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The Shipley Centenary @ Shipley Art Gallery

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

Throughout 2017

2017 marks 100 years of the Shipley Art Gallery

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Conservation Workshop @ Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

Daily, 10am–4pm

Get a great view of Shildon's rail restoration projects from the viewing platform in the Collection Building.

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STEAM Museum Challenge @ South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

01 February 2017 - 01 February 2018

Workshop length 3 Hours- £180.00. Boking essential.

A day of creative thinking, doing, and making activities

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Life as a Miner @ Killhope

10 April 2017 - 31 December 2017

Step inside a miner’s kitchen, explore a mine agent’s drawing room and even visit a country show – all in our exhibition hall.

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Guided Tours @ Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon

10 April 2017 - 31 December 2017

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Explore Locomotion's Collection building with insight from one of our tour guides.

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Dino Jaws @ Life Science Centre

27 May 2017 - 31 December 2017

Included in Science Centre admission

This is the nearest you’ll get to coming face to jaw with a real dinosaur

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Kaleidoscope @ Life Science Centre

03 October 2017 - 14 January 2018

Mon-Sat -10.00am-6.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-6.00pm

Included in Science Centre admission price

Our science explainers explore the beautiful, colourful world of chemistry in this new Science Theatre show

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The Radical Road @ Woodhorn Museum

07 October 2017 - 07 January 2018

The Radical Road- Looking backwards - and forwards. Damien Wootten has documented streets in England and Scotland named after historical radical and socialist political figures

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Exposed @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

11 November 2017 - 07 January 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm

Normal entrance fee

In 2015 a small collection of glass plate negatives were uncovered in the Museum of Hartlepool’s photographic archives

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Streatlam Castle: Rediscover The Home Of John And Joséphine Bowes @ The Bowes Museum

25 November 2017 - 11 March 2018

Viewable all day during Bowes Museum opening hours

This exhibition will show how Streatlam looked in its heyday, bringing to life the style in which John Bowes, one of the richest men in England, lived.

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Saintly Sisters @ Durham Cathedral

28 November 2017 - 24 February 2018

£2.50 - £7.50

This exhibition will focus on the lives and legacies of female saints with a particular link to Durham or the North

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Tour of the Archives @ Discovery Museum

18 December 2017

10am and 1pm - The tour will last approx 45 - 60 minutes

£4 per person, booking essential

Take a peek in our treasure trove of historical documents...


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