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Durham University Music Department YouTube Channel

Durham University Music School is situated here on the World Heritage Site, did you know that they have their own YouTube Channel? The channel gives you opportunities a…

Added Tuesday 1st December 2020

'People make Lumiere' exhibition

We're really looking forward to Lumiere 2021! Have you visited before – did you see the illuminations on the Cathedral, or head out down to the riverbanks to …

Added Tuesday 24th November 2020

On Pilgrimage: Time and Tide at Lindisfarne

Joint the Durham University Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies for the next lecture in their ‘On Pilgrimage’ series.  The lecture will be …

Added Monday 23rd November 2020

Explore From Home: revisit your favourite exhibitions!

Explore from Home is a fantastic new website which allows you to revisit exhibitions and events that you may have seen here on the World Heritage Site in Palace Green Librar…

Added Monday 23rd November 2020

Durham Cathedral and County Durham Community Foundation Christmas Appeal: Comfort and Joy

This year, Durham Cathedral and County Durham Community Foundation have launched a joint appeal to spread comfort and joy to members of the community, whether a stranger or a lov…

Added Wednesday 18th November 2020

On Pilgrimage: the next lecture in the IMEM's series is now available to view

The Durham University Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is based on Owengate, here on the World Heritage Site.  In this fascinating talk, Abi Knowles discu…

Added Tuesday 17th November 2020

Lumiere will return for 2021!

Two dates for you diary from Artichoke!  Lumiere will be back for November 2021, and there's an online exhibition coming VERY soon! Click to find out more! Th…

Added Friday 13th November 2020

Our World Heritage Site website has had a major overhaul!

Dear All,  I am really pleased to announce that the Durham World Heritage Site website has had a major overhaul. With many thanks for funding, support and hard …

Added Monday 9th November 2020

On Pilgrimage: Journey with IMEMs Across Time and Space

The next video in the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies #onpilgrimage series is released on the 6th October! Click here to find details of this, and the prev…

Added Friday 2nd October 2020

Visitor Centre awarded TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award!

We are very proud that our Visitor Centre has received a 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award!   Our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre will remain closed at …

Added Friday 18th September 2020