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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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Nostalgia of Steam @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

19 January 2019 - 03 March 2019

Normal entrance fee.

A look back at the days of steam through the eyes of artist and railway enthusiast Stephen Bainbridge.

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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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Museum of the Moon @ Life Science Centre

02 February 2019 - 31 March 2019

It has created a sensation across the world and now Museum of the Moon will shine in Life Science Centre in Newcastle from 2 February until 31 March 2019.

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Circus Skills workshop with Circurama @ Discovery Museum

18 February 2019

Various times

Various prices

Marty, from Circurama, is back this half term to teach circus skills in this lively, interactive session.

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*Relaxed* Circus Skills workshop with Circurama @ Discovery Museum

18 February 2019

Various times

Various prices

We're hosting a relaxed circus skills workshop for people with autism, learning disabilities or sensory and communication disorders, along with their families and carers.

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Animal Story @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

20 February 2019

Come along and meet some exotic animals...

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Block Parties @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

21 February 2019

11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm

Come along and join the Block Party team and build your own LEGO® vehicle and race your finished vehicle down the custom ramp.

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Supermoon Supper @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

21 March 2019

7:15 PM - 10:00 PM


In 2019, the first day of spring will be marked by a Supermoon in the night sky.  We’re marking this astronomical coincidence with a sumptuous two-course candlelit dinner beside our Museum of the Moon installation.

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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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After a phenomenal run in 2014, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play WAR HORSE is set to gallop back to Sunderland Empire for a limited 3 week engagement from 6 – 23 February 2019 as part of its 10th Anniversary UK Tour.

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