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Gala gallery space opens first exhibition
Published January 15, 2018 11.20am
A new gallery space within Durham's Gala Theatre is now open to the public.
Fun for all the family at Gala theatre
Published January 10, 2018 12.02pm
Families looking to keep their children entertained this spring should look no further than the Gala Theatre.
Success for Gala's swashbuckling pantomime
Published January 09, 2018 11.56am
Over 31,000 people enjoyed the action-packed tale of Robinson Crusoe, this year's pantomime at the Gala Theatre.
£1.75 million playtime investment continues
Published December 22, 2017 2.23pm
A £1.75 million investment programme continues to brighten up playtime for children across County Durham.
Cameron Gosling's brother speaks on cold water shock
Published November 03, 2017 12.47pm
The brother of a County Durham teenager who lost his life to cold water shock has spoken about his death in order to make other young people aware of the condition.
Project to tackle violence against women and girls receives £310,000
Published October 25, 2017 9.51am
We have received £310,000 of Home Office funding to help us support county residents affected by domestic abuse.
Relaxed Performance is a first for the Gala Theatre
Published December 21, 2016 10.31am
The Gala Theatre is to host its first ever special pantomime performance designed for audience members with extra sensory needs.
Teen parents complete course to help them into education and employment
Published September 16, 2016 10.48am
Teenage parents from across County Durham have completed a 20 week scheme to develop their life skills and help them into education, volunteering and employment.
Nursery uses spectacular summer of culture to inspire children's education
Published August 26, 2016 12.12pm
A nursery is using Durham's spectacular summer of culture to teach children about the history and heritage of their local community.
Three rural County Durham schools to share headteacher
Published May 04, 2016 1.51pm
Durham County Council is to keep three rural schools open, with a shared headteacher, following discussions with educators.