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28 October 2017

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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.


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.


5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

7:30pm to 8:30pm, The Assembly Rooms Theatre

Hild Bede Theatre are proud to present 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood. Awarded Best Overall Production at the 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival.

Contact e.j.burford@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.


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.


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.


Powering the Planet: Why the World Needs Anthropologists

10:00am to 1:00pm

This Free POWERING THE PLANET conference explores how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better.


Super spooks

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

Find out about the monsters and demons in the Oriental Museum collections and make your own spooky bat puppet to take home.

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


Challenging Stereotypes - Building an Inclusive Church (Panel event with workshops)

3:30pm to 5:30pm, Elvet Methodist Church, 8 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL

Join Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society for an early-evening panel event discussing how we can make our faith communities more inclusive and representative of the most underrepresented groups in our society.

Contact rpph85@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.



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