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.
THE BEVIN BOYS – WAR’S FORGOTTEN WORKFORCE
@ Mining Art Gallery
28 March 2018 - 30 September 2018
Adults £4 Concessions £3 Under 16s Free
A new temporary exhibition opens in the Mining Art Gallery this spring, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Bevin Boys, featuring works by local mining artists.
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.
Pitmen Painters: Resurfacing
@ Woodhorn Museum
26 May 2018 - 16 September 2018
Discover, explore and celebrate the story and work of the Pitmen Painters, the Ashington Group of artists whose story is rooted in Northumberland and which continues to inspire people today with a special programme of exhibitions, events and things to do.
Charlotte Rhead: Between Art & Industry
@ The Bowes Museum
26 May 2018 - 09 September 2018
A selection of items from a private collection of work by this talented ceramic designer, showing the variety of styles and techniques that she created for Crown Ducal between the years 1932 and 1942.
Spirited at The Granary Gallery
@ Granary Gallery, Berwick
02 June 2018 - 13 October 2018
With 2018 marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act that gave the first British women the right to vote, the exhibition draws on works from The Ingram Collection, one of this country’s most significant and publicly accessible collections of Modern British Art, to celebrates a number of key British women artists from the past one hundred years.
Miners: Pitmen, Pride and Prayer
@ Durham Cathedral
19 June 2018 - 15 September 2018
Miners: Pitmen, Pride and Prayer is a new temporary exhibition within Open Treasure, the Cathedral’s exhibition experience in its stunning medieval claustral buildings. The exhibition showcases artefacts, documents, photographs and stories of the rich mining history of County Durham and North East England. It opens to the public on Tuesday 19 June to Saturday 15 September
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
@ Discovery Museum
22 June 2018 - 09 September 2018
This celebratory exhibition traces the involvement of the North in The Great Exhibition of 1851, the development of the Commission’s London estate and the work carried out by current 1851 sponsored researchers in universities and companies across the North of England.
Cheeseburn Sculpture Gardens & Gallery
30 June 2018 - 02 September 2018
Cheeseburn present contemporary sculpture and artists projects in the elegant grounds of Cheeseburn Grange Hall. The exhibition programme for 2018 showcases new work by emerging North-East artists, pro ling international links and exploring how new technology is interacting with traditional sculpture techniques.....
LNER at Discovery Museum
@ Discovery Museum
05 July 2018 - 09 September 2018
Get a taster of what it’s like to drive LNER's Azuma train through simulator technology and discover the different jobs/roles on the East Coast line with LNER’s VR (virtual reality) experience.
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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