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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.

SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story

The Bowes Museum - SOLD! Exhibition Tours

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5th February 2019

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21st February 2019

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5th March 2019

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21st March 2019

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2nd May 2019
Durham Vocal Festival 2019

Durham Vocal Festival 2019

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26th January 2019-9th February 2019
Feasting and Fasting: The Great Kitchen at Durham Cathedral

Feasting and Fasting: The Great Kitchen at Durham Cathedral

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11th February 2019-1st June 2019

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  • 19 things to look forward to in 2019

    Durham 19

    If you think you know Durham, think again! 

    2019 is set to be an unmissable year, with a packed programme of festivals, events and openings -  you’re certain to have an unforgettable time on a short break in Durham.

  • Where to find Santa in Durham

    Santa at Beamish

    No need to fly all the way to Lapland to meet Father Christmas, you can meet him right here in Durham!

    Check out our quick guide to where you can find him in Durham this year 

  • 19 things to look forward to in 2019

    Durham 19

    If you think you know Durham, think again! 

    2019 is set to be an unmissable year, with a packed programme of festivals, events and openings -  you’re certain to have an unforgettable time on a short break in Durham.

  • 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!

  • 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. 

  • 19 things to look forward to in 2019

    Durham 19

    If you think you know Durham, think again! 

    2019 is set to be an unmissable year, with a packed programme of festivals, events and openings -  you’re certain to have an unforgettable time on a short break in Durham.

  • Top Picks: Where to go for Afternoon Tea in Durham

    Vegan Afternoon Tea at the South Causey Inn, County Durham.

    Whether you're treating your mum or spending the afternoon with friends or even your little ones, nothing tastes better than a spot of afternoon tea in Durham, especially to help celebrate Afternoon Tea Week!

  • The History of Headlam Hall

    The History of Headlam Hall

    Discover the fascinating history of one of Durham's most beloved historic country retreats - Headlam Hall Hotel and Spa.

  • Where to find Santa in Durham

    Santa at Beamish

    No need to fly all the way to Lapland to meet Father Christmas, you can meet him right here in Durham!

    Check out our quick guide to where you can find him in Durham this year 

  • Festive Fun at Raby Castle

    Raby Castle and deer park

    You’re guaranteed to be filled with festive cheer with a visit to Raby Castle this winter, from breakfast with Father Christmas to festive afternoon teas, Christmas craft workshops and food & gift market. 

  • 19 things to look forward to in 2019

    Durham 19

    If you think you know Durham, think again! 

    2019 is set to be an unmissable year, with a packed programme of festivals, events and openings -  you’re certain to have an unforgettable time on a short break in Durham.

  • Least We Forget

    Tommy 1101 at Seaham

    100 years after the Armistice of November 11 1918, Durham remembers 

  • 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. 

  • 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!

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