Fine art is fine Salvador Dali Exhibition here in Durham, Saturday...

The University College of St John, Durham, is offering a display of the surrealist’s art works, some 100 items, produced by Salvador Dali dating...

Durham Students to Perform at Edinburgh Fringe

A group of Durham University students are heading to Edinburgh’s famous Fringe Festival to perform a play. The Princes’ Quest, a musical written by...

A Very Human Being

On June 18th the 600th anniversary of the Durham Cathedral Choir School was celebrated with Terry Waite leading the tributes. It is right and...

Haggis, whisky, bagpipes – what’s Burns Night all about?

Burns Night, which is observed on the evening of January 25th, is a celebration of the life and work of the Scottish Romantic poet...

Durham Locals Asked to Contribute Ideas for Lumiere 2017

This autumn will see Durham City festooned with amazing pieces of art as Lumiere, the outdoor festival of lights, returns for the fifth time....

Looking for Treasure Trove? Uncover Free Books are at your Local...

There are 39 Libraries in County Durham including three in Durham City, they belong to all of us and are not just the province...

Durham Welcomes in Chinese New Year

Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year, which will be welcomed in Durham with some rather colourful celebrations.The Year of the...

Grayson Perry Banner to Be Displayed in Cathedral Exhibition

A banner made by the well-known artist Grayson Perry is due to hang alongside ancient textiles in an exhibition at Durham Cathedral.Entitled Death of...

Musical World Remembers Somme Composer

The world of music has been remembering a young English composer who died in the Battle of the Somme while in charge of north-east...

Composer Writes Music Based on Durham Castle Data

A young composer plans to give a concert in Durham Castle – playing music written using data from the ancient building. Jo Coupe analysed...

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