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West Tanfield Family Fun Day

Tanfield Lodge Lake, Ripon

Back for its second year by popular demand, the Tanfield Fun Day is on Saturday 5th September and offers good, old-fashioned entertainment for all the family. Held at Tanfield ...

The Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre

Spennymoor Town Hall, Spennymoor

Special treat! The Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre! One of the top five children's shows nationwide (The Times online). The best value clean slapstick comedy on stage for all the ...

Sam Sweeney's Fiddle : Made in the Great War

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sam Sweeney, BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year 2015 and fiddle player in folk super-band Bellowhead, is taking his show – Sam Sweeney’s Fiddle: Made In The Great War on the ...

A Paragon of Chivalry Collection

Durham Cathedral, Durham

a paragon of chivalry collection, recent works by Richard Lynn Studham from his collections of medieval spiritualty PART OF THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS OF THE MAGNA CARTA, AUGUST ...

Market Tavern, Chester-le-Street

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 21:00

Location: Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street, DH33EZ

Stephs Rock Bar, Consett

ROCK GIG

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 21:00-23:00

Location: Stephs Rock Bar, Newmarket Street, Consett, DH85LQ

Shotton Comrades SC, Durham

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Shotton Comrades SC, Shotton, Durham, DH62QJ

Dig for Victory

Beamish Open Air Museum, Stanley

War is upon our 1940s farm, this event will give an amazing insight into the need to “dig for victory”. Learn all about land work on the farm during the war time, get involved with loads of activities and help us dig for victory! On until Sunday.

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

Location: Beamish Open Air Museum, Beamish, Stanley, DH90RG

The Netherlands National Circus

The Demesnes, Barnard Castle

The Netherlands National Circus is back with a fantastic new tour of the UK 2015. This magical Big Top production is brimming with an international cast of breath-taking artistes. Prepare to be thrilled with a sensational mix of comedy, juggling, illusion, silks, balancing acts and gravity defying flying trapeze, all performed to the accompaniment

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

Location: The Demesnes, Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle, DL12 8PD

St Mary's Church (West Rainton), West Rainton

On Friday, September 4, at 7.30pm, St Mary's Church, West Rainton are hosting a concert featuring Mun-Ying Lin and the Banbridge String Consort, from Taiwan. Playing well known classical pieces. Tickets available at the door, £5 to include a glass of wine and nibbles, after the performance which is expected to last an hour. All visitors will be

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: St Mary's Church (West Rainton), South Street, West Rainton, DH4 6PA

RAFA Club, Bishop Auckland

live country music

Category: Music - Country
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: RAFA Club, 43-47 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL146HS

An exhibition of the work of David Pearson

Durham Cathedral, Durham

David specialises in detailed drawings of plants and flowers, which are almost botanical in nature. The plant kingdom is one of the most beautiful aspects of creation, botanic art can open up the rare and familiar to the viewer, offering a new interpretation.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Brian trained at Sunderland College of Art between 1958 and 1962. He has exhibited many times in the North East including at the DLI and the Biscuit Factory. His latest work is an adaptation of the notion of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse combined with an interpretation of natural phenomena such as nebulae.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

Nissan: 30 Years On

Oriental Museum, Durham

The North East of England has a longstanding relationship with Japan, dating back to the export of North East technology in the late 19th century, through to the building of Japanese warships on Tyneside in 1905. In 1984, against a backdrop of the miners' strike and a Conservative government lead by Margaret Thatcher, Nissan Motors signed an

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

A Paragon of Chivalry Collection

Durham Cathedral, Durham

a paragon of chivalry collection, recent works by Richard Lynn Studham from his collections of medieval spiritualty PART OF THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS OF THE MAGNA CARTA, AUGUST 24 TO SEPTEMBER 20, 2015

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Durham Cathedral, City Centre, Durham, DH13EH

Birth of the Blues

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

The Birth of the Blues is a community collaboration with Durham Amateur Football Trust. It tells the story of Bishop Auckland Football Club from its inception in the 1880s, to the amateur game’s glory days in the 1950s and beyond. Visitors will be able to marvel at the FA Amateur Cup on loan from the National Football Museum in Manchester;

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

Location: Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL147NR

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

90 Minutes of fun and play time plus healthy snack, for toddlers and coffee/tea for Mum, Dad, Nanna and granddad. Older children accepted during school holidays subject to space. For just £1 per Thursday session

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:30

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

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Age UK Gentle exercise to music for over 50's

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:00

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

The Throne Room, Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland Music Society: Meryon Trio

Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: The Throne Room, Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL147NR

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

This exhibition will explore over 700,000 years of history in one gallery! Discover what life was like in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. Amazing archaeological finds, interactives and craft activities make this exhibition suitable for the whole family.

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

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

Pilgrimage: pathways to enlightenment

Oriental Museum, Durham

An exhibition created by students studying for the MA in Museum and Artefact Studies, showcasing artefacts related to pilgrimages from the heartlands and furthest reaches of Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam. The exhibition will be based around key pilgrimages from each religion and will focus on themes of pilgrimage travel (a key component of any

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal is the first exhibition in the UK to present a comprehensive display of the French designer’s work and life. The show will highlight the defining elements of his vision, and the significant influence it has had on fashion and the way we understand womenswear. “Fashion fades, style is eternal” Yves Saint

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

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

Scarth Hall, Staindrop

come along and listen to bands playing or get up on stage and perform. Free admission. Licenced bar and food available

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Scarth Hall, South Green, Staindrop, DL2 3LD

Young @ Heart Wellbeing Sessions

Unti D, Consett

We run wellbeing fitness sessions for senior citizens weekdays from 10:30am - 11:30am. Our sessions promote improved health and wellbeing, improved bone density and joint strength, muscular improvement, flexibility, Improved energy, and are a great way to meet new people and socialise.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 10:30-11:30

Location: Unti D, Delves Lane , Consett, DH89HU



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