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Blackhill and Consett Park events


We host a number of community events during the year, as well as a programme of regular weekly activities.

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Through Soldier's Eyes photography workshops in The Lodge

Starts 25 June (8 weeks)
1.00pm to 4.00pm

As part of a county-wide community engagement programme linked to the Through Soldier's Eyes exhibition, which takes place at Bishop Auckland Town Hall gallery this autumn, professional photographer and military veteran Simon Green is running an eight-week series of creative photography workshops for military veterans.

Sessions take place in the Civic Hall, Stanley, DH9 0NA and at The Lodge. No previous photographic experience is required, but participants will need to bring either a digital camera or smart phone.

Veterans from all services, regulars, T.A and reserve are welcome. The workshops are free but registration is required. To book e-mail: ThroughSoldiersEyes@durham.gov.uk or phone 07786 027469.

This event is being funded by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, Durham County Council, Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership and Bishop Auckland Town Council.

Contact us
Blackhill and Consett Park
03000 262 480
Our address is:
  • Laburnum Avenue
  • Blackhill
  • Consett
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH8 5TA
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