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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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Bobby Baker's Great & Tiny War

07 September 2018 - 09 November 2018

Since 2014, 100 years since WW1 began, Bobby Baker has been reimagining what day-to-day life is like in wartime.

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Stardust @ The Hullabaloo

17 September 2018 - 12 January 2019

10am – 2pm (times vary around show times)

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.

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Sing-a-long The Greatest Showman, Aerial Display and Circus Workshop @ Arts Centre Washington

22 September 2018

10am & 1pm


Roll up Roll up for the greatest musical in town!

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22 September 2018 - 30 October 2018

ONE OF Newcastle’s newest bar and restaurants is bringing a famous Bavarian festival to the North East.

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A Hullabaloo in Space @ The Hullabaloo

23 September 2018

10:30am – 3pm

Half day ticket £4, full day ticket £7, family tickets £24 (full day only)

We’ll be creating our own A Hullabaloo in Space with games, music and dancing at our space party.

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Fun day to be held to raise funds for Alfie Taylor

23 September 2018

12.30pm – 6pm

Entry to the event is free.

A fun day will take place on Sunday 23rd September 2018 to raise funds for Alfie Taylor of South Moor, Stanley. 

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My First Gig with Field Music @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

06 October 2018


Tickets: £7/£5

Join Mercury Prize-nominated band Field Music for a very special family gig, playing songs inspired by their favourite children’s books, nursery rhymes and some of those VERY familiar TV theme tunes. There will be face-painting, disco balls, dancing and blow up guitars at the best first gig you could wish for!

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Her Story

06 October 2018


Taking place at Tyne Bank Brewery on Saturday 6th October 2018, Her Story features nine inspiring, personal and eclectic talks from women in industries such as fashion, STEM, sport, politics and the entertainment sector.

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Solar System Walk and Diorama Workshop

21 October 2018

10am to 12noon, 12:30-2:30pm, 3-5pm

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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Pop-up Planetarium @ Stanhope

22 October 2018

11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

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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3 Little Pig Tails @ Arts Centre Washington

23 October 2018


Garlic Theatre entertain the whole family with beautifully crafted puppets, music and a garlicky French twist to the tale.

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Dark Side of the Moon – Planetarium Show

24 October 2018

6, 7, 8 and 9pm

Cost: Adults – £5 + Eventbrite booking fee

Come along and experience Pink Floyd’s entire ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album in the pop-up planetarium dome, with real-time visualisations and animations (not astronomy themed). A sound and light experience like no other!

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Pop-up Planetarium @ Alston

25 October 2018

11:00 am - 3:45 pm

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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Spooky Family Fun Day @ The Bowes Museum

25 October 2018


Free to pass holders.

Trick or Treat! Halloween excitement for all the family, come and make a witch’s broom, create a potion and take part in the magician trail during this drop in session.

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Spooky Cocktail Masterclass @ Wynyard Hall

27 October 2018

from 7pm

£30 per person, includes nibbles and materials

Create your own bubbling portions under the gruesome guidance of our very own Dr Evil.

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Armistice Family Activities Day @ Durham Cathedral

27 October 2018


Booking is not required and entry is free of charge.

A special day of family activities as we commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. Come down for this free event in order to participate in a range of activities, such as a virtual reality trench-life experience, poppy and badge making, costumes, and a story tent.

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31 October 2018

£25 plus booking fee for the show only or £30 plus a booking fee for the show plus a picture with John which will be given out on the night.

A CHAMPION TT racer will be swapping his bike for a microphone, when he appears at a County Durham hotel.

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Halloween Fancy Dress Party! @ The Bowes Museum

31 October 2018

4:00 - 7:00

£10.00 per child, free for accompanying adult

Celebrate Halloween with fancy dress fun, music and games.


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