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Jericho: An Ancient City Revealed

A group of MA Museum and Artefact Studies students within Durham University's Department of Archaeology have developed an online exhibition as part of their course. The proje…

Added Friday 18th June 2021

Durham University: Student Art Prize Virtual Prize Giving

There’s some fantastic artwork competing for the Student Art Prizes!  Following the theme of Heroism, they can be seen online,  where you can vote for your f…

Added Thursday 17th June 2021

Tilaurakot-Kapilavastu Heritage Festival.

We've really enjoyed looking at the entries in the colouring competition that formed part of the annual Tilaurakot-Kapilavastu Heritage Festival. Tilaurakot, in Nepal, is …

Added Monday 14th June 2021

Durham Cathedral #inspiringimaginations

As part of the Bede’s day festivities Durham Cathedral is launching a joint fundraising appeal– #inspiringimaginations - in conjunction with Seven Stories, …

Added Tuesday 25th May 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

Durham Cathedral - Opening times: Update

We’re really excited that from the 17th May Durham Cathedral will be opening up to Visitors, click here to find out more about the opening times and what you…

Added Friday 14th May 2021

World Heritage Site Volunteers Meeting: Dive into Durham with Gary Bankhead!

Dive into Durham! Volunteers from some of the World Heritage Site venues met over Zoom earlier this week to listen to a fantastic lecture by Durham’s underwater archaeologi…

Added Friday 14th May 2021

Summer In The City: Art Walk

There’s a great selection of art walks from near and far on the Summer In The City website!  There’s contributions from Durham University students, showing us th…

Added Tuesday 27th April 2021

Exciting news about the Hadrian’s Wall 1900th Anniversary Festival!

To find out about one of our closest World Heritage neighbours click here: https://tinyurl.com/k9pz9brw and click the link below to get involved their forthcoming festival AD1…

Added Monday 15th March 2021

On Pilgrimage Series: Talk by Jane Gibson, World Heritage Site Coordinator

The Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMs) has an interesting and varied series of talks about Pilgrimage. The talk on the 16th February will be presented…

Added Friday 12th February 2021