BEAMISH Museum is offering £5 entry for Ushaw Moor residents between February 15 and 23 and free transport to the outdoor museum on Saturday, February 22. For further details, visit The Hive, on Station Road, Ushaw Moor, between 10am and 4pm between now and Friday (February 14).

WOMEN’S GROUP: Alington House women’s group will hear a talk from Devin O’Leary, of Boston, titled Female Imagery in the mind of a Medieval Monk on Thursday, February 20. The group meets in Alington House community centre, North Bailey, Durham, from 11am to 1pm. The cost is £2 per person, including tea and coffee.

ORGAN RECITAL: Laura Erel of Hatfield College, Durham University, will give a recital on the Hatfield College chapel organ on Friday, February 21, at 1.10pm. Entry is free and open to all.

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BEGINNERS’ GUIDE: Roy Alexander, an astronomy and physics lecturer, will give a talk titled A Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy at the next meeting of Durham Astronomical Society, to be held at Redwood Lodge Guide Hut, off Church Street, Durham, on Friday, February 28, at 7.30pm. Entry is free for members, £2 for non-members. For further details, visit