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Join artist Linda Birch to be inspired by the work of Courbet, the socialist realist painter of everyday life, whose work hangs in the Museum. This class will examine how to depict people at work or pursuing leisure interests, including sporting and social events, farming and shopping.
Singing for the Brain sessions bring people living with dementia together in a friendly and stimulating way. In this session explore the WW1 ‘To Serve King and Country’ exhibition before enjoying refreshments and a themed singalong, including carols. For more information and to book contact Sharon Simms, 0191 389 0400 Sharon.Simms@alzheimers.org.uk
The Bowes Museum has some lovely winter paintings, including the work of Joséphine Bowes. Based on a Hans Christian Andersen story about a little fir tree, join artist Linda Birch to create a small but richly decorative picture using watercolours or acrylics. The painting will be of two small images on a folded piece of mount card with a richly decorated edge.
The Bowes Museum’s popular annual Christmas Market is not to be missed. Featuring a wide range hand-picked stallholders offering delicious locally sourced food and unique crafts, live music and plenty of seasonal entertainment, this is the feel good event of the season.For travel trade enquiries please contact email@example.com (discounted rates available on 14 December). For stall enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your business, a website/social media page or some images.
*Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.
**Unless otherwise stated events are free with general admission and to Pass holders. Booking maybe required where requested.