Trace Ancestors With Durham County Record Office’s New Online Sessions

People hoping to kick off 2021 by finding out more about what lurks in their family tree can do so through new online sessions...

Durham Constituents Urged To Join WW2 Veteran Bernard In Getting The...

Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, congratulated his constituent, Mr. Bernard Knatt, 93, of Iveston in County Durham, who received the Covid-19 vaccine...

Landmarks across County Durham to be lit up marking Remembrance Day

Six landmarks across County Durham will be lit up in red next month to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, many traditional...

Miners’ Gala Online Exhibition 2020

A popular exhibition on the history of the Durham Miners’ Gala, which was set to be displayed this weekend, will move online to celebrate...

Beamish Museum Launches Appeal for Help

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North, is today launching a fundraising appeal. The open air museum is a charity that relies on visitors for...

Norman Cornish Mural Comes to Bishop Auckland

An iconic mural, commissioned by the Council to mark the opening of County Hall in 1963, has been successfully moved to its new home...

Beamish Museum Golden Jubilee Begins with Cake

50 years is the time it takes for 1970 to become 2020 and Beamish Museum, The Living Museum of the North, definitely deserves a...

Durham Market Place’s Controversial Equestrian Statue – Tantrums, Suicide & Bankruptcy

Probably the most prominent landmark in Durham Market Place is the huge, double life-sized statue of a military-looking gentleman on a horse.Though he towers...

Review: The Big Meeting – A Documentary About The Durham Miners’...

To anyone living anywhere near Durham city centre, the Durham Miners Gala is difficult to miss. To those living on the brass band marching...

Giant Inflatable Artwork to Celebrate Brutalist Building’s Birthday

A County Durham concrete building will celebrate its 50th birthday – by being wrapped in a giant inflatable work of art.The Apollo Pavilion in...

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