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See our guest speakers

Upcoming Talks

Come along to our upcoming talks. You can hear fascinating insights from our guest speakers including Professor Joann Fletcher, Gary Bankhead and Henrietta Hammant.

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22/10/2019 - 23/02/2020

To Boldly Go Exhibition

To Boldly Go: The Adventuring Spirit of the Tees Valley This exhibition tells the story of the Tees Valley’s brave explorers who travelled across the world to discover new civilisations...

Drop in | Price: Included in the price of museum admission
Small Finds By Gary Bankhead
26/02/2020

Wheels on the Bus Story & Rhymetime

Clap, bounce and wiggle your fingers and toes for Wheels on the Bus, Story & Rhymetime! Enjoy a 45 minute session of rhymes, songs and stories on the Mobile Library....

Small Finds By Gary Bankhead
08/03/2020

Northern Dales Farmers’ Market

The Northern Dales Farmers’ Markets (voted one of the finest farmers’ markets in the country by The Telegraph) and their outstanding local stallholders will be at the museum every 2nd Sunday...

Drop in | Price: Free
Small Finds By Gary Bankhead
14/03/2020

Needle Felted Sheep

Join the talented Carol Lonsdale as she teaches you how to needle felt a gorgeous sheep or ram. Our friendly, relaxed craft sessions are perfect for beginners. Do I need...

Booking Required Price: £25
Small Finds By Gary Bankhead
16/05/2020

Blacksmithing Experience

During this hands on workshop you will learn about this historical craft from our experienced Blacksmith Peat Oberon, whilst creating something beautiful to take away with you on the day!...

Booking Required Price: £85
Small Finds By Gary Bankhead
27/06/2020 - 28/06/2020

Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show

  The popular Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show returns to Preston Park on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June, with thrills and spills for all the family. There will...

Drop in | Price: PAID-tickets purchased on the day £5/£2.50
Small Finds By Gary Bankhead