Teesdale plays host to a variety of events from village and market towns agricultural shows and markets to steam fairs, stockcar racing, food festivals, theatre and major art exhibitions. Check our events calender and event organisers’ websites for the latest information.
Regular stockcar, hot rod and banger racing fixtures.
Monthly markets on the cobbles in Barnard Castle and other events promote local produce including an annual food festival.
National Garden Scheme (NGS)
Use the NGS Garden Finder search engine to find a list of private Teesdale gardens of character open to the public. You will need to search under the heading County Durham.
The second largest steam fair in the North East, tractor pulling and lawn mower racing.
Enquiries: +44 (0)1833 640492
The Bowes Museum
Exhibitions and events including outdoor theatre.