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Pop-up Planetarium @ Stanhope


22 October 2018

Cost: Adults – £5; Concessions – £2; Families – £10 + Eventbrite booking fee

Join us in St Thomas’ Church Hall in Stanhope for a journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. This immersive experience will take you to infinity and beyond, touring our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies.


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Solar System Trail


22 October 2018 - 04 November 2018

Cost: Children – 50p

Follow the themed trail from Bowlees Visitor Centre in Upper Teesdale to discover the planets in the grounds.


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Primary Rocket Workshop (Ages 5-10)


23 October 2018

Cost: 1 Child/1 Adult – £5; 2 Children/2 Adults – £10 + Eventbrite booking fee

Have fun designing, building and launching your own stomp paper rockets (as well as taking it home afterwards) – all materials supplied.


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Secondary Rocket Workshop (Ages 11+)


23 October 2018

Cost: 1 Child/1 Adult – £5; 2 Children/2 Adults – £10 + Eventbrite booking fee

Have fun designing, building and launching your own water bottle rocket (as well as taking it home afterwards). All materials supplied.


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Alston Skywatch


23 October 2018

Cost: Adult – £10; Child – £5; Families – £25 + Eventbrite booking fee

Come and join us for night of stargazing! After a short chat about what is on view in the night sky and a quick introduction to how to use the telescopes and binoculars we will get outside.


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Solar System Walk and Diorama Workshop


21 October 2018

Children - £5 (accompanying adults free)

Discover the planets on a guided walk to Gibson’s Cave with Astro Joe (bring wellies/boots and warm/waterproof clothing). Are they close together or far apart? How big are they, compared to each other?


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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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Searching for Life


30 October 2018

Does ET really exist? Is there intelligent life out there and if so how will we ever get in contact? Join astronomer Richard Darn on a colourful trip through the cosmos to find answers to this time-less conundrum.


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Star Camp


19 October 2018 - 21 October 2018

Cost: Pitch fees (electric £16 per night; non-electric £13 per night – caravans, camper vans, tents) plus £8.50 per person per night ‘astronomy charge’ (£6 for under 16s).

Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn and friends for a spectacular two-night star camp (at Doe Park Caravan Site in Teesdale) under the North Pennines sky.


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Skywatch Stanhope


28 October 2018

Cost: £10 + Eventbrite booking fee

Guided by Gary Lintern, Chair of the North Pennines Astronomy Society, you will see the highlights of the autumn sky in the North Pennines, using binoculars and a telescope.


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AUCKLAND TOWER OPENING


20 October 2018

Enjoy music, stories, art activities and fabulous views as we celebrate the opening of Auckland Tower, The Auckland Project’s purpose-built welcome centre.


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THE BIG DRAW


20 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

Get creative and make your mark as part of an artist-led Big Draw activity, inspired by Auckland Tower's stunning views.


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Discover the Constellations


23 October 2018

Discover the beauty of the dark skies of the North Pennines.


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Halloween Art and Craft workshops


23 October 2018 - 25 October 2018

Drop in no need to book. £3 per child (free to Fright Night ticket holders, proof of purchase required).

Halloween Art this October Half Term...


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A Night with the Stars


25 October 2018

Cost: £30

Join us in our recently renovated Gatehouse for an evening of stargazing with Joe Gordon. Joe is an expert in his field and will give a beginners’ guide to stargazing. If the weather is clear, expect a trip to the bottom of our garden to have a look through the telescopes!


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Pop-up Planetarium @ Alston


25 October 2018

Cost: Adults – £5; Concessions – £2; Families – £10 + Eventbrite booking fee

Join us in Alston Town Hall (CA9 3RF) for a journey through the universe in our spectacular planetarium dome. This immersive experience will take you to infinity and beyond, touring our solar system before heading through the Milky Way to other galaxies.


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Family Halloween Fright Night


26 October 2018 - 27 October 2018

£10 per person or £36 family ticket (up to 4 people).

Let's Circus return to Wharton Park for the third year with a BRAND NEW Halloween themed circus performance taking place in the outdoor amphitheater for 2 nights.


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WHITBY ABBEY ILLUMINATIONS


25 October 2018 - 31 October 2018

Whitby Abbey will once again be illuminated during the Halloween Week (25 – 31 October).


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THE LOST VOICE GUY


25 October 2018

£18

North East stand-up and Britain’s Got Talent winner The Lost Voice Guy is to headline a night of comedy at Lumley Castle.


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North Pennines at Night Exhibition


27 October 2018

This exhibition will make use of a large darkened space to project work by local photographers, featuring the dark skies and landscapes of the AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark.


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Bohemian Rhapsody 4D


24 October 2018

To celebrate the release of Bohemian Rhapsody in 4DX, Cineworld Middlesbrough is encouraging guests to dress like the band Queen for one night only.


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