Sunday, December 15, 2019
marquis of londonderry Durham Market Place statue

Probably the most prominent landmark in Durham Market Place is the huge, double life-sized statue of a military-looking gentleman on a horse. Though he towers over the Market Place in all his martial pomp, many...
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Durham’s Gala Theatre is to host live screenings of two compelling plays that deal with the dark side of money, success and fame. Timon of Athens is an adaptation of The Life of Timon of...
football

A grant from the Football Association is to give a boost to Durham’s local soccer side Durham City AFC. The FA has awarded the club a £750 grant as part of its Stay in the...
The Two Fridas, 1939 (oil on canvas)

Durham’s Gala Theatre and Cinema is to show films about three very different artists whose output shook up the art world. Italian Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and British...

As panto season approaches, County Durham is gearing up for a theatrical extravaganza of flying carpets, magical mayhem and even a lad from Sacriston. Aladdin will next month begin its run at Durham’s Gala Theatre...

An ancient rural craft, which is considered essential for conservation and protecting wildlife, will be on display in County Durham later this week. The annual Durham Hedgelaying Competition will be held on Friday 11th October...
Cycle giveaway 2

Cyclists who park up at County Durham’s libraries, leisure centres and council customer access points are now entitled to pick up some very useful freebies. Anybody who cycles to one of these venues will get...
houses

While it certainly might not seem like it to everyone who lives there, recent statistics suggest that Durham is the cheapest city in which to rent property in England. Experts generally agree that – in...
Lord of the Flies 3

A play based on a classic – and very dark – 20th-century novel is to come to the Durham stage. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies will be performed at Durham’s Gala Theatre between Monday...
Lumiere Bottle Festoon 3

A huge eco-friendly County Durham art installation is to be constructed from plastic bottles. Communities from across the county will come together to make the artwork ahead of the light festival Lumiere, which will take...

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