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...

Alternative Fun Activities for Durham’s non-Olympians.

In fairness the idea of jumping from a ten-metre-high diving board even without bodily contortions is anathema to most of us, how do they...

The Durham Book Festival is on October 7th and 18th and...

The Durham Book Festival began life in 1990 and is now one of the Country’s biggest and best literary festivals, it is also one...

Festival of Lights Set to Return in 2017

It has been confirmed that the Lumiere Festival will take place in Durham in 2017. It will be the first time the extravaganza of lights...

Looking for Treasure Trove? Uncover Free Books are at your Local...

There are 39 Libraries in County Durham including three in Durham City, they belong to all of us and are not just the province...

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...

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