Events

NADFAS Young Silversmith’s Chosen Collection

The Bowes Museum

Since 2003 the North east Area of The National Association of Decorative & Fine Art Societies (NADFAS) and Sheffield Decorative and Fine Art Society have sponsored a Sheffield Millennium Silversmiths’ Bursery for students. This year this...

Teesdale Christmas Art Fair 2017

The Witham

Teesdale Christmas Art Fair presents an exciting opportunity to purchase unique, locally made fine art in time for the festive season. Following the success of the inaugural Teesdale Christmas Art Fair in 2016 we are delighted to announce dates for...

New Light Prize Exhibition

The Bowes Museum

Once again the visual arts charity New Light is delighted to launch its latest New Light Prize Exhibition at The Bowes Museum. Established in 2010, it celebrates and promotes Northern art, supporting both well-known and emerging artists by offering...

Streatlam Castle: Rediscover The Home Of John And Joséphine Bowes

The Bowes Museum

On 29 March 1959 the remains of Streatlam Castle vanished in a series of huge explosions. The great mansion, a shadow of what it had once been, had become unsafe and the then owner invited the Territorial Army to use it for demolition practice. That...

Breakfast with Santa

The Bowes Museum

Santa is taking time out from feeding his reindeer and keeping the elves in order to invite families to join him for a traditional breakfast in our enchanting Jubilee Room, where he’ll create magical memories as he chats to you and hands out...

Breakfast with Santa

The Bowes Museum

Santa is taking time out from feeding his reindeer and keeping the elves in order to invite families to join him for a traditional breakfast in our enchanting Jubilee Room, where he’ll create magical memories as he chats to you and hands out...

Santa’s Enchanted Wonderland Grotto

The Bowes Museum

Wander through an enchanted corridor to arrive at Santa’s workshop, where you will be entertained by one of his elves: write your letter, look for his naughty friend and browse in the toyshop windows before taking a magical journey to meet Santa all...

Lantern Making Workshop with Bright Woods Forest School CIC

The Bowes Museum

Join the friendly Bright Woods team to make a festive lantern. Join in a fun lantern parade around the magical Museum grounds and then warm up by toasting marshmallows around the camp fire. Time : 4.00-5.30 and 6.00-7.30pm Free with admission to the...

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...

Over (rainbow) – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Stuart Langley Location: The Bowes Museum Park Experience an unexpectedly bold incarnation of a typically fleeting natural phenomena – a rainbow. A symbol of discovery, diversity and shared hopes, over invites us to look beyond the now and...