Illuminated Walkway Commemorates Easington Pit Tragedy

On Thursday last week, the ex-pit village of Easington Colliery, County Durham, illuminated a tree-lined walkway to remember those who lost their lives in...

Schoolchildren Spreading Kindness Through Postcards Across Durham

Pupils at a Peterlee primary school have been hard at work creating kindness projects to spread smiles and happiness across the North East. One project...

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...

Primary School In County Durham Receives An Award From UNICEF

A County Durham primary school is celebrating after receiving an award from Unicef. Langley Park Primary School has achieved silver in the second stage of...

Things You May Not Know about Durham

The County Palatine. Whilst we know that Durham is the Land of the Prince Bishops what is the County Palatine? One and the same....

Durham Lumiere Festival Highlights Since 2009 (With Videos)

Durham's Lumiere Festival started in 2009 and the perpetrators are still at large. We have gathered video evidence of the gangs involved over the...

Films about 3 World-Changing Artists Coming to Durham Gala

Durham’s Gala Theatre and Cinema is to show films about three very different artists whose output shook up the art world.Italian Renaissance artist and...

BRASS 2018 to Make Durham Swing this Summer

This summer County Durham will be hosting a very loud celebration of all things brass.Some of the world’s top brass-orientated bands and musicians will...

Arts Award Lockdown Success In County Durham

County Durham school children have successfully achieved an Arts Award thanks to their hard work and home learning during the lockdown.Durham County Record Office...

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...

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