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Twilight Opening at Oriental Museum

19 October 2023 - 19 October 2023

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Oriental Museum is open until 7pm the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.

  • Exhibitions
  • Lates
  • Public
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

20 October 2023 - 20 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Fabulous Fans

21 October 2023 - 21 October 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Spot the Japanese fans on display and decorate your own fan to take home.

  • Outreach & community
  • Family friendly
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

21 October 2023 - 21 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

22 October 2023 - 22 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

23 October 2023 - 23 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

24 October 2023 - 24 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Little Dragons

25 October 2023 - 25 October 2023

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public

Little Dragons

25 October 2023 - 25 October 2023

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public

Durham Castle Guided Tours

25 October 2023 - 25 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Gods and Things: Religious Objects in Museums

25 October 2023 - 25 October 2023

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Oriental Museum

A Friends of the Oriental Museum lecture by Crispin Paine MA FMA FSA, Visiting Fellow, Open University

  • Lecture
  • Friends of the Oriental Museum

Durham Castle Guided Tours

26 October 2023 - 26 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Twilight Opening at Palace Green Library

26 October 2023 - 26 October 2023

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Museum of Archaeology, Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Palace Green Library is open until 7pm the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

  • Exhibitions
  • Lates
  • Public
  • Everyone

Twilight Talk - Obliterating Obnoxious Smells and building a Temple of Mirth

26 October 2023 - 26 October 2023

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Durham Castle, Museum of Archaeology, Historic Libraries, Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Church Commissioners' files reveal the negotiations behind many of the developments within South Shields during the first half of the last century. Join archivist Andrew Gray for a virtual tour through these archives, taking in the sights, smells and social conditions of early 20th century South Shields.

  • Lecture
  • Outreach & community
  • Public
  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Everyone

Durham Castle Guided Tours

27 October 2023 - 27 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Awesome Autumn

28 October 2023 - 28 October 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

Celebrate autumn and make a wish under our community Banyan tree then create your own leafy autumn creature.

  • Outreach & community
  • Family friendly
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Ancient Egypt Crocodile Study Day

28 October 2023 - 28 October 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oriental Museum

A North East Ancient Egypt Society and Friends of the Oriental Museum joint study day.

  • Talks, training, seminars & conferences
  • Everyone
  • Friends of the Oriental Museum
  • Lifelong Learners and Community groups

Durham Castle Guided Tours

28 October 2023 - 28 October 2023

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Durham Castle

Join one of our guided tours of Durham Castle - experience 1000 years of fascinating history and discover how the building has evolved in time and functions today as the home of University College.

  • Public
  • Tour
  • Children and families
  • Everyone

Spooky Halloween Family Tours

29 October 2023 - 29 October 2023

12:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Steady your nerves for a unique and atmospheric family tour around Durham Castle!

  • Tour
  • Family friendly

Little Dragons

01 November 2023 - 01 November 2023

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oriental Museum

Join us at the Oriental Museum on Wednesday mornings for Little Dragons, our FREE session for children under 5 and their families/carers. Each session will be packed full of exploring the museum galleries, fun craft activities, singing, games and stories.

  • Creative
  • Public
  • Under 5s

What’s on across our venues

Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Historic Libraries at Palace Green, Oriental Museum, Museum of Archaeology and our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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