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Renowned historian to help mark end of major First World War project
Published September 21, 2018 1.10pm
A leading historian who played a key role in adapting War Horse for the big screen is to speak at a special conference marking the end of a major First World War project.
Family fun sessions at County Durham libraries
Published September 13, 2018 3.25pm
There's lots of fun for little ones at our libraries this month with a series of Saturday family sessions.
Your chance to 'Be Creative' at free taster day
Published September 05, 2018 10.00am
A free hands-on taster day will give people the chance to discover new creative skills.
Local jokesters, TV favourites and a fun final farewell at Gala Theatre this autumn
Published August 17, 2018 9.30am
Side splitting stand-ups and hilarious impressionists are part of the top-class line up at Durham's Gala Theatre this autumn, bringing a combination of observational humour, music, satire and more.
Line-up revealed for Durham Book Festival 2018
Published August 13, 2018 2.12pm
The programme has been announced for Durham Book Festival 2018, the North East's largest literary event.
Muddy Mayhem is back and it's better than ever
Published August 10, 2018 1.59pm
A veteran of the North East's ultimate obstacle course is hoping to continue his race success when the event returns next month.
Get Back on your Bike this summer
Published August 08, 2018 12.27pm
People who haven't ridden a bike for a while are being encouraged to get back in the saddle with free Back on your Bike courses.
It's official! UK's largest light festival 10th anniversary spectacular will Help Durham Shine
Published July 11, 2018 1.19pm
Durham will host its most ambitious ever Lumiere light festival in 2019, featuring a selection of some favourites from the past decade of festivals.
What's on this summer
Published June 18, 2018 11.48am
Our summer guide provides lots of ideas and suggestions for events, activities and venues that will provide the perfect day out.