Durham Events Calendar

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This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Durham, featuring the best of things to do in Durham – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Durham fundraisers and charity events.

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Brancepeth Castle Summer Craft Fair 2024

26 July @ 10:00 am - 28 July @ 5:00 am

£4 – £14

A three day craft fair: Over 60 unique craft stalls. Held at Brancepeth Castle 4 miles from Durham.

Craft workshops. Delicious home-cooked food and cakes.

A huge number of interesting and different crafts will be displayed in Brancepeth Castle from all over the UK. Over 60 unique stalls. Crafts to see, buy and commission including art, photography, jewellery, textiles, pottery, glass, leather craft, woodwork, local ales, skin care, clothing, household items, up-cycling, plants and locally produced luxury foods. All unique and beautiful and something for all budgets and ages. Craft workshops will be run by the makers for you.

Delicious home-made hot & cold food and cakes available in the castle cafes. See the unique crafts, meet the makers, try your hand at a craft workshop and a have a great trip out to this country castle.

Free catalogue of exhibitors. Free Parking.

Opening times

Friday 26/7/24 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 27/7/24 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday 28/7/24 12:00 noon – 5:00pm

Admission Fees:

Peak time (first hour of each day): £5 (£4 Age 66+)

All other times: £4 ( £3 Age 66+)

Accompanied Under 14s: FREE

Please pre-book online at brancepethcastle.uk/book or pay at the gate. Disabled visitors welcome. Wheelchair accessible.  

For more information: www.brancepethcastle.org.uk/craft-fairs

STALLHOLDERS: If you have a unique hand-made craft you create yourself in the UK and you are interested in the fair please go to https://brancepethcastle.uk/information-for-stallholders/ for more information.


26 July @ 10:00 am
28 July @ 5:00 am
£4 – £14
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Brancepeth Castle
Durham, DH7 8DE Durham
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