The Bowes Museum > About Us > News

Latest News


Once upon a textile

26 January 2019, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm

Once upon a textile

If you have an old cherished fabric toy or favourite piece of clothing then The Bowes Museum would love you to get in touch.

Our Textile Conservator is holding sessions to learn more about the items that matter to people and will be able to give advice on how to look after them to ensure their longevity.


Catch CATWALKING while you can!

CATWALKING: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore Closes 6 January 2019

Catch CATWALKING while you can!

Come and see our fantastic CATWALKING: Fashion through the Lens of Chris Moore exhibition before it closes on 6 January.

Featuring more than 200 original photographs alongside over 40 of the outfits featured in the shots by designers ranging from Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Chanel to Jean Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood.


WW1 exhibition presented with painted metal plates from the Front line.

WW1 exhibition presented with painted metal plates from the Front line.

The WW1 exhibition 'To Serve King and Country' has been presented with some beautiful painted metal plates that were on the Front line.


Christmas market at The Bowes Museum

Christmas market at The Bowes Museum

Enjoy traditional fairground rides, cheering live music and warming mulled wine as you browse the stalls of 70 handpicked local suppliers at our annual Christmas Market.

This family favourite returns to The Bowes Museum on Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th December.


Fashion industry pioneers gather at The Bowes Museum

Catwalking Live and In Conversation

If you’re interested in fashion and want to find out more about the industry, how to break into it and what really goes on behind the scenes then The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle is the place to be on Saturday 8 December.


RSS