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Official Northern Saints Trails website

Although we can’t explore at the moment you may wish to plan for the days when we can.  Take a look at the website for the Northern Saints Trails and plan for future t…

Added Monday 18th January 2021

SitC: Art Prize Art School

SUMMER IN THE CITY FESTIVAL celebrates Durham’s art, music and theatre. Now in its second year, this festival is a collaboration between Durham County Council and Durh…

Added Monday 18th January 2021

Durham Cathedral: Vacancy for Visitor Experience & Enterprise Director

There's a fabulous opportunity to join the team at Durham Cathedral, here on the World Heritage Site! If you would like to find out more about how to become their Visito…

Added Monday 18th January 2021

Durham Cathedral - current opening times

Durham Cathedral is currently open for private prayer, quiet reflection and in-person public worship in a limited capacity. Please check here for the latest information…

Added Wednesday 13th January 2021

The Centre for Catholic Studies: Study Series 2020-21

The Centre for Catholic Studies is based in Abbey House, here on the World Heritage Site, and they have announced the CCS Study Series - a series of online discussions&…

Added Tuesday 5th January 2021

Palace Green Library: Archives and Special Collections

Palace Green Library has an online guide where you can take a look at their archives and special collections.  To read overviews of the collections, find out about acce…

Added Tuesday 5th January 2021

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

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

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