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Children's Halloween Party

31 October

Children's Halloween Party

Dress in your spooky best and celebrate Halloween with us. More surprises coming up closer to the time. 


Christmas at The Bowes Museum

16 November - 5 January 2020

Christmas at The Bowes Museum

Let the magic of Christmas truly come to life and behold our collection as a fantastic array of displays and installations to create a narration around Christmas. 


Joséphine Bowes’ Winter Pictures

22 November, 10.00 – 4.00, £45.00 Adults, £43.00 Friends

Joséphine Bowes’ Winter Pictures

Joséphine Bowes’ pictures are full of atmosphere.  In this class with artist Linda Birch you will visit the galleries to sketch and observe her snowy, stormy works then learn practical techniques to recreate the pre-impressionist style and capture the winter light.  Please bring with you: your oils, acrylics plus brushes and large palette, an easel or table easel, a fairly large painting surface, canvas or board (approximately A2 or larger as Joséphine painted large pictures) a winter landscape photograph with some trees.


Singing for the Brain Christmas Special

29 November, 10.30 - 12.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Singing for the Brain Christmas Special

Singing for the Brain sessions use singing to bring people living with dementia together in a friendly and stimulating way. In this session, we’ll explore the Museum decorated for Christmas before having some refreshments and a festive singalong in the picture galleries. For more information and to book, please contact Sharon Simms  0191 3890400  Sharon.Simms@alzheimers.org.ukTo learn more about Singing for the Brain, please visit here.

 


Santa's Enchanted Wonderland Grotto

1 - 22 December

Santa's Enchanted Wonderland Grotto

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. More details coming up closer to the time. 


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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.