Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control at Palace Green, all planned events as part of Balloons InDurham at this location have now be re-arranged to take place at The Sands, as part of the Durham Pride celebrations. Our thanks to the organisers of Durham Pride and the Freeman of the City for inviting Balloons InDurham to this event. Click here for more information.


Buddha's Birthday Special Event

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH


1pm - 5pm drop in


Join us for crafts, meditation and traditional Buddha bathing.  There will be a Buddha Bathing area where visitors can pour flower-scented water over a statue of Buddha, symbolising the cleansing of body, speech and thoughts. 

The day will also feature craft activities, a guided meditation and yoga session led by Buddhist practitioners, talks and a gallery trail and storytelling for children. Suitable for all the family.

This activity is drop in between 1pm and 5pm. This activity is included in the Museum admission price.

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