Celebrate 125 Years Of The Bowes Museum

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
    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

  • Children’s Activities
    Craft activities led by our education team
    Face Painting
    Punch and Judy shows

  • Talks and Tours
    Museum tours
    Library tours
    Museum curators talk about their favourite objects
    Learn about the amazing Josephine Bowes

  • Be part of it
    Share your stories about the Museum in our video 
    Choose your favourite object
    Sign the official guest book 

Please see the full programme and timings here>