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What's On


Saturday, July 26, 2014 - Sunday, July 26, 2020

This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Friday, March 11, 2022

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) has a special place in the story of County Durham. Find out why by visiting The DLI Collection Gallery: Courage, Comrades, Community.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

How big is time? And what will the future be like?

The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand. Step through a portal and journey through time as we reveal how advances in science allowed authors like HG Wells to write about parallel universes, alternate histories and future worlds.


Family activity
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Sunday, June 4, 2017

Make your own military pompom inspired by the DLI to adorn your own hat.

Family activity
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

Create a portrait of how you think you will look in the future.

Family activity
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017

Celebrate our new Exhibition on Time Travel by designing your very own time machine!

May 2017


The Friends of Palace Green Library are invited to a range of exclusive events.

Every Monday, our group for under 5s includes crafts, storytelling and singing.