Annual highlights include the St Cuthbert’s Day procession in March, World Heritage celebrations in the Spring, Durham University Congregations and the Durham Miners’ Gala in July, Heritage Open Days in September and the Lumiere Festival in November (every two years).  

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Durham Cathedral Friends Lecture Series

Dr Neil McGuigan will be talking about 'A Vision of Hell and the Leaving of Lindisfarne' – a new context for the founding of Durham Cathedral.