EVENTS, BOOKINGS & BEYOND

Those nice people who play the lottery have provided us with millions of pounds to improve our area, our skills and our communities

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Click below find out how you can take part. We have a range of events and courses available. Become a Brightwater heritage trainee and improve your job prospects; visit our skills taster sessions from ancient embroidery to skills to restore our unique railway heritage.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 20th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 20th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 13th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 13th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 8th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour 8th April

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.
Make Your Own Medieval Art

Make Your Own Medieval Art (for families)

Join us as we step inside the vibrant world of medieval art for an extra special draw-along event!

Make Your Own Medieval Art (for families)

Join us as we step inside the vibrant world of medieval art for an extra special draw-along event!
Holly Archaeology

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour (For Families)

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle (For Families). Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour (For Families)

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle (For Families). Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Bishop Middleham Castle – FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour

FREE Virtual Archaeology Tour @ Bishop Middleham Castle. Meet the archaeologists, explore our dig site, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour.

Join our search for an ancient bog or ‘hidden wetland

We’re looking for a team of curious people who can get ‘bogged down’ with us online, and help us identify a series of wetland hotspots.

Join our search for an ancient bog or ‘hidden wetland

We’re looking for a team of curious people who can get ‘bogged down’ with us online, and help us identify a series of wetland hotspots.

Volunteer Drone Pilot Required

We are also seeking a volunteer Drone Pilot. Take advantage of the exciting one-off opportunity and start the new year with a bang! The sky’s the limit!

Volunteer Drone Pilot Required

We are also seeking a volunteer Drone Pilot. Take advantage of the exciting one-off opportunity and start the new year with a bang! The sky’s the limit!

Volunteer Video Producers & Editor (s)

We are looking for volunteer creative and talented video editors to help us share our stories from around the Skerne.

Volunteer Video Producers & Editor (s)

We are looking for volunteer creative and talented video editors to help us share our stories from around the Skerne.

How To Be A Junior Archaeologist – Online Course

This online course is a Virtual DigCamp for all the youngsters who want to be an archaeologist when they grow up!

How To Be A Junior Archaeologist – Online Course

This online course is a Virtual DigCamp for all the youngsters who want to be an archaeologist when they grow up!

Roman Sedgefield – LIVE VIRTUAL TOUR

Explore our Roman dig site, meet our archaeologists, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour!

Roman Sedgefield – LIVE VIRTUAL TOUR

Explore our Roman dig site, meet our archaeologists, and see our latest discoveries on this LIVE virtual tour!
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Be An Archaeologist: Roman Dig at East Park, Sedgefield

Together with DigVentures we’re returning to East Park to resume our archaeological dig, where people from the local area have been helping us to investigate the remains of a very unusual Roman town.

Be An Archaeologist: Roman Dig at East Park, Sedgefield

Together with DigVentures we’re returning to East Park to resume our archaeological dig, where people from the local area have been helping us to investigate the remains of a very unusual Roman town.
History & Heritage Fair

History & Heritage Fair

Join us at the FREE County Durham Forum for History & Heritage Fair. A great morning for those who love history & mystery!

History & Heritage Fair

Join us at the FREE County Durham Forum for History & Heritage Fair. A great morning for those who love history & mystery!
Register an interest in building recording projects

Historical buildings project – Register an interest

We will be carrying out a series of detailed surveys of historic mills, farms and manor houses in the Brightwater area and would love you to help.

Historical buildings project – Register an interest

We will be carrying out a series of detailed surveys of historic mills, farms and manor houses in the Brightwater area and would love you to help.
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Could you be the face of Brightwater?

We are looking for people of all ages, race, colour and gender to join us on various photoshoots over the next few months.

Could you be the face of Brightwater?

We are looking for people of all ages, race, colour and gender to join us on various photoshoots over the next few months.
Eco Club

Eco Club

Join us for a free family club every Wednesday after school at the Eco Centre in Newton Aycliffe.

Eco Club

Join us for a free family club every Wednesday after school at the Eco Centre in Newton Aycliffe.
Fishburn Woods

Fishburn Woods

With the help of Groundwork North East and Cumbria, each week we will be in Fishburn Woods managing the woodlands to improve access.

Fishburn Woods

With the help of Groundwork North East and Cumbria, each week we will be in Fishburn Woods managing the woodlands to improve access.