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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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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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Frankenstein: Escape the Monster @ Life Science Centre

01 October 2018 - 09 November 2018

Included in admission ticket

Hurtle down an abandoned mine railroad to escape the clutches of Dr Frankenstein’s monster!

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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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Halloween Late: Bewitching Bots @ Life Science Centre

26 October 2018


Have a pint pulled by a robot, enjoy some chilling tunes and be part of a Halloween experience like no other.

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Catwalking & Christmas shopping event @ The Bowes Museum

09 November 2018

5.00 - 8.00

See Catwalking after hour, have the book signed by Chris Moore and more...

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"The Barnard Castle Railway” – A talk by Chris Lloyd @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum

10 November 2018


Well-known local journalist, historian and Deputy Editor of The Northern Echo Chris Lloyd tells the story of the dastardly duke who tried to frustrate building a railway to Teesdale.


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