Local Events

This page shows some of the best sites to find events taking place around Dowfold House that you may like to visit. It's all very date dependent, and we'll keep it as up to date as possible, but forgive us if a few things become a bit historic. Also, if you know of anything we should include here, please let us know.

Upcoming Events

Discover Weardale Events page

What's On in Weardale

Find out all that's going on in Weardale; there really is so much!

ThisIsDurham events page

Welcome to your guide to what's on in Durham.

The county’s packed year-round calendar of events means you’re certain to have an eventful time, whenever you choose to visit.

Durham hosts world-class shows such as Kynren at Bishop Auckland and Lumiere Durham Light Festival.

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Events Page

Whether you’re interested in the area’s geology, want to learn to identify some of our flowers and animals or head out on a long walk there’s always something going on.

Plus there’s a host of craft sessions, nature workshops and family-friendly events at Bowlees Visitor Centre in Upper Teesdale.

What's on in Newcastle-Gateshead

NewcastleGateshead is brimming full of amazing events including theatre, music, comedy, exhibitions, festivals and sporting events.

Plan your visit to the North East using the handy calendar, which gives you the ultimate rundown of what's on, from big events like The Great North Run to smaller events in the North East.

And you can keep up-to-date with monthly events by signing up to our newsletter, where are highlighted the best activities happening around the city.

There's just so much going on!