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Queen Victoria in Paris @ The Bowes Museum


24 March 2018 - 24 June 2018

An exhibition of watercolours commissioned by Queen Victoria as a souvenir of her momentous 10-day state visit to Paris in August 1855.


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THE BEVIN BOYS – WAR’S FORGOTTEN WORKFORCE @ Auckland Castle


28 March 2018 - 30 September 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Adults £4 Concessions £3 Under 16s Free

A new temporary exhibition opens in the Mining Art Gallery this spring, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Bevin Boys, featuring works by local mining artists.


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Posters Exhibition @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


19 May 2018 - 08 July 2018

Normal entrance fee.

An exhibition showcasing a range of railway posters from the museum’s collection. 


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Robots – then and now exhibition @ Life Science Centre


26 May 2018 - 02 December 2018

Day tickets start at £8.00 for children aged 5-17 to £36.00 for a family ticket. Children aged 4 and under go free.

Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.


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Pitmen Painters: Resurfacing @ Woodhorn Museum


26 May 2018 - 16 September 2018

Discover, explore and celebrate the story and work of the Pitmen Painters, the Ashington Group of artists whose story is rooted in Northumberland and which continues to inspire people today with a special programme of exhibitions, events and things to do.


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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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The BFG in Pictures @ The Bowes Museum


14 July 2018 - 30 September 2018

Everyone’s favourite giant is coming to The Bowes Museum in a magical exhibition of Quentin Blake’s illustrations; the first major display of artwork by Blake for Roald Dahl’s enduring tale.


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Exhibition on Plastics in Birds @ Tower House Gallery


25 July 2018 - 31 August 2018

If you feel strongly about the tide of plastic around us come and have a look at some of the research showing the results of it. Or if you would like to do something about it then there are ways you could help.


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