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Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 11.00

10 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 12 December 2019 15.30

12 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 1 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 5 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 12 December 2019 16.00

12 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 8 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 12 December 2019 16.30

12 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 5 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 12 December 2019 17.00

12 December 2019, 17:00 - 17:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - Free (only 9 Adult tickets left!)

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 12 December 2019 17.30

12 December 2019, 17:30 - 18:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 10.00

13 December 2019, 10:00 - 10:30

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 10.30

13 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 11.30

13 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 12.00

13 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 13.30

13 December 2019, 13:30 - 14:00

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santas Grotto 13 December 2019 14.00

13 December 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santas Grotto 13 December 2019 14.30

13 December 2019, 14:30 - 15:00

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santas Grotto 13 December 2019 15.00

13 December 2019, 15:00 - 15:30

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 15.30

13 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 13 December 2019 16.00

13 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

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

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 10.00

14 December 2019, 10:00 - 10:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 10.30

14 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below. Grotto visits on 14 and 15 December include admission to the Christmas Market.

Prices: Adult - £5.00 (only 3 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 8 Member tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 11.00

14 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 11.30

14 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 12.00

14 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 13.30

14 December 2019, 13:30 - 14:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 14.00

14 December 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 14.30

14 December 2019, 14:30 - 15:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 15.00

14 December 2019, 15:00 - 15:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 16.00

14 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 14 December 2019 15.30

14 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 10.00

15 December 2019, 10:00 - 10:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below. Grotto visits 14-15 December include admission to the Christmas Market.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 10.30

15 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 11.00

15 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - £5.00; Member - Free

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Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 11.30

15 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 12.00

15 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - £5.00 (only 4 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 13.30

15 December 2019, 13:30 - 14:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 14.00

15 December 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 14.30

15 December 2019, 14:30 - 15:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - £5.00 (only 2 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 15.00

15 December 2019, 15:00 - 15:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 15.30

15 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 15 December 2019 16.00

15 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 16 December 2019 15.30

16 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 3 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 16 December 2019 16.00

16 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 8 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 16 December 2019 16.30

16 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 1 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 17 December 2019 15.30

17 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 7 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 17 December 2019 16.00

17 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 8 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 17 December 2019 16.30

17 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 6 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 17 December 2019 17.00

17 December 2019, 17:00 - 17:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 9 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 17 December 2019 17.30

17 December 2019, 17:30 - 18:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 4 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 18 December 2019 15.30

18 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 8 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 18 December 2019 16.00

18 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 18 December 2019 16.30

18 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 6 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 18 December 2019 17.00

18 December 2019, 17:00 - 17:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 18 December 2019 17.30

18 December 2019, 17:30 - 18:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 4 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 15.30

19 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 7 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 16.00

19 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 16.30

19 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 4 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 5 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 17.00

19 December 2019, 17:00 - 17:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 17.30

19 December 2019, 17:30 - 18:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 7 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 19 December 2019 18.00

19 December 2019, 18:00 - 18:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 4 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 20 December 2019 18.00

20 December 2019, 18:00 - 18:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 20 December 2019 18.30

20 December 2019, 18:30 - 19:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 20 December 2019 16.30

20 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 1 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 7 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 20 December 2019 17.00

20 December 2019, 17:00 - 17:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 1 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free

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Santa's Grotto 20 December 2019 17.30

20 December 2019, 17:30 - 18:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - Free (only 2 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 10.30

21 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 11.00

21 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 11.30

21 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 12.00

21 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 12.30

21 December 2019, 12:30 - 13:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 14.00

21 December 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 14.30

21 December 2019, 14:30 - 15:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - Free (only 3 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 15.00

21 December 2019, 15:00 - 15:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 15.30

21 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 16.00

21 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 1 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 9 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 21 December 2019 16.30

21 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Adult - Free (only 3 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019

21 December 2019, 12:30 - 13:00

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free (only 9 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 3 Member tickets left!)

This event is not currently open for booking.

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 11.00

22 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 11.30

22 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 12.00

22 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 12.30

22 December 2019, 12:30 - 13:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 14.00

22 December 2019, 14:00 - 14:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 2 Child tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 14.30

22 December 2019, 14:30 - 15:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 15.00

22 December 2019, 15:00 - 15:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 15.30

22 December 2019, 15:30 - 16:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 2 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 4 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 16.00

22 December 2019, 16:00 - 16:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 16.30

22 December 2019, 16:30 - 17:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Santa's Grotto 22 December 2019 10.30

22 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 2 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 8 Adult tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019 12.30

23 December 2019, 12:30 - 13:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 9 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 8 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 2 Member tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019 12.00

23 December 2019, 12:00 - 12:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00; Adult - Free (only 9 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 3 Member tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019 10.30

23 December 2019, 10:30 - 11:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 4 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 3 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 3 Member tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019 11.00

23 December 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 9 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 8 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 3 Member tickets left!)

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Santa's Grotto 23 December 2019 11.30

23 December 2019, 11:30 - 12:00

Santa is coming to the Museum again this December so come and join us for a magical family experience. If there is any information you would like Santa to know, please remember to add this to the special requirements box below.

Prices: Child - £12.00 (only 6 Child tickets left!); Adult - Free (only 4 Adult tickets left!); Member - Free (only 3 Member tickets left!)

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Beginner's Pastel Workshop

18 January 2020, 10:00 - 12:00

Norman Cornish’ pastel technique is reminiscent of Toulouse, Lautrec & Degas, invoking the landscape and atmosphere of the mining community where he lived. Join artist Gavin Watson to learn how to create pastel drawings inspired by your surroundings and the current Norman Cornish exhibition.

Prices: Adult - £25.00 (only 9 Adult tickets left!)

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Developing a Personal Sketchbook

18 January 2020, 13:30 - 16:00

Sketching in and around the Museum, in this session you will learn how to develop a personalised sketchbook as a method of collecting and filtering the inspirational world around you.

Prices: Adult - £35.00 (only 7 Adult tickets left!)

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Tony Gadd Workshop

19 January 2020, 13:00 - 15:00

Join performance poet Tony Gadd for a fun and informal writing workshop inspired by the Norman Cornish exhibition.

Prices: Adult - Free (only 8 Adult tickets left!)

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Soirées Musicales

19 January 2020, 15:00 - 16:45

The Cobweb Orchestra, conducted by Andy Jackson, is delighted to be returning to The Bowes with a selection of music based around a celebration of Italian culture to accompany the current Guido Reni exhibition.

Prices: Adult - £15.00; Friend - £12.00

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Claire Baker Workshop

23 January 2020, 13:00 - 16:00

Join #Untitled10 artist Claire A Baker for a friendly and relaxed workshop. Using traditional stitched tapestry techniques (tent stitch) with a contemporary colour palette, you will produce a personal and unique creative embroidery piece. This workshop was inspired by Claire’s recent work with the Chernobyl Babushkas - a small number of women with an average age of 78, who still live inside the exclusion zone. This workshop is suitable for all levels, and no experience is necessary.

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Lewis Carroll's Places

12 February 2020, 11:00 - 12:30

Prices: Adult - £12.00; Friend - £10.00

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Norman Cornish Reminiscence Event

15 February 2020, 10:30 - 12:30

Prices: Adult - Free

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Behind The Scenes The Norman Cornish Centenary Lecture

15 February 2020, 14:15 - 15:45

Norman Cornish MBE was perhaps the most significant artist to emerge from the North East of England in the 20th Century. Through his work, he recorded one of the most important passages in English history. As part of the regional celebrations of his centenary, his son-in- law Mike Thornton will present this illustrated talk.

Prices: Adult - Free

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Durham Wildlife Trust

17 March 2020, 11:00 - 12:30

Prices: Adult - £12.00; Friend - £10.00

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Claire Spooner Workshop

04 April 2020, 10:00 - 16:45

Join Claire Spooner from Quaintrelle Millinery to make a beautiful crin headpiece ready for Spring and Summer events. Crin is an elegant man-made material available in beautiful colours, perfect for light occasion headwear. Using a small disc on a headband as a base, you will work with crin to shape and trim your headpiece to your design, using simple hand-sewing. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience, and is a great introduction to working with crin.

Prices: Adult - £75.00; Friend - £72.00

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