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Half-term activities for all ages

Tuesday 28 October - Sunday 2 November 2014

Join us over this Autumn half-term with lots of activities and fun for children of all ages in our art gallery. Linked to our new family-friendly art installation 'Generation Air' currently showing in the art gallery learn What's Inside Your Body and have the chance to get involved and create organisms.

Free activities, suitable for children of all ages. Normal admission charges apply.

Roland Bradford VC MC

Military Talks 2014

Ann Wall and Eileen Brereton – Home Comforts

Saturday 15 November, 2.00pm

The work of the Great War Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals in the North Riding, and the community effort providing comforts for the soldiers both at home and away as well as attending to their diet and medical treatment.

All talks start at 2.00pm.

Tickets are available now priced £3.00 (plus admission charges), from the DLI shop or by calling 03000 266590.

Outbreak 1914! The Durham Light Infantry Goes To War

Now Open

Discover the vital role that The Durham Light Infantry played during the first crucial five months of the First World War in this remarkable commemorative exhibition. Explore how their role evolved and impacted on Britain both at home and abroad. Find out more about these historical events and how they shaped the lives of soldiers and their loved ones.

This exhibition is in partnership with the National Army Museum and is part of a four-year-long nationwide programme of commemoration which will offer a diverse range of thoughtprovoking exhibitions, permanent displays, partnerships and public events at regimental, corps and regional museums.

This exhibition will be showing until March 2015.

See a full list of events on the Durham County Council website.