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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.

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Openings

Kynren - an epic tale of england

1st July 2017-16th September 2017
Durham Brass Festival

Durham Brass Festival

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Brass Festival

7th July 2017-16th July 2017

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  • 5 ways to step back in time in Durham

    Durham Cathedral - Heritage Site of the Year

    Amazing attractions, fascinating exhibitions and exciting events help bring the past of life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • 7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    According to Visit Britain, an estimated 6.6 million Brits are planning an overnight break somewhere in the UK this Easter weekend. Here are seven reasons to choose Durham.

  • Iconic Silver Swan returns to The Bowes Museum

    Silver Swan at The Bowes Museum

    The iconic Silver Swan musical automaton has returned to The Bowes Museum and will be on show at the weekend, when a portrait of its inventor, John Joseph Merlin, will be unveiled to the public.

  • 5 ways to step back in time in Durham

    Durham Cathedral - Heritage Site of the Year

    Amazing attractions, fascinating exhibitions and exciting events help bring the past of life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • 7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    According to Visit Britain, an estimated 6.6 million Brits are planning an overnight break somewhere in the UK this Easter weekend. Here are seven reasons to choose Durham.

  • 7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    According to Visit Britain, an estimated 6.6 million Brits are planning an overnight break somewhere in the UK this Easter weekend. Here are seven reasons to choose Durham.

  • Food Festival returns to Bishop Auckland

    BAFF, Bishop Auckland Food Festival

    Food lovers and families are in for a treat this spring as Bishop Auckland gets ready to host its fabulous food festival once again, on the weekend of 1-2 April.

  • Two restaurants make top 100 list

    Two restaurants make top 100 list

    Two of the county's finest eateries have made the Sunday Times' Top 100 list - an annual guide to the top restaurants in the UK.

  • 5 ways to step back in time in Durham

    Durham Cathedral - Heritage Site of the Year

    Amazing attractions, fascinating exhibitions and exciting events help bring the past of life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • 7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    According to Visit Britain, an estimated 6.6 million Brits are planning an overnight break somewhere in the UK this Easter weekend. Here are seven reasons to choose Durham.

  • 5 of Durham's most romantic hotels

    Five Romantic Hotels in Durham

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we preview five of the county's most romantic hotels from city to countryside and coast, just in time for you to book your next getaway.

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