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BEASTS!

Durham Cathedral, Durham

An exhibition of the weird and wonderful beasts and monsters which have fascinated people from earliest times. From illustrations of lions and dragons in medieval manuscripts, to ...

Royal Northern Sinfonia Chamber Music for Strings

The Witham, Barnard Castle

The very best live chamber music for strings performed by Sage Gateshead's premier ensemble performing works by Mozart, Schubert, Kodaly and ...

Durham Singers: The Night in the Garden

St Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw College, Durham

Allegri Miserere and other choral music for Passiontide. 'The Night in the Garden' uses music by some of the great composers of the Renaissance to tell the story of the last days ...

The ELO Experience

The Empire, Consett

Sensational Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra - Back Into The Blue Tour 2017 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Out Of The Blue Album Release in 1977 The legacy ...

Beginner's Belly Dance Classes

Dianne White Academy of Dance , Shildon

Learn an exciting dance form, listen to beautiful music, and meet fun people. Join us for a little exercise and a lot of laughter! Belly dance is a great way to improve your posture, flexibility, and self confidence. Give it a try!

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00, 19:00-20:00

Location: Dianne White Academy of Dance , Cross Street, Shildon, DL4 1PF

The City Theatre, Durham

Vince is a professional suicide merchant. Contracted by Walter, he arrives at his home and mistakenly assumes Walter is his client! After several thwarted attempts to poison various characters, will anyone drink the poison? A black comedy at its blackest and best.

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

Location: The City Theatre, Fowlers Yard, Durham, DH1 3RA

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs, Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw as a disappearing way of life. Humorous yet melancholy, these works had a profound influence on photographer Martin Parr. This exhibition of photographs examines the close relationship

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

Location: The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

Little Bookworms

Palace Green Library, Durham

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing. Through fun crafts, interactive stories, messy play, singing, games and role play, toddlers and pre-school children will discover new skills and interests and have lots of fun. Includes complimentary tea, coffee, juice and biscuits at the

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:30-11:30

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Curious About Durham

Starts: Durham Cathedral, Durham

Have fun discovering Durham with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious! Are you curious about Durham? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

BEASTS!

Durham Cathedral, Durham

An exhibition of the weird and wonderful beasts and monsters which have fascinated people from earliest times. From illustrations of lions and dragons in medieval manuscripts, to early printed books of natural history which feature sea serpents and wyverns alongside images of the rhinoceros or giraffe, and the ‘evidence’ presented to prove the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Dressed to Impress: netsuke and Japanese men's fashion

Oriental Museum, Durham

A British Museum exhibition featuring a selection of delightfully detailed netsuke and other traditional Japanese male dress accessories. Netsuke is the Japanese art of miniature sculpture. Originally a practical piece of dress, during the Edo Period (1615-1868 CE) these carvings evolved into an important art form in Japan. Museums often

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

In the Image of the Other: Visualising a British-Himalayan Town, Shimla

Oriental Museum, Durham

Shimla is the capital of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It was the summer capital of British India from 1864-1947. The British built Shimla as their ‘little version of England’ and, by extension, of Britain itself. Today, Shimla is a hugely popular destination for tourists from all over the world, and its status as an

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH



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