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June 2018

1940’s Weekend

June 29 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 4:00 pm

This event is run in conjunction with Springwell Village Association. The 1940's themed weekend has  recreation of a World War 2 battle as well as lots of stalls, live music, alcoholic drinks, food and drink in the Cafe and lots more. Free entry. On the Sunday, a drama group from Canada will be performing an interactive mystery play based on the history of the site. There will be a cost for participants in this event. Limit on numbers will apply.…

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July 2018

Sunday 1 July 1pm: Living History Theatre Company from Canada: The ghost of Jane Beardmore. Solve the mystery.

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The "Living History Theatre Company" from Canada will perform an interactive play around our site. The body of Jane Beardmore, the daughter of a Springwell Colliery miner, was found murdered at Sandy Cut, Eighton Banks in 1888. The participants will follow the theatre company around the site trying to solve the mystery of this gruesome event. This is a free event but requires prior booking. Numbers restricted to around 25. Call Amanda on 07850916484 or email on amandacuskin@communityopportunities.co.uk to book your…

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100 Objects from GEN. Guided walks.

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - September 8 @ 1:00 pm

Guided walks to view the  Hauler House, one of the iconic 100 Objects from the Great North Exhibition will be available on certain days to be announced soon. To express an interest in taking part in one of these walks please register by e-mail to: amandacuskin@communityopportunities.co.uk

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Tall Ships Family Event. Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 July

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - July 8 @ 3:00 pm

"Pinky"  & "Perky" (our locomotives from Sunderland Docks) model wagon making sessions. The event will involve exclusive access to "Perky's" cab. Two sessions each day. Saturday 12-1pm and 2-3 pm Sunday 10-12pm and 1 to 3pm.   These sessions are free but require prior booking. To book ring Amanda on 07850916484 or e-mail amandacuskin@communityopportunities.co.uk

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