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BEAM REACH BLASTING

@ Woodhorn Museum


10 February 2018 - 07 May 2018

BEAM REACH BLASTING chronicles life aboard the Oosterschelde, a three-masted schooner, among crew and trainees on a 500 nautical mile sail across the North Sea.


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THE WILLIAMS EXPEDITION: Rediscovering Antarctica

@ Woodhorn Museum


10 February 2018 - 07 May 2018

Discover the little known story of William Smith, a carpenter’s son from Seaton Sluice who built a ship in Blyth and discovered Antarctica.


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OPEN: OCEAN

@ Woodhorn Museum


10 February 2018 - 07 May 2018

An open art exhibition at Woodhorn Museum celebrating the North East coast, seascape, shipbuilding and seafaring heritage.  


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New exhibition traces Tudor royal family’s impact on religion in Durham

@ Durham Cathedral


16 February 2018 - 09 June 2018

Entry to the exhibition in the Collections Gallery of Open Treasure comes with admission into Open Treasure. Tickets cost £2.50 - £7.50 and are free for under 5s; a family ticket for up to a family of five is available for £17.50. Tickets are available from the Visitor Desk in the Cathedral, the Open Treasure Welcome Desk, and in advance from the website

Durham Cathedral’s world-class Open Treasure exhibition experience will open a new temporary display: Tudors: the family and faith in Durham.


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Jonathan Yeo: SKIN DEEP

@ The Bowes Museum


10 March 2018 - 17 June 2018

An exploration of the processes involved in cosmetic surgery...


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Snack on the Track

@ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


10 March 2018 - 13 May 2018

Normal entrance fee.

Railway catering through the ages...


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MONSTERS AND MAD HATTERS


17 March 2018 - 01 January 2019

Tickets for Monster Mash cost £3.50 child/ £2.50 adult / £10.50 family of 4/ under 12 months £1 to be paid at the shop on the day/ £25 group ticket (10x tickets).
Tickets for Alan in Wonderland cost £4 each and £2.50 for Meet Ashley Dyer and booking is essential for all events.


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The Secret World of Gases

@ Life Science Centre


20 March 2018 - 17 June 2018

Included in Science Centre admission price

In this live theatre show, our Science Explainers will use a variety of demonstrations to reveal interesting facts about these hidden substances...


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DAME VERA PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE WOMEN THAT WON THE VOTE

@ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields


23 March 2018 - 03 May 2018

How Women Won the Vote, at The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields, celebrates the centenary of some women being given the right to vote.


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Queen Victoria in Paris

@ The Bowes Museum


24 March 2018 - 24 June 2018

An exhibition of watercolours commissioned by Queen Victoria as a souvenir of her momentous 10-day state visit to Paris in August 1855.


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THE BEVIN BOYS – WAR’S FORGOTTEN WORKFORCE

@ Auckland Castle


28 March 2018 - 30 September 2018

Adults £4 Concessions £3 Under 16s Free

A new temporary exhibition opens in the Mining Art Gallery this spring, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Bevin Boys, featuring works by local mining artists.


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Dymaxion - Jonathan Marshall

@ Arts Centre Washington


06 April 2018 - 05 May 2018

A fantastic exhibition of monumental charcoal drawings...


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TUDOR TREATS AT LUMLEY CASTLE…


13 April 2018 - 26 May 2018

Lumley’s Elizabethan Banquets cost £36.50 per person

One of the North East’s best loved venues has unveiled a programme of Tudor treats for the coming weeks.


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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

@ Theatre Royal Newcastle


17 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

Tickets from £17.50

New Advertures return to the Theatre Royal with one of their most beloved productions, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella


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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

@ Theatre Royal Newcastle


17 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

Tickets from £17.50

Following the sold-out success of The Red Shoes, New Adventures return to the Theatre Royal with one of their most beloved productions, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella, a thrilling love story set in London during the Second World War.


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Crazy For You

@ Sunderland Empire


24 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

£22.90 - £53.90 plus £2.85 transaction fee

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical


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FASHION WEEKEND RETURNS TO THE BRIDGES…


26 April 2018 - 29 April 2018

THE VERY best of high street fashion will be taking to the catwalk as Sunderland’s Fashion Weekend returns later this month (April).


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CLASSIC CLAPTON @ Sage Gateshead


26 April 2018

Tickets priced £15 seated, £12.50 standing

CLASSIC CLAPTON the World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front-man Mike Hall will be making a welcome return to Sage Gateshead in April.


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Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners

@ Newcastle City Hall


27 April 2018

Tickets: £24

Seven Drunken Nights brings to life the music of Ireland's favorite sons - 'The Dubliners'.


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Durham Adventure Festival


27 April 2018 - 29 April 2018

A three-day festival celebrating adventure and wilderness, taking you on a journey that will stay with you forever!


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Jonny & the Baptists: The World is a Mess, Here are Some Songs

@ Arts Centre Washington


27 April 2018

£10

Multi-award-nominated musical comedy stars...


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PREVIEW: MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Have you got your tickets yet to the multi award-winning production of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, set to make its North East debut at Sunderland Empire this month? Inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl, don’t miss the chance to see “an absolute cracker” when it mesmerises audiences for a limited 4 week engagement at Sunderland Empire from Tuesday 8 May – Saturday 2 June 2018.

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REVIEW: Sunday Dinner @ The Wellington Restaurant – Wynyard Hall.

Fantastic review by Gemma Corking about her experience of Sunday Lunch at Wynyard Hall, includes yummy veg and tempting desserts....

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