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

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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August 2021

Kynren – An epic tale of England

7 August - 11 September
Flatts Farm, Flatts Farm
Bishop Auckland, DL14 7SF United Kingdom
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Kynren - An epic tale of England Kynren – An Epic Tale of England is the UK’s ‘must see’ spectacular outdoor live action show. Travel through time and watch legends come to life before your very eyes, in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making. The multi-award-winning live action outdoor theatre spectacular is set in the beautifully landscaped grounds of Kynren, nestled at the bottom of the escarpment on which Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, proudly sits,…

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September 2021

Heritage Open Days 2021

10 September - 19 September

Heritage Open Days 2021 Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE.

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Durham Night Photography: Durham City Centre

19 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Durham City Centre County Durham + Google Map

Durham Night Photography: Durham City Centre Join us for a night photography workshop in Durham City Centre. To book tickets, please visit: https://book.peek.com/s/e22a7aca-eb58-45bd-9a26-c65694cdd2f9/p_kz3z8--6e7f956d-0e2f-49d0-b2bd-e7ded10777c0?mode=standalone  

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