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Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour

Dig Deeper! Guided Colliery Tour

Daily, 11am and 2.30pm
Daily, 11am and 2.30pm. Please meet at the museum Welcome Desk, FREE (suggested donation £2) Discover more about Woodhorn Museum’s industrial heritage on these guided tours of ou...
Coal Wonders

Coal Wonders

Sat 23rd and Sun 24th Sep, 11am-3.30pm.
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September, 11am-3.30pm, all donations welcome.  Did you know that miners often found fossils in coal mines?Coal was formed by the petrification of peat swamps, ...
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Coal Wonders

Coal Wonders

Sat 30th Sep and Sun 1st Oct, 11am-3.30pm
Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October, 11am-3.30pm, all donations welcome. Did you know that miners often found fossils in coal mines?  Coal was formed by the petrification of peat ...
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Shadow Prints

Shadow Prints

Weekends and Northumberland School holiday days , 11am-3.30pm
Sat 7th & Sun 8th Oct, Sat 14th & Sun 15th Oct, Sat 21st- 29th Oct, 11am-3.30pm Create your own beautiful white and blue shadow print in this family friendly art activity. Choose and...
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Spotlight Tour: The Pitmen Painters

Spotlight Tour: The Pitmen Painters

Sat 21st- Sun 29th Oct, 11.30am and 3pm.
Saturday 21st October- Sunday 29th October, 11.30am and 3pm. These bitesize tours will introduce you to the inspirational story of the Ashington Group of artists (also known as the Pitmen Painter...
Pumpkin Trail

Pumpkin Trail

Sat 21st- Sun 29th Oct, All Day
Sat 21st- Sun 29th October, All Day, suggested donation £1.Can you find all the pumpkins that are hiding in the shadowy corners of Woodhorn Museum? Pick up your trail sheet at the Welcome D...
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Halloween Weekend: Terrible Tales

Halloween Weekend: Terrible Tales

Sat 28th and Sun 29th Oct, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 3pm
Terrible Tales, Sat 28th and Sun 29th October, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 3pm Join professional storyteller Gary Cordingly to hear spine-chilling tales from Northumberland’s past! Gary ...
Halloween Weekend: Birds of Prey

Halloween Weekend: Birds of Prey

Sat 28th and Sun 29th Oct, 11am-3pm
Birds of Prey, Sat 28th and Sun 29th October, 11am-3pm (flying displays 12noon and 2pm). Discover the fascinating world of birds of prey and see spectacular displays with the team from Ridgeside ...