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Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore @ The Bowes Museum


07 July 2018 - 06 January 2019

This exclusive show presents 200 stunning images by the king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore. Capturing six decades of iconic fashion moments, Moore’s photographs feature alongside some of the garments themselves, from leading designers including Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Comme Des Garçons, Giles Deacon and Jean Paul Gaultier to name a few.


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Chris Killip: The Last Ships @ Laing Art Gallery


08 September 2018 - 23 December 2018

A photography exhibition featuring over 30 black and white images documenting the rise and fall of the shipbuilding trade in the North East of England in the 1970s.


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Laura Carlin: Ceramics @ Shipley Art Gallery


08 September 2018 - 19 January 2019

Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Laura Carlin: Ceramics is a touring exhibition from House of Illustration.


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Alien Worlds @ Life Science Centre


22 September 2018 - 07 January 2019

Included in your admission ticket

Our Earth is a welcoming place for us humans, but what might it be like on different, alien, worlds?


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How to be an Evil Genius @ Life Science Centre


02 October 2018 - 07 January 2019

An evil genius has a dastardly plan to take over the world by stealing the keys to a magnificent Moon rocket. As you can imagine, stealing a Moon rocket isn’t easy, so the evil genius is recruiting a team of minions to help.


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Circus! Show of Shows @ Discovery Museum


20 October 2018 - 02 June 2019

Donations welcome (free entry)

Celebrate 250 years of circus in Great Britain through rare memorabilia and original props at this new exhibition.


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THE POLAR EXPRESS JOURNEY TO THE NORTH POLE @ Life Science Centre


10 November 2018 - 07 January 2019

New 4D Ride! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.


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Vote100: Railways, Women and World War One @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


10 November 2018 - 13 January 2019

11.00am – 3.30pm

Normal entrance fee.

Join us as we commemorate 100 years of the UK Parliamentary vote for some women and all men...


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Dust Busters! Conservation in Action @ The Bowes Museum


25 January 2019

2:15pm

The start of the New Year is when the preventive conservation team ‘spring’ into action to clean the first-floor galleries collection. 


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SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story @ The Bowes Museum


26 January 2019 - 05 May 2019

The first time the history of antique dealing has been the subject of an exhibition, with an in-depth look at dealers, their eye for objects, some which have not previously been on public display before, their shops, and practices.


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Dark Side of the Museum of the Moon @ Life Science Centre


15 February 2019

7.00pm - 10.30pm

£16 per person

A night where astronomy meets art.


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