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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

Institute of Advanced Studies: Public Lecture Series

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) has announced details of it’s forthcoming public lecture series.  Further details can be found on the calendar entries on this …

Added Friday 18th September 2020

Durham Cathedral: Opening times and safety measures information

  If you’e planning on visiting the Cathedral and / or attending a service, take a look at the Cathedral website to find out lots of information!

Added Friday 21st August 2020

World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre will remain closed at present.  Our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff.  We’ll only reop…

Added Tuesday 7th July 2020

Durham Cathedral: Live streaming of services

  Durham Cathedral are broadcasting regular livestreams of their services on Facebook.  For details of these and also the Easter services take a look at:&n…

Added Friday 3rd April 2020

Covid-19

  Please see the note below, which includes the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre Covid-19 Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implem…

Added Wednesday 18th March 2020

Tours of Durham castle: UPDATE

In line with government and medical advice regarding the Covid19 situation, an following the current guidelines set by Durham University, we want to inform you that all Cast…

Added Tuesday 17th March 2020

Are you researching an aspect of Medieval or Early Modern studies?

Are you researching an aspect of Medieval or Early Modern studies? The World Heritage Site Visitor Centre on Owengate stocks a range of books which may be of interest to you, as…

Added Monday 14th January 2019