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@ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

01 February 2019 - 15 September 2019

A celebration of the thousands of North East dialect words donated during The Word’s original Lost Dialects exhibition, Word Bank of Lost Dialects is an exhibition by artists Jane Glennie and Robert Good which invites you to experience the donated words.

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@ The Hullabaloo

25 March 2019 - 02 November 2019

The Enchanted Forest was the first in a series of specially commissioned play installations which are part of the FREE activities offered at The Hullabaloo for families to enjoy.

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Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life

@ Mining Art Gallery

06 April 2019 - 13 October 2019

The works on display, which are all by Cornish have been chosen by groups from Spennymoor with others selected by Norman’s son, John, and daughter, Ann, to add a special insight into their father’s work.

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Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life

@ Mining Art Gallery

06 April 2019 - 01 January 2020

As part of a countywide celebration, the centenary of Norman Cornish’s birth will be marked by a special exhibition at the Mining Art Gallery, co-curated by members of the local community.

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100 Years of Fashion

@ Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

06 April 2019 - 08 September 2019

Stella Tennant, international super model, opened our stunning new Bailiffgate summer 2019 exhibition, 100 Years of Fashion!

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Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

@ Great North Museum – Hancock

18 May 2019 - 06 October 2019

Following visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus skeleton cast Dippy is coming to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Cheeseburn Open Weekends

@ Cheeseburn

18 May 2019 - 01 September 2019

Suggested donation of £5 per adult on the door

The unveiling of proposals for Gillian Dickinson’s next Young Sculptor...

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Game on 2.0

@ Life Science Centre

25 May 2019 - 04 September 2019

Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.

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02 June 2019 - 01 September 2019

Enjoy the sounds of music all summer long at our free brass band concerts, part of the South Tyneside Festival.

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@ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

15 June 2019 - 26 August 2019

Have you ever touched a piece of moon rock? Humanity has gazed up at the moon for millennia, but now we’ve brought it a little closer to Earth...

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Arrivals: Making Tyneside Home

@ Discovery Museum

22 June 2019 - 03 November 2019

“Immigration has always been part of our lives in society and, of course, it always will be.”Jeremy Abrahams

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Amazing Space

@ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

29 June 2019 - 23 February 2020

July 2019 marks 50 years since man first set foot on the Moon and to celebrate this momentous event, our latest exhibition ‘Amazing Space’ will open on 29 June.

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@ Bishop Auckland

29 June 2019 - 14 September 2019

Adult £25 - £59, Teen (12 – 17) £15 - £49, Child (4 – 11) £15 - £49, Toddler (up to 3) Free when sat on adult’s knee.

Watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making.

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The Secret Garden

@ Bishop Auckland Town Hall

08 July 2019 - 31 August 2019

An interactive and playful art installation for all ages

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Pop Up Park

@ Sunderland

12 July 2019 - 02 September 2019

SUNDERLAND people preparing for a summer “staycation” can enjoy a whole host of family fun, courtesy of Sunderland BID.

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Hockney and Hollywood

@ The Bowes Museum

13 July 2019 - 03 November 2019

This summer we welcome Hollywood to The Bowes Museum in the form of a major photo montage by Britain's most famous living artist.

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Brilliant Bricks: A LEGO® Timeline of Northern Innovation

@ Discovery Museum

20 July 2019 - 30 November 2019

Pioneering northerners have been transforming our world with their clever inventions for centuries. This exhibition, built by LEGO® creator Steve Mayes, highlights what the North has done for the world through 45 intricate models, using 50,000 mini bricks.

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LEGO® Minifigures Trail

@ Discovery Museum

20 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

This summer Lego minifigures are exploring the Discovery Museum!

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Get Hands on with History: Big House

@ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

20 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

Discover what life was like upstairs and downstairs for the lords, ladies and the people who served them at Belsay Hall...

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Hands on History: Romans

@ Chesters Roman Fort and Museum

20 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

Get hands on with the Romans for a taste of life nearly 2,000 years ago. All young archaeologists have the opportunity to get digging the Romans in our very own family friendly excavation area.

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@ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

20 July 2019 - 31 August 2019

This summer’s exhibition will focus on art inspired by children’s books and theatre. With something interesting for all the family just drop in to take a look and be inspired to make your own art...


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