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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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Alien Invasion

@ Life Science Centre


22 December 2018 - 06 May 2019

In our exhibition Alien Invasion, come and see 39 original and replica props from film and TV showcasing the best in sci-fi.


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SHIRT TALES

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


24 January 2019 - 02 June 2019

Pulling stories off the page into artworks has a long tradition, from the paintings in Bede’s Codex Amiatinus – the oldest complete Latin Bible in existence, through to modern day film and TV adaptations.


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SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story

@ The Bowes Museum


26 January 2019 - 05 May 2019

The first time the history of antique dealing has been the subject of an exhibition, with an in-depth look at dealers, their eye for objects, some which have not previously been on public display before, their shops, and practices.


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WORD BANK OF LOST DIALECTS

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


01 February 2019 - 15 September 2019

A celebration of the thousands of North East dialect words donated during The Word’s original Lost Dialects exhibition, Word Bank of Lost Dialects is an exhibition by artists Jane Glennie and Robert Good which invites you to experience the donated words.


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Moonstruck

@ Life Science Centre


02 February 2019 - 06 May 2019

Narrated by BBC Radio 4’s science comedian Helen Keen, the planetarium show Moonstruck explores the brightest object in our night sky.


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CRACKED! SECRET CODES AND COMMUNICATION

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


09 February 2019 - 02 June 2019

Since the dawn of time, people have had secrets they wish to hide…and share.


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WHEN THE BUGLE CALLS

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


09 February 2019 - 02 June 2019

A DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY COLLECTION TOURING EXHIBITION


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Spring Open Exhibition

@ No.42


27 February 2019 - 20 April 2019

An exhibition featuring the work of talented artists from across the region, exploring a variety of themes and mixed media.


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‘A Year in the Making’

@ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


09 March 2019 - 02 June 2019

A selection of local images from 2018 by Peter Giroux.


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A View from the Edge

@ Arts Centre Washington


21 March 2019 - 04 May 2019

A group of artists discover what a fresh start means to them. This is about the act of anticipating the future by understanding the past, but what kind of future can we expect? This exhibition will mean many different things to the viewer and to the participating artists.


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Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life

@ Mining Art Gallery


06 April 2019 - 13 October 2019

The works on display, which are all by Cornish have been chosen by groups from Spennymoor with others selected by Norman’s son, John, and daughter, Ann, to add a special insight into their father’s work.


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Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life

@ Mining Art Gallery


06 April 2019 - 13 October 2019

As part of a countywide celebration, the centenary of Norman Cornish’s birth will be marked by a special exhibition at the Mining Art Gallery, co-curated by members of the local community.


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EASTER DAYS OUT AT LIGHTWATER VALLEY

@ Lightwater Valley


06 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

Tickets: Over 1.3m £25 / 1m – 1.3m £17 / Under 1m £10 / Under 3’s FREE

Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon, North Yorkshire will be open for the Easter Holidays from Saturday 6th - Sunday 28th April. With over 35 rides and attractions, suitable for all ages, Lightwater Valley offers fantastic adventures for all the family.


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Easter Days Out at Lightwater Valley in Yorkshire

@ Lightwater Valley


06 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon, North Yorkshire will be open for the Easter Holidays from Saturday 6th - Sunday 28th April.


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Ravine Race

@ Life Science Centre


06 April 2019 - 12 July 2019

Join the ultimate adrenaline junkies on a 600 mph race in jet- powered flying cars careering through the unforgiving desert terrain.


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Easter holidays @ Life Science Centre

@ Life Science Centre


06 April 2019 - 23 April 2019

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!


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Clown Nose Trail

@ Discovery Museum


06 April 2019 - 21 April 2019

£1. Trail sheets available from museum front desk or shop.

'Sniff' out the clues and explore our galleries and interactive displays to hunt for the hidden red noses. Each nose contains a letter. Collect all the letters, solve the trail puzzle and be entered into our prize draw to win a sweetie hamper. 


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Easter Adventure Quest

@ Chesters Roman Fort and Museum


06 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday...


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100 Years of Fashion


06 April 2019 - 08 September 2019

Stella Tennant, international super model, opened our stunning new Bailiffgate summer 2019 exhibition, 100 Years of Fashion!


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Dumbo

@ The Maltings, Berwick


12 April 2019 - 19 April 2019

Dumbo is ridiculed for his oversized, flappy ears. But his unique gift could be the only thing to save the circus...


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