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.
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+
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.
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.
Determination, passion and triumph: Gibside’s women
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.
Black and White Exhibition
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.
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.
@ 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.
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.
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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