Build your own intineraries

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Build your own intineraries

Use this tool to save details of accommodation, events, places to eat and things to see & do in Durham.

To add an item to ‘My Shortlist’, click the relevant

Add to Excursion

What's On

This Month

Beamish: Just One Spark

Beamish: Just One Spark

In 1812, the Felling Mine Disaster killed 92 men and boys after two explosions ripped through the...

Locomotion - Winter Steam Gala

Locomotion - Winter Steam Gala

Winter Gala – with modelling and railway trade stands

Welcome to your guide to what's on in Durham. Our packed year-round events calendar means there’s bound to be something for you to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit – from fascinating exhibitions and world-class events and festivals, to theatre, food, entertainment and international sporting events.

Looking ahead to 2016, it is an exciting time to visit. Be one of the first visitors to explore Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's new world-class exhibition spaces, and enjoy the return of festival favourites including Brass, Streets and the Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

Prepare  to be amazed next summer too as Eleven Arches presents Kynren - An epic tale of England, an epic live action-packed night show coming to Bishop Auckland that will take you through 2,000 years of British history through the eyes of North East England via fourteen 90-minute shows across the summer.

Plus, with England taking on Sri Lanka at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground in a test match in May 2016, it's an exciting time for sports fans. 

Further Afield

Make Durham your base to enjoy one of the incredible events taking place nearby, including, the Great North Run and Sunderland Air Show. Find out more about exciting events taking place on Durham’s doorstep.

Find out more about exciting events taking place on Durham’s doorstep.

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Looking ahead...