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Fine weather, smiles and a record field at the 2018 Prince Bishops Durham City Run
Published July 19, 2018 12.08pm
A record field of runners was cheered on by big crowds at the 2018 Prince Bishops Durham City Run on Wednesday evening.
Inclusive outdoor festival returns to Wharton Park
Published July 17, 2018 3.13pm
Families are invited to come along to Wharton Park as IncludFEST Durham, an accessible and inclusive arts festival, returns to the city.
BRASS Festival returns to Durham
Published July 13, 2018 2.36pm
Some of the world's best street bands have descended on Durham as this year's BRASS Festival gets underway.
It's official! UK's largest light festival 10th anniversary spectacular will Help Durham Shine
Published July 11, 2018 12.19pm
Durham will host its most ambitious ever Lumiere light festival in 2019, featuring a selection of some favourites from the past decade of festivals.
BRASS 2018: Design your own trombone competition
Published July 09, 2018 12.14pm
Young people are being given the chance to get their hands on their own personally designed trombone as part of this year's BRASS Festival in Durham.
Get crafty at county libraries
Published June 21, 2018 10.46am
Kids and families in County Durham can get creative at their local library over the coming weeks at a series of art and crafts sessions starting this weekend.
Big Brass Bash concerts return to County Durham
Published June 18, 2018 12.25pm
Towns and villages across County Durham will host some of the best street bands from across the world as part of this year's BRASS festival.
What's on this summer
Published June 18, 2018 10.48am
Our summer guide provides lots of ideas and suggestions for events, activities and venues that will provide the perfect day out.
West End star returns home for BRASS festival
Published June 06, 2018 11.14am
A West End star who discovered his talents in County Durham is looking forward to performing in front of a home crowd as part of this year's BRASS festival.
Artwork celebrating County Durham unveiled
Published June 04, 2018 12.49pm
A giant artwork made up of four images of iconic County Durham landscapes has been brought together for the first time.
BRASS is back for 2018
Published May 04, 2018 11.18am
County Durham's loudest festival is back - with brilliant bands and musicians heading to the region for a ten-day celebration of all things brass.