Durham Brass Festival to Return this Summer

Durham Brass Festival – which will feature sounds ranging from soul to jazz to traditional brass band music to classical – is set to...

East Durham Children’s Art Exhibition Raises Awareness of Dementia

An exhibition of children’s artwork aimed at understanding dementia has gone on show in East Durham.  As part of a project to raise awareness of...

Phoenix Dance Theatre Coming to Durham – Interview

The internationally renowned contemporary dance company Phoenix Dance Theatre is due to perform in Durham, at the Gala Theatre, on March 7th. Started in Leeds...

Internationally Acclaimed Phoenix Dance Theatre Coming to Durham

An internationally acclaimed contemporary dance troupe is due to perform at Durham’s Gala Theatre. On Tuesday 7th March, Phoenix Dance Theatre will be showcasing...

County Durham Woman Awarded Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry

A County Durham writer has won the prestigious Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Gillian Allnutt, who has taught creative writing at Durham University and who...

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...

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...

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