Presents, Cards, Flowers – Where Did St Valentine’s Day Come from?

14th February is well-known as a day of cards and flowers, hearts and candlelit meals, of toy cupids hovering with their dangerous arrows. But did...

Durham University May Demolish Iconic Brutalist Building

A well-known, some would say infamous, 1960s building may soon be demolished. Dunelm House, a collection of concrete cube-like structures clinging to the cliffs...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Antique Crosses Reunited in Somme Commemoration

Three memorial crosses will be reunited for the first time since they were raised by troops from the Durham Light Infantry in the Battle...

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...

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...

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