Welcome to your guide to what's on in Durham in 2015. 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.
Durham bursts into life again this November as the spectacular Lumiere returns for the fourth time in 2015. And with three Rugby World Cup matches taking place in nearby Newcastle, it's an exciting time for sports fans.
Don’t miss the many exciting exhibitions taking place at some of Durham's award-winning attractions, including the UK's first ever Yves Saint Laurent exhibition which is taking place at The Bowes Museum until 11 October.
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.