Events

Lux Mundi – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Red Deer Location: The Bowes Museum Lux Mundi draws on the notion of light as manifestation. Through the organic versus structured nature of Lux Mundi, coupled with the multiple ways of viewing, the installation highlights the duality of...

Tree Bubble – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Steve Messam Location: The Bowes Museum Park Tree Bubble is a large-scale textile installation around an ancient oak tree. To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a collection of contemporary installations in the Museum, park...

Snowflake Pagoda – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Helena Doyle Location: The Bowes Museum Park The Pagoda invites visitors to interact with the lighting and become immersed in the ‘architectural’ space. Six seating sections with sensors are built into the hexagonal base. As more seats are...

Lasso The Moon – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Lucy McDonnell Location: The Bowes Museum Park A striking visual spectacle and realistic high definition representation of the Moon that has been removed from its orbit and anchored to the ground. The construction uses a 2.5m diameter, 360º...

Monkey Puzzle – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Location: The Bowes Museum Park As part of the Christmas Festival we will launch our latest Kickstarter Campaign Turning Point: MP125. A legacy project to preserve the Monkey Puzzle tree planted by founder John Bowes. To celebrate the 125th...

Around the Campfire – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Morwenna Catt Location: The Bowes Museum Park Around the Campfire was originally commissioned for Light Night Leeds 2017 and is presented in association with Leeds City Council. To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a...

Heart Of Starts – Bowes Light

The Witham

Artist: Stephen Newby Location: The Witham The large scale suspended heart has a surface made up of 11,000 mirror tiles to create a mirrored heart that reflects thousands of spots of light in fantastical, swirling and changing patterns to create a...

Miracle on 34th Street

The Witham

In this Christmas Classic from 1947, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle claims to be Santa Claus and is institutionalised as insane. So, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. Join us for an...

Christmas Market

The Bowes Museum

A traditional fair in the Museum grounds, which includes food chalets, traditional fairground amusements, rides, side-shows, games and family activities, will run throughout the five day festival. Inspired by the Museum founders John & Joséphine...

Funny Way To Be Comedy – Chris Ramsey: Work in Progress

The Witham

Chris is coming to Barnard Castle to prepare for a brand new tour.  This is a work in progress warm up show….but it will still be full of great laugh.  Your chance to see the show before the masses. Time 8:00 pm Price £8.00 Visit the Funny Way...