Events Diary

The World Heritage Site is a hive of activity, with many concerts, plays, talks and other events. What will you find of interest?

The events shown are taking place on or around Durham World Heritage Site. If you are organising an event, please tell us about it.

Events in December 2018

  • 1

    Catch Your Breath

    Saturday 1st December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 1

    Scaling the Heights

    Saturday 1st December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 1

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Saturday 1st December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 1

    Happy horses

    Saturday 1st December 2018 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 1

    Art Workshop: The Art of Japanese Urushi Lacquer

    Saturday 1st December 2018 from 1.00pm to 4.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 1

    Northern Spirit Singers Christmas Concert

    Saturday 1st December 2018 at 7.30pm Location: St Oswald's Church, Durham Tickets £7 / £4 concessions, available on the door.
  • 2

    Catch Your Breath

    Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 2

    Scaling the Heights

    Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 2

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 3

    Scaling the Heights

    Monday 3rd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 3

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Monday 3rd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 3

    Catch Your Breath

    Monday 3rd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 4

    Scaling the Heights

    Tuesday 4th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 4

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Tuesday 4th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 4

    Catch Your Breath

    Tuesday 4th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 4

    Hill Orchestra Winter Concert

    Tuesday 4th December 2018 from 7.00pm to 9.30pm Location: Elvet Methodist Church, 8 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL Tickets £7 standard; £5 concessions; £4 Music Durham membership (online only) from https://www.musicdurham.org/event/hill-orchestra-concert/ or on the door.
  • 5

    Scaling the Heights

    Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 5

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 5

    Catch Your Breath

    Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 5

    Music Durham Lunchtime Concert Series: NAME (New Art Music Ensemble)

    Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 1.15pm to 1.45pm Location: Music Department Concert Room, Palace Green Tickets Free Event
  • 6

    Scaling the Heights

    Thursday 6th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 6

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Thursday 6th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 6

    Catch Your Breath

    Thursday 6th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 6

    G4 Christmas Tour 2018

    Thursday 6th December 2018 at 7.30pm Location: Durham Cathedral Tickets £77.50-£12.50 from https://events.ticketbooth.eu/event/g4-christmas---durham-cathedral-2018
  • 7

    Scaling the Heights

    Friday 7th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 7

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Friday 7th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 7

    Catch Your Breath

    Friday 7th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 8

    Catch Your Breath

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 8

    Scaling the Heights

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 8

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 8

    Mighty mountain zines

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 8

    Mighty mountain zines

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 8

    Dementia Friendly Touch Tour: there's no place like home

    Saturday 8th December 2018 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Free (but booking required)
  • 9

    Catch Your Breath

    Sunday 9th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 9

    Scaling the Heights

    Sunday 9th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 9

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Sunday 9th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 10

    Scaling the Heights

    Monday 10th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 10

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Monday 10th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 10

    Catch Your Breath

    Monday 10th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 11

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Tuesday 11th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 11

    Scaling the Heights

    Tuesday 11th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 11

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Tuesday 11th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 11

    Catch Your Breath

    Tuesday 11th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 11

    Musicon: A Woman’s Voice | Suffrage at 100

    Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 7.30pm Location: Department of Music, Palace Green, Durham Tickets £10, Students £4, Under £18 £1 from the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate or the Musicon Box office 0191 334 3140 or the Musicon website.
  • 12

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 12

    Scaling the Heights

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 12

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 12

    Catch Your Breath

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 12

    Music Durham Lunchtime Concert Series:Durham Dynamics

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 from 1.15pm to 1.45pm Location: Music Department Concert Room, Palace Green Tickets Free Event
  • 12

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7.30pm Location: Town Hall, Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ Tickets From £5 from https://www.musicdurham.org/event/ducb-and-dubb-christmas-concert/
  • 13

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Thursday 13th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 13

    Scaling the Heights

    Thursday 13th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 13

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Thursday 13th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 13

    Catch Your Breath

    Thursday 13th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 13

    Public Seminar : Research Processes: Manuscripts and Archives

    Thursday 13th December 2018 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free, but please email imrs.memsa@durham.ac.uk to secure a seat
  • 14

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Friday 14th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 14

    Scaling the Heights

    Friday 14th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 14

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Friday 14th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 14

    Catch Your Breath

    Friday 14th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 15

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 15

    Catch Your Breath

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 15

    Scaling the Heights

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 15

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 15

    Slithery snakes

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 15

    Christmas with Durham Cathedral Choir - The Messiah

    Saturday 15th December 2018 at 7.30pm Location: Durham Cathedral Tickets from £8 to £28 from https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whats-on/book?id=6552&date=15/12/2018-19:30
  • 15

    Christmas with the Choir: The Messiah

    Saturday 15th December 2018 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm Location: Durham Cathedral Tickets £8-£28 from Tickets: from £8 to £28 available from the Cathedral's Visitor Desk 0191 338 7178 or online.
  • 16

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Sunday 16th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 16

    Catch Your Breath

    Sunday 16th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 16

    Scaling the Heights

    Sunday 16th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 16

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Sunday 16th December 2018 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 17

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Monday 17th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 17

    Scaling the Heights

    Monday 17th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 17

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Monday 17th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 17

    Catch Your Breath

    Monday 17th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 18

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Tuesday 18th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 18

    Scaling the Heights

    Tuesday 18th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 18

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Tuesday 18th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 18

    Catch Your Breath

    Tuesday 18th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 19

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 19

    Scaling the Heights

    Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 19

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 19

    Catch Your Breath

    Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 20

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Thursday 20th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 20

    Scaling the Heights

    Thursday 20th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 20

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Thursday 20th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 20

    Catch Your Breath

    Thursday 20th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 21

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Friday 21st December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 21

    Scaling the Heights

    Friday 21st December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 21

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Friday 21st December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH Tickets Normal admission prices apply
  • 21

    Catch Your Breath

    Friday 21st December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 22

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Saturday 22nd December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 22

    Catch Your Breath

    Saturday 22nd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 23

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Sunday 23rd December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 23

    Catch Your Breath

    Sunday 23rd December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 24

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Monday 24th December 2018 from 10.00am to 2.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 24

    Catch Your Breath

    Monday 24th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 27

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Thursday 27th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 27

    Catch Your Breath

    Thursday 27th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 28

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Friday 28th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 28

    Catch Your Breath

    Friday 28th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 28

    The Snowman Tour

    Friday 28th December 2018 at 7.00pm Location: Durham Cathedral Tickets From £11.88 to £21.60 from http://www.carrotproductions.com/tourdates.html
  • 29

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Saturday 29th December 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm Location: World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB Tickets Free entry
  • 29

    Catch Your Breath

    Saturday 29th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library
  • 30

    Catch Your Breath

    Sunday 30th December 2018 from 10.00am to 5.00pm Location: Palace Green Library Tickets Free from Palace Green Library

Events Diary

  • 15

    Landscapes of the North: An exhibition of paintings by George Browell

    Today at 9.30am
  • 15

    Catch Your Breath

    Today at 10.00am
  • 15

    Scaling the Heights

    Today at 12.00pm
  • 15

    New tour highlights the 'hidden women'

    Today at 12.00pm
  • 15

    Slithery snakes

    Today at 1.00pm

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