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What’s On what’s on

A look at what’s going on around the Borough from November to March 2013. This is just a taster so make sure you visit www.stockton.gov.uk/events for a full list with the very latest details.

The events listed are subject to change. We reserve the right to alter or cancel any event.

Regular events Nov - March

Monthly

Café Scientifique

what’s on NOVEMBER

Thur 29 Nov Live music - Marika Hackman The Green Room, Green Dragon Studios, Stockton. 8pm/£6 Tickets are available from www.georgiantheatre.co.uk (01642) 674115 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) and Green Dragon Studios (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm).

From Nov - 29 Jan 100 years of Christmas exhibition

The Point, ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton

Preston Park Museum & Grounds

8-10pm, Café Scientifique meets monthly to chat about current issues in science and technology.

Community Curated space explores how we have celebrated Christmas over the last 100 years. Annual tickets: Adult £2, Child/Concession £1, Family £4 (2A+4C)

Entrance is free but participants (other than students and the unwaged) are invited to make a donation of £3 towards expenses. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month (except for December).

Visit www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk or tel (01642) 527375 for more information.

Further details, including the current and past programme of events and speakers can be found at www.cafesci-stockton.org.uk

ParkMade Traditional Taster Days

Thur 29 Nov

Every Tuesday 20 Nov – 11 Dec and from 5 Feb onwards.

Stockton Sparkles – Stockton High Street’s Christmas Lights switch on 5-7pm Olympic Gold Medal winner, Kat Copeland, will be switching on the lights, joined by a host of special guests including the hugely popular Wildcats of Kilkenny. The Christmas light switch on also marks the first late night shopping openings in the town centre – the perfect time to pick up a few presents! Visit www.stocktonsparkles.co.uk for more information.

Preston Park Museum & Grounds Discover a traditional pastime or craft with Preston Park’s ParkMade Traditional Taster Days. Experts will show you how to make a range of fabulous items such as mini rag rug, corsage, festive wreath, patchwork, weaved basket, or try your hand at a skill such as blacksmithing or wood carving. For more information about the dates and courses on offer tel (01642) 527820/528842 or visit www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk Booking essential.

7 Dec, 4 Jan, 1 Feb, 1 March What’s Up? Planetarium & Observatory Event 7:30pm-9:00pm Wynyard Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park Booking recommended. Tickets £5 adults, £3 children, £13 family Tel (01740) 630544

16 Nov, 21 Dec Mysteries of Mars - Planetarium & Observatory Event 7:30pm-9:00pm Wynyard Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park Booking recommended. Tickets £5 adults, £3 children, £13 family Tel: (01740) 630544

18 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 March The Life Story of Stars Planetarium & Observatory Event 7:30pm-9:00pm Wynyard Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park Booking recommended. Tickets £5 adults, £3 children, £13 family Tel (01740) 630544 PAGE 60

Making a mess! Under 5s club Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Pre-schoolers can get messy with a range of craft activities based on the new museum and garden displays. Adult £2, Child/Concession £1, Family £4 (2A+4C), all tickets are valid for multiple visits for one year from date of issue visit www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk or tel (01642) 527375 for more information.

Wed 28 Nov Live music - The Lovely Eggs The Green Room, Green Dragon Studios, Stockton 8pm/£6. Tel (01642) 606525 http://thegreenroomstockton.tumblr.com/

Sat 1 Dec & Sun 2 Dec

Tickets are available from www.georgiantheatre.co.uk (01642) 674115 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) and Green Dragon Studios (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm).

Be amazed by the giant snow globe on Dovecot Street! Step inside and have your picture taken. Visit www.stocktonsparkles.co.uk for more information.

Stockton Sparkles – Giant snow globe

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Stockton News - Winter 2012  

The Winter 2012 edition of Stockton News

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