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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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Anya Gallaccio at Lindisfarne Castle

@ Lindisfarne Castle


05 May 2018 - 04 November 2018

Included in Admission Price

Perched on top of a high crag on Northumberland’s Holy Island, Lindisfarne Castle re-opens this year, following 18 months of essential repairs and conservation work, with a major new site-specific installation by internationally acclaimed, former Turner-prize nominated artist, Anya Gallaccio with the support of Locus+


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Robots – then and now exhibition

@ Life Science Centre


26 May 2018 - 02 December 2018

Day tickets start at £8.00 for children aged 5-17 to £36.00 for a family ticket. Children aged 4 and under go free.

Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.


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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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Determination, passion and triumph: Gibside’s women

@ Gibside


31 July 2018 - 31 October 2018

As the National Trust continues its celebration of Women and Power, Gibside Sewing Group have created a textile exhibition highlighting significant women linked to Gibside. All handmade and each one telling a story.


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September and October Weekends

@ Lightwater Valley


01 September 2018 - 31 October 2018

Lightwater Valley in Ripon, North Yorkshire, is now open weekends throughout September and October so visitors can enjoy over 35 rides and attractions all week long!


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Black and White Exhibition

@ No.42


05 September 2018 - 03 November 2018

See the world in black and white, with a distinctive set of works by regional artists.


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Black and White Exhibition

@ No.42


05 September 2018 - 03 November 2018

This Autumn, No.42’s most popular exhibition returns. The monochrome themed exhibition Black & White makes a comeback to the gallery space as local artists prove limited colour does not limit creativity. This multimedia exhibition will run throughout the season.


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Bobby Baker's Great & Tiny War


07 September 2018 - 09 November 2018

Since 2014, 100 years since WW1 began, Bobby Baker has been reimagining what day-to-day life is like in wartime.


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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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Claude Cahun – Beneath This Mask


08 September 2018 - 11 November 2018

This Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition features the work of French female photographer Claude Cahun (1894–1954), whose practice investigates gender and identity.


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Charlie Parker - Portraits

@ Arts Centre Washington


14 September 2018 - 27 October 2018

Charlie Parker is a local artist based in Durham. He is entirely self taught and has painted and drawn seriously since the early 1990's. Charlie also attends regular life-drawing classes and studies the great masters at museums, when possible.


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Matisse: Drawing with Scissors

@ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


15 September 2018 - 20 October 2018

The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists...


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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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OKTOBERFEST IN STYLE AT ANTLER

@ Newcastle upon Tyne


22 September 2018 - 30 October 2018

ONE OF Newcastle’s newest bar and restaurants is bringing a famous Bavarian festival to the North East.


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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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There But Not There

@ Durham Cathedral


25 September 2018 - 13 November 2018

Durham Cathedral is proud to take part in the nationwide 'There But Not There' installation project. The clear shadows of figures, commemorating those who never returned from fighting in the First World War, are powerful aids to reflection and remembrance as we commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.


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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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Youth Rangers at Gibside

@ Gibside


29 September 2018 - 24 November 2018

Youngsters are being offered the chance to develop their practical skills and their understanding about the great outdoors through a new group at the National Trust’s Gibside.


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Frankenstein: Escape the Monster

@ Life Science Centre


01 October 2018 - 09 November 2018

Included in admission ticket

Hurtle down an abandoned mine railroad to escape the clutches of Dr Frankenstein’s monster!


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