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World Heritage Day 2021: Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures

Beixi Sun, MA student on the International Cultural Heritage Management course at Durham University, has been conducting some research into the Bailey as part of her placement wi…

Added Friday 16th April 2021

Volunteer meeting: Fantastic photographs of Durham wildlife!

We held a Zoom meeting yesterday and our fabulous World Heritage Site Volunteers learnt a lot more about plants and wildlife thanks to local photographer Peter Swan. Take a look …

Added Thursday 15th April 2021

IMEMS: Slater Fellowship 2021-22

The closing date for the IMEMs Slater Fellowship 2021-22 is midnight (UK time) Sunday, 9 May 2021. To find out more about this opportunity, eligibility and the current and p…

Added Wednesday 14th April 2021

Durham Cathedral: in-person and online service schedule from 13.04.21

Please click the link to find out the service schedule for Durham Cathedral from 13.04.21, when they will be some congregational worship restarting.   …

Added Friday 9th April 2021

Durham Cathedral appoints a Visitor Experience and Enterprise Director

Durham Cathedral appoints a Visitor Experience and Enterprise Director Durham Cathedral is preparing to reopen to visitors and tourists when Government advises it is safe to …

Added Wednesday 31st March 2021

Pilgrim Trails: Rescheduling for 2021

As with so many things, the plans for the Bishop of Durham to walk the inaugural Northern Saints Trails had to be postponed last year. There is now a new, updated scheduled fo…

Added Wednesday 24th March 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

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

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS), On Pilgrimage

The Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) is based here on the World Heritage Site, and you can now join them exploring many aspects of Pilgrimage though their #…

Added Monday 25th January 2021