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Ooook! Productions presents: The Magistrate

7:30pm to 9:30pm, The Assembly Rooms Theatre North Bailey, Durham

Respected London magistrate Mr. Posket has never done anything shocking in his life; which only makes it all the more surprising when his strangely mature stepson, Cis, manages to coax him into an ill-fated night on the town.
Ooook!'s The Magistrate will have all of its profits donated to charity.

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


Norman Cornish: The Sketchbooks

10:00am to 5:00pm, Dennyson Stoddart Gallery, Palace Green Library

For the renowned north-eastern artist Norman Cornish MBE (1919-2014), sketching was second nature and an inherent part of his everyday life.
This exhibition of little seen sketchbooks will present a new dimension to the artist’s practice, focusing on his observations of life, landscapes, and family, revealing the inner artistic processes behind some of his most iconic works.

Contact pg.custodian@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


New Fitness Classes at Durham University

12:15pm to 2:20pm, The Dojo room, Maiden Castle Sports and Wellness Park, Durham, DH1 3SE

With the opening of the new sports and wellness facilities - I would like to share the weekly additional classes on offer at Maiden Castle; including Yoga, Barre and Pilates

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


INKAPTURE CREATIVE WRITING COURSE 2019-2020

2:30pm to 4:30pm, Garden Room

An introduction to creative writing taught by Durham-based author Dr Fadia Faqir. It explores techniques for sparking the imagination and tapping inner creativity as well as developing skills and improving style.

Contact fadiafaqir.teaching@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Interface Arts presents 'East Meets West'

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

Interface Arts is a network for artists in County Durham and the surrounding areas. This exhibition showcases works influenced by both the Oriental Museum’s collections and Durham University’s contemporary Western Art collections.

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


DUCT presents: Nell Gwynn

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Vane Tempest, Dunelm House, Durham Students' Union

London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers.
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the King.

Contact elvira.parr@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.



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