Tag: county durham
The Lost Cinemas of Chester-Le-Street.
I paid a quick trip to Chester-Le-Street in County Durham last weekend. It’s an unusual hobby I know but whenever I visit a place I have never been before I try to find out how many cinemas any town I visit has and the age of them. I was pleased to find out the Chester-Le-Street…
A Quick Trip to the Bowes Museum.
On a beautiful sunny Saturday in January we drove the 100 or so miles to Bernard Castle to visit the Bowes Museum. I wanted to go to see the exhibition of the works of one of my favorite artists and writers Raymond Briggs. The exhibition has lots of Brigg’s original artwork from books that have…