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24 November 2017

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Everyone's History: 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act

10:00am to 5:00pm, Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library

This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.

Contact archaeology.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


TDTC presents 'The Last Five Years'

8:00pm to 9:30pm, Joachim Room, St. Hild & St. Bede

The Last Five Years' is a song cycle which charts the lives of two New Yorkers, Cathy and Jamie, as they fall in and out of love over the course of a five year relationship.
Written by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, the musical's innovative structure allows audiences to follow the couple's love story from their first meeting to marriage, and back again.

Contact tdtcl5y@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Castle Theatre Company presents 'BU21'

8:00pm to 9:30pm, Caf├ędral Durham

CTC is proud to present our first show of the year: Stuard Slade's 'BU21'.
BU21 follows six young people in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, this is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

Contact castletheatrecompany@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Durham Castle Tours

1:15pm to 4:15pm, Durham Castle

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.
Tours will be available today at 1.15, 2.15, 3.15 and 4.15

Contact castle.tours@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Beauty and Diplomacy: the Malcolm MacDonald Collections

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

An exhibition celebrating the diplomat Malcolm MacDonald’s friendships with world leaders, master craftsmen, antique dealers and even Borneo head-hunters. The collections resulting from these friendships are now housed at the Oriental Museum and include beautiful objects from across Southeast Asia and his collection of Chinese ceramics spanning four thousand years of history.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Trevelyan College Art Exhibition - Another Field

10:50am to 6:00pm, Trevelyan College, Durham

Exhibition by Morag Eaton, printmaker, of work created in response to three farming diversity businesses.
‘Another Field’ is an Arts Council England sponsored project to explore diversity in farming. The aim of the project is to introduce the concept of farming diversity to a wider audience.

Contact nicolajanefield@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Resilience within the Rubble

10:00am to 5:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, DH1 3TH

Reconstructing the Kasthamandap and its past after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake.

Contact oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Divinity Quintet

7:30pm to 9:00pm, St Margaret's Church

The Divinity Quintet, established in 2016, are delighted to be joined by The Bailey Quartet in their first concert of the academic year at St Margaret's Church. The ensembles will be performing some of their favourite repertoire for wind quintet and string quartet with works by Nielson, Ibert and Mozart.

Contact divinity.quintet@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.



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