Guitar Heroes 5

For anyone with a love of rocking out and a fascination for the history of guitar music, the perfect show is on its way to Durham’s Gala Theatre. The Story of...
road on moors

Velo North – a massive, closed-road cycling event in the North Pennines – is to start and finish outside Durham Cathedral, it has been announced. The event – the first of its...
Food waste challenge

In the UK each year, it’s estimated that households throw away an incredible 15 million tonnes of food and drink. And it’s thought that about half of this waste would be...
austerity demo

Durham County Council is facing a period of difficulty and uncertainty as central government austerity measures continue. And this is likely to mean a hike in council tax. The council will need...
Durham Ad Fest Full Line-up 1- Shauna Coxsey_Parisellas Cave Wales_Band of Birds

A diver who helped rescue Thailand’s Wild Boars football team from a flooded cave is to give a talk in Durham. Jason Mallinson will explain how he helped save 12 young footballers...
Nepal 2009

One of Britain’s best-known mountaineers is to appear at a County Durham festival. Sir Chris Bonington will be speaking at the Durham Adventure Festival, which will be held from Friday 26th to...
Jenni Murray

A presenter of Radio Four’s Woman’s Hour is due to give a talk at Durham’s Gala Theatre this February. Jenni Murray will base her talk around her book A History of the World...
Nick Sharratt Royal Drawalong

Young County Durham artists will soon have the chance to learn from one of Britain’s most famous illustrators. A family ticket for a drawing workshop with Nick Sharratt is the incredible prize in...
Riverside Brass Band 5

Members of a County Durham brass band have been wowing the locals in the German city of Tubingen. Five members of the NASUWT Riverside Band visited Tubingen – a partner town of Durham...
OAE DVF 1

A world-famous orchestra will kick off the Durham Vocal Festival with a powerful performance of Handel’s Messiah. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will open the festival – along with the...

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