Events

Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle

Explore the dramatic ruins of one of the largest Castle’s in the north of England then find a present with a difference in our gift shop. Stocked with a range of English Heritage seasonal and local themed gifts, the shop is popular with visitors and...

Barnard Castle Country Market

Parish Hall

An opportunity to buy homemade jams and marmalades – perfect gifts or just for yourself. Cakes and biscuits made to traditional family recipes – a treat for your festive larder, as well as handmade cards and crafts. Visit us and enjoy a...

Catwalking: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore

The Bowes Museum

This summer’s major fashion exhibition marries the stunning imagery of the undisputed king of catwalk photography, Chris Moore, with a fabulous selection of original outfits, lent by the world’s leading fashion houses in a unique collaboration. At...

Charlotte Hodes: Women and Pattern

The Bowes Museum

Hodes is a British artist who is renowned for her large intricate papercuts and ornate ceramic vessels. Central to her work is the exploration of the female figure and its relationship to decoration and pattern. She uses standard vessel forms and...

Maps of their Years

The Witham

Three Teesdale artists, Sharon Loddey, Jane Young and Ann Whitfield join together with singer/songwriter Alice May exploring life’s pathways Maps of their Years will also form part of The Witham’s vibrant programme of Christmas activity that...

Santa’s Enchanted Wonderland Grotto

The Bowes Museum

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December, so come and join us for a magical family experience. First, visit Santa’s workshop where his friendly elves will help you make some Christmas crafts. Then, meet Santa all cosy in his sitting room...

ROH ENCORE: The Nutcracker (U)

The Witham

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for...

A Christmasy Christmas Show (5+)

The Witham

The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasness! is an over-stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets, songs, quizzes and comedy, and over-flowing with crazy characters, silly slapstick, tall tales and fantastic facts...

Christmas with Steptoe and Son

The Witham

Christmas  simply  wouldn’t  be  Christmas  without  a  visit  to  26  Oil  Drum  Lane  to  catch  up  with  the  nation’s  favourite  rag-and-bone-men  and  indulge  in  some  classic,  festive  misadventures! Albert  and  Harold  – united  by ...