Here are family events for the weekend of Friday to Sunday March 29-31 2019. From toddler-suitable activities to events for older families, see what takes your fancy.
#1: Zog, Durham Gala Theatre
Durham Gala Theatre is hosting Zog, a performance based on the popular children's story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
The story follows Zog as he tries to get a golden star at Madam Dragon's school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Princess Pearl patches him up ready for his duel with Gadabout the Great.
Suitable for all ages, Zog is adapted by Mike Shepherd and features live music by Johnny Flynn and design by Katie Sykes.
Zog at Durham Gala Theatre is on Friday and Saturday, March 29-30 at 4.30pm (Friday) and 11am, 2pm and 4pm (Saturday).
Tickets cost £13, £11 concessions, and can be booked on the Gala booking page.
#2: Rocking Romans, Palace Green Library
A big of the Roman remains that we see today are the mosaics they created for walls and floors. Head to Palace Green Library and make your own mosaic to decorate your home.
Rocking Romans takes place on Saturday and Sunday, March 30-31 between 1-3pm. Tickets cost £7.50 adults, £6.50 children five and over, concessions £6.50, family of two adults and two children £25, and infants go free.
For more information phone Palace Green Library on 0191 334 2932.
#3: Beautiful Bunnies, Durham Oriental Museum
The regular Durham Oriental Museum event for this weekend is Beautiful Bunnies. Taking place on Saturday March 30, drop in at any time between 1-3 pm to see the museum's super cool Japanese rabbit on display and make your own rabbit puppet.
Beautiful Bunnies is included in the Durham Oriental Museum admission price (£1.50 adults, 75p children and over 60s, £3.50 family of two adults and three children) and is generally suitable for children aged five to 11. For information contact Durham Oriental Museum on email@example.com or 0191 334 5694.
#4: Mothering Sunday, Beamish Museum
Don't forget that it's Mothers Day on Sunday March 31! Beamish Museum has got lots going on for Mothering Sunday. On Sunday March 31, Beamish Museum Mothers Day activities include making a paper flower in the Pit Village school, decorating pots and planting Georgian bulbs to take home in the gardens of Pockerley Old Hall, and making a Mothering Sunday card at the 1940s Home Farm.
You can also sing along with the Beamish Volunteer Choir performing in the Pit Village chapel from 1.30pm.
Meanwhile, Victoria Sponge will be baking in No. 3 Francis Street in the Pit Village, while apple tart will be baking in Miss Smith's house in The Town.
#5: Full Moon Market, Durham Marketplace
Taking place on Friday March 29, the Full Moon Streetfood Market is back in Durham city centre from 4pm to 9pm with great choice of food from a wide variety of streetfood vendors, all contributing to a great atmosphere. Some of the food stalls available at this month's Full Moon Market will include The Asian Project, The Greek Kitchen, The Green Guerrilla, Fat Hippo Fleet, Perissa, Kimchi Planet, Earth and Fire Pizza, The French Pop Up, The Belgian Waffle Tuk, Smokie Dokies, and Coffee Supreme.
There is also live music in Durham Marketplace during the Full Moon Market.
#6: Lambing Time, Hall Hill Farm
Available throughout the lambing season (roughly until May 6), Hall Hill Farm in Lanchester has several different breeds of sheep which will lamb over eight weeks, which you can see and feed.
For more information phone Hall Hill Farm on 01388 731 333.