With The Bowes Museum and the Witham Arts Centre, festival goers can enjoy the best collection of fine and decorative art in the North along with a wide range of exhibitions.

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...

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...