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

Resurfacing County Durham’s Roads and Reducing Plastic Pollution

Durham County Council has made strides towards reducing plastic pollution and improving road safety in County Durham, having resurfaced more than 126,000 square metres of roads in the past year. The sustainable asphalt solution used in the resurfacing programme is helping to make the roads of Durham smoother and safer for longer. The solution, which […]
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Durham County Council’s Commitment to Improving Employment Opportunities for Disabled People

The region’s largest local authority has been recognised for its for its forward-thinking work to improve employment opportunities for disabled people in County Durham. Durham County Council has once again been awarded Disability Confident Leader Level 3 status by the Department for Work and Pensions. As a Disability Confident Leader, the council aims to improve […]
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Durham Students Raise £20,000 for Charity

Since the start of the school year in September, New College Durham‘s students have demonstrated remarkable generosity by raising a total of £20,000 for charity. Additionally, they are continuing to show their altruism by collecting items for those in need in their local community during the festive season. In November, the Uniformed and Public Service […]
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Keeping County Durham’s Highways Safe this Winter

With darker nights and more wintry weather, residents are being urged to report highways issues to help keep the county moving.  Durham County Council is delivering its annual programme of work to maintain the county’s roads and footpaths, with teams from across the authority also on standby to deal with any emergencies caused by bad […]
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Burnigill Bank Roadworks Update

Essential works to a County Durham road have reached the next key phase of construction. Durham County Council closed the B6300, Browney Lane at Burnigill Bank, in July, to allow for repairs to slippage next to the East Coast Mainline, which runs adjacent to the road. The slippage resulted in extensive subsidence, causing the road […]
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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. English Touring Opera: Spring 23 Tour

    27 March @ 7:30 pm - 28 March @ 7:30 pm