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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.

Lumiere Durham 2017

Lumiere Durham 2017

Openings

Lumiere

16th November 2017-19th November 2017
Turkish Tulips exhibition at The Bowes Museum, Durham

The Bowes Museum - Turkish Tulips

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Turkish Tulips

29th July 2017-5th November 2017
Durham Book Festival

Durham Book Festival

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Durham Book Festival

7th October 2017-15th October 2017

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  • Binchester Roman Fort

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Dive into ancient history and walk in the footsteps of the Romans at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland. Built in 75 AD,

  • It's Madness at Hardwick!

    Hardwick Live Festival 2017

    On the 18th and 19th of August, Hardwick Hall will be taken over by the North East’s biggest music festival. Find out more about what is on offer and book tickets to catch this fantastic festival.

  • Iconic Durham locations for Lumiere 2017 revealed

    Lumiere Durham

    Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will return to Durham for the fifth time between 16 - 19 November 2017, and the first iconic locations to be featured in the spectacular have been revealed.

  • Binchester Roman Fort

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Dive into ancient history and walk in the footsteps of the Romans at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland. Built in 75 AD,

  • 5 Stunning Stays in Durham

    Stunning Stays

    Let us help you plan a stunning stay in Durham. Get a chance to visit some of our most exciting and beautiful historic sites, and rest up at some amazing places dotted around the area, whether you are looking for luxury, privacy, or that special weekend away we have something to offer.

  • 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.

  • Iconic Durham locations for Lumiere 2017 revealed

    Lumiere Durham

    Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will return to Durham for the fifth time between 16 - 19 November 2017, and the first iconic locations to be featured in the spectacular have been revealed.

  • It's Madness at Hardwick!

    Hardwick Live Festival 2017

    On the 18th and 19th of August, Hardwick Hall will be taken over by the North East’s biggest music festival. Find out more about what is on offer and book tickets to catch this fantastic festival.

  • 5 Stunning Stays in Durham

    Stunning Stays

    Let us help you plan a stunning stay in Durham. Get a chance to visit some of our most exciting and beautiful historic sites, and rest up at some amazing places dotted around the area, whether you are looking for luxury, privacy, or that special weekend away we have something to offer.

  • 5 Reasons to take a break in Durham City

    City landscape of Durham with the Cathedral and Castle in the background.

    We think our perfect little city is full of great reasons to visit, but we've picked just five that shows why this Place of Light is fantastic for a city break!

  • Iconic Durham locations for Lumiere 2017 revealed

    Lumiere Durham

    Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will return to Durham for the fifth time between 16 - 19 November 2017, and the first iconic locations to be featured in the spectacular have been revealed.

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