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this is what's onOur packed year-round events calendar means there's bound to be something for you to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit.

Beamish - Ice Skating

Beamish - Ice Skating

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Ice Skating

19th November 2016-17th February 2017
Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - Textiles: Painting With the Needle

Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - Textiles: Painting With the Needle

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Painting With the Needle

5th November 2016-11th February 2017
Light and Sound in Space

Light and Sound in Space

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29th January 2017

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  • 17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we take a look at what's happening next year across the county, hilighting why you should choose Durham as the destination for your next short break.
     

  • Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Dates announced and tickets now on sale for season two of the night-time spectacular Kynren, An Epic Tale of England which returns in  summer 2017.

  • Planning a festive break in Durham?

    Planning a festive break in Durham?

    If you are planning a family festive break to Durham this winter, there are some real festive treats in store every weekend in December, to ensure you take some fantastic memories with you when you sadly have to head home.

  • 17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we take a look at what's happening next year across the county, hilighting why you should choose Durham as the destination for your next short break.
     

  • Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Dates announced and tickets now on sale for season two of the night-time spectacular Kynren, An Epic Tale of England which returns in  summer 2017.

  • Abi needs your votes

    Abi needs your votes

    Local outdoors enthusiast Abi Atkinson needs your votes as she aims to take on an arctic expedition and inspire more young girls to follow in her footsteps.

  • Planning a festive break in Durham?

    Planning a festive break in Durham?

    If you are planning a family festive break to Durham this winter, there are some real festive treats in store every weekend in December, to ensure you take some fantastic memories with you when you sadly have to head home.

  • A golden night for county's top businesses

    A golden night for county's top businesses

    Some of Durham's top attractions and places to eat and stay were in the spotlight last night (Tuesday 22 November) after picking up top gongs at the North East Tourism Awards.

  • 17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we take a look at what's happening next year across the county, hilighting why you should choose Durham as the destination for your next short break.
     

  • Spectacular summer of events in Durham

    Spectacular summer of events in Durham

    Durham has a packed year-round calendar of events, but this summer’s programme is one of the most exciting yet as history and heritage is brought to life at amazing attractions and events across the county.

  • 17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

    With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we take a look at what's happening next year across the county, hilighting why you should choose Durham as the destination for your next short break.
     

  • Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Tickets now on sale For Kynren 2017

    Dates announced and tickets now on sale for season two of the night-time spectacular Kynren, An Epic Tale of England which returns in  summer 2017.

  • Planning a festive break in Durham?

    Planning a festive break in Durham?

    If you are planning a family festive break to Durham this winter, there are some real festive treats in store every weekend in December, to ensure you take some fantastic memories with you when you sadly have to head home.

  • A golden night for county's top businesses

    A golden night for county's top businesses

    Some of Durham's top attractions and places to eat and stay were in the spotlight last night (Tuesday 22 November) after picking up top gongs at the North East Tourism Awards.

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