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Durham Cathedral is crowned Heritage Site of the Year!

  Durham Cathedral has been crowned BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Heritage Site of the Year following a public vote which saw a ‘landslide’ of votes cast for…

Added Wednesday 15th March 2017

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’ Durham Cathedral has been chosen as Britain’s Favourite Cathedral in this year’s LandLove Magazine …

Added Friday 3rd February 2017

Mysterious creatures occupy Open Treasure 20th February to 10th June 2017

Mysterious creatures occupy Open Treasure From serpents to dragons, griffins to unicorns, an array of mysterious creatures will be taking occupancy at Open Treasure in Durham Ca…

Added Friday 3rd February 2017

Musical Treasures of Durham Cathedral

Music has always been at the heart of worship at Durham Cathedral and an upcoming event in the stunning surroundings of the Cathedral’s Refectory Library includes an opport…

Added Friday 27th January 2017

In Other Words - an installation by artist Alan O’Cain - Exhibition has been extended!

  At the end of January we held the opening reception for an temporary exhibition that we are holding entitled ‘ In other Words’.  This art and sound insta…

Added Tuesday 24th January 2017

Bill Bryson nominates Durham Cathedral for Heritage Site of the Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017

People across the North East are being encouraged to vote for Durham Cathedral, after Bill Bryson nominated the Cathedral for Heritage Site of the Year in the prestigious BBC Cou…

Added Friday 20th January 2017

Exciting Year Ahead for Open Treasure Durham Cathedral

Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral’s new £10.7m exhibition space, is set for an exciting first full calendar year in operation. With a range of temporary exhibitions, in…

Added Monday 16th January 2017

The Cocken Hall Project

  The Cocken Hall Project is being run by No-man’s-Land: the International Group for Great War Archaeology (NML) in partnership with Durham University Library’s…

Added Monday 9th January 2017

Family Creepy Castle Tours

Sunday 30th October 2016 Durham Castle Steady your nerves for a unique and atmospheric family tour around Durham Castle. Please note that due to the nature of the building thi…

Added Friday 21st October 2016

The Wider Value of UNESCO to the UK

Added Thursday 25th August 2016