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20 February 2019

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Catch Your Breath Exhibition

10:00am to 4:00pm, Dennyson Stoddart Gallery, Palace Green Library, Durham

Catch Your Breath is a new temporary exhibition exploring the Life of Breath research project, jointly led by Durham University and the University of Bristol. Bringing together medical history, philosophy, art, literature and music, the exhibition combines new artist commissions with objects from the Durham University collections and beyond to discover new ways of thinking about breath and breathlessness and their relationship to both illness and wellbeing.

Curious About Durham

10:00am to 4:00pm, Durham City Centre, starts Durham Cathedral

Have fun discovering Durham with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
Buy in booklet or instant download format (to use on your mobile device or to print at home) from and explore in your own time. One booklet is enough for four people of all ages to enjoy.
Enter code 'WhatsOn20' at checkout for a 20% discount on any two or more purchases.

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The Art Studio presents: Behind the Mask

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

An exhibition of works in a variety of media and styles, by members of The Art Studio charity based in Sunderland, focusing on the Oriental Museum's Ancient Egyptian collections.

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Homelands: Documenting Centuries of Cham Migration

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

Exhibition by photographer James Sebright on the lives and livelihoods of the Cham diaspora.

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Mindfulness Course

9:00am to 10:00am, Palace Green Library (Dennyson Stoddart Gallery)

The course is aimed at those who wish to use Mindfulness as a tool to support their personal health and wellbeing, as well as those who wish to learn new techniques to reduce stress and anxiety. Attending the entire course is required to gain the most benefit.
It is part of the event programme for Palace Green Library’s exhibition 'Catch Your Breath'. Fortnightly sessions 9am – 10am in the closed gallery to provide privacy.

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The London Effect - A Local Authority Reflection on its Origins and Sustainability

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Education, Room ED 134
Research Seminar
A seminar from Sean Hayes, Head of Performance and Data at the The London Borough of Hounslow's Children's and Adults' Services. Everyone is welcome to attend and booking is not required.

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Crazy Cats

1:00pm to 3:00pm, Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH

Cats were worshipped in Ancient Egypt. Find out why and make your own mummified cat.

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Foot Notes

1:15pm to 2:00pm, Kingsgate, Durham Students Union
Music Durham Lunchtime Concert #16
Join us for this week's lunchtime concert featuring one of Music Durham's newest a cappella groups; Foot Notes. This week in the Kingsgate Room, Dunelm House.

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

7:45pm to 10:30pm, Trevelyan College, Durham

Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, this show boasts an exhilarating score by Frank Loesser including "I Believe in You," "Brotherhood of Man," and "The Company Way."

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