Saturday, August 24, 2019



Teechers

Theatregoers will soon be able to relive memories of their schooldays – thanks to a fast-moving comedy set in a secondary school. Teechers – which will run at Durham’s Gala Theatre until Saturday 11th May...
Wharton Park

County Durham’s youngsters can look forward to a range of fun activities over Easter in the county’s parks. At Hardwick Park in Sedgefield, kids can follow a Cin-egg-matic Superstars Trail, an activity that will take...
Easter Eggs 1

More than 500 chocolate Easter eggs have been generously donated to help County Durham families in need. The Durham County Council project has involved staff and councillors donating the eggs at ‘egg collection points’ in...
brexit

Leaving the EU could mean County Durham misses out on a €300 million boost that would have benefitted its economy. County Durham would have been in line to receive the money under the EU Cohesion...
Brass launch 3 Louisana Funky Butts

A festival dedicated to all brass-inspired music is set to return to Durham City this summer. BRASS – which will feature some of the best musicians from all over the world – will be a...

Walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter at Durham Cathedral. The popularity of Durham City has increased significantly with the interest of the historic, famous Norman cathedral. Many tourists are instantly attracted to the cathedral...
2 Calum Howard and Ruth Mary Johnson, photo by Richard Kenworthy

A trio of talented north-east performers will be giving a traditional folktale a modern twist this Easter at Durham’s Gala Theatre. Chicken Licken: A TaleJam will be a musical retelling of the...
Stephen Robson 2

A dedicated volunteer who has devoted his time to County Durham’s natural cemeteries and given support to bereaved families has been honoured for his work. Stephen Robson, from Langley Park, has been...
Single use plastic 3

Do you know that during the last decade more plastic has been produced than in the whole of the previous 100 years and that 50% of all plastics are used just once and thrown away?
Durham Adventure Festival 2 Doug-Allan-films-Humpback-Whale

A filmmaker, whose adventures include tracking polar bears through the arctic and coming face-to-face with leopard seals, is to give a talk at a Durham Festival. Durham Adventure Festival – which runs...

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