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Uplifting arts project to continue enriching lives in 2021
Published January 15, 2021 12.11pm
A successful community arts programme that offers fun and friendship to older people is being expanded this year and has received national recognition for its efforts.
Brilliant ideas wanted for leading light festival
Published January 11, 2021 3.37pm
People from across the UK could see their own artistic visions brought to life at Lumiere this year thanks to the return of a £50,000 commissioning scheme.
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.