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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There’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Durham.

Whats on in Durham – Local News


Popeyes® UK’s North East Takeover: Bishop Auckland Welcomes New Drive-Thru

A forthcoming Popeyes® drive-thru establishment is poised to arrive in Bishop Auckland this Spring. Popeyes® UK has officially disclosed the introduction of a new restaurant in Bishop Auckland on this present Monday, the 22nd of January, marking the inauguration of its inaugural drive-thru in the North East. Following the success of its Metrocentre restaurant, which […]
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Gala Durham’s Cinderella Delights Over 30,000 Theatre-Goers: A Magical Recap

The midnight hour has chimed for Gala Durham’s enchanting pantomime, Cinderella, with over 30,000 theatre attendees partaking in the merriment. Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the magical production featured a talented North East cast who delivered 73 unforgettable performances at the Durham City venue.  One audience member described the pantomime as “absolutely brilliant”, adding: […]
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Ken Loach Reflects on Filmmaking, “The Old Oak,” and Future Prospects in Durham Magazine Interview

Durham Magazine recently had the privilege of interviewing the legendary British filmmaker Ken Loach. Renowned for his poignant and socially conscious cinema, Loach, at 87, remains as passionate as ever about his craft and the stories he tells. The interview provided deep insights into his personal connection with filmmaking, his latest work “The Old Oak,” […]
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Faru: A Rising Star in Durham’s Culinary Scene Receives Michelin Acclaim

Faru, the upscale dining establishment in Durham, has garnered recognition as a Michelin favourite. This esteemed restaurant, situated on Silver Street, proudly secured its place on the November roster of Michelin Inspectors’ Favourite New Restaurants, a prestigious list freshly unveiled today on the Michelin Guide’s website. Owners Jake and Laura Siddle – former head chef […]
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