Monday, December 16, 2019



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...
Durham Miner Gala

 Durham Miners Gala Held every year on the second Saturday in July the Durham Miners Gala is almost upon us. The 122nd Gala will again wend its way through the City to the beat of...
Scouts Durham City, Co.Durham Scouts

Since Lord Baden Powell laid down the foundations stones of the Scouting movement the organisation has grown into a Worldwide movement of which the great man would rightly be proud. The Scout Groups in and...

There will be a Craft Market held in Durham Market Place on Sunday 19th June, with a vast assortment of produce on offer. Organisers Crafts in Durham are hosting the event that will run...

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