The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell: A story of adventure, discovery and political intrigue

Permanent Exhibition
This exhibition tells the story of the North East born explorer Gertrude Bell. An archaeologist, diplomat, linguist, writer and mountaineer who was a key figure in the discussions that led to the creation of Iraq following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire.

Free Gertrude Bell exhibition tours available on request, with prior notice.

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Ian Taylor
Ian Taylor

Tuesday 17 April - December 2018
Ian Taylor was born in Redcar and grew up in Dormanstown. Ian's work is bright and bold, featuring images from his childhood memories with influences from The Beatles, Middlesbrough FC and Westerns.

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British Life Photography Awards

Saturday 7 April - Saturday 7 July 2018
A showcase of contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life

The British Life Photography Awards (BLPA) proudly announces the winners of the third awards in 2017. www.blpawards.com

Established in 2014 these awards recognise the talents of both amateur and professional photographers, while simultaneously reviving a greater awareness of documentary photography,
Whether thought provoking, illuminating, poignant or humorous, this is a celebration of photographs that capture the very essence and spirit of British life - original and arresting images of our nation and

There are nine separate categories including street life, rural life, portraiture and an award for the best documentary feature..

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Carol Shaw
Carol Shaw

5 May - 8 July 2018
Carol is a professional artist who paints in oils, watercolours and pastels.
The subject of her work is mostly British Wildlife. Carols work can be viewed at many galleries throughout the North of England

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Brick Dino at Kirkleatham Museum

Saturday 3 March - Sunday 3 June 2018
Step back in time with this exhibition of dinosaurs made with LEGO bricks.

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William Turner Exhibition
William Turner Exhibition

Kirkleatham The story of a village (permanent exhibition)
A varied and interesting story of Kirkleatham estate and village is displayed in this exhibition, telling the story of how Kirkleatham has evolved over the past 250 years. The history is told through photographs, displays, information boards and tells the story of the hall, church, village and free school.

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Saxon Princess Exhibition

The Saxon Princess Exhibition - Permanent
Visit the Saxon Princess exhibition for of hands on activities. Dress up as a Saxon princess or warrior, monk or nun, grind the flour, challenge your family to a Saxon game. You may also design your own Saxon treasure. Activities are free and all materials are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact the Museum. Open Bank Holiday Monday.

Days: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Venue: Kirkleatham Museum

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