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.


Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

Pride Bishop Auckland 2024

Bishop Auckland College Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland

On June 21st and 22nd 2024, we're turning up the heat with the most colourful bash of the year! Baccanalia, in association with Bishop Auckland College, brings you Pride Bishop Auckland 2024, taking place at Bishop Auckland College. The Launch Party will kick off on Friday night, packed with all of your favourite pride performances […]

Free – £20.00

The Music Of Bond

Durham Cathedral 97 Cyprus Road, 97 Cyprus Road Nottingham NG3 5ED, 97 Cyprus Road Nottingham NG3 5ED

Enjoy some of cinema’s most iconic songs performed by a luscious symphony orchestra with vocalists under impressive illuminations in this beautiful historical venue. Playing the music of legends including Shirley Bassey, Madonna, Adele, Sam Smith, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney! The programme packs in 90 minutes of some of the most well-known movie themes of […]

£20

Street Cosmos Big Bang

TCR Hub Shaw Bank, Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

Get ready for an out-of-this-world adventure at the ‘BIG BANG’ family fiesta! This free event is a spectacular celebration of all things space, perfect for families and space enthusiasts of all ages. Dive into interactive space-themed games that will spark curiosity and excitement in both kids and adults. Enjoy live music and surprise performances that […]

Free

This Flight Tonight- The Songs of Joni Mitchell

The Witham 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

  Acclaimed UK singer/songwriters Zervas & Pepper present ‘This Flight Tonight’ an intimate five-piece acoustic live tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell. Featuring songs such as ‘California’, ‘Blue’, ‘Woodstock’ ‘Both Sides Now’, ‘Coyote’, ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘A Case Of You’, and many more.. Zervas & Pepper’s five piece band perform what they consider to be […]

£20

Pride and Prejudice at Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral Durham Cathedral, Durham DH1 3EH, Durham, Durham

Step back in time over two hundred years and meet Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters as they navigate the mire of manners of regency society. With stunning period costume, timeless wit, and a romantic original score, Chapterhouse’s Pride and Prejudice is a faithful telling of Austen’s greatest work. Join family and friends for an evening […]

£2 – £55

Brancepeth Castle Summer Craft Fair 2024

Brancepeth Castle Brancepeth, Durham, Durham

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 […]

£4 – £14

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