Hamsterley Forest Cycle Trails

Hamsterley Forest is one of the Northeast’s premier mountain bike destinations, with over 2000 hectares of forest to explore on 33 miles of waymarked trails and countless more miles of seldom travelled forest road. Whether it is high octane thrill seeking you are...

Weardale Museum

Our opening times 2pm - 5pm Easter and Bank Holidays May, June, Sept, and October  (Wednesday to Sunday inclusive) Every afternoon in July and August At any time, by appointment only, for organised groups.  Read more Remember !!   Because we are staffed by volunteers...

Swan Lake – Richmond Georgian Theatre

VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET presents  SWAN LAKE Music by Tchaikovsky  Friday 27 May, 7.30pm  Tickets £10 to £25  We are please to welcome back the ever-popular Vienna Festival Ballet who are performing the classic love story Swan Lake. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery,...

May Half Term for Children and Families -The Witham, Barnard Castle

We've got lots going on this May Half Term with tasty food and magical stories from India Date: Friay 27 May - Thursday 2 June Time: Various Price: Please see individual events We have so much going on this May half term from spicy food treats provided by Spice...

Sand Art – Kids Bee Happy – Durham Dales Centre, Stanhope

Come and find out what it is all about! Christine Bennett, Kids Bee Happy an independent consultant will be at the Durham Dales Centre with her Sand Art. Paint a picture with Sand from £4. Packs available to take home from £4. Friday 3rd June, 10am - 3pm. Perfect for...

Kids Spar Box Workshop – Killhope Museum

Friday 3  June, 1.00pm & 3.00pm Visit the minerals and spar boxes in our collection and be inspired to create your very own spar box to take home. Help keep this very special folk craft alive! All materials supplied. Booking essential....

May King & Queen Crowns – Auckland Castle

Saturday 28th May 12noon - Monday 30th May 3pm Celebrate the start of summer by creating your own floral crown fit for a May King or Queen. Daily Family Fun | 10am-4pm  Labyrinth Lose yourself in our brand new Labyrinth located on the bowling green and see if you can...

LOW BARNS WATCH GROUP (AGES 8-14) – Witton le Wear

Event Details This event is running from 5 March 2016 until 2 July 2016. It is next occurring on 4 June 2016 10:00 am. Venue: Low Barns Nature Reserve Categories: Children's Event, Low Barns Nature Reserve Upcoming Dates: 4 June 2016 10:00 am The Low Barns Watch Group...

River Beasties Hunt – Killhope Museum

Sunday 29 May, 1.00pm & 3.00pm With the help of Killhope’s Information Assistants discover all the mini creatures hiding in the rocks and crevices along the river. Wellies and change of socks essential. Cost:...

Hazely Hush Guided Walk – Killhope Museum

Saturday 28 May, 1.30pm A free guided walk into Killhope’s unique woodland environment. The hush will be explored, ancient mining techniques discussed and a chance to see the rare Red Squirrels. This is not a gentle stroll and has steep steps and uneven ground....

Geltsdale RSPB Reserve – Open Farm Sunday

Sunday 5 June 10:30am to 12:30pm Price: There is a small charge of £3 for RSPB adult members and £4 for adult non-members. £1.50 for child members and £2.00 for child non-members. Booking essential Join our Farmland Warden for a walk to look at the upland farm...

Don’t Dribble on the Dragon – Queens Hall Hexham

The Main Theatre Friday 3 June 2.00pm A mesmerising new musical from the creators of How The Koala Learnt To Hug. When brothers Jack and Tom’s friendship falls apart can a magical dragon help them put it back together again? Based on the fabulous new book by Steven...

Geltsdale RSPB Reserve – A Walk on the Wild Side

Saturday 4 June 10:00am to 12:00 noon Price: There is a small charge of £3 per Adult, with RSPB members and children free of charge. All monies will support the work of RSPB Geltsdale Booking essential Join a RSPB Warden for a 3 mile walk on the wild side and learn...

Wild Wednesday – A time before the dinosaurs

Wednesday 1 June 2016 11a.m - 3.30p.mThis Wild Wednesday we will be joined by Stuart Jones from the Dept of Earth Sciences at Durham University who will be leading guided geology walks suitable for families at 11.15a.m and 2p.m. We will be learning about the creatures...

 

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