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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.

Tim Peake's Spacecraft at NRM Locomotion

Tim Peake's Spacecraft at NRM Locomotion

Openings

2017

22nd November 2017-15th January 2018
Durham City's Traditional Christmas Festival

Durham City's Traditional Christmas Festival

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2017

1st December 2017-3rd December 2017
Lumiere Durham 2017

Lumiere Durham 2017

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Lumiere

16th November 2017-19th November 2017

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  • Binchester Roman Fort

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Dive into ancient history and walk in the footsteps of the Romans at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland. Built in 75 AD,

  • It's Madness at Hardwick!

    Hardwick Live Festival 2017

    On the 18th and 19th of August, Hardwick Hall will be taken over by the North East’s biggest music festival. Find out more about what is on offer and book tickets to catch this fantastic festival.

  • Excitement builds for Lumiere 2017

    Lumiere Durham

    With just hours to go until Lumiere returns to Durham, we take a nostalgic look back in time at Lumiere highlights of previous years.

  • Excitement builds for Lumiere 2017

    Lumiere Durham

    With just hours to go until Lumiere returns to Durham, we take a nostalgic look back in time at Lumiere highlights of previous years.

  • 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.

  • 5 Reasons to take a break in Durham City

    City landscape of Durham with the Cathedral and Castle in the background.

    We think our perfect little city is full of great reasons to visit, but we've picked just five that shows why this Place of Light is fantastic for a city break!

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