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25 October 2017

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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.


DECAY: Time, Objects & Destruction

10:00am to 5:00pm, Archaeology Museum, Palace Green Library, Durham, DH1 3RN

16 June - 29 October

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.

Contact archaeology.museum@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.


October Half Term Activity Camps!

8:30am to 5:30pm, Houghall College, Durham, DH1 3SG

This October Team Durham Holiday Camps are running a week of exciting activities for children aged 4-11 years old.

Contact teamdurham.holidaycamps@durham.ac.uk 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.


Celebrate Science 2017

10:00am to 4:00pm, Celebrate Science Marquee, Palace Green

Tuesday 24 - Thursday 26 October
The free, family-friendly science festival returns this October half term.
Now in its 8th year, Celebrate Science will once again bring science to life, with amazing activities and exciting experiments showing younger children how science shapes their world.
Visit the Celebrate Science Webpages for details of all the exciting events and activities taking place!


Positive Psychology in the Educational context: A focus on emotions

1:00pm to 2:00pm, School of Education, ED 134

Dr Stephanie Lichtenfeld from the School of Education will deliver this seminar. Everyone is welcome to attend and booking is not required.

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


Celebrate Science: the clever compass

1:00pm to 3:00pm, Oriental Museum

Celebrate Science at the Oriental Museum, see our amazing Chinese compass and make your own to take home.

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


Investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear – a scientific approach

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library

As part of our Dig Deeper talks, underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead will talk about investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear.

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


Lunchtime Concert Series: Soloist Showcase 2

1:15pm to 1:45pm, Music Department Concert Room
Music Durham Lunchtime Concert Series.
Harry Lampert will be performing a recorder concerto, accompanied by Helen Butcher on continuo. Helen Butcher will also perform as a soloist, alongside Ellie Holland. The concert runs is free of charge.

Contact abigail.groocock@durham.ac.uk 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.

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


Durham Castle Family Fun Tour

2:15pm to 3:15pm, Durham Castle

Bring the whole family and enjoy a family-focused tour around Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout the tour. Explore what it was to live and work in Durham Castle in the past and find out more about some of the characters that have made Durham Castle their home over the centuries. The tour today will be at 2.15pm, and pre booking is essential.

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


Inkapture Creative Writing Course 2017/18

2:30pm to 4:30pm, Garden Room, St Aidan's College, Durham University

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.


St John's College Annual Borderlands Lecture “What’s done cannot be undone” (Macbeth V. ii. 74)

6:15pm, Lecture Room ER201, Elvet Riverside

This lecture will be given by the Hon. Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb DBE.
Bobbie Cheema-Grubb was born in Derby in 1966 and brought up in Yorkshire. After state school followed by a law degree at King’s College, London, Dame Bobbie was called to the Bar in 1989.

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


How to Stop Stress from Ruining Your Life

7:30pm to 9:15pm, St Antony's Priory, Claypath, Durham

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THIS IS A SIX WEEK COURSE
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Wednesdays 7:30pm to 9:15pm
beginning October 25th 2017
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£115/95(concs)
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Is stress or anxiety runing your life? Do you just want to experience some peace from all that turbulence? Modern day minds are often busy, wandering here and there, ransacked by thoughts about this and about that. Mindfulness can help you get back control of your mind, and of your life. This introductory course could be your first step on that journey.
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Contact sagara@mindfulrecovery.info for more information about this event.



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