Lest we Forget, Remembrance is Not Just About the Past

On September 15th 1916 The Durham Light Infantry paid a terrible price losing four hundred and five brave young men on the Regiments Bloodiest...

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...

Historic Church Gets Grant to Save Roof

An ancient church, which is steeped in history, has received a grant of nearly £95,000 to fund vital repairs to its roof. The custodians...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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