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Enjoy the magic of panto at home with theatre's festive films
Published November 20, 2020 10.31am
A festive story filmed in four thrilling instalments is set to deliver pantomime magic to County Durham and beyond next month.
Virtual food festival launched to help support local traders
Published November 13, 2020 10.58am
We are launching a virtual event in the run up to Christmas to support local traders that would have usually appeared at its popular food and drink festivals in the region.
Full programme of online content and virtual events unveiled to mark Remembrance Day 2020
Published November 06, 2020 5.58pm
Following our announcement in October that six landmarks across the county would be lit up in red to mark Remembrance Day, we have now unveiled our full programme of online events and virtual content, taking place between 8-11 November.
Virtual storytelling for families returns with a seasonal twist
Published October 23, 2020 3.48pm
Creative craft sessions and a spook-tastic story will be available online for families to enjoy this half term.
Upcoming art installation focuses on County Durham park
Published October 23, 2020 10.42am
The unique architecture of a popular County Durham park will become the focal point of a new upcoming art project.
Art projects to explore people's experiences with isolation
Published September 24, 2020 12.12pm
Two art projects that engage with the community and highlight people's experiences of isolation will be on show to the public this month.
Explore Durham's vast history with countywide heritage event
Published September 11, 2020 12.21pm
Visitors and residents in County Durham will have the chance to discover the region's hidden historical treasures in an annual heritage event.
Creative summer activities planned to showcase hidden heritage
Published July 14, 2020 11.38am
A host of creative activities will be held virtually this summer to celebrate the heritage of a County Durham town.
Exhibition tells untold stories of isolated generation
Published March 05, 2020 10.19am
An older woman sits in her living room, alone. She speaks about her day-to-day experience, an experience that a growing number of older people in our communities face.