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  1. Add Durham Cathedral: The Vikings in Northumbria to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Durham City

    This exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, traces the history of Vikings in North East England. Telling of the devastating raids on Lindisfarne in 793 AD & how the Community of St Cuthbert searched for a...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2019to28 Sept 2019

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Cathedral: The Vikings in Northumbria Online (opens in a new window)

  2. Add Durham Cricket: ICC World Cup Sri Lanka vs South Africa to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Chester-le-Street

    Durham Cricket: ICC World Cup Sri Lanka vs South Africa. For tickets: https://www.icc-cricket.com/cricket-world-cup/tickets-about ​​​​​​​

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2019
  3. Add ICC Cricket World Cup Fanzone in Durham City to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Summer Event

    DURHAM

    Excitment builds as we look forward to the Fanzone experience held at Millennium Place and Market Place locations in Durham City.  This will be a free celebration for visitors and residents alike to enjoy, full details to be released in due course...

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2019to30 June 2019
  4. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Performance

    Toronto, Bishop Auckland

    An experience unique to the UK and never available before 2016. Bringing 2000 years of history, myth and legend to life in a spectacular family entertainment for all ages! As dusk falls, you take your seat in anticipation in front of a vast stage.

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2019to14 Sept 2019

    Indicative Availability

    Book Kynren - An Epic Tale of England Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Durham Cricket Club: ICC World Cup Sri Lanka vs West Indies to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Chester-le-Street

    ICC World Cup Sri Lanka vs West Indies.  For tickets: https://www.icc-cricket.com/cricket-world-cup/tickets-about ​​​​​​​

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2019
  6. Add Durham Cricket: ICC World Cup England vs New Zealand to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Chester-le-Street

    ICC World Cup England Vs New Zealand 
    Tickets: https://www.icc-cricket.com/cricket-world-cup/tickets-about

    Dates

    From:
    3 July 2019
  7. Add Durham Brass Festival 2019 to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Durham

    Brass, Durham’s liveliest festival, is back for 2019 with 10 days of outstanding performances across County Durham. As well as Durham based & international street bands we will be using cutting edge technology to involve performers in unique live...

    Dates

    From:
    12 July 2019to21 July 2019
  8. Add Durham Miners Gala to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Durham City

    The annual Durham Miners’ Gala is a unique and inspiring spectacle. It is Europe’s biggest celebration of community, international solidarity, and working class culture. More than 200,000 people pack the streets of Durham to enjoy the wonderful...

    Dates

    From:
    13 July 2019Open 09:00 - 17:00
  9. Add Durham City Run to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Durham City

    Take on the historic streets of Durham for a midsummer evening of racing in the Prince Bishops Durham City Run.

    ENTER NOW-> http://www.durhamcityrun.com/

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2019
  10. Add Durham City Run Festival to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Durham City

    Durham County Council and Events of the North have revealed plans for a new three-day running festival in the city centre.  The first ever Durham City Run Festival will feature films, talks, book signings, a running expo, free running activities.

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2019to27 July 2019
  11. Add Beamish Museum - Great North Festival of Agriculture to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Beamish

    The Great North Festival of Agriculture is a month-long celebration of the region’s rural heritage. Featuring everything from vehicles and vegetables to harvest celebrations and heritage skills, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Aug 2019to22 Sept 2019
  12. Add Autumn Hedgehogs to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Accessible Days Out

    Durham

    It will soon be time for many animals from the British Isles to hibernate.

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2019to8 Sept 2019Open 13:00 - 15:00
  13. Add Wolsingham Show 2019 to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Agricultural Show

    Wolsingham

    So much going on from Dog Agility Show to Artisan Food Market, rides and attractions. For tickets see ->>https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/buy-tickets

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2019to8 Sept 2019

Ongoing Events

  1. Add Beamish Museum - Traditional Sweets & Treats Experience to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Beamish

    Our experienced Period Food team will teach you everything you need to know to make a selection of delicious ‘Sweets and Treats’ If you can resist eating them as soon as they are made you can take them home.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 12:30 - 16:00
    From:
    20 Sept 2019Open 12:30 - 16:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish Museum - Traditional Sweets & Treats Experience Online (opens in a new window)

  2. Add Castle Theatre Company presents 'Love's Labour's Lost' to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Performance

    Durham Castle,, Durham

    King Ferdinand of Navarre and his friends vow celibacy for three years in order to devote themselves to scholarly pursuits. They forswear women for this period in order to keep their minds solely focused on learning. Castle Theatre Company. 14:30 -...

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to22 June 2019Open 14:30 - 16:30
  3. Add Durham Cathedral: Photography Morning to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Workshop

    Durham City

    A special opportunity to spend a summer morning with your camera inside Durham Cathedral. No flash is permitted in the Cathedral but tripods are welcome. Tickets available from the Visitor Desk in the Cathedral between 9.30 – 16.30

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 05:00 - 05:00
  4. Add Durham Cathedral: Under 5's Forest School to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Nature

    Durham City

    Develop your child’s love of the outdoors by exploring Durham Cathedral’s woodlands and riverbanks in tailored sessions for little learners, led by Durham Cathedral’s Education team. 5 sessions on Friday mornings. Cost £20 for the 5 sessions,...

    Venue

    Durham Cathedral Towers, Durham City

    Durham Cathedral, Durham City

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 09:45 - 11:45
    From:
    28 June 2019Open 09:45 - 11:45
    From:
    12 July 2019Open 09:45 - 11:45
    From:
    19 July 2019Open 09:45 - 11:45
  5. Add The Empire: Magic of Motown to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Consett


    Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history, even...

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  6. Add The Gala, Durham: The Big Gig to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Durham City

    An exhilarating evening of electrifying rock classics and sensational pop hits, bringing together young bands from across County Durham and Darlington.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 19:00 -
  7. Add 1940's Dance to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Dance

    Barnard Castle

    Dance the night away in 40s style - bring your friends to enjoy swinging music from Damaris Jean and Ragtime Rewind Vintage Swing Band. £15 | includes a ration style lunchbox.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 19:00 -