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Picture of the Month @ Laing Art Gallery


09 January 2017 - 16 December 2017

11am every Saturday

Donations welcome

Join the Friends of the Laing for a free 45 minute talk every Saturday morning


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Middlesbrough Collection @ mima: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art


16 February 2017 - 31 December 2017

The Middlesbrough Collection, housed by Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, encompasses art and craft from the mid-1800s to the present day.


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Companion Pieces @ Shipley Art Gallery


18 February 2017 - 31 December 2017

Free entry, donations are welcome

Showcasing the Shipley Art Gallery collection


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Craft Saturdays 2017 @ South Shields Museum and Art Gallery


25 February 2017 - 25 November 2017

11am - 3pm - check the South Shields Museum website for exact workshop dates each month.

Free entry, making your own craft will carry a charge.

Angel Ann is here to share her love of crafts.


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Craft Group: Northern Guild of Silk Painting @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 30 December 2017

10am - 3pm, last Saturday of every month.

Free. No booking required.

Develop your creativity in silk painting with members from the Northern Guild group on the last Saturday of the month.


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Craft Group: Patchwork and Quilting @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 28 December 2017

1.30-3.30pm, every Thursday.

Free. No booking required.

Join the patchwork and quilting group at the Shipley every Thursday to find out more about this craft.


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Craft Group: Weaving @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 27 December 2017

10am - 1pm every second and fourth Wednesday of the month

Free. No booking required.

Join the weaving group at the Shipley for social and crafty entertainment every second and fourth Wednesday.


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Craft Group: Lace Making @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 28 December 2017

10am - 12 noon, every Thursday.

Free. No booking required.

Join the lace making group at the Shipley every Thursday and learn some new skills.


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Intermediate Jewellery Making Course 2017 @ South Shields Museum and Art Gallery


18 March 2017 - 11 November 2017

12.30 - 3.30pm - check the South Shields Museum website for exact workshop dates each month.

Each session is £15 per person, however if you book three classes you will get the fourth class free - total cost £45.

Want to go a bit further with your jewellery making? Then this is for you.


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Weekly Art Class @ Whorlton Village Hall


03 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

Every Monday between 19:00 to 21:00

Join Jane Young every Monday evening for this friendly art class.


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Weekly Art Class @ Barningham Village Hall


04 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

Every Tuesday between 10:00 to 12:00

Join Jenny Frost every Tuesday morning for this friendly art class.


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Weekly Art Class @ Whorlton Village Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

Every Thursday between 19:00 to 21:00

Join Jane Young every Thursday evening for this friendly art class.


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Art Sessions @ Hamsterley Village Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

09:30 to 12:30 every Thursday

Enjoy some weekly art sessions at Hamsterley Village Hall


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Painting in Watercolours @ Eggleston Village Hall


07 April 2017 - 29 December 2017

09:45 to 11:45 every Friday

Learn more about the art of watercolours in these weekly classes.


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Art Class @ Ingleton Village Hall


10 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

13:30 to 15:30 every Monday

Make sure you don't miss out on Ingleton Village Hall's weekly art classes!


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General Crafts @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


10 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

13:30 to 15:30 every Monday

£2 per session 20p for tea or coffee

Weekly meeting of self help crafters.


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Carlbeck Crafters @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


10 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

19:00 to 21:00 every Monday

Everyone welcome to come along and make their chosen needlecrafts


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Dressmaking, Sewing and Pattern Adaptation @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


10 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

19:00 to 21:00 on second and fourth Mondays of each month

All skill levels welcome


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Sewing and Associated Crafts Group @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

13:00 to 15:00 every Tuesday

Indulge your passion for arts, crafts and sewing in this friendly weekly group


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Spinning, Weaving & Dyeing @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

10:00 to 13:00 every Tuesday

Weekly group spinning, weaving and dyeing


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Teesdale Quilters @ Gainford Montalbo Village


13 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

14:00 to 16:00 on the second and fourth Thursday of each month

If you love to stitch, take part in this twice-monthly quilting session


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Quilting & Patchwork @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


19 April 2017 - 20 December 2017

10:00 to 01:00 on first and third Wednesday of each month

All skill levels welcome


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Teesdale Knitting & Crochet Guild @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


22 April 2017 - 23 December 2017

14:00 to 17:00 on the fourth Saturday of every month

All skill levels welcome, expert help given if required


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Needle Felting @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


24 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

19:00 to 21:00 on the fourth Monday of every month

Wonderful way to create 2D pictures and 3D characters and objects in wool


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Tiptoe Through the Turkish Tulips @ The Bowes Museum


29 July 2017 - 05 November 2017

Viewable all day during Bowes Museum opening hours

This exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical history behind this iconic flower.


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The Clockwork Garden @ The Bowes Museum


29 July 2017 - 05 November 2017

Viewable all day during Bowes Museum opening hours

Flying in from somewhere far out in the black of space, a strange mechanical seed has landed in our temporary exhibition gallery and unfurled to fill it with the beautiful interactive Clockwork Garden Exhibition


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11 Million Reasons to Dance @ Dance City


01 August 2017 - 21 October 2017

11 Million Reasons to Dance is an inspiring existing photography exhibition and series of short films commissioned by People Dancing


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An Exhibition Of Prints By Mary Burton @ Durham Cathedral


02 September 2017 - 29 October 2017

Her paintings are a play on light in spiritual settings.


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Paul Nash @ Laing Art Gallery


09 September 2017 - 14 January 2018

Viewable during gallery open hours.

Admission charges will apply to this exhibition

Paul Nash (1889 –1946) was one of the most distinctive British artists of the 20th century and was a key figure in British Surrealism


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October Exhibition @ Tower House Gallery


01 October 2017 - 31 October 2017

All day during usual gallery opening hours

There is a new artist at the Tower House this October!


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It's a Dog's Life - Poppy Middlemas @ Arts Centre Washington


06 October 2017 - 04 November 2017

Poppy is in the final year of her Fine Art BA degree at The University of Sunderland.


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Leaping Salmon @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


07 October 2017 - 25 November 2017

Gallery One & Two: Open 10.00am-5.00pm Monday-Friday 10.00am-4.00pm Saturday

Leaping Salmon is a new body of work produced by artist Rachel Ramirez following a short research residency for Queen’s Hall Arts in 2016


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Fell ‘em Doon @ Woodhorn Museum


07 October 2017 - 07 January 2018

Woodhorn Museum presents Fell ‘em Doon, a new body of photographic work by Ashington born photographer Joseph Wilson.


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The Radical Road @ Woodhorn Museum


07 October 2017 - 07 January 2018

Damien Wootten has documented streets in England and Scotland named after historical radical and socialist political figures.


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Luminosity @ The Witham


14 October 2017 - 04 November 2017

10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday

Free admission

Luminosity is the 2017 Highlights Rural Touring Craft Tour Exhibition


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Porcelain Stars and Snowflakes @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


18 October 2017

6.30pm - 9.00pm

£25

Ceramic artist Melanie Hopwood will lead this hands-on workshop to introduce you to the special qualities of porcelain clay.


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Ceramics: From Ming to Meissen @ Wallington


19 October 2017

12:00 - 16:30

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Learn about Wallington's precious ceramics collections.


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4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving @ Auckland Castle


21 October 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£35 per person

Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure, which resembles the bee’s honeycomb.


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Autumn Half Term Family Activities @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


23 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Included in admission and yearly passes

Join us for FREE in October half term for fun activities


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Painting Workshop - Still Life in Pastel @ The Bowes Museum


23 October 2017

10.00 – 4.30

£35 Adult, £33 FOBM, inc. morning refreshments

Join artist Linda Birch to create a still life painting, using the many examples in The Bowes Museum’s collection as inspiration.


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Spooky Halloween Crafts @ The Witham


24 October 2017

1.30 pm

£6 child

Join artist maker Kathryn Guy and get crafty for Halloween making masks, lanterns and bats from up-cycled materials.


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Ceramics: From Ming to Meissen @ Wallington


26 October 2017

12:00 - 16:30

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Learn about Wallington's precious ceramics collections.


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Pumpkin Carving @ Wallington


26 October 2017 - 27 October 2017

12:30 - 13:15 // 13:30 - 14:15 // 14:30 - 15:15

£5.00

Get creative and carve your own spooky Hallowe'en lantern at our pumpkin carving sessions.


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Fused Glass Workshop with Kimoci Glass @ Laing Art Gallery


28 October 2017

1.30-4pm

£45 per person.

These sessions are very popular, book early to avoid disappointment


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Free Beginners Painting Workshop @ Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice


30 October 2017

2-3.30pm

As seen on TV! Learn the basics using Everlong Superior Chalk Paint


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Make A Silver Bangle @ Auckland Castle


02 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£40 per person

In this workshop, you will create a silver bangle.


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Felting with Faerierealms @ Gibside


07 November 2017

10:30 - 13:00

£4.00

Friendly, sociable felting group for people of all ages and abilities. Learn new skills and contribute to our Woollen Woods project.


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Teesdale Christmas Art Fair 2017 @ The Witham


09 November 2017 - 06 January 2018

10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday

Free admission

An exciting opportunity to purchase unique, locally made fine art in time for the festive season.


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Felted Slippers @ Auckland Castle


09 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£30 per person

Join textile artist Lone Helliwell for a range of textile workshops to be held at Auckland Castle.


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Rag Wreath/Embellishments Workshop @ Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice


09 November 2017

4-7pm

£30 per person

Create your very own rag wreath to take home and enjoy


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Copper Foil Glass Christmas Decorations @ Auckland Castle


11 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£30 per person

During this course in Copper Foil technique, Stained Glass will teach you basic stained glass skills


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Get Crafty - Build A Lighthouse @ Souter Lighthouse


11 November 2017 - 12 November 2017

11:00 - 16:00

£3.00 per lighthouse

Become a mini lighthouse keeper - design and decorate your very own working lighthouse.


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Come and Draw with Korky Paul (The School Sessions) @ The Witham


14 November 2017

9:30 am - 10:30 am

£6 per child (group discounts available)

Bring your class to meet Korky Paul, the lively illustrator of Winnie the Witch!


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Come and Draw with Korky Paul @ The Witham


14 November 2017

4 pm - 5 pm

£6

Korky Paul, the energetic illustrator welcomes you to the wonderful world of Winnie the Witch!


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Stitchin’ in the Kitchen @ Arts Centre Washington


17 November 2017 - 22 December 2017

Jane Sanders is North East based textile artist.


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Shrink Pots @ Auckland Castle


17 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£45 per person

Shrink pots are astonishingly easy to make and there are so many creative routes to follow with them.


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Designer Makers Market @ The Witham


17 November 2017 - 18 November 2017

10 am - 4 pm

'Unique handcrafted goods, direct from the maker.'


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New Light Prize Exhibition @ The Bowes Museum


18 November 2017 - 18 February 2018

Viewable all day during Bowes Museum opening hours

Once again the visual arts charity New Light is delighted to launch its latest New Light Prize Exhibition at The Bowes Museum.


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Christmas Craft Fair @ Souter Lighthouse


18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

10:00 - 16:00

All of your Christmas shopping under one roof!


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Nude Life Drawing @ mima: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art


19 November 2017

12:30 pm - 3:30pm

£10.00, materials included. Booking is essential from our reception desk or through our website.

This session is an opportunity to develop your skills and confidence working with a nude life model


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Painting Workshop - Gentle Abstract in Coloured Pencil @ The Bowes Museum


20 November 2017

10.00 – 4.30

£35 Adult, £33 FOBM, inc. morning refreshments

Join artist Linda Birch to make an abstract work by adapting a painting from The Bowes collection


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Felting with Faerierealms @ Gibside


21 November 2017

10:30 - 13:00

£4.00

Friendly, sociable felting group for people of all ages and abilities. Learn new skills and contribute to our Woollen Woods project.


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David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


21 November 2017

6.00pm

£10 (£8 concession), £7 Gala Members

Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016


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Exhibition on Screen: David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts @ The Witham


21 November 2017

7.30 pm

£12 adult | £10 students and under 16s

Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation


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Christmas Stocking Workshop @ Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice


21 November 2017

5-7pm

£25 per person

Get creative this Christmas and create a homemade, fully-lined festive stocking to hang with pride from your mantle or tree


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Willow Ducks @ Auckland Castle


22 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£25 per person

Create your own Willow Duck in this workshop, with Willow Barn.


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Needle Felted Gnomes @ Auckland Castle


23 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£25 per person

Using pure wool and a barbed needle create individual gnomes full of character.


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Raku Christmas Decorations @ Auckland Castle


25 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Simply drop into this session and create discover the fascinating work of Raku Glazing


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Get Crafty - Souter Stockings @ Souter Lighthouse


25 November 2017 - 26 November 2017

11:00 - 16:00

£3.00 per stocking

Design your very own Christmas stocking.


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Weave Herringbone Tweed @ Auckland Castle


29 November 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£35 per person

This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique


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Christmas Bunting Workshop @ Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice


29 November 2017

5-7.30pm

£30 per person

Deck the halls with ho-ho-homemade decorations this Christmas by joining the creative Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice team to create your very own bunting.


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Fused Glass Workshop with Kimoci Glass @ Laing Art Gallery


02 December 2017

1.30-4pm

£45 per person.

These sessions are very popular, book early to avoid disappointment


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Willow Reindeer @ Auckland Castle


02 December 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£35 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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The Art Sale 2017 @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


02 December 2017 - 06 January 2018

Grab that unique Christmas present now!


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Designer Makers Christmas Market @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


02 December 2017

10.00am – 4.00pm

Showcasing the best designers, artists & craftspeople from around the region


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Felting with Faerierealms @ Gibside


05 December 2017

10:30 - 13:00

£4.00

Friendly, sociable felting group for people of all ages and abilities. Learn new skills and contribute to our Woollen Woods project.


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Christmas Door Garland (PM) @ Auckland Castle


05 December 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£20 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Christmas Door Garland (AM) @ Auckland Castle


05 December 2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

£20 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Copper Foil Christmas Decorations @ Auckland Castle


06 December 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£30 per person

During this course in Copper Foil technique, Stained Glass will teach you basic stained glass skills


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Christmas Candles (PM) @ Auckland Castle


07 December 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£20 per person

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Christmas Candles (AM) @ Auckland Castle


07 December 2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

£20 per person

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Painting Workshop - Doll’s House Diptych @ The Bowes Museum


08 December 2017

10.00 – 4.30

£35 Adult, £33 FOBM, inc. morning refreshments

Join artist Linda Birch to make a miniature painting with doors on the theme of a dolls house


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Christmas Door Garland (PM) @ Auckland Castle


09 December 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£20 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Christmas Door Garland (AM) @ Auckland Castle


09 December 2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

£20 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Christmas Wreath Making @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


09 December 2017

10.00am - 1.00pm

£40

Join horticulturalist Pamela Smith in this half day workshop to design and make your own festive wreath using a range of natural materials.


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Wooden Reindeer Making Workshop @ Wynyard Hall


10 December 2017

10:00am – 12:00pm

£15 per child (accompanying adults free)

Join our Gardeners as they guide your little ones through making their very own wooden reindeer!


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Christmas Craft Willow @ Auckland Castle


12 December 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£30 per person

Come and enjoy a full day packed with Willow Christmas decorations.


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Needle Felted Gnomes @ Auckland Castle


13 December 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£25 per person

Using pure wool and a barbed needle create individual gnomes full of character.


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Willow Reindeer @ Auckland Castle


14 December 2017

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£35 per person.

Make your own decorations to take home in these fun and festive workshops.


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Felting with Faerierealms @ Gibside


19 December 2017

10:30 - 13:00

£4.00

Friendly, sociable felting group for people of all ages and abilities. Learn new skills and contribute to our Woollen Woods project.


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Barnard Castle and Teesdale Art Society Annual Exhibition @ The Witham


11 January 2018 - 10 February 2018

10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday

Free admission

In 2018 the exhibition will spread throughout the building from The Gallery into the Dispensary Gallery.


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