Celebrate 125 Years Of The Bowes Museum
10 June, 10.00 – 6.00, £2.50 per adult, free for accompanied children
Join us as we mark 125 years since The Bowes Museum opened to the public for the first time. There will be a whole day of festivities for all the family to enjoy in the Museum and grounds.
- Outstanding live music from across the region
Carillon Heavenly local early music choir
Orchestra Cipriani Talented young professional musicians from the North East
Los Capitanes Amazing young Teesdale band with a fresh take on latin guitar
The Lake Poets Celebrated Sunderland band recently back from their European tour
- Anniversary picnic with ‘John & Joséphine Bowes’
Bring your camping chair, a rug and a picnic and dine with our founders, who will be entertaining throughout the day. There will also be delicious local food available, and Summer drinks at the Café Bowes bar.
- Children’s Activities
Craft activities led by our education team
Punch and Judy shows
- Talks and Tours
Museum curators talk about their favourite objects
Learn about the amazing Josephine Bowes
- Be part of it
Be in our ‘125’ aerial photograph
Share your stories about the Museum in our video lounge
Choose your favourite object
Join us in imagining what the Museum will be like in 125 years’ time
Sign the official guest book
Full programme to be confirmed soon, watch this space.
Please note that entry to the event will be via the front gate only, where admission will be taken.