Children of the Moor Part 2

Part two of Children of the Moor… because we all know there is another half to Ian Brady. The year is 1942 in Manchester England,...

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...

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...

Appeal Tries to Save Dunelm House from Demolition

An appeal has been launched to save Dunelm House, an iconic yet controversial Durham building, from the wrecking ball. Dunelm House – a multi-level series...

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...

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...

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...

Historic Building between Cathedral and Castle to Be Restored

A little known historic building located on Palace Green between Durham’s Cathedral and Castle is to be restored. The scaffolding is already up around...

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...

HM the Queen celebrates her 90th birthday.

People from around the Commonwealth and the greater World community will celebrate the 90th Birthday of the Queen today and over the coming weekend,...

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