Right on the doorstep on September 11th - the Winlaton Forge is open from 10.00 - 15.00 with a blacksmith making iron goods in the forge, could be a photo op as they say.
A little further away - get those bus passes out ! at Washington, The North East Aircraft Museum is open form 10.00 -17.00 on Sunday September 12th, they have three hangers to explore, there is normally a charge to visit this museum but on these open days its FREE!! - oh if you want to go into the cockpit of the Vulcan its a quid.
Down on the quayside the inner workings of the Swing Bridge
open from 10.00 - 16.00 on September 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th with guided tours every hour - last one 15.00.
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