Durham Book Festival Announces 2016 Programme

Durham Book Festival, which will take place between 7th and 16th October, this year boasts an impressive line-up, with star names including the Labour...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Gala Theatre to Stage Frankenstein

An adaptation of Mary Shelley’s gothic novel Frankenstein is to be staged at Durham’s Gala Theatre.  The play, put on by the touring company...

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...

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