Children of the Moor – Infamous Killers of HM Prison Durham

Durham prison is a notorious prison for class B men from around England and is well known for being one of the best prisons...

Did Your Victorian Ancestors Live in a County Durham Workhouse?

County Durham residents will soon have the chance to find out if any of their ancestors had connections to the region’s workhouses.

Woman’s Hour Host to Give Durham Talk on Inspirational Women

A presenter of Radio Four’s Woman’s Hour is due to give a talk at Durham’s Gala Theatre this February.

‘Mining Tub Made of Glass’ Will Celebrate Weardale’s Industrial Heritage

A community art project is poised to celebrate Weardale’s industrial past.The Weardale Tub project aims to help people of all...

Durham’s Historic Town Hall Now Free to Enter Every Saturday

An ancient building which has been at the centre of life in Durham City for more than 600 years will now be open to...

Full-size Spitfire Replica to Feature in Durham Remembrance Events

A full-size model of a World War II spitfire is to play a central part in Durham’s remembrance commemorations this weekend.The aeroplane will grace...

Remembering Hendrix: A Small Piece of Guitar God History in County...

Image credit: The Northern EchoFebruary 2, 1967 will forever be remembered as a milestone in the musical history of Durham County. It was the...

Durham’s Historic Elvet Bridge to Be Protected in City Clean-up

This summer has seen efforts to clean up and repair some of Durham City’s best-known landmarks, such as the Market Place and Millennium Place.And...

Soviet-era Photos Unearthed Showing Durham’s Links to Russian City

Photos from the late 1960s – deep in Russia’s Soviet era – have been unearthed which show the links between Durham and the Russian...

Gala Play to Tell Story of Scots Soldiers Locked in Durham...

Durham’s Gala Theatre is to stage a play based on the tragic story of a group of Scottish soldiers who were imprisoned in Durham...

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