News: Temporary Closure of Durham Cathedral - 4th-6th and 9th May 2017

Occasionally because of a special event or major service the Cathedral has restricted access or is closed to visitors.

As part of a major project the Cathedral will be closed to visitors on the afternoon of Thursday 4 May (from noon) and all day on Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Tuesday 9 May.  

Open Treasure will be closed to visitors all day on Thursday 4, Friday 5, Saturday 6 and Tuesday 9 May.

Services will take place as usual and visitors to Durham are welcome to join us in worship.  Click here for information about services.

8.45am - Morning Prayer in the Quire
12.30pm - Holy Communion in the Chapel of the Holy Cross, accessed by the College
5.15pm - Evensong in the Quire

We apologise for any inconvience this may cause.

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For information about what else there is to do in Durham at this time please see

Added Wednesday 19th April 2017