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...

Gone but Not Forgotten

One hundred years on local members of the Royal British Legion are keeping the promise made by so many people across the Country every...

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...

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