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A ten week introduction to contemporary poetry course presented by Judi Sutherland, a poet living and working in Barnard Castle.

 

Date:  Weekly from Thursday 10 January - Thursday 11 April
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Price: £5

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Local photographer David Williams talks about his coffee table book 'A Wild Life'.  This is a fundraising event with all proceeds going to the Investing in the Witham Appeal

 

DateTuesday 29 January 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £5

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A story of love, life and crime.  It is 1872 when Mary Watson leaves her childhood home to work at Springbank Farm. She soon meets a handsome farmer, Joe Milburn, and becomes infatuated with him, but is he the right man for her? What will her future hold?

 

DateWednesday 13 February 2019
Time: 6.30 pm
FREE ADMISSION

 

Building on the exhibition theme, join us for this thought-provoking Panel Talk discussion on how mental health can be affected by gender norms such as the term masculinity. Or is mental health gender neutral?

Date:  Saturday 16 February
Time: 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Price: £5.00 for adults | £4 for those under 16 years

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Following the Panel Talk, Durham-based Gong-Fu Poets founder, Tony Gadd hosts a Creative Writing Workshop - based on spoken word - allowing you to explore your thoughts on gender norms in the North East.

Date:  Saturday 16 February
Time: 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Price: £5.00 for adults | £4 for those under 16 years

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Death Café provides a relaxed atmosphere (with tea/coffee and cake available from The Witham Café) in which to talk about death and dying. It aims to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives”.

Date:  Saturday 2 March 2019
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00
Price: Free (donations towards the cost of the room hire are welcome).

 

Tony Walsh is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary talent and a remarkable story

DateThursday 11 April 2019
Time: 7.30 pm 
Price: £12

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Death Café provides a relaxed atmosphere (with tea/coffee and cake available from The Witham Café) in which to talk about death and dying. It aims to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives”.

Date:  Saturday 13 April 2019
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00
Price: Free (donations towards the cost of the room hire are welcome).

 

An evening of fun, laughter, music and verse for all ages hosted by Britain’s Got Talent’s Cal Halbert

DateSunday 14 April 2019
Time: 6.30 pm
Price: £10 | £5 for 16 years and under

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Julian Norton is the star of the popular Channel 5 Television series The Yorkshire Vet, the hit fly-on-the-wall documentary series that follows his work in and around the Yorkshire Moors and Dales.  Julian is also a best-selling Author of three titles ‘A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons’ and ‘Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs: The Life of a Yorkshire Vet’, and his latest book ‘The Diary of Yorkshire Vet’ was published on 17 September 2018.

DateWednesday 8 May 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £15

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Death Café provides a relaxed atmosphere (with tea/coffee and cake available from The Witham Café) in which to talk about death and dying. It aims to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives”.

Date:  Saturday 11 May 2019
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00
Price: Free (donations towards the cost of the room hire are welcome).

 

Amanda Owen is a shepherdess, farmer’s wife, mother to nine children, a passionate photographer and a Sunday Times bestselling author.

DateWednesday 24 July 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Price: £8

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