Events in Durham

Events in Durham

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Upcoming events in Durham and County Durham:

Viking crafts family fun

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Durham Cathedral, Durham: Dates: Aug 22, 2019. Learn more about Viking loom weaving and make your own woven creation to take home. This activity takes place between 10am and 12 noon near the visitor desk inside the cathedral. Tickets: £2 available from the visitor desk. Visit Open Treasure's temporary exhibition The Vikings in Northumbria to discover more about the influence of the Vikings on the North East. See a model Viking ship.

Durham Photographic Society Annual Exhibition

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Durham Cathedral, Durham: Dates: Aug 13, 2019 until Aug 31, 2019. The Durham Photographic society have held their annual exhibition in the cathedral for over 25 years. The theme of this year's exhibition is 'the towering North East' and takes a broad view of the region. Enjoy over 60 images that illustrate aspects of the North East that make it such a special place. Durham Photographic Society was formed in 1892, originally as Durham City Camera Club, and has.

The Vikings in Northumbria

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Durham Cathedral, Durham: Dates: Aug 13, 2019 until Sep 28, 2019. This exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, traces the history of Vikings in North East England. It tells the story of the devastating raids on Lindisfarne in 793 AD, and how the Community of St Cuthbert searched for a safe home for their saint after leaving Lindisfarne in 875 AD. We also examine how, over a period of over 200 years, the Vikings invaders.

Exhibition Artwave North

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Bowlees Visitor Centre, Barnard Castle: Dates: Aug 1, 2019 until Aug 31, 2019. An exhibition of artworks from Artwave North - group of artists based in Darlington. Works include paintings, drawings, prints and ceramics. Members of the group find inspiration from many sources including the landscapes of the north of.

Mat Collishaw ‘Execution of Justice’

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Ushaw Durham, Bearpark: Dates: Jul 23, 2019 until Nov 2, 2019. Mat Collishaw challenges perspectives on faith with new installation at Ushaw. A new commission by artist Mat Collishaw explores the themes of martyrdom and treason, worship and heresy at Ushaw, the former seminary in County Durham, from 5 July until 3 November. The Nerve Rack is a life-sized animatronic eagle inspired by the grand scale of the college, chapels and Ushaw’s extensive archive..

Summer of Fun

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 13:00

Beamish Museum, Beamish: Dates: Jul 20, 2019 until Aug 28, 2019. Every day during the school holidays, from Saturday, 20th July to Wednesday, 28th August, there’ll be amazing activities taking place across the museum for all the family to enjoy. Mystery Mondays: A shocking crime wave has hit the museum – can you help to solve these age-old mysteries? Tinkering Tuesdays: Put on your thinking cap and get inventing during Tinkering Tuesdays. Women’s.