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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.

Shoes exhibition at The Bowes Museum

Bowes Museum: Shoes - Pleasure and Pain

Openings

Shoes - Pleasure and Pain

11th June 2016-9th October 2016
Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

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Opening

25th March 2016-2nd October 2016
Durham Book Festival

Durham Book Festival

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Durham Book Festival

7th October 2016-16th October 2016

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  • Raby Castle by royal appointment

    Victoria filmed at Raby Castle

    If you've been watching ITV's newest drama Victoria, make sure you keep your eyes peeled for Raby Castle in the Durham Dales, which will feature later in the first series.

  • Where did Ben Fogle go when he visited Durham?

    Ben Fogle visits Durham

    TV presenter, outdoors enthusiast and adventurer Ben Fogle visited Durham last month to film the latest episode of his 'Great British Adventure' series. The video will be online soon, but here's a preview of where we visited with Ben...

  • 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.

  • Raby Castle by royal appointment

    Victoria filmed at Raby Castle

    If you've been watching ITV's newest drama Victoria, make sure you keep your eyes peeled for Raby Castle in the Durham Dales, which will feature later in the first series.

  • Where did Ben Fogle go when he visited Durham?

    Ben Fogle visits Durham

    TV presenter, outdoors enthusiast and adventurer Ben Fogle visited Durham last month to film the latest episode of his 'Great British Adventure' series. The video will be online soon, but here's a preview of where we visited with Ben...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • TV's Gregg Wallace gets a real taste of Durham

    TV's Gregg Wallace gets a real taste of Durham

    In August we we teamed up with Britain is GREAT and welcomed TV's Gregg Wallace to the county as part of the Masterchef host's Great British Menu online series.

    We're delighted to say that the video is now ready for you to watch!

  • 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.

  • Review: 1916: No Turning Back

    No Turning Back

    I had to write this blog post as quickly as possible after seeing 1916: No Turning Back at the Gala Theatre in Durham City.

  • A day in the life of a Kynren volunteer

    Kynren - an epic tale of England

    When the news broke in 2015 that ‘Kynren’ was coming to Bishop Auckland I was delighted for my town, but I had no real idea of what it all meant or what was to come.

    By Andrew Corry

  • TV's Gregg Wallace gets a real taste of Durham

    TV's Gregg Wallace gets a real taste of Durham

    In August we we teamed up with Britain is GREAT and welcomed TV's Gregg Wallace to the county as part of the Masterchef host's Great British Menu online series.

    We're delighted to say that the video is now ready for you to watch!

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