Durham Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Durham? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Durham with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Durham and the area.

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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Outdoor Tours

2 August @ 1:00 pm - 31 August @ 2:00 pm

£3.50 – £16

On week days this August delve into the history of the cathedral and its surrounding buildings.

Follow your guide as you look out for clues of hidden history and hear stories from centuries past. You’ll explore the oldest part of the cathedral, Prebends’ Bridge, and pass the historic prison along the way.

Outdoor tours are 1 mile long and run for 1 hour. The tours are better suited to adults and older children.

Meeting point: Meet at the North door.


2 August @ 1:00 pm
31 August @ 2:00 pm
£3.50 – £16
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Durham Cathedral
The College
Durham, DH1 3EH GB
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