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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...
Spotlight Tour: The Pitmen Painters

Spotlight Tour: The Pitmen Painters

Daily, 11.30am and 3pm.
Daily, 11.30am and 3pm, Please meet at the museum Welcome Desk.  These bitesize tours will introduce you to the inspirational story of the Ashington Group of artists (also known as the Pitme...
Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

Weekends from Sat 9th Dec-Sun 24th Dec, 11am-3.30pm
Weekends from Saturday 9th Dec- Sunday 24th December, 11am-3.30pm, all donations welcome. Get that festive feeling by creating your own Christmas bauble to take away and add to your tree! 
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Pit Yard Skating Rink

Pit Yard Skating Rink

Weekends from Sat 9th Dec and every day from Wed 27th Dec- Sun 7th Jan
Weekends from Saturday 9th December and every day from Wednesday 27th December – Sunday 7th January (including New Year’s Day!) , 10am – 4pm (Last skate 3.30pm). Advance bo...
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Father Christmas

Father Christmas

Weekends from Saturday 9th- Sun 24th Dec
Weekends from Saturday 9th December until Sunday 24th December.To book a session please ring 01670 624455, 10am-4pm, Mon-Sun.  (If you don't get an answer, please leave your name and number a...
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Skating Boot Craft

Skating Boot Craft

Wed 27th Dec- Sun 7th Jan, 11am-3.30pm
Wednesday 27th December- Sunday 7th January, 11am-3.30pm. We’re open every day from Wednesday 27th December to Sunday 7th January this year, and there’s plenty to enjoy with our Pitya...
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Get Your Skates On Trail

Get Your Skates On Trail

Wed 27th Dec- Sun 7th Jan, All Day
Wednesday 27th December to Sunday 7th January, All Day.  Get your skates on this festive season as you glide around Woodhorn on the trail for the colourful skates hidden around the site. The...
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Hair of the Dog Walk

Hair of the Dog Walk

Monday 1st January 2018
Monday 1st January 2018. Bring your family pet and join us at Woodhorn for our first Hair of the Dog Walk on New Year's Day. Take a wander around the historic site and enjoy some special fun and t...
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Artist Talk: Joseph Wilson

Artist Talk: Joseph Wilson

January 5th 2018 , 1pm
Friday 5th January, 1pmWoodhorn Museum presents Fell em Doon, a new body of photographic work by Ashington born photographer Joseph Wilson.The images included in Fell em Doon document the landscape im...
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Captain Raggy Beard's Pirate School

Captain Raggy Beard's Pirate School

Sat 10th- Sun 18th Feb, throughout the day
Captain Raggy Beard’s Pirate School, Saturday 10th- Sunday 18th February 10.30 – 11am, 11.30-12noon, 12.30-1pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.30-3pm, 3.30-4pm. Swashbuckling family fun for the sch...
Songs of the Sea

Songs of the Sea

Sat 10th- Sun 18th Feb, 2pm-3pm
Saturday 10th February- Sunday 18th February, Daily, 2pm-3pm, Cafe. Join us in the Winding House Cafe as we celebrate the sea with a series of informal afternoon performances by singers and music...
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