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Dust Busters! Conservation in Action

5 April, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Dust Busters! Conservation in Action

Join our preventive conservation team as they spring into action to clean the vast number of treasures on open display in the first-floor galleries collection. Find out how this detailed work is carried out, how the different objects are cared for and see the specialist equipment used by our team as they fight the battle against dust!


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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Objects under the spotlight

11 April, 2.15 - 3.45, £10.00 Adults, £8.00 Friends,

Objects under the spotlight

Join curators and conservators for a closer look at the items from the Museum stores. Learn about the history of the objects, their conservation needs and how to handle them. 

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Super Saturday

13 April, 1.00 – 3.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Super Saturday

If you enjoy getting involved in lots of crafty sparkly surprise activities with your children, join in our Super Saturday with our Education Team. Free for pass holders or normal admission.


'The Antique Dealer, From Dickens to Lovejoy'

16 April, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

'The Antique Dealer, From Dickens to Lovejoy' Join curator Dr Mark Westgarth for a light hearted talk exploring how antique dealers have been brought to life in books and on screen. Enjoy clips of your favourite TV characters and enjoy meeting some new ones.

 

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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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