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 Miners' Gala

Save the date for the 2024 Miners’ Gala: 13th July 2024

More information is available for the Friends of Durham Miners Gala, including information about the service in Durham Cathedral