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‘Broderers’ Tour - Durham Cathedral

2 April, Meet at Durham Cathedral, Tour starts 10.30, Friends £18.00, Guests £20.00

‘Broderers’ Tour - Durham Cathedral

Enjoy a specialist Embroidery & Textile Tour with guides Melita Butterell and Ross Barnes to see the intricate detail and fine craftwork of Durham Cathedral’s vast selection of embroidery and textiles.

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Friends Talk - Caroline Peacock Talk about High Sheriff

10 April, 10.30, Friends £10.00, Guests £12.00

Friends Talk - Caroline Peacock Talk about High Sheriff

Caroline Peacock is joining us to talk about her year in office as High Sheriff, the oldest secular office in Durham and the oldest Royal appointment in the country. Join the audience to hear first-hand how Caroline survived the year – the difference she made and the difference it made to her. 

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Darlington Hippodrome Theatre: Tour, Lunch And ‘Mousetrap’

2 May, 11.30, £30.00 (Friends & Guests), Lunch extra with 15% discount in the Theatre Hippo Lounge Cafe

Darlington Hippodrome Theatre: Tour, Lunch And ‘Mousetrap’

Meet us at the Darlington Hippodrome for a tour and a lunch in the theatre's Hippo Lounge Cafe before enjoying the performance of Agatha Christies’ ‘Mousetrap’ at 2.00. The lunch will have a 15% discount as part of the offer. The reserve list will close on April 12.

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Elizabeth Conran invites…

5 May, 2.30, Friends £8.00, Guests £10.00, Refreshments included

Elizabeth Conran invites…

"SOLD - to The Bowes Museum!" Join the Friends of The Bowes Museum and former curator Elizabeth Conran to hear stories behind some of the fantastic purchases for the Museum, followed by a glass of fizz and cake!


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A Visit to Medieval Raby Castle

15 May, 9.30, £25 Friends, £27.50 Guests, Includes light refreshments in the Great Hall, Limited spaces

A Visit to Medieval Raby Castle

An opportunity for a rare, behind the scenes, guided tour of Medieval Raby Castle (built between 1367 and 1390) and visit rooms not usually on view to the public. Following light refreshments in the great hall the tour will take in the state apartments where the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, stayed on his visit to the castle. Afterwards, guests of the tour are free to wander around the castle and visit the gardens and two-hundred-acre deer park.

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Further Information


Further details of forthcoming Friends’ Events will always be found in the centre pages (12 & 13) of each issue of our quarterly newsletter Bowes Arts (see link to recent issues in the right-hand column).

Booking and Information
: To book tickets for any Friends' Event or to gain further information, contact the Friends' Office, tel 01833 690606 ext.233 or email: friends@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Tickets may also be booked by completing the Booking Form included in the quarterly "Bowes Arts" and sending it to:
The Friends' Office (Events)
The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
DL12 8NP

When booking tickets, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope; without this, tickets will have to be collected.

The Friends' office is run by volunteers and it is not, therefore, always possible to speak to someone. However, you may leave a message on the answer phone or in an email and a response will be sent at the earliest opportunity.