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Durham World Heritage Site

       

Durham World Heritage Site was inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1986. Explore Durham Cathedral, one of Eurpoe’s greatest medieval buildings, and the Shrine of St Cuthbert, one of England’s most revered saints. Discover Durham Castle, built 900 years ago to protect the English borders, and now the home of Durham Universitya world-class institution. Learn about our history as a state within a state. Join 600,000 visitors & pilgrims, and 12,000 students who call Durham home. Visit our collections, use our libraries, contribute to our research and our scholarship. Learn how we, the owners and custodians of this living, working site safeguard it for future generations.

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    Homelands: Documenting Centuries of Cham Migration

    Today at 10.00am
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    Things from Home

    Today at 10.00am
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    In Pursuit of Elegance: Chinese Jades from the Arnhold Collection

    Today at 10.00am
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    Prehistoric Pioneers: a journey through life in Bronze Age Britain

    Today at 10.00am
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    Prehistoric Pioneers: a journey through life in Bronze Age Britain

    Tomorrow at 10.00am
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    Homelands: Documenting Centuries of Cham Migration

    Tomorrow at 12.00pm

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