Durham News and Events

Planning your Durham trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in Durham such as events and attractions, to make your Durham visit run smoothly or are planning where to stay in Durham, you’ll find everything you need for your Durham holiday on Whats On in Durham.com. Our What’s On Durham guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Durham – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Durham by checking out our News and Events page.

See what's On in Durham. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.

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Facing Ovarian Cancer at 23: Emma College’s Story of Strength and Awareness

A woman from Durham who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer aged 23 – after scans showed she had a 30-centimetre cyst – is encouraging people to be aware of the symptoms of the disease. Emma College was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in September 2022 and wants to raise awareness that it’s not just […]
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The Auckland Project: A Spring Reawakening with Art, History, and Music

The Auckland Project is re-open after its winter hiatus with a new events programme bringing together art, history and music at its historic site in the heart of Bishop Auckland. A new exhibition, Nature and the Ideal: Pioneers of British Landscape opens in the Bishop Trevor Gallery at Auckland Castle on 13th March, highlighting a […]
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PizzaExpress: Mother’s Day 2024 offer

Mums, it’s time to pick your favourite… pizza, of course! You’ll find them all on our Mother’s Day Celebration Menus this 10th March, alongside our limited-edition Heart-Shaped Dough Balls (also available on…



Felix’s Journey: A Daring Escape and the RSPCA’s Role in a Happy Reunion

The RSPCA has rescued an intrepid feline who had been exploring an empty house on the street where she lives – before the property was boarded up and she sadly became stuck inside. Felix, a four-year-old female, black and white cat, had been missing from her Hartlepool home for 10 days before her owner, Joanne […]
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  • Sisterly Strength: From Ski Slopes to Rugby Fields, Durham’s Dynamic Duo Shines
    by Zoe on 10th April 2024 at 10:28 am

    TWO sporty sisters from County Durham are competing at a national level, with one setting her sights on the British skiing championships and the other making her mark on the rugby pitch. Phoebe Arnott, 14, is a competitive slalom skier who trains with the Ravens Tigers Ski Racing and Development Club, at Silksworth dry slope The post Sisterly Strength: From Ski Slopes to Rugby Fields, Durham’s Dynamic Duo Shines appeared first on Durham Magazine - Your Source for Durham News.

  • County Durham Volunteers Receive Prestigious Awards for Community Service
    by Sara Janiszewska on 9th April 2024 at 9:46 am

    Three volunteers from County Durham have been recognised for their exceptional contributions to their local communities. Betty Minto, Christine Clarke, and James Holden were awarded the Chairman’s Medal by the Chairman of Durham County Council, Councillor Joan Nicholson. Betty and Christine have played pivotal roles in revitalising Burnopfield Community Centre. Their efforts have significantly improved The post County Durham Volunteers Receive Prestigious Awards for Community Service […]

  • How to make sure your home insurance covers your needs
    by Tracy Durham on 8th April 2024 at 10:19 am

    You should never make assumptions when it comes to home insurance.  It’s never worth leaving your prized possessions unprotected, no matter where you live. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’ve just upsized into a new area, it’s important to ensure that your home insurance is appropriate for you, your family, and your belongings. In The post How to make sure your home insurance covers your needs appeared first on Durham Magazine - Your Source for Durham News.

  • County Durham to Welcome an Array of Specialist Markets Across Eleven Towns
    by Sara Janiszewska on 6th April 2024 at 8:00 am

    New markets ranging from street food to Christmas markets will be coming to locations across County Durham. Durham County Council has procured specialist social enterprise Baccanalia to organise bespoke markets at 11 centres across the county.  Ranging from craft markets, street food, farmers’ markets, vintage fayres and Christmas markets, the events will run across the The post County Durham to Welcome an Array of Specialist Markets Across Eleven Towns appeared first on Durham Magazine - […]

  • Final Call for Volunteers: Join the Magic of Kynren’s Epic Tale of England
    by Tracy Durham on 5th April 2024 at 8:00 am

    The UK’s biggest live-action show is offering one final chance for volunteers to join its cast and crew. Kynren – An Epic Tale of England is hosting its last open call on Tuesday 9th April between 6.30pm and 8pm at Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland. The multi-award-winning outdoor live theatre event recruits new members all year The post Final Call for Volunteers: Join the Magic of Kynren’s Epic Tale of England appeared first on Durham Magazine - Your Source for Durham News.

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