Mark Thomas to Bring ‘The Red Shed’ to Durham

The comedian and political activist Mark Thomas is to bring his award-winning show The Red Shed to Durham’s Gala Theatre. The show was inspired by...

The Songs of War – Concert to Feature Songs of Durham...

A concert is to be held featuring songs written by inmates of HMP Frankland, a top security, category A prison near Durham City. The musicians...

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...

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....

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...

An Interview with Dave Kelly of the Blues Band

On February 4th, the Gala Theatre will host the legendary group The Blues Band. Formed in 1979 as a band “just to play the...

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 Vocal Festival to Bring Week of Music to City

A week-long festival of choral music is due to be staged in Durham. The Durham Vocal Festival, which will begin on Saturday 28th January,...

Local Art Group Produce Textiles for Durham Cathedral Exhibition

Members of Shadforth Art Group have made a number of textiles which will be hung in the community galleries in Durham Cathedral’s Open Treasure...

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...

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