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Friends of Durham Cathedral

The friends of Durham Cathedral was launched in 1933 and now has some 3000 members! They have a couple of incredibly interesting lectures coming up – take a lo…

Added Monday 11th October 2021

Exhibition- Taxila in Focus: 100 years since Marshall

Taxila in Pakistan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms the subject of a photography exhibition which is currently on display at the Oriental Museum in Durham. &nb…

Added Monday 4th October 2021

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Publications

A selection of IMEMS Durham publications are available from the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, located in Palace Green Library. We're open daily 10am - 5pm Click …

Added Wednesday 29th September 2021

Northern Saints Passport

The World Heritage Site Visitor Centre is one of the locations where you can buy a Northern Saints Passport: https://www.thisisdurham.com/northernsaints. We're located in …

Added Monday 27th September 2021

World Heritage Site: Visitor Attractions

We’re really pleased to share with you that many of our Visitor Attractions are now open here on the World Heritage Site! Click the links below and plan your visit: D…

Added Wednesday 21st July 2021

New Chapters of the Online Exhibition, Journeys: Reading the World

  The brand new chapters of Journeys: Reading the World, online exhibition have just been launched.  Turn up the Spotify playlist and take a look!  …

Added Thursday 20th May 2021

There's an exciting new exhibition at Palace Green Library! Journeys: Reading the World

If you are bored of being stuck at home, why not set sail on a voyage around the globe with our new online exhibition Journeys: Reading the World. Using the books, manusc…

Added Tuesday 2nd February 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