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Upcoming Events


Frank Hall Standish

14 October, 2.15, 10 min talk, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Frank Hall Standish

Join Dr. Howard Coutts to learn more about this fascinating local figure and his impact on art in the region.


Cobweb Orchestra

25 October, 1.00 – 4.45, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Cobweb Orchestra

Join players from the Cobweb Orchestra and Soprano Valentina Marghinotti as they rehearse arias from operas by Handel, Mozart, Bellini and Rossini. The orchestra will be performing later in the evening at the preview of the new exhibition The Power and the Virtue: Guido Reni’s Death of Lucretia.


Night Photography @TheBowesMuseum

27 October, 5.30 – 8.00, Adult £43, Booking required

Night Photography @TheBowesMuseum

This workshop, led by Gary Lintern, is aimed at photographers of all experience levels, including absolute beginners. You will have private access to The Bowes Museum and its grounds. It is scheduled for a moonless night, during astronomical darkness. The building’s floodlights will be turned off, so (weather permitting) you will be able to get shots of the night sky, including stars and the Milky Way, over the roof of the museum. The event is part o the North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2019

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Creepy, Creepy Crawlies Day

28 October, 11.00 – 4.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Creepy, Creepy Crawlies Day

Come and see our amazing friendly creatures with the incredible ZOOLAB; create crafts and explore the Museum with a Halloween themed trail. 45-minute session, starting on the hour. This is a popular event, so to avoid disappointment, arrive early as spaces are limited to first come, first served. 


Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

29 October, 11.00 – 4.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

Visit this colourful, interactive exhibition, dress up as Pirate Pete, take part in storytelling activities and make fun crafts with the education team.


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*Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.
**Unless otherwise stated events are free with general admission and to Pass holders. Booking maybe required where requested.

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