'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

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


  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