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The Department of English Studies' popular series of Late Summer Lectures is back for 2019

Come on a voyage through literature this summer, from thirteenth-century Scandinavia to modern London, via the underworld and the American Midwest. The Department of English Stud…

Added Friday 16th August 2019

August Exhibition at the Visitor Centre

    We have a fantastic new exhibition at the Visitor Centre!  Call in and take a look at the work by Rachel Armstrong and Lynn Pope  

Added Thursday 1st August 2019

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

Our Visitor Centre wins an award!

Our World Heritage Visitor Centre received a silver award at the Northeast England Tourism awards ceremony earlier this week! Many thanks to all our volunteers and friends from a…

Added Friday 23rd November 2018

Durham World Heritage Site: A Short Guide

At the Visitor Centre on Owengate, you can now pick up a short guide to the World Heritage site for a £1, get yours today!  

Added Thursday 9th August 2018

Durham WHS Lecture Series 2018 – World Heritage in the Landscape

Durham WHS Lecture Series 2018 – World Heritage in the Landscape After a very successful and challenging 2017 season of lectures on the theme of Heritage at Risk, we are n…

Added Wednesday 10th January 2018

Durham World Heritage Site 2018 Lecture: A sense of place? Pilgrimage and the senses, past, present - and future

Durham World Heritage Site 2018 Lecture: A sense of place? Pilgrimage and the senses, past, present - and future 28th February 2018, 17:30, Palace Green Library Learning Centre,…

Added Thursday 9th November 2017

Northern Light: an exhibition by Julie Parkinson

  Northern Light an exhibition by  Julie Parkinson A exhibition of kiln glass and paintings inspired by the local landscape from a Durham based artist On View at t…

Added Wednesday 8th November 2017

Durham Cathedral is crowned Heritage Site of the Year!

  Durham Cathedral has been crowned BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Heritage Site of the Year following a public vote which saw a ‘landslide’ of votes cast for…

Added Wednesday 15th March 2017

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’ Durham Cathedral has been chosen as Britain’s Favourite Cathedral in this year’s LandLove Magazine …

Added Friday 3rd February 2017