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.

Under 5s Forest School - Autumn Sessions

Develop your child’s love of the outdoors by exploring Durham Cathedral’s woodlands and riverbanks in these six tailored sessions for little learners, led by Durham Cathedral’s Education team.


Forest School is a learning approach that aims to develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences.


Sessions take place on:

Friday 13 September from 9.30am-11.30am

Friday 20 September from 9.30am-11.30am

Friday 27 September from 9.30am-11.30am

Friday 4 October from 9.30am-11.30am

Friday 11 October from 9.30am-11.30am

Friday 18 October from 9.30am-11.30am


Tickets for this block of 6 sessions cost £25 per child, accompanying adults free. Book online above or by contacting the visitor desk at

Events Diary

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    Things from Home

    Today at 9.00am
  • 21

    From Fibre to Fleece to Fabric

    Today at 9.30am
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    Heritage Open Days: Stonemason demonstration

    Today at 10.00am
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    Prehistoric Pioneers: a journey through life in Bronze Age Britain

    Today at 10.00am
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    Heritage Open Days Tours

    Today at 11.00am

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