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Come along for a weekend of family fun with a science twist as the countdown to Christmas continues.

Ready to embrace the festive spirit? On this special weekend we've lined up a range of fun activities for you to enjoy.

Head to our railway line for a ride on a diesel-hauled passenger train (keep an eye out for a 2-for-1 voucher in the Shildon Town Crier), open your mind for demonstrations throughout the day by our Science Boffins and get in the mood for Christmas with performances by Same Difference carol singers

You can also tuck into festive specials in our cafe and if you're looking for gifts we're offering a 10% discount in our on-site shop (except books and models).

On Saturday 8 December only, the Durham Music Service Wind Band will be performing at 11.30 and 12.30.

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