham

Elvet Hill
Durham
DH13TH

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: Jul 23, 2014 until Nov 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Gibside, Gateshead

nr Rowlands Gill
Gateshead
NE166BG

free family adventures and outdoor fun

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 29, 2014.   Times: 11:00-15:00

St David's Church hall, Tudhoe

Tudhoe
Tudhoe
DL16 6LL

talk by Michael Richardson on Durham in Photographs 1936-1960

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 19:30

METAFIT Stockton on Tees

Grangefield Youth & Community Centre, Stockton

Oxbridge Lane
Stockton
TS18 4HY

30 minute high intensity body weight

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jul 21, 2014 until Mar 9, 2015.   Times: 20:00-20:30

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

Tubwell Row
Darlington
DL1 1NF

Gena Morton and Bridget Emmerson

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 25, 2014 until Sep 26, 2014.   Times: 09:00

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Beaumont Street
Hexham
NE463LS

A fun filled week at the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre for 11-16 year olds to develop their theatre skills, culminating with a live performance in the main theatre. Professional actors from Multi Story Theatre Company will work with the group to create a prequel to their performance of Little Brother and Little Sister

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 1, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Cluny 2, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

36 Lime Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE12PQ

A Little Nonsense By Juncture Theatre An original dark comedy A bare-knuckle look at the sharp edge of funny, A Little Nonsense is an original black comedy that explores the clown inside every man and the mirth that is hidden in melancholy. Bitterly frustrated by a clown’s freedom to play and inability to take life seriously, a man has

Category: Theatre
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Glory of Rome

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Baring Street
South Shields
NE332BB

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: Jul 19, 2014 until Nov 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

National Park Centre
Danby
YO212NB

New work by members of Ryedale ArtWorks explores the varied landscapes of the North York Moors. Aspects of this multi-faceted backdrop permeate each artist's use of colour, texture and form - whether in painting. sculpture, ceramics, metalwork, glassware or textiles.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 25, 2014 until Aug 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Crown Street Library, Darlington

Crown Street
Darlington
DL11ND

with author Kay Wilson, free session for children under 6

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 25, 2014.   Times: 10:30

Summer Events at Knaresborough Castle

Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Knaresborough

Castle Yard
Knaresborough
HG5 8AS

Pay a visit to Knaresborough Castle this summer for a great day out. With a fabulous summer events programme planned there are activities to suit all ages and abilities. Knaresborough Castle is set in

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 26, 2014 until Sep 14, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Mowden Infants School, Darlington

Bushel Hill Drive
Darlington
DL3 8RR

fun and games, arts and crafts, sports, tv, dvds

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 29, 2014.   Times: 08:15-17:15

The Sun Inn, Stockton

Knowles Street
Stockton
TS181SU

Our singaround nights are a chance to get up and perform yourself. Sing, play some tunes, tell a story; so long as it’s loosely folk-based you’ll have a friendly and sympathetic audience. Or you can just come and listen to some of our regulars (and join in the choruses). Whatever the weather, you can enjoy Monday nights in the Sun.

Category: Music - Folk
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 20:15-23:15

Writers In Their Place

SJT Gallery, Scarborough

Westborough
Scarborough
YO111JW

The subject is writers’ houses open to the public, including Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage in the Lake District, Thomas Hardy’s birthplace in Dorset, James Joyce’s Martello Tower near Dublin and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 18, 2014 until Aug 30, 2014.   Times: 10:00

A Town at War

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Crown Place
Harrogate
HG1 2RY

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: Jul 26, 2014 until Dec 31, 2014.   Times: 10:30-17:00

A World of Whimsy

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

Nunnington
Helmsley
YO625UY

showcasing some of the best of children’s book illustrators with a focus on the whimsical and nonsensical. Images include work by four artists known for the bright, colourful and stylised worlds

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 14, 2014 until Sep 7, 2014.   Times: 11:00-17:00

Old Hall, Washington

The Avenue
Washington
NE38 7LE

join in with the bug investigation and help create a bug hotel

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 21, 2014 until Aug 25, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Best Bitter

Dog and Parrot (upstairs), Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

52 Clayton Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 4EX

From the company that was described as “Original, off the wall and clever” by a producer from BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme comes the Arts Council England funded project - Best Bitter, an hour

Category: Theatre
Dates: Jul 27, 2014 until Jul 31, 2014.   Times: 19:30-23:00

Keith Vaughan: Figure and Ground

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Sandyford Road
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE18ST

exhibition of drawings, prints and photographs. Keith Vaughan (1912 – 1977) was one of the most celebrated British artists of his generation. A friend of Graham Sutherland in the 1940s he was

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 18, 2014 until Sep 12, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Carnivale

York Dungeon, York

12 Clifford Street
York
YO19RD

Roll up, roll up for showmanship, spectacle and plenty of scary fun this summer. The York Dungeon presents Carnivàle, our very own sideshow starring a cast of colourful characters ready to amaze

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 25, 2014 until Sep 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Brick City: Lego Architecture

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Redhills
Penrith
CA110DQ

Play and learn with Lego in a fascinating exhibition that introduces children to world-famous architecture. Children will see examples of some of the most famous buildings in the world re invented by

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 18, 2014 until Sep 2, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Journey into the Green Man

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
DL147NP

by William Mills: My work is about pattern. I’ve been on a journey into Celtic art and I’ve taken it for a wander. It’s very different, very Celtic and a little bit weird but aren’t we all.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 15, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Vane, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Commercial Union House
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 6QE

Created in collaboration with the British Army, this unique photographic exhibition by Kraig Wilson will mark the centenary of World War One with portraits of serving gay army personnel.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 10, 2014 until Aug 9, 2014.   Times: 12:00-17:00

In Your Footsteps

Durham World Heritage Site visitor centre, Durham

7 owengate
Durham
DH1 3HB

Art exhibition by kate van suddese . views around Durham walks taken as a child with Kate's beloved grandfather. These atmospheric beautiful paintings celebrate the beauty of this wonderful City

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 7, 2014 until Jul 31, 2014.   Times: 09:30-17:00

James McGairy summer exhibition

Great Ayton Discovery Centre, Great Ayton

105b High Street
Great Ayton
TS9 6NB

Original paintings and prints. Acrylic paintings celebrating this landscape, exploring light and shade, embracing a sense of place and time. Subjects such as Great Ayton, Stokesley and Staithes.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 3, 2014 until Jul 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Iron Horse, Newton Aycliffe

Emerson Way
Newton Aycliffe
DL55HQ

Folk song club

Category: Music - Folk
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 20:30-23:15

O2 Mixed Touch Rugby

Northern Echo Arena, Darlington

Neasham Road
Darlington
DL2 1DL

Come and enjoy mixed Touch. There is no tackling, no scrums, no complicated rules, just lots of fun and a seriously enjoyable sport for all. Whether you want to get fit, make friends, have fun, run

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jun 30, 2014 until Sep 1, 2014.   Times: 18:00-20:00

Darlington by the sea

Market Place, Darlington

Horsemarket
Darlington
DL15RP

Take a trip to the market square, transformed with sand, deckchairs and all you need for a great day at the

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 24, 2014 until Aug 7, 2014.   Times: 09:00

From Warships To Friendships

Art Gallery, Hartlepool

Church Street
Hartlepool
TS247EQ

AS part of a wider commemoration of the First World War, Hartlepool is hosting a fascinating Anglo-German exhibition of art reflecting the special relationship between the two countries since the two

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 12, 2014 until Aug 30, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Castle Museum, York

Eye of York
York
YO19RY

Send your own messages and decode a special message from the museum using semaphore and Morse code in this drop-in activity. Weekly prize draw for correct answers. On over the summer hols.

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 23, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Dinosaur Detectives

Yorkshire Museum, York

Museum Street
York
YO17FR

Calling all Dinosaur Detectives! Precious artefacts are being found with bites taken out of them. Can you help the museum staff solve the mystery? Which naughty dinosaur could it be? Handle dinosaur

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 23, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

NE Sport Summer Holiday Camp

Raich Carter Sports Centre, Sunderland

Commercial Road, Hendon
Sunderland
SR2 8PD

Our Summer Holiday Camps are for children aged between 4 and 11 years old, whether your child is the next Lionel Messi or Serena Williams or whether they just enjoy playing with other children in a

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jul 22, 2014 until Aug 28, 2014.   Times: 10:00-15:00

Made in Yorkshire

Rural Arts Centre, Thirsk

Thirsk
Thirsk
YO71QS

high-quality art made by Yorkshire artists, inspired by Yorkshire’s beauty and unique charm.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 1, 2014 until Sep 6, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet Offices, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Road
Middlesbrough
TS66XH

The exhibition reflects Graham's recent journey of discovery into the rich industrial heritage of the North East. 'Auld Hands' is an exploration and celebration of shipbuilding and the hard-working people associated with it. The imagery is rich and evocative with just a hint of romanticism. Attention to detail and authenticity is tempered with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 27, 2014 until Aug 15, 2014.   Times: 09:00-17:00

Le Tour - A Yorkshire Journey Painting Exhibition

Blue Tree Gallery, York

23 Bootham
York
YO30 7BW

YORK: BLUE TREE GALLERY 23 Bootham, York. YO30 7BW. "Le Tour" A Yorkshire Journey Exhibition: Depicting Yorkshire and its "Le Tour" route. Painters, Richard Burel who is a French artist, Jane

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 23, 2014 until Aug 25, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Rock of Ages

Empire, Sunderland

High Street West
Sunderland
SR13EX

Still rocking after 5 years on Broadway and following 3 years of ovation-inducing performances in London’s West End, the legendary Rock of Ages now heads out on UK Tour starring Ben Richards (9to5

Category: Theatre
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 2, 2014.   Times: All day event.

One Man Two Guvnors

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

100 Grey Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE16BR

The National Theatre’s award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, embarks on its biggest-ever tour of the UK and Ireland from May 2014. Now seen by over 1 million people worldwide, this

Category: Theatre
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 2, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Nocturnal Encounters: Wood Engravings by Colin See-Paynton

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

Shandy Hall
Coxwold
YO61 4AD

An exhibition of dramatic work by one of Britain’s leading printmakers. In Nocturnal Encounters, Colin See Paynton imagines the twilight adventures of wild creatures. Open everyday (except

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 29, 2014 until Aug 8, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:30

1914: When the World Changed Forever

Castle Museum, York

Eye of York
York
YO19RY

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: Jun 28, 2014 until Oct 31, 2014.   Times: 09:30-17:00

Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets

mima, Middlesbrough

Centre Square
Middlesbrough
TS12AZ

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: Jul 18, 2014 until Oct 12, 2014.   Times: 10:00

William Cobbing: Transactions of the Duddo Field Club

mima, Middlesbrough

Centre Square
Middlesbrough
TS12AZ

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: Jul 4, 2014 until Oct 30, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Ripon
Ripon
HG43DY

Little Billy and Lizzy are time travelling twins, and have been on an excellent expedition here on the estate. They’ve journeyed through the ages and seen everything from medieval monks to Georgian lords and ladies. However, they’re now stuck somewhere in time and need you to help them get back to 2014! Follow the clues they’ve left and crack

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 23, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Important States

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

Kirkgate
Thirsk
YO71PQ

A collection of paintings and prints by Gallery Artists; Richard Snowden, Nick Evans, Mark Herald, Emily Sutton and many more. With a room also dedicated to York based abstract painter Jenny Eden.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 12, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Victorian Childhood

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Newgate
Barnard Castle
DL128NP

Offering up a flavour of childhood in the reign of Queen Victoria, this exhibition explores the way in which young lives were lived during this era depending on the social class each was born into.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 21, 2014 until Sep 7, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Northern Print, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Stepney Bank
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE12NP

37 artists have been shortlisted from 740 entries in this year's Print Award. Come and see some of their work on display

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 27, 2014 until Aug 8, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Shafts of Light: Mining Art in the Great Northern Coalfield

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Newgate
Barnard Castle
DL128NP

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: Jun 9, 2014 until Sep 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Pop-Up Film School: Adaptation Boot Camp

Seven Stories National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

30 Lime Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 2PQ

Suitable for ages 8-12 Ever wanted to turn your favourite children’s book into a film? Now’s your chance with our amazing Adaptation Bootcamp! Come along and make your own versions of classic

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 1, 2014.   Times: 10:30-15:30

Scales, Claws and Dinosaur ROARS

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

30 Lime Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 2PQ

Drop in all day To celebrate 20 years of Paul Stickland’s classic picture book Dinosaur Roar, this summer we have seven dino-floors of fun for visitors to enjoy! Our Creation Station has been

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 19, 2014 until Sep 7, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Moving Stories: Children's Books from Page to Screen

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

30 Lime Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 2PQ

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: Jun 10, 2014 until Apr 1, 2015.   Times: 10:00-17:00

In Your Footsteps

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Durham

7 Owengate
Durham
DH1 3HB

an exhibition of oil paintings by North-East Artist Kate Van Suddese. The work is an homage to the walks Kate took with her beloved Grandfather around Durham City as a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 1, 2014 until Jul 31, 2014.   Times: 09:30-18:00, 09:30-18:00

Last Night at the Proms Special

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Parkgate
Darlington
DL11RR

The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra commemorate the 100th anniversary of WW1 and the 75th Anniversary of WW2, an evening of reflection, rousing tunes, flag waving, whistle blowing and of course

Category: Theatre
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 19:30

International Print Biennale

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The Quadrangle
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE17RU

International Print Biennale is the biggest printmaking event in the UK. Whether you enjoy seeing or making prints – there is something for everyone. Explore the world of print this summer with

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 27, 2014 until Aug 9, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

Fawcett Street
Sunderland
SR11RE

exhibition by Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich, looking at what exists and what is possible.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 13, 2014 until Aug 20, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Summer Lunchtime Talk

Durham Cathedral, Durham

City Centre
Durham
DH13EH

Given by Professor Chris Cook - 'Jesus: Who was he? Who is

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 13:15

Dance Summer Camp

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Edinburgh Drive
Darlington
DL38AR

Are your little ones driving you mad singing songs from Frozen? Are you stuck for things for them to do during the holidays? Then why not bring them along to our Infant Summer Camp, where they can

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Aug 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00-13:00

Hockney, Printmaker

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Newgate
Barnard Castle
DL128NP

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: Jun 7, 2014 until Sep 28, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Joe Cornish Gallery, Northallerton

Zetland Street
Northallerton
DL6 1NA

A group exhibition of varied ceramics by members of the UKs largest potters organisation, themed around the natural world.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 28, 2014 until Jul 29, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Encore School of Dance

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

1B Standard Court
Northallerton
DL6 2XH

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: Jun 2, 2014 until Dec 20, 2014.   Times: 16:00-20:00

Musical Theatre Summer School

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

1B Standard Court
Northallerton
DL6 2XH

We will be running a summer school exploring the musical Annie. Year 1 and above, all welcome Early Bird and sibling discount

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 28, 2014 until Jul 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00-15:00

The Happy Carp: contemporary Japanese prints from the collections of the Oriental Museum

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Beaumont Street
Hexham
NE463LS

takes its name from a woodblock print by the UK-based Japanese printmaker, Nana Shiomi. This exhibition showcases modern Japanese prints recently acquired by the Oriental Museum in Durham with the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jun 28, 2014 until Aug 9, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Flower Pot Men

Alnwick Garden, Alnwick

Denwick Lane
Alnwick
NE661YU

Create and design your very own 'Flower Pot Man' using the craft materials provided by the team. You'll be floba-dobbing before you know it! These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an

Category: Kids
Dates: May 30, 2014 until Sep 21, 2014.   Times: 10:30

Birds, Boar and Bees!

Bolton Castle, Leyburn

Castle BOlton
Leyburn
DL8 4ET

Witness amazing falconry displays, the fun of wild boar feeding time and the activity of our bee hives. Also on the weekdays you can have a go at our bird, boar and bee kite and mask making,

Category: Kids
Dates: Jul 21, 2014 until Aug 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Body Worlds

Life Science Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Times Square
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE14EP

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: May 17, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Open for Business

National Railway Museum, York

Leeman Road
York
YO264XJ

A major touring photographic exhibition which reveals the untold story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of some of the world's greatest

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: May 16, 2014 until Sep 7, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Chance Finds Us

mima, Middlesbrough

Centre Square
Middlesbrough
TS12AZ

An artist led project by eight North East based artists who work across drawing, installation, painting and sculpture, who have all adopted systematic strategies in their practice. The artists in this

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: May 2, 2014 until Sep 4, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Ripon
Ripon
HG43DY

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: Apr 24, 2014 until Oct 31, 2014.   Times: 11:00, 13:00, 14:30

The Kings Church Centre, Darlington

Whessoe Road
Darlington
DL3 0QT

For Men and Women who wish to improve their posture, flexibility and core strength. For mixed abilities from the beginner to the more experienced. £4 per class - no need to book.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Apr 28, 2014 until Dec 15, 2014.   Times: 11:15-12:15

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Westgate
Thirsk
YO7 1QS

This photography exhibition, featuring portraits of women across the globe, is presented in conjunction with Alliance Francaise de York and includes work from the International Photography Contest

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jul 25, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:30

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Dalby Forest, Pickering

Pickering
Pickering
YO187LT

come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th birthday, there is a trail in the woods for children to search for the character. On until

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 11, 2014 until Sep 2, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL15SX

Stroke Club held every monday Open to all who have suffered a Stroke. A chance to gain support and advice and enjoy some company.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Apr 7, 2014 until Dec 15, 2014.   Times: 10:30-14:00

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL15SX

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: Apr 1, 2014 until Dec 23, 2014.   Times: 09:00-16:00

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL15SX

If you need help with your computer or ipad or if your struggling with the internet or emails then drop in to our computer drop in group

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Mar 31, 2014 until Dec 15, 2014.   Times: 13:30-15:30

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL15SX

A creative writing group a chance to share experiences and chat to others about writing.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Mar 31, 2014 until Dec 22, 2014.   Times: 10:30-12:00

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL15SX

Creative Writing Group a chance to learn more about creative writing and meet new people who enjoy writing.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Mar 31, 2014 until Dec 22, 2014.   Times: 10:30-12:00, 10:30-12:00

Off the Wall: The Art of the Japanese Movie Poster

Palace Green Library , Durham

Palace Green
Durham
DH1 3RN

The Japanese film industry entered a Golden Age from the 1950's onwards. Classic films were promoted by a new genre of art-the Japanese movie poster. This exhibition displays the collection of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: May 17, 2014 until Aug 31, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Traces and Revelations

Oriental Museum, Durham

Elvet Hill
Durham
DH13TH

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: Apr 4, 2014 until Oct 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Shifting sands

Oriental Museum, Durham

Elvet Hill
Durham
DH13TH

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: Apr 4, 2014 until Oct 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Hands on Stonemasonry

Durham Castle , Durham

Palace Green
Durham
DH1 3RW

Learn how Durham Cathedral and Castle were actually built through stonemasonry demonstrations with sculptor Neil Molloy and try your hand at the craft.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Jul 25, 2014 until Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Yorkshire Museum, York

Museum Street
York
YO17FR

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: Mar 13, 2014 until Oct 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Karate

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Edinburgh Drive
Darlington
DL38AR

Kids and Adults Karate

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Mar 10, 2014 until Dec 1, 2016.   Times: 17:45-18:45, 19:00-21:00

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

Castle Howard
Castle Howard
YO607DA

explore the stories of castle Howard, the family and tenants in time of war in this exhibition in the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Royals: Then and Now

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

York
York
YO301DD

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: Mar 1, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 12:00-17:00

The Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

The Louisa Centre, Stanley

Front Street
Stanley
DH9 0TE

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: Feb 3, 2014 until Sep 30, 2014.   Times: 08:00-19:30

The Band Room, Kirkbymoorside

East Farndale
Kirkbymoorside
YO627LE

The Magnolia Sisters – featuring Ann Savoy, Jane Vidrine, Anya Burgess and Lisa Trahan – who’ll play Cajun dancehall favourites, classics of Creole and front porch ballads from the Southwest of Louisiana

Category: Music - Other
Dates: Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 20:00

WillyNillie Arts and Craft Sessions

WillyNillie CIC, Chester-le-Street

156b Front Street
Chester-le-Street
DH3 3AY

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: Feb 3, 2014 until Oct 6, 2014.   Times: 10:00-12:00, 18:00-20:00

WillyNillie Art Classes

WillyNillie CIC, Chester-le-Street

156b Front Street
Chester-le-Street
DH3 3AY

We're running a variety of arts and crafts classes every week at WillyNillie. All abilities welcome. Make Papier Mache bowls and lamps on Monday 3rd and 10th Feb from 10 am - 12 pm £5 per session.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Jul 28, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Plawsworth & Kimblesworth Community Association, Plawsworth

Springfield Front Street
Plawsworth
DH2 3PN

new members welcome

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Jan 6, 2014 until Aug 25, 2014.   Times: 19:15-21:15

Soft Play Area

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Horsemarket
Darlington
DL15RP

'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: Feb 3, 2014 until Dec 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00-18:00

Swimming

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Horsemarket
Darlington
DL15RP

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: Jan 23, 2014 until Oct 19, 2014.   Times: 06:30-20:00

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Newgate
Barnard Castle
DL128NP

Explore the Museum collection and try a variety of fun craft activities including clay work, printing and silk painting. Booking required on 01833 690606; sessions must be booked as a package. Children must bring a packed lunch.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Jul 21, 2014 until Aug 11, 2014.   Times: 10:00-14:00

Permanent displays

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Barras Bridge
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE24PT

Living Planet See a two floor gallery with a life size model of an elephant, a great white shark, a virtual aquarium and a polar bear with hundreds of other creatures from around the world. Touch

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates: Jan 17, 2014 until Dec 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Pilates class

The Kings Church Centre, Darlington

Whessoe Road
Darlington
DL3 0QT

for mixed abilities, improve core

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jan 13, 2014 until Sep 29, 2014.   Times: 11:15

Belmont Parish Hall, Durham

Broomside lane
Durham
DH1 2QR

Kids dance club for Boys and Girls. Mondays 3.45- 4.30pm age 4- 6yrs./ 4.30- 5.30pm age 7yrs and above. Includes several dance styles each week and full of fun. For further information call Heather 07738 275509

Category: Kids
Dates: Jan 6, 2014 until Jul 28, 2014.   Times: 15:45-17:30

Shincliffe W.I. Hut, Shincliffe

WillowTree Avenue (A177)
Shincliffe
DH1 2BN

Adult dance classes for beginners & Improvers. Try something different this year , get fit, have fun, meet new people and laugh while you learn. Modern Ballroom, Latin American and other alternative rhythms , get a little bit of 'Strictly' in your life! First week- free trial, come along and give us a try. For more information call Heather on

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jan 13, 2014 until Aug 25, 2014.   Times: 18:30-20:00

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

New Bridge Street
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE18JA

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: Nov 30, 2013 until Nov 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland

Kingsway
Bishop Auckland
Dl14 8XD

The study and development of techniques covering all aspects of photography.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Nov 4, 2013 until Dec 29, 2014.   Times: 19:30-21:30

Lazy daisy pregnancy classes

Danesmoor House day nursery, Darlington

Carmel Road
Darlington
Dl3 8rh

six week birth preparation class for mums to be covering breathing techniques, active birth movements, birth education and relaxation. These classes take a holistic approach to labour enabling woman

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Nov 4, 2013 until Dec 29, 2014.   Times: 19:00-20:30

Sacred Heart Catholic Hall, Northallerton

41 Thirsk Road
Northallerton
DL6 1PJ

How do you live to achieve the Good Life? Most of us aspire to do so and have learned useful tips for living. This interactive multidisciplinary programme invites particpants to share what they know and engage in conversations around key focus areas, like: friendships and family; town and country; home and gardens; leisure, travel and holidays;

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates: Jan 13, 2014 until Dec 15, 2014.   Times: 14:00-16:00

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

Willow Road
Darlington
DL36PZ

easy to follow - for all abilites

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Nov 4, 2013 until Dec 1, 2014.   Times: 09:45

Holy Trinity community centre, Darlington

Pierremont Road
Darlington
DL36DG

designed to tone legs, glutes

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Nov 4, 2013 until Dec 29, 2014.   Times: 18:00-19:00



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