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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.
Be one of the first visitors to explore Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's new world-class exhibition spaces opening in 2016, and enjoy the return of festival favourites including Brass and the Bishop Auckland Food Festival. See the Flying Scotsman pull into Locomotion in July, and reach for the beach as the first ever Heritage Coast Festival opens in May.
Prepare to be amazed 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.
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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