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Float your Boat!

20 July, 12.00-12:45, 1.00- 1:45, 2.00 - 2:45 £7.50 per child, booking required.

Float your Boat!

To celebrate the opening of the Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants exhibition today, come and build a floating craft to help you escape from the sharks in the park! The friendly team from Brightwoods Forest School CIC will help you make a fantastic floating vessel out of natural materials, then join us for a fantastic flotilla in the fountains. Will the vessel float or will you be shark bait? 

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Cartoon Creations

22 - 26 July, 11.00 - 4.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Cartoon Creations

Join us and have a go at making your favourite cartoon character with our LEGO® team and then take part in our

LEGO® stop motion workshop.


Informal Concert with Furness Music Centre

24 July, 2019, 2.05 - 3.30 with a break, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Informal Concert with Furness Music Centre

Join us for an enjoyable afternoon concert with Furness Music Centre. Based in the Furness Peninsula of the Lake District, the Centre provides opportunities for amateur musicians of all ages and all abilities to join together in orchestras, choir and chamber groups to play and sing together. We are excited to welcome them as part of  their Summer Tour. 


Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

25 July, 11.00 – 4.00

Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

Are you ready? A feast of activities for you based on our new interactive and colourful exhibition. This will delight children and keep you entertained. Come and see the work of Nick Sharratt, dress up as a pirate and find the Wellyphant.


Sophia Strings

28 July, 2.05 - 3.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Sophia Strings

Join Sophia Strings for some light Summer music in the galleries. Sophia Strings was established a year ago by Kostyantyn Tzepkov, Irina Zagorna and their daughter Sophia, who are from Kiev. Kostyantyn and Irina graduated from the Kiev Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and have played in many professional orchestras and chamber ensembles, including the Kiev Opera. Sophia has studied violin, piano and voice from the age of 5 and has gained many awards in the Ukraine. In 2017 the family came to Darlington and it is our pleasure to welcome them today

with local musicians Jill Russell and Penny Jones. Their programme will include a performance of Vivaldi’s short violin concerto ‘Summer’.

 


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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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