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Express Yourself at the North East Festival of Languages
Published March 12, 2021 11.23am
Free keep-fit, language tasters and the story of how a former Bishop Auckland pupil has used her language skills to advise US Presidents are all part of an exciting line-up at a regional language festival this month.
Genocide survivor to speak at online memorial event
Published January 20, 2021 10.40am
A Bosnian refugee who fled persecution will speak about the most difficult period in his life, when he shares his story of struggle and survival to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.
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.