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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July 2021

Durham Comic-Con

4 July @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rainton Arena, Rainton Arena, Mercantile Road, Houghton-le-Spring County Durham DH4 5PH United Kingdom + Google Map

Durham Comic-Con Comic-cons cover a multi-genre entertainment such as films, TV and gaming and have made being 'geeky' cool. A comic-con is a brief escape from reality where pop culture, ie sci-fi, superheroes, zombies, fantasy, etc., can be experienced all in one room. You can meet guests from the world of film and TV as well as seeing attractions to admire and interact with. There are geeky traders selling everything from art to collectables, items that you simply will not…

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Horrible Histories–Gorgeous Georgians & Vile Victorians: Gala Theatre Durham

23 July @ 11:00 am - 24 July @ 7:00 pm
The Gala, Durham, Millennium Place, Durham City County Durham DH1 1WA United Kingdom + Google Map

Horrible Histories--Gorgeous Georgians & Vile Victorians: Gala Theatre Durham We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare for Horrible Histories live on stage with the acclaimed production of Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians! Are you ready to swing with a Georgian king? Can you see eye to eye with Admiral Nelson? Does the Duke the Wellington get the boot? Dare you dance the Tyburn gig? Will you be saved…

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November 2021

Robin Hood at The Gala, Durham

24th November 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9th January 2022 @ 10:00 pm
The Gala, Durham, Millennium Place, Durham City County Durham DH1 1WA United Kingdom + Google Map

Robin Hood at The Gala, Durham Written & Directed by Neil Armstrong & Paul Hartley. More fun and mayhem from your favourite panto family, as they all head for Sherwood Forest to tell the tale of heroic outlaw Robin Hood, his merry men (and women!), and his battles with the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.

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