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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.

Beamish Museum - Georgian Fair

Beamish Museum - Georgian Fair

Openings

2018

31st May 2018-3rd June 2018
Johnathan Yeo - Skin Deep

The Bowes Museum: Johnathan Yeo - Skin Deep

Openings

Yeo - Skin Deep

10th March 2018-17th June 2018
Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Openings

Kynren

30th June 2018-15th September 2018

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  • Meet the people that make Durham shine

    Meet the people that make Durham shine

    As part of  English Tourism Week we are shining a light on some of the brilliant people behind Durham's unique tourism experiences, which make Durham a fantastic county to visit. 

  • The map that changed the world

    The map that changed the world

    Visitors to the North Pennines AONB are in for a treat, as Bowlees Visitor Centre exhibits the 'Father of English Geology' William Smith's original geological map of Britain. 

  • Eggscape to Durham this Easter

    Eggscape to Durham this Easter

    If you’re after some egg-citing family friendly fun during the Easter Holidays, Durham has an egg-ceptional range of exciting events and world-class attractions the whole family can enjoy together.

  • Half term rocks in the North Pennines AONB

    Half term rocks in the North Pennines AONB

    A European festival of geological heritage and education will ensure that half-term really rocks, with a series of walks, events and activities in the North Pennines AONB.

  • The map that changed the world

    The map that changed the world

    Visitors to the North Pennines AONB are in for a treat, as Bowlees Visitor Centre exhibits the 'Father of English Geology' William Smith's original geological map of Britain. 

  • Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Can't make it to Windsor for the big day? 

    Don't worry there's lots of fabulous ways you can celebrate the Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan here in Durham. 

  • Meet the people that make Durham shine

    Meet the people that make Durham shine

    As part of  English Tourism Week we are shining a light on some of the brilliant people behind Durham's unique tourism experiences, which make Durham a fantastic county to visit. 

  • Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Can't make it to Windsor for the big day? 

    Don't worry there's lots of fabulous ways you can celebrate the Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan here in Durham. 

  • Half term rocks in the North Pennines AONB

    Half term rocks in the North Pennines AONB

    A European festival of geological heritage and education will ensure that half-term really rocks, with a series of walks, events and activities in the North Pennines AONB.

  • The map that changed the world

    The map that changed the world

    Visitors to the North Pennines AONB are in for a treat, as Bowlees Visitor Centre exhibits the 'Father of English Geology' William Smith's original geological map of Britain. 

  • Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Royal Wedding Celebrations in Durham

    Can't make it to Windsor for the big day? 

    Don't worry there's lots of fabulous ways you can celebrate the Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan here in Durham. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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