Ex-Pit Village to Get ‘Gateway’ from Top Sculptor

A County Durham former pit village will soon have a stunning ‘gateway’-type sculpture in its centre. Ushaw Moor will host the opening ceremony of...

200 Durham Kids to Sing and Dance in Night of German...

Kids from four County Durham primary schools are getting ready to accompany a professional musician in a huge performance in Durham City’s Millennium Square.More...

Durham Comic-Con: Calling all Witches, Wizards and Muggles

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Unleashed Events are unleashing Durham Comic-Con, with a wizard, a doctor and a traveller of the universe to greet...

Durham Rounds off Chinese New Year with Lantern Festival

On January 28th, Durham held celebrations to welcome in Chinese New Year. A spectacular lion dance, a martial arts display and a Chinese craft...

Play of Passion, Tragedy and Class Confusion Coming to Gala Theatre

Durham’s Gala Theatre is to stage a play that explores the themes of passion, tragedy and class confusion.Miss...

Durham Cathedral Makes Top Twenty of England’s Most Popular Attractions

Durham’s magnificent 900-year-old Cathedral seems to be getting the recognition it deserves. A survey of around 1,500 tourist sights, carried out last year by...

The Launderette Sessions: Yes Legend Rick Wakeman to Play Durham

Stars – including Yes legend Rick Wakeman and folk singer Nancy Kerr – are to play a Durham music festival next month.The Launderette Sessions...

Punk Poet Dr John Cooper Clarke Coming to Durham – Interview

Legendary punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke will perform at Durham’s Gala Theatre on Saturday 6th May.Born in Salford, Greater Manchester, John became well-known...

Giant Inflatable Artwork to Celebrate Brutalist Building’s Birthday

A County Durham concrete building will celebrate its 50th birthday – by being wrapped in a giant inflatable work of art.The Apollo Pavilion in...

The Big Meeting: An Interview with John Irvin

Following our review of ‘The Big Meeting’, Durham Magazine caught up with filmmaker John Irvin. Though he's probably best known for his work on...

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