The History and Changes of Dun Cow Lane

How Dun Cow Lane lead the Community of St. Cuthbert to Durham, and How the Lane has Changed Years Later   Cuthbert’s journey to Durham...

Ancient Roman Road Discovered in Ebchester, Consett

Of course the Roman history of Britain is well recorded in the many books written about the period and there is graphic evidence all...

Is Durham Really England’s Third Oldest University? Well, it’s Complicated.

Many residents of Durham, and many students of its university, like to claim that Durham is the third oldest such institution in England, after...

A Degree of Knowledge

It is difficult to imagine Durham City without our University with its imposing colleges, totally inclusive student population, and the wealth of cultural benefits...

The Importance of Durham Cathedral

Not just a handsome landmark, the mother Church of the Durham Dioceses, dedicated to St Cuthbert, is immensely important in many ways. The Building...

Burial Urns, Cooking Pots and a Life-Sized Chariot – New Exhibition...

If you’ve ever fancied posing as an ancient charioteer, you now have the chance thanks to a new exhibition about life in ancient Lebanon,...

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...

Legends and Things that go Bump in the Night

 Durham has its share of ghostly happenings and legendary shenanigans. In common with many other ancient Cities Durham has its share of spooks and...

Chapels, Prisons, Hidden Arches – There’s More to Elvet Bridge than...

Most people in Durham are familiar with Elvet Bridge, the beautiful medieval structure that spans the River Wear, linking Durham’s centre to the Elvet...

More Fascinating Legends and Ghosts lurking in Durham’s Fair City

Ghostly happenings and legends are common place in Britain, one of The Tower of London’s ghostly visions is said to wander about at night...

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