Man on a boat

Friends' Events 2015

Tuesday 20 January 2015 at 2.30pm

A Cruise Through the Brokers

Dr Mark Westgarth, lecturer in Art History & Museum Studies at Leeds University, takes us on a journey through the Antique and Curiosity shops of 19th Century London.

Tickets £15 (£12 Friends) which includes Afternoon Tea.

Available from The Friends’ Office, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP

Tel: 01933 690606 ext 233

Please make cheques payable to ‘Friends of the Bowes Museum’ and enclose sae for tickets.

Watch this space for news of more Friends' Events coming soon!

The Friends’ Office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays and will reopen on Monday 5 January.

If you wish to contact the Friends, you can call 01833 690606 ext 233 to leave a voice message.

you can email

Best wishes for the Festive Season from the Friends of the Bowes Museum.

Booking and Information: To book tickets for any Friends' Event or to gain further information, contact the Friends' Office, tel 01833 690606 ext.233 or email:


Tickets may also be booked by completing the Booking Form included in the quarterly "Bowes Arts" and sending it to:

The Friends' Office (Events)
The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
DL12 8NP


When booking tickets, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope; without this, tickets will have to be collected.

The Friends' office is run by volunteers and it is not, therefore, always possible to speak to someone. However, you may leave a message on the answer phone or in an email and a response will be sent at the earliest opportunity.