David Attenborough comes to Middlesbrough on Saturday to give Captain Cook treasure lecture

Darlington and Stockton Times: David Attenborough comes to Middlesbrough on Saturday to give Captain Cook treasure lecture David Attenborough comes to Middlesbrough on Saturday to give Captain Cook treasure lecture

LEGENDARY broadcaster Sir David Attenborough will be recounting the story of a wooden carving from Easter Island collected by historic local explorer, Captain Cook, when the naturalist comes to Middlesbrough.

His ‘Lost God of Easter Island’ talk is taking place this Saturday at Middlesbrough Theatre at 2.30pm.

Admission costs £15 with proceeds going to the Captain Cook Birthplace Trust. For tickets contact Middlesbrough Theatre box offices on 01642-815181 or 01642-729729.

OPEN GARDEN: An ‘open garden’ event in aid of the Migraine Trust, is being held on Sunday, March 16, Sunday, March 23, and Wednesday, March 26, at 15 Manor Drive, Hilton, near Yarm, from 1pm to 6pm. Entry costs £2, for details call 01642-591087.

OUTLOOK MEETING: Cleveland Outlook, a social group for people aged 50 and over next meets on Monday, March 17, from 8pm at the Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre on Ladgate Lane, Middlesbrough for St Patrick’s celebrations. For details call 01429-836282.

DANCE PULSE: Young dancers will be performing at Arc arts centre in Stockton on Saturday, March 29, at 7.30pm, lasting one hour. The Pulse annual show will showcase talented 11 to 19-year-olds from across the Tees Valley. For tickets call the box office on box.office@arconline.co.uk or call 01642-525199.

MARILYN PLAY: The stage of Middlesbrough Theatre is transformed into a Hollywood actress’s bedroom in ‘The Unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe’ which depicts the moments before she died on August 5, 1962. Tickets for the performance on Saturday, March 22, at 7.30pm, cost £13 or £11 for concessions. To book call the box office on 01642-815181.

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