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Summer Family Fun

29 July to 30 August 2014

Pop in to Impressions Gallery during the summer holidays and enjoy free activities inspired by our exhibition Beyond the Border, exploring the country of Scotland, its people and identity.

All welcome, drop in during opening hours.

Durham University, DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery

This two day international conference examines the ways in which issues of supply and demand have shaped the field of war photography. The event is held to coincide with Impressions Gallery's touring exhibition The Home Front by Melanie Friend at DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery.

£55 for two days. Booking essential.

Time for Tea

Friday 15 August, 11.30am to 1.30pm

Join us for free tea, cake and Scottish treats and enjoy a friendly, social morning in our gallery overlooking City Park. At 12.30pm there will also be an optional short talk about our current exhibition.

Time for Tea is our regular free event for the over 55s but everyone is welcome to drop in.

Lunchtime Talk & Tour: Feed Your Mind

Thursday 18 September, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Join us for a free lunchtime tour of our exhibition Beyond the Border by Document Scotland.

Anne McNeill, curator of Beyond the Border will discuss the exhibition on the day of the Scottish referendum.

Free event, no booking required.

Local Hero (PG)

Thursday 18 September 2014, 6.00pm

Film Screening at the National Media Museum

Screening on the day of the Scottish independence referendum, Local Hero is a much-loved film full of Caledonian magic. Oil company employee Mac MacIntyre is sent by his tycoon boss to a Scottish fishing village to try to buy the entire town and drill for oil. The townspeople are captivated by the idea of the money they could make, but things don’t go exactly as planned.

£7.50 / £5.50 concessions, click here to book online or call 0844 856 3797.