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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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Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

@ The Bowes Museum


07 July 2018 - 06 January 2019

This exclusive show presents 200 stunning images by the king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore. Capturing six decades of iconic fashion moments, Moore’s photographs feature alongside some of the garments themselves, from leading designers including Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Comme Des Garçons, Giles Deacon and Jean Paul Gaultier to name a few.


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Chris Killip: The Last Ships

@ Laing Art Gallery


08 September 2018 - 23 December 2018

A photography exhibition featuring over 30 black and white images documenting the rise and fall of the shipbuilding trade in the North East of England in the 1970s.


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Laura Carlin: Ceramics

@ Shipley Art Gallery


08 September 2018 - 19 January 2019

Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Laura Carlin: Ceramics is a touring exhibition from House of Illustration.


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Stardust

@ The Hullabaloo


17 September 2018 - 12 January 2019

Stardust is an interactive environment which welcomes very young children and their grown-ups into a gentle, shapeshifting intergalactic landscape, full of intriguing music, sounds and smells. This is a free event, no need to book.


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Alien Worlds

@ Life Science Centre


22 September 2018 - 07 January 2019

Included in your admission ticket

Our Earth is a welcoming place for us humans, but what might it be like on different, alien, worlds?


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Armistice: living with the peace

@ Durham Cathedral


25 September 2018 - 05 January 2019

Tickets: £2.50 - £7.50 (under 5s free, family ticket £17.50)

On 11 November 1918 an armistice ended the war in Western Europe, although peace would not fully return for many more months. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of this momentous event, this exhibition explores what it meant for the people of Durham and the north east as World War I ended, soldiers came home, and peace was gradually restored.


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How to be an Evil Genius

@ Life Science Centre


02 October 2018 - 07 January 2019

An evil genius has a dastardly plan to take over the world by stealing the keys to a magnificent Moon rocket. As you can imagine, stealing a Moon rocket isn’t easy, so the evil genius is recruiting a team of minions to help.


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South Tyneside Remembers WW1

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


04 October 2018 - 20 January 2019

Marking 100 years since the end of World War 1, this new exhibition, in the Caer Urfa pod, looks at how the war affected the lives of those who worked at South Shields Public Library at the time.


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Women of the Northern Coalfields

@ Mining Art Gallery


13 October 2018 - 24 March 2019

This exhibition focuses on women of the 19th century and their untold role in the coal industry and mining communities. Artworks and archival material challenge the long accepted view that women in northern mining communities were simply wives, mothers or domestic workers, content to sit on the side-lines.


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Circus! Show of Shows

@ Discovery Museum


20 October 2018 - 02 June 2019

Donations welcome (free entry)

Celebrate 250 years of circus in Great Britain through rare memorabilia and original props at this new exhibition.


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WINTER EXHIBITION

@ No.42


01 November 2018 - 23 December 2018

No.42’s latest exhibition runs until Saturday 23 December, tying up what has been a wonderful year so far.


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THE POLAR EXPRESS JOURNEY TO THE NORTH POLE

@ Life Science Centre


10 November 2018 - 07 January 2019

New 4D Ride! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.


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Vote100: Railways, Women and World War One

@ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


10 November 2018 - 13 January 2019

Normal entrance fee.

Join us as we commemorate 100 years of the UK Parliamentary vote for some women and all men...


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Skating

@ Life Science Centre


10 November 2018 - 24 February 2019

Grab your mates and head down to Life where the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. There's no need to book if you're visiting with fewer than 10 people, just turn up and pay on the day.


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SANTA CLAUS AT LIFE

@ Life Science Centre


17 November 2018 - 22 December 2018

£5 per child includes a gift.

Our favourite fella in the red suit will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit Times Square.


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Looking in Wonderland

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema


17 November 2018 - 13 January 2019

Lewis Carroll fans will not want to be late for an important date with some of the world’s most famous illustrations next month.


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Maps of their Years

@ The Witham


22 November 2018 - 22 December 2018

Three Teesdale artists, Sharon Loddey, Jane Young and Ann Whitfield join together with singer/songwriter Alice May exploring life’s pathways.


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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema


22 November 2018 - 05 January 2019

£6 - £17 (family ticket £50 - £58), groups 10+ £13 - £15, schools £7 - £9

Evil has come to the town of Fairyhill...


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Festive Dining

@ Wynyard Hall


26 November 2018 - 06 January 2019

See prices below

With a terrific ambiance, traditional decorations, a delicious seasonal menu and the warmest of welcomes, there is no better place to enjoy your annual Christmas dinner than at Wynyard Hall.


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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

@ Theatre Royal Newcastle


27 November 2018 - 20 January 2019

Tickets from £13

Newcastle Theatre Royal’s brand-new must-see magical pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the big top family panto extravaganza, stars the much-loved panto trio of Danny Adams as Danny The Clown, Clive Webb as the Ringmaster and Chris Hayward as Dame Rita, WIN your tickets now.


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