Palace Green Library, Durham University - en.wikipedia.org

Pali Hungin, a Durham University lecturer and ex-GP, has recently been appointed president of the British Medical Association. He will be in the prestigious post for one year. The British Medical Association, or BMA,...
Maronite from Lebanon - eng.wikipedia.org

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, staged by Durham University’s Oriental Museum. The exhibition includes a...
Gone but not Forgotten - The Battle of the Somme - en.wikipedia.org

One hundred years on local members of the Royal British Legion are keeping the promise made by so many people across the Country every November 11th, ‘we will remember them.’ On July 1st the Royal...
LEGO DURHAM

An ambitious model of Durham Cathedral – built entirely out of Lego – is now complete. The sculpture took three years and contains an incredible 300,000 bricks. Members of the public have been encouraged...
Busking in Durham

For the first time, those wishing to busk in Durham’s city centre will be encouraged to go through an audition and apply for a licence. In an attempt to limit noise pollution, the authorities...
Durham Cathedral - Exhibition 2016 July 24th 2016

A multi-million-pound exhibition will open its doors to the public at Durham Cathedral on Saturday, 23rd July. The Open Treasure Exhibition will tell visitors the story of one of the North East’s most famous...
Durham University library - commons.wikimedia.org

Remember the last time you got caught in a shower and were thankful your smartphone didn’t go haywire? Well, you’ve got a university professor to thank for that who’s based right here in Durham....

A Durham University student has recently completed a 950-mile pilgrimage on foot to the site of the Somme, the First World War’s bloodiest battle. Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Blunsom spent over a month walking up to...
Durham City Twin Towns

Do you know that Durham has no less than eleven twin towns or districts? In this article, we’ll take a quick look at each one and see what, if anything, they might have in...
The Kingdom of Lesotho is made up mostly of highlands

Right now Durham is enjoying a visit from some very distinguished royal guests – but it’s not the Queen or Charles or Camilla who you’re likely to be glimpsing around our region. Our distinguished...

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