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Open Treasure - Magna Carta and the Forest Charters

Open Treasure - Magna Carta and the Forest Charters

This exhibition presents a unique opportunity to see all three issues of Durham Cathedral’s Magna...

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Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street - a great north market town, home of the Durham Emirates Cricket Ground and proud...

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs...

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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.

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