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Debt Collectors

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

The new comedy from one of the nation’s favourite playwrights John Godber, author of international hits Bouncers, Up N’ Under and Teechers, The Debt Collectors mixes money and ...

Hilarity Bites presents... Duncan Oakley & John Scott

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on May 20th 2016: Duncan Oakley - “Oakley's routine deftly mixes the tunes with the stand-up” - City Life. “…the ...

Come and Be a Chorister

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Girls and boys aged 6 to 10 are invited to come and sing with Durham Cathedral Choristers at the Cathedral. This is a wonderful opportunity for children who enjoy singing and being ...

Cluedunnit?

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Was it Colonel Helman Mayo in the Library with the Knife...? Lady Weewilly in the Ballroom with the Pistol...? Miss Magenta in the Kitchen with the Arsenic...? The eight ...

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A special display showcasing a number of works by renowned local silversmith, Bill Chaytor, taking the magnificent North East countryside as inspiration. The display, in the newly refurbished ceramics galleries, features a menagerie of birds and animals among spoons, chalices, tumblers and other religious pieces, his most recent being a Bishop’s

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

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

Gala Theatre, Durham

With the recession biting hard, Emily and Oliver have decided to downsize and shift their middle-class London lifestyle to a small town in the north of England. One night they open their doors and invite next door neighbours, Dawn and Alan into their home. Over the course of a disastrous evening of olives, anchovies, Karl Marx and abstract art;

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Musical Buds, Durham

early years music classes, recorder lessons and oboe lessons

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

Location: Musical Buds, St Margarets Garth, Durham, DH1 4DS

Woodhouse Close Church, Bishop Auckland

We can provide a freshly cooked meal to residents in the Bishop Auckland and West Auckland area who would appreciate this due to illness recuperation etc. We operate Tuesdays and Thursdays. The two course meal costs a reasonable £3.80 We also provide a 3 course lunch on the same days in our Church Centre for the same price. We have been providing

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 11:45-13:00

Location: Woodhouse Close Church, PROUDFOOT DRIVE, Bishop Auckland, DL146PD

Get Women Into Golf

Bishop Auckland Golf Club, Bishop Auckland

FREE taster sessions for ladies at Bishop Auckland Golf Club in May and June. Come along and have a go in a relaxed, friendly and welcoming environment. All equipment will be provided for you - just book your place and turn up in casual, comfortable clothing. For details of sessions and to book online go to www.getintogolf.org

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

Location: Bishop Auckland Golf Club, High Plains, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8DL

Guided Tours

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Join one of our guides for a tour of the museum and its treasures. These 45 minute tours highlight the key pieces in the collection as well as some hidden gems. The tours are free with normal admission.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:30-12:15

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

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Join our conservation team for a behind the scenes tour of the studios – only 12 places available. Free with admission, booking required on 01836690606 or info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 12:00-12:40

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

Limited Edition Prints by Norman Wade

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Norman used various screen printing techniques to create unusual artwork featuring Durham Cathedral and other significant architectural landmarks. Following the death of his widow, the Cathedral received Norman’s remaining artwork as a legacy gift. Money raised from the sale of Norman’s artwork is used to support Durham Cathedral. A selling

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

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Plays, Processions and Parchment: Discovering Festive Traditions in the North-East

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Records of Early English Drama North-East (REED-NE) is part of an international project to assemble a complete survey of medieval and early modern performance in Britain. The REED volumes are to scholars in literature and theatre what Pevsner is to architects and art historians. REED-NE will be a critical edition of all surviving records of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

On the Threshold II: Formal Presence

Oriental Museum, Durham

On the Threshold II: Formal Presence aims to present the meaning of our existence in a post-internet society and the lived experience of different cultures mainly through the mediums of painting and photography while exploring the use of colour. In the words of Jean-Luc Nancy ‘We are there without leaving the threshold, on the threshold,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Stop Smoking Clinic Do you want to stop smoking? Stop smoking clinic at Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre. For more information contact us on: 01207 523624 or 0800 011 3405

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 15:30-17:30

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL54HT

Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

Palace Green Library, Durham

100 years on, this commemorative exhibition will explore the reality of the Battle of the Somme through the eyes of the people from County Durham who were there. During the First World War, battle after battle was fought by the British Army on the Western Front in Belgium and France. A century later, the Battle of the Somme stands out as one of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

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

United Reformed Church,, Durham

The Durham Harmonics choir is probably the liveliest and most fun choir in Durham! Pop songs, Jazz standards and Musical Theatre tunes - all sung in four-part harmony! Many of the songs are taken from the 'Great American songbook' and are specially arranged for the choir by its Musical Director, Yzen Eng. Ability to read music is an advantage

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

Location: United Reformed Church,, Waddington Street, Durham, DH1 4BG

Curious About Durham?

Starts: Durham Cathedral, Durham

Discover Durham with two unique heritage walks. Buy or instantly download then explore at your leisure.

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 09:00-18:00

Location: Starts: Durham Cathedral, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3EP



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