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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.

Locomotion Steam Traction Engine

Autumn Steam Gala - Celebrating Locomotion's First 15 Years

Openings

2019

21st September 2019-22nd September 2019
Durham Book Festival 2019

Durham Book Festival 2019

Openings

2019

5th October 2019-13th October 2019
Great North Festival of Agriculture at Beamish Museum

Great North Festival of Agriculture at Beamish Museum

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29th August 2019-22nd September 2019

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  • Discover Durham's proud mining heritage

    the streets of durham city filled with people during the annual Durham Miners Gala

    The Durham Miners' Gala returns this July to Durham City but did you know as well as "The Big Meeting" there's lots of ways across the county to celebrate our proud mining heritage.   

  • Lord of the Flies at Gala Theatre

    Kate Barton - Head of Student Theatre at Durham University.

    Why Lord of the Flies? We caught up with Kate Barton - Head of Student Theatre at Durham University to find out ahead of opening night. 

  • Lumiere Favourites

    Lumiere Durham  2013 Crown of Light

    As excitement builds for this year's Lumiere festival, we take a look back at festival favourites from previous years.

  • Amazing Stays in Durham

    Durham City on a sunny day featuring Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral

    From city, countryside to coast, escape to Durham for a truly amazing stay.

    Check out our guide to amazing places to stay across the county. 

  • Seaham Food Festival

    Seaham Food Festival Logo

    Calling out to all foodie fans! Enjoy a delicious day out at Durham’s new foodie festival by the sea Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June

  • Lord of the Flies at Gala Theatre

    Kate Barton - Head of Student Theatre at Durham University.

    Why Lord of the Flies? We caught up with Kate Barton - Head of Student Theatre at Durham University to find out ahead of opening night. 

  • Lumiere Favourites

    Lumiere Durham  2013 Crown of Light

    As excitement builds for this year's Lumiere festival, we take a look back at festival favourites from previous years.

  • Top Picks for Winter Breaks in Durham

    Durham City in Winter

    Looking for a relaxing break this new year?

    Check out our top picks of where to stay in Durham, from coast to countryside and everywhere in-between!

  • Amazing Stays in Durham

    Durham City on a sunny day featuring Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral

    From city, countryside to coast, escape to Durham for a truly amazing stay.

    Check out our guide to amazing places to stay across the county. 

  • A Family Stay at Beamish Hall Hotel

    My travel monkey at Beamish Hall Hotel

    Looking for a family friendly hotel to stay at whilst visiting Durham? Check out what My Travel Monkey got up to during her stay at Beamish Hall Hotel. 

  • The Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk

    The Rose and Crown

    Looking for the 'pawfect' autumn getaway?

    The Rose and Crown Hotel at Romaldkirk is the perfect base for you and your pooch to explore the stunning Durham Dales. 

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