Arts & Culture

This is Lumiere 2021

This is Lumiere 2021 Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will return to Durham in November Across four magical winter evenings from 18-21 November…



Heritage Open Days 2021

Heritage Open Days 2021 Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and…


Visitors Welcomed To Binchester Roman Fort As It Reopens On July 1st

Visitors can once again discover what life was like in Roman times as a historic County Durham fort prepares to reopen. Binchester Roman Fort, cared for by Durham County Council, will be reopening to the public on Thursday, 1 July. Located on the outskirts of Bishop Auckland, the site will be open daily between 10am […]
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Durham’s Gala And Empire Theatres To Reopen After Renovations!

Two popular theatres in County Durham will reopen their doors next week, ready to welcome visitors back with a new look. Durham County Council has completed renovation work at the Gala Theatre, in Durham, and the Empire Theatre, in Consett, which will both reopen on Monday, 21 June. Over the last year, Consett’s Empire Theatre […]
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Durham County Raising Awareness Of Local History With Online Events

County Durham residents looking to delve into the past can take part in a number of online sessions as part of Local History Month. Durham County Council’s Durham County Record Office is running the events to raise awareness of local history and to promote the archive service and its varied collections. As part of its […]
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World Record Holder Jasmine Harrison On A Mission To Complete 21 Sports In 21 Days

The youngest woman to row 3,000 miles solo across the Atlantic challenged herself to fence 21 matches in one day, going head-to-head with the future stars of pentathlon.  After becoming a world record holder, 21-year-old Jasmine Harrison from North Yorkshire is making waves with her next mission of completing 21 different sports challenges over 21 […]
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New Book Featuring The Roman Civilisation On County Durham’s Development To Be Released

A new book that is the first to detail the influence that Roman civilisation had on the development of County Durham is set to go on sale. Roman County Durham: The Eastern Hinterland of Hadrian’s Wall covers how the Romans’ network of roads, forts and farming communities formed a vital part of the infrastructure that […]
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Durham School Celebrating Pupils’ Success In Securing A Place In National Finals

The Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation (DCSF) Equestrian team competed for the 1st time in the Tri County Schools Championship, winning their events and qualifying for the National Finals. The group of girls Olivia Graham (Year 11), Edie Cracknell (Year 9), Chloe Johnson (Year 8) and Lola Cracknell (Year 6) are the first team to represent […]
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Durham’s Largest Beer Garden Returns To Hardwick Hall Hotel

 GROUPS CAN make the most of outdoor drinks, street food and a stunning view when County Durham’s largest beer garden opens on Monday (12 April). The grounds of Hardwick Hall Hotel, at Sedgefield, will once again transform into a huge outdoor drinking and dining area next week, after the success of the beer garden last […]
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