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.

Local News

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

Local Charity Supporting Communities As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

As COVID restrictions continue to ease, Durham Community Action are working with the Ballinger Charitable Trust this Summer to distribute a small number of grants across Derwent Valley, Teesdale and Weardale to support community groups to re-emerge from ‘COVID hibernation‘.  The Ballinger Charitable Trust approached Durham Community Action to facilitate the delivery of the small […]
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Brain Tumor Patient Preparing To Take On Yorkshire Three Peaks

A man living with a brain tumour is in training to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to help find a cure for the disease. Paul Saunders, 51, from Billingham, Teesside, is setting out on the challenge to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research. On Saturday 5 June, he will walk a 25-mile circular […]
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New Elvet Bridge Expected To Reopen In October

A bridge in Durham City, that has been closed for critical works, will reopen to all traffic and pedestrians in October. New Elvet Bridge was fully closed in July last year to allow essential repairs to be carried out to make the bridge structurally sound. Since that time, major progress has been made and the […]
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Celebrating Selfless Volunteers Across County Durham!

The work of selfless volunteers who have kept County Durham communities blooming during the coronavirus pandemic is to be celebrated. Individuals and groups are being encouraged to share their stories and pictures of environmental improvements, such as litter picking or planting, in the areas where they live that they have undertaken in the past year. […]
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Physical and mental initiative launched by heart patient from County Durham

A County Durham business owner who underwent open-heart surgery at the age of 23, and lives with the risk of contracting a potentially life-threatening illness, has developed a virtual challenge to encourage people to get active and raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Darren Cutler is launching his Heart of the North challenge, […]
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Events Calendar

The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.

Upcoming Events

  1. Adventures in Wonderland

    1 March @ 10:00 am - 30 June @ 3:00 pm
  2. Children’s Scavenger Hunt at Raby Castle

    8 March @ 10:00 am - 31 August @ 4:00 pm
  3. Durham Cricket: Durham County Championship Home Fixtures 2021

    15 May @ 8:00 am - 11 July @ 5:00 pm
  4. Durham Cricket – Vitality Blast

    11 June @ 8:00 am - 18 July @ 5:00 pm
  5. Father’s Day Ploughman’s in the Park at Raby Castle

    19 June - 20 June