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.

Live Pro Wrestling at Bowburn Community Centre

Bowburn Community Centre Durham Road, Bowburn, Durha,, Durha,

Looking for a fun afternoon with the family? Something out of the ordinary for a first date? How about a thrilling event for you and your mates? Pro Wrestling Zenith RETURNS to Bowburn Community Centre on Sunday October 1st hot off the back of our sell-out show in March. You can expect an action-packed 2 […]

£4 – £25

The Elton John Show

The Majestic Theatre 78-80 Bondgate, Darlington, Darlington

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD The Elton John Show is the UK’s newest and most exciting Elton John tribute show to hit the stage. With over 300 million records sold, Sir Elton John is the most successful singer-songwriter of his generation. A flamboyant mega-star, with a never ending back catalogue of incredible […]


Christmas Market

Spectrum Leisure Centre Hunwick Lane, Willington, Willington

Come along to our annual Christmas Market on Sunday 19th November. We have been holding a Christmas Market at Spectrum every year since 2015 in our sports hall. We usually have between 30 - 40 stalls selling a range of items. The market is open to the public 10:30am - 3:30pm and entry is free. […]



Auckland Castle Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland

AGLOW promises to be one of the most spectacular Christmas light trails in the North East. With seventeen incredible illuminations and some of the largest light installations in the country, AGLOW is a must-see experience for all the family.


Brancepeth Castle Christmas Craft Fair 2023

Brancepeth Castle Brancepeth Village, Durham, Durham

Around 70 independent crafts people exhibiting a huge number of interesting, different, and high-quality crafts from all over the north-east and beyond will be displayed for sale in the beautiful medieval setting of Brancepeth Castle.   Opening Times Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 12 noon - 5pm   Beautiful hand-made items […]

£3 – £14

A Christmas Carol

Durham Cathedral The College, Durham, GB

Chapterhouse Theatre Company  presents A Christmas Carol at Durham Cathedral! Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to bring you Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of hope and redemption this Christmas. A Christmas Carol follows the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge as he embarks upon a journey through his past, present, and future, learning along the way to appreciate the […]

£1 – £54

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