Durham Castle Goes Medieval for Family Fun Day

The iconic landmark of Durham Castle is to host a medieval-themed day for families on Sunday. The castle – which, along with Durham Cathedral, is...

Durham Castle and Cathedral Celebrate 30 Years as UNESCO Site

Durham is due to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of being awarded its UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS). The site, which includes Durham Castle, Durham...

The Future of the Durham Light Infantry Museum

The Closure and What YOU Can Do About It    In October of 2015, the Durham County Council’s Cabinet had decided to close the Durham...

Durham Researcher Discovers Favourite Tipple of 17th Century Monks

A researcher from Durham University’s Department of Theology and Religion has discovered that English monks exiled in France were very partial to a brandy-based...

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...

Mythical Beasts and Magna Carta for Open Treasure Exhibition

Durham Cathedral has announced the latest two exhibitions that will feature in its Open Treasure project. Open Treasure – a series of rolling exhibitions...

The Train Arriving Could Be at?

George Stephenson was not only Father of the Railways, this amazing man of the North East was by association responsible for us knowing what...

The World Turns Green for St Patrick’s Day

Shamrocks, people dressed in green, foaming pints of stout being passed across numerous bars – these are the images that might leap into your...

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...

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...

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