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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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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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MOON EXHIBITION @ 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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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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School’s out, game on at Life Science Centre @ Life Science Centre

20 July 2019 - 04 September 2019

Defeat school holiday boredom at Life Science Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne this summer, with an action-packed family day out full of super heroes and video games – plus a special week of activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing!

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Game On 2.0: Late Gaming Night for Adults @ Life Science Centre

30 August 2019


Back by popular demand, Life is reloading its adults-only gaming night!

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Model Railway Weekend @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

31 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

10.00am – 4.00pm

£6.50 adults, £6 concessions, £3 children, £13 family. Included in yearly passes.

Darlington Model Railway Club, members and visiting layouts from the North East representing wide range of model railway.

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The Breath of Colour @ Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

10 September 2019 - 03 November 2019

Eta Ingham Lawrie returns to Bailiffgate with ‘The Breath of Colour’, her stunning new exhibition of over 30 wall hangings, capturing the light and moods of the hills and coastline of the Border region, Orkney and Snowdonia.


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