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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

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

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