Events Diary

The World Heritage Site is a hive of activity, with many concerts, plays, talks and other events. What will you find of interest?

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Holi Festival

  • 3 Saturday 3rd March 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets £4 per person (under 2's free) from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/holi-festival-2018-at-the-oriental-museum-saturday-3rd-march-tickets-42353503469?utm_term=eventurl_text

    More information from www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum/whatson/family

Welcome the spring season to Durham with a special Holi festival!

The event includes timed outdoor powder throws, with a free environmentally and skin-kind powder sachet of brightly coloured Holi powder for each participant, and the opportunity to purchase additional bags.

Your ticket also gives free entry to the Oriental Museum, where you can hear the traditional story of Holi, enjoy Holi-themed craft activities, and explore our South Asia and South East Asia galleries.

Entry to the Holi Festival is £4 per person. This includes one free bag of powder. Under 2s are free.

There will be additional powder available to purchase on the day.

Tickets are now available to purchase via Eventbrite. Please note that there are 'general' and 'family' slots as follows:

  • 1.00pm – 1.45pm General (with entry to the museum and craft activities from 12.00pm)
  • 1.45pm – 2.30pm Family (with entry to the museum and craft activities from 12.45 pm)

  • 2.30pm – 3.15pm Family (with entry to the museum and craft activities from 1.30pm)

  • 3.15pm – 4.00pm General (with entry to the museum and craft activities from 2.15pm)

  • 4.00pm - 4.45pm General (with entry to museum and craft activities from 3.00pm)

 

Please contact Charlotte at the Oriental Museum on 0191 3345694 or by email at oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.