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).  

Please check before you visit.  If you are organising an event, please tell us about it.

Durham City Run: 5K and 10k

Will you join the 5km or the 10km run and finish on Palace Green, here in the heart of the World Heritage Site?

Find out about how to enter this and other events in the Durham City Run Festival!