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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, ...

Manet - The Execution of Maximilian

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A much loved work from the National Gallery Collection - Edouard Manet’s The Execution of Maximilian comes to The Bowes Museum as the first painting ...

Pirate Gran

The Empire, Consett

Scamp Theatre and Watford Palace Theatre Present PIRATE GRAN

Based on the books by Geraldine Durrant and Rose Forshall. Directed by Pieter Lawman. ...

Celebrate Easter at St John's

Celebrate Easter at St John's

Easter Sunday - St John's Church, Darlington

You are invited to St John's Church, Yarm Road, Darlington to celebrate Easter. This will be a joyful service about the resurrection of Jesus. The service will start at 10.30am - everyone is welcome ...

Category: Charity Groups
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 10:30-12:00

Easter Communion Service

Northgate United Reformed Church, Darlington

During the Easter Sunday Communion Service the empty cross will come alive with spring flowers brought by members of the congregation. ...
Category: Religious Events
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 10:45-12:00

Shake The Snake

Bonny Moorhen, Stanhope

Rock Classics ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 16:00

Darryl Todd

Wingate Constitutional Club, Wingate

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Sarah

Tindale Crescent WMC, Bishop Auckland

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Connor

Silksworth WMC, Sunderland

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Danny Stephens

Murton Colliery WMC, Seaham

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Jay J Stephens

Guisborough Quoit Social Club, Guisborough

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

John Stephens

Deneside WMC, Seaham

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Kelly Mcwaters

Consett Steel Social Club, Consett

Live Music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Dave Knight

Billingham TU Club, Billingham

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 19:45

Chaser

Beechwood Easterside & District Social Club, Middlesbrough

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: All day event.

MILLING AT TOCKETTS

MILLING AT TOCKETTS

Tocketts Mill, Guisborough

Easter is the start of the new season for us volunteers, at this the last working watermill in Cleveland. We will be milling locally grown wheat to produce our special wholemeal flour as well as ...

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates: Apr 20, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 14:00-16:00

North Yorkshire Schools Art Project inspired by the work of Yinka Shonibare

North Yorkshire Schools Art Project inspired by the work of Yinka Shonibare

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) has become well known for his exploration of colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation through colourful, vibrant and witty ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 10, 2014 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:30

North Yorkshire Fell Club

call for details and meeting time, North Yorkshire

Walk in Teesdale, including Coldberry Gutter ...
Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Dirty South

Dirty South

Three Tuns, Gateshead

The Dirty South are a Southern Rock tribute band based in and around Tyne and Wear. The band has a set list based heavily in the golden era of Southern Rock, largely around the songs of Lynyrd ...

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 21:00

The Firelight Opera

The Firelight Opera

Life of Riley, Sunderland

The Firelight Opera are a lively, 3-part harmony acoustic/rock band that perform popular singalong songs from the 60's to current charts. With their range of covers of bands including The Beatles, T. ...

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 21:00

Dog In A Box

Central Bar, Chopwell

With a well balanced, yet diverse set list from artists spanning from AC/DC, through Lady Gaga to The Zutons, Dog in a Box are quickly becoming one of the North East's must see cover bands. ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 21:00

Russ Tippins

Russ Tippins

Milbourne Arms, Whitley Bay

The night is split into 2 sets, first being acoustic from Dick Dale's Misirlou, the folky version of Whiskey In The jar to Zep's Going To California and a daring acoustic Kashmir and an interesting ...

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 16:00

Specialist plant fair

Newburgh Priory, Coxwold

Huge selection of quality plants for sale, homemade refreshments, dogs welcome. ...
Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Nobody's Perfect

Pavilion Theatre, Whitby

Love Is All Round' is a feminist publishing house where Harriet Copeland is running a competition to find new romantic fiction; their motto is 'For Women By Women'. To avoid this gender bias, Leonard ...
Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 19:30

National Scooter Rally

Pavilion Theatre, Whitby

Set in the breathtaking splendour of the North Yorkshire Moors. The Beautiful fishing town huddled around it's Ancientt harbour & dominated by it medieval Gothic Abbey is a Scooter Rider must see!! ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 20, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Future Classics: Sean Shibe presented by BBC New Generation

Future Classics: Sean Shibe presented by BBC New Generation

Sage, Gateshead

For the third of the four recitals by BBC New Generation artists for Radio 3, we are joined by 21 year old guitarist Sean Shibe. Sean graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in July 2012 ...

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 14:00

Tees Cottage Pumping Station

Tees Pumping House, Darlington

Tees Cottage is the original water pumping station for Darlington. It has a 25 ton steam driven beam engine and a very rare twin cylinder gas powered engine - both running and pumping water. ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 20, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:30

Too Tired

Star Inn, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 18:00

My Teesside by Paul Bradley

Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough

Paul says: “My exhibition is about Teesside as seen through my eyes. For me, Teesside is not the stereotypical grey, industrialised place we hear about so often. Instead, it’s a dynamic and ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 17, 2014 until May 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Art workshops

The Lodge, Blackhill & Consett Park, Consett

for children aged eight years and over. Workshops include Stained Glass where children can make sun-catchers on Tuesday 8th, 15th and 22nd April. Two Circus Skills Workshops will take place on ...
Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Easter eggsplrer trail with Cadburys

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

Put on your crown for a hunt fit for a Prince or Princess. Search the gardens and hall to solve the clues and earn your Cadbury Egghead prize. High five the Easter Bunny and get creative decorating an ...
Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Easter weekend

Easter weekend

The Grainary Hotel and Wildlife Farm, Scarborough

We hope you get to join us on the farm at Easter Weekend as we have a special weekend planned for you and your family. You can visit us from 11am until 4.30pm every day of the holidays, with plenty ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 11:00-17:00

Durham and Beyond

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Durham

Art Exhibition ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 3, 2014 until Apr 30, 2014.   Times: 09:30-17:00

Flowers of Evil, The Holy Orders, Behold A Pale Horse

Cluny 2, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Flowers of Evil are a heavy rock four-piece originally from Newcastle upon Tyne, now based in London. Led by frontman Lee Haley and guitarist Dave Burdis, they gathered a dedicated following in ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Jon Booth and Brenda Wright, paintings, etchings and ceramics

Jon Booth and Brenda Wright, paintings, etchings and ceramics

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

A joint show featuring local artist Jon Booth and Brenda Wright. Jon Booth creates delicate, architecturally inspired etchings and watercolours, sites of exploration including familiar Yorkshire ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 3, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Northumberland National Park Free Guided Walk

Elsdon Old School House Tea Room, Elsdon

Six stenuous miles in six hours around Elsdon and Todholes ...
Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 11:00

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Dalby Forest, Pickering

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

Near Here

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

exhibition by Swedish artist Nina Canell, she questions the limits of sculpture, giving substance to the intangible and lightness to the physical. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Jul 20, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Go loco with Easter Holiday Fun

Go loco with Easter Holiday Fun

National Railway Museum Locomotion, Shildon

free arts and crafts activities themed around the two awesome transatlantic A4 locomotives Dwight D Eisenhower and Dominion of Canada which are on display. Families can enjoy the outdoor play area, ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 7, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Easter fun

Easter fun

Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham

the Easter bunny will be giving chocolate egss to lucky children. Easter Treasure Hunt, games and ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 11:00-17:00

Tilting at windmills in coal measure country

Village Hall, Durham

Guided walk with Geologist and Natural Historian, John Burgess. Starting opposite the village hall in East Hedleyhope, which is one mile south of B6301. Bring a packed lunch. (GR NZ156402 Map88/307) ...
Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:30

The Big Family BBQ

The Big Family BBQ

Lonhorns BBQ, Castle Eden

If you're looking for something fun to do this Easter come along to the Big Family BBQ - a unique experience with unbelievable food smoked low and slow for over 20 hours then finished in our smoke pit ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 12:00-19:00

Freepass

Freepass

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

textile and media based exhibition by artist Catherine Howard. The exhibition explores railway heritage and journeys travelled on the railways from Darlington to countryside destinations around Great ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until Jul 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Easter trail

National Park Centre, Danby

Come along at any time and use your map of the grounds to locate the hidden eggs. Find all ten and a tasty prize awaits you. Drop in anytime ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Art exhibition by Wolsingham Art Group

Art exhibition by Wolsingham Art Group

St Anne's Centre, Wolsingham

Not only will visitors to the exhibition see and be able to purchase the paintings, prints, note-lets and cards, but also be able to buy from the food and hot and cold drinks available. Well worth a ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 12:00-16:00

Artwave North - Spring Exhibition

The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts, Darlington

Artwave North is exhibiting their recent work - a range of paintings, collages, feltwork and ceramics. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 28, 2014 until May 26, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Lamb National

Lamb National

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

Cheer on Woolly Jumper, Sheargar and Red Ram at our Lamb National this Easter. The racing sheep will battle it out along a course of brightly coloured jumps in an entertaining and thrilling display. ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Damn Braces: Bless Relaxes

Damn Braces: Bless Relaxes

mima, Middlesbrough

With works ranging from John Constable to Paul Nash, this exhibition represents scenes of the English east coast from the past 200 years. Artworks consider the influence of technology and local art ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 11, 2014 until Jun 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Cleveland Ramblers

Cleveland Ramblers

Skelton Library, Skelton

Six to eight ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 14:00

Traces and Revelations

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

Shifting sands

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

Easter Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Easter Chocolate Afternoon Tea

The Cleveland Tontine, Northallerton

Treat yourself to an especially indulgent Afternoon Tea with a selection of chocolatey treats created by our Head Chef. ...

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 12:30-17:00

Darlington Society of Arts

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

exhibition by Lynne Burton, John Young and Gerald White ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 28, 2014 until May 27, 2014.   Times: 09:00

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney

The Mercer Art Gallery,, Harrogate

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney celebrates the county of Yorkshire and its people through the art it has inspired and the artists it has produced. Over 100 paintings, photographs and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until Jul 11, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00, 14:00-16:00

Tanya Axford/Paul Merrick

Workplace Gallery, The Old Post Office, Gateshead

two parallel solo exhibitions ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 29, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Lambing Live

Lambing Live

RSPB Saltholme, Middlesbrough

come along and learn how the sheep at Saltholme help us to make this a great place for wildlife and take part in some craft ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Chocolate spectacular

Chocolate spectacular

Chocolate Story, York

watch York's Chocolate Story team of chocolatiers create Easter eggs and join in on their Easter egg hunt and ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Giant Easter Egg Trail

Giant Easter Egg Trail

Newby Hall and Gardens, Ripon

organised by the Easter Bunny. The clues will lead to the Easter Bunny’s house and a prize egg for everyone. The Giant Easter Egg Trail runs from 12 noon till 4pm on Easter Sunday and Bank ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 20, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 12:00-16:00

Landscapes for a Dark Summer

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Renowned landscape artist Peter Hicks presents a major exhibition of striking new work, depicting rich, moody scenes of the Moors and northern England. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 11, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Drawing on Much Ado

Drawing on Much Ado

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Kim Lewis and Cathy Duncan were artists in residence for Demi-Paradise Productions during the making of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ staged at Lancaster Castle in Spring 2012. They ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Honey, mein Liebchen

Honey, mein Liebchen

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Claudia Sacher is a visual artist from Essen, Germany, who lives and works in Northumberland. She writes texts that are illustrated through installations involving drawings, performances and video. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Richmondshire Ramblers

Richmondshire Ramblers

Nun's Close car park, Richmond in North Yorks

10.5 miles of Flint Lane, Morpeth Gate and River ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 09:00

The Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize

St Mary's Lodge, Museum Gardens, York

Showcasing the work of the shortlisted right artists from around the world. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Tyrannical Tudors

Tyrannical Tudors

York Dungeon, York

Tyrannical Tudors recreates a scene at St Mary’s Abbey in 1541, when an impoverished York was in the grip of Henry VIII’s retribution for the popular Yorkshire uprising against the break with the ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Eggtastic at Killhope

Eggtastic at Killhope

Killhope - The North Of England Lead Mining Museum, Weardale

eggcellent Easter fun, crafts, egg jarping, and egg and spoon races . Egg jarping and races at 1pm and 3pm. Bring along a decorated Easter egg to be judged on Easter Sunday (Competition open to ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 13:00-16:00

20th Century Boy

20th Century Boy

Empire, Sunderland

This brand new musical, inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, explodes onto stage nearly 40 years after the star’s tragic death. Featuring some of the greatest pop songs ever written, 20th ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Easter shindig

Souter Lighthouse, Sunderland

Join us at Souter for an Easter 'Eggspedition'. Set off on a clifftop adventure and eggsplore the coast to gain your chocolate reward. All £2 ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Cadburys Easter Egg Trail

Cadburys Easter Egg Trail

Ormesby Hall, Ormesby

Chocolate rewards for smart yougsters who can solve the Easter Egg Trail. Everyone's invited for Easter fun in the garden at Ormesby Hall. Can you find the answers to our special quiz? All £2, ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 13:30-16:00

God's Bridge

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Lead artist Tania Kovats has mentored 10 professional artists to create work in response to God’s Bridge, a limestone formation spanning the River Greta, high in the Pennines. This exhibition is an ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Jul 6, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Myths, Memories & Mysteries: How artists respond to the past

The World According to Bede, Jarrow

includes work from artists as far a field as Greece ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 18, 2014 until Jun 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

11th Annual Easter Chick Hunt

11th Annual Easter Chick Hunt

Botanic Garden , Durham

A family fun event around the Botanic Garden organised buy our "friends of the garden". Easter chicks are believed to be hiding in the garden. Come along and see how many you can ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 20, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

The Awards were created to celebrate the talents of both amateur and professional photographers, while simultaneously highlighting the great wealth of British natural history. With twelve separate ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 15, 2014 until May 11, 2014.   Times: 11:00-17:00

Black Rose and TubeSnake

Black Rose and TubeSnake

Crook Football Club, Crook

Mini bank holiday rock fest featuring Thin Lizzy tribute band Black Rose with support from Tubesnake and New Blood ...

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 17:00-23:45

Capital of the North exhibition

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

Young Curators exhibition

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Ceramic and glass work made by young people involved in the Young Curators project. Encouraging younger generations to engage with local heritage and learn about historical crafts ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 7, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Wonderful windows

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

make the world a brighter place. Inside Swanley Grange use the crafty kits and design a stained glass window to jazz up one at home ...
Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Talking without speaking

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

imagine only using sign language to talk to your friends or saying I'm sorry with the flick of a fan. Grab a map, find the clues and crack the code to reveal the lost languages of the past ...
Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Golden egg hunt

Golden egg hunt

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Hunt high and low around the hidden corners of the abbey and water garden for giant eggs on our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail. Tell us how many you've found to claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize. ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Easter Festival

Lightwater Country Shopping Village, Ripon

Unique events crafts and gifts market, browse a wide range of craft and gift stalls at our indoor market. Choc Fun – indulge. Sample and buy a range of chocolate goodies. Kids Easter Bunny Trail ...
Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Table Top Sale

Lightwater Country Shopping Village, Ripon

A car boot sale without the car! Browse a variety of indoor stalls in the Lightwater Events Hall. Sellers £5 per table Sellers Entry from 8.30am. Stalls allocated on a first come first served ...
Category: Car Boot, Garage & Jumble
Dates: Mar 16, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 10:00-14:00

366 Days of Kindness - Exhibition

366 Days of Kindness - Exhibition

ARC, Stockton

This exhibition is a story told in words and pictures. This is the story of the year when, prompted by the riots of August 2011, Bernadette Russell committed to be kind to a stranger every day for 366 ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until May 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Darlington Ramblers

Darlington Ramblers

outside Queen Elizabeth College, Darlington

Ten and a half mile strenuous walk around ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 09:15

Darlington CHA & HF

Darlington CHA & HF

outside Arts Centre , Darlington

Ten and a half strenuous miles from ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 09:15

A Ticket to Teesdale: Remembering the 'Barney Line

A Ticket to Teesdale: Remembering the 'Barney Line

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

‘A Ticket to Teesdale’: Remembering the 'Barney Line' is the latest display by the North Eastern Railway Association (NERA). The exhibition is a pictorial journey that marks the 50th Anniversary ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 7, 2014 until May 31, 2014.   Times: 11:00-15:30

Russell Kane - Smallness

Russell Kane - Smallness

Gala, Durham

What is it with us and smallness? We Brits love it - being tiny but fierce, close but distant. This Jedward-haired award-winning idiot is the same, and he returns with a new blisteringly big-small ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Easter Sunday service

Easter Sunday service

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Dawn – Holy Communion Initiation and the First Communion of Easter Exact time will be posted closer to the time. At dawn, a bonfire is lit in the cloister garth, symbolising the creation of ...

Category: Religious Events
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Manet - The Execution of Maximilian

Manet - The Execution of Maximilian

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A much loved work from the National Gallery Collection - Edouard Manet’s The Execution of Maximilian comes to The Bowes Museum as the first painting in the three-year Masterpiece Tour; part of the ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until May 18, 2014.   Times: 10:00, 10:00

Stockton Rambling Club

Stockton Rambling Club

Coach picks up on Teesside, Stockton

Three walks finishing at ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Floating Island

Floating Island

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

Come to BALTIC this Easter to create a giant suspended art island inspired by Nina Canell’s exhibition, Near Here. Help BALTIC artists create sculptures which will be suspended from the ceiling to ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 14:00-16:00

Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

The oval paintings of Simon Bill draw upon a very wide variety of sources, from philosophy to heavy metal, art history to cookery, Art Deco to neuroscience. Characterised mainly by their abrupt ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 14, 2014 until Jun 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

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

Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

the first retrospective in Europe of Lorna Simpson (born Brooklyn, New York in 1960). Simpson’s work links photography, text, video and archival material. Emphasising a conceptual and performative ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 21, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Magic Worlds

Magic Worlds

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The exhibition will delve into the captivating world of magic, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the imaginary and fantastical realms of witches, wizards, fairies, elves, dragons, magicians ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Chris Blade - The Arctic Circle

Chris Blade - The Arctic Circle

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

New photographic work by Chris Blade, inspired by an artists’ residency in Svalbard, a mountainous Arctic archipelago, just 10 degrees from the North Pole. The work explores the artist’s response ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 8, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

The Mechanics of Optometry

The Mechanics of Optometry

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Explore the weird and wonderful world of optometry through the decades, in this exhibition of items from The College of Optometrists collection. View the tools of the trade from rules and face ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until May 12, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Royals: Then and Now

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

Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature

Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, artists including JMW Turner and John Constable took their canvases outdoors and began drawing and painting landscapes in the open air, instead of in their ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until Jun 29, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Dame Eileen Atkins in Conversation with Richard Digby Day

Dame Eileen Atkins in Conversation with Richard Digby Day

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Eileen Atkins is one of our most accomplished and decorated actresses whose performances on the stage have earned her numerous awards and nomination throughout her career, most recently the BAFTA ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 15:30

The Magic of Masks and Puppets

The Magic of Masks and Puppets

Museum of Hartlepool, Hartlepool

Featuring exhibits from the renowned Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, it chronicles the history of masks and puppets and shows their contemporary relevance through their use in the theatre, film and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 15, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Hybrid Pro Wrestling Training

Ouston Community center, Ouston

Wrestling training by three experienced wrestlers, covering american, British, and Lucha style wrestling. ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Mar 2, 2014 until Nov 23, 2014.   Times: 14:00-18:00

The Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

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

Marquee : Day and Night : Mini Fest

Marquee : Day and Night : Mini Fest

Empire, Middlesbrough

So this Easter Sunday we will have three tents of music, hosted by three local and well known brands. In the main marquee Loose Cannon's very own sub brand Get Loose will unleash a line up of new ...

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 16:00

Soft Play Area

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

Metal: AV Festival 14

Metal: AV Festival 14

mima, Middlesbrough

This AV Festival curated exhibition focuses on the raw material of metal as an agent of global power and financial control, in response to Middlesbrough’s role in the development of a global iron ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 28, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Chester-le-Street Ramblers

Chester-le-Street Ramblers

Civic Centre car park, Chester-le-Street

Eight to ten moderate miles around Bolam ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 09:30

Swimming

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: Jan 23, 2014 until Oct 19, 2014.   Times: 08:00-16:00

Home, exhibition by David Mulholland

Home, exhibition by David Mulholland

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

Following a hugely successful exhibition at the Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough, the work of local artist David Mulholland is coming even closer to his home. More than fifty thousand people many of ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Permanent displays

Permanent displays

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

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

Peter Pan Easter Panto

Peter Pan Easter Panto

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Let your dreams take flight at Darlington civic theatre. Join Wendy, Michael and John as they take off to Neverland with the boy who never grows up… Peter Pan. Take part in their adventure and ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 13:00, 16:00

Pre-pop to Post-human: Collage in the Digital Age

Pre-pop to Post-human: Collage in the Digital Age

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

15 young contemporary artists have been commissioned to produce prints responding to the provocative combinations in Eduardo Paolozzi’s scrapbook-like collages. The artworks demonstrate how ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Middlesbrough & District Ramblers

Sutton Bank, Sutton Bank

Choice of two circular walks of six and nine miles at Sutton Bank. ...
Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 10:30

Hambleton Ramblers

Hambleton Ramblers

Market Cross, Northallerton

13 miles around Buckden Pike and Great ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 20, 2014.   Times: 08:15

Spectacles

Spectacles

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Think 20th Century icons. Grace Kelly. Colin Firth. Michael Caine in his signature black spectacles. Audrey Hepburn in the big white glasses that framed her elfin face. Iconic style makers – ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 18, 2014 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00

9am Morning service

Elm Ridge Methodist Church, Darlington

9am Morning service ...
Category: Religious Events
Dates: Dec 8, 2013 until Sep 21, 2014.   Times: 09:00-10:00

10.30am Morning service

Bondgate Methodist Church, Darlington

10.30am Morning service ...
Category: Religious Events
Dates: Dec 22, 2013 until Sep 14, 2014.   Times: 10:30-11:30

10.45am Morning service

Elm Ridge Methodist Church, Darlington

10.45am Morning service ...
Category: Religious Events
Dates: Dec 22, 2013 until Sep 14, 2014.   Times: 10:45-12:00

Seven Billion Two Hundred and One Million Nine Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand and Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight

Seven Billion Two Hundred and One Million Nine Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand and Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Seven Billion Two Hundred and One Million Nine Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand and Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight is the exact number of people who will be alive at the moment Gavin Turk’s solo show ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until Apr 21, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Markus Karstie and William Cobbing

Markus Karstie and William Cobbing

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Two leading contemporary artists, who both use ceramics as one aspect of their practice, will be showing the results of their year-long residency in Newcastle University’s Fine Art Department. As ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Bunk!

Bunk!

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Bunk! is a series of prints and collages which are mainly made from magazines given to the artist by American ex-servicemen. They show Eduardo Paolozzi’s fascination with popular culture and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair

Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Photographs and magazine covers from 1947 to 1962 celebrate the transformation of the world’s most popular pin-up into an acclaimed actress, highlighting the British photographers and personalities ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

AV Festival 14

AV Festival 14

mima, Middlesbrough

AV Festival 14 explores the raw materials that make up our experience of the world: their origin in the earth and how they are extracted and transformed as part of artistic and industrial processes. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Art and Optimism in 1950s’ Britain

Art and Optimism in 1950s’ Britain

mima, Middlesbrough

This vibrant exhibition celebrates fine art, design and craft from the 1950s. It includes paintings, posters, design and ceramics representing the optimism felt in Britain despite the economic gloom ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 21, 2014 until Jun 29, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Elizabeth Blackadder: Prints

Elizabeth Blackadder: Prints

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Born in Falkirk, Elizabeth Blackadder studied at Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art where she also taught until 1986. Although widely known for her oil and watercolour paintings, by ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Lucy Jones: Looking Out, Looking In

Lucy Jones: Looking Out, Looking In

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Born in London in 1955, Lucy Jones is a painter of both provocatively disquieting self-portraits and unpeopled landscapes of flaring colours and raw, wild beauty. Her landscape paintings preclude, she ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Brass band

Croft View Hall, Lanchester

for 50p you will be provided a musical instrument and teach yoy to read music and play. An hourly practice session every Sunday. For anyone, any age ...
Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Nov 17, 2013 until Jun 29, 2014.   Times: 17:00

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

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

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Lines in the Landscape

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Lines in the Landscape

National Railway Museum, York

The railways have always inspired photography, so it is fitting that we will be showcasing a first of its kind exhibition in our art gallery, drawing together all the winners from the past four years ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Nov 21, 2013 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Henry Poole & Co. Founder of Savile Row

Henry Poole & Co. Founder of Savile Row

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

an exhibition to celebrate the craft of bespoke tailoring by Savile Row family, Henry Poole & Co. Established in 1806, they launched Savile Row, now the most famous tailoring street in the world. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Oct 26, 2013 until May 10, 2014.   Times: 10:00


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