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 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...

Behind Every Great Man there is a Great Woman?

We live in interesting times, do we not? Currently we have the enervating spectacle of our politicians fighting it out on both sides 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...

Durham Hosts Interactive Somme Play

A new interactive play staged at a Durham venue will help theatregoers get a feel for what life was like during the Somme, the...

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...

Champion Brass Band due to Visit Durham

To misquote an old saying, ‘Where there’s muck there’s brass.’ That most English phenomenon the Brass, sometimes Silver, Band has a sound to stir...

Werewolves, Dragons, Dances of Death and Boy Bishops – Medieval Theatre...

Durham City is to host a twelve-day festival of medieval theatre. Taking place between July 1st and July 12th, Theatrum Mundi will stage the...

Durham Lumiere Festival and the Fresh Cultural Light Expose

A spectacular of sound and light will grace our City again in 2017.The City of Durham is well known worldwide for its cultural heritage,...

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...

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