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What's happening at our museums, galleries and theatres, sports facilities and swimming pools, parks, coast and countryside.

Noël Coward comedy comes to Gala

Published September 25, 2017 11.22am

One of the most popular and enduring comedies of the 20th century is coming to Durham for four performances this week.

All Or Nothing: The Mod Musical comes to the Gala Theatre

Published September 19, 2017 2.38pm

They are the band responsible for a large part of the soundtrack of the Mod era and enjoyed a rollercoaster ride through the perils of the music world.

Lumiere conference to ask life's big questions

Published September 19, 2017 11.19am

Experimental physicists, architects, artists, educators and internationally acclaimed thespians are coming together in Durham to ask Who Are We and Where Are We Headed?

Women's football club wrapping up for winter

Published September 15, 2017 1.11pm

A Durham football club won't let the cold weather stop them from training after being provided with funding for new winter jackets.

Popular performers come to the Gala Theatre

Published September 12, 2017 10.32am

Two popular performers are coming to Durham this week as part of their latest tours.

Head out on the high seas for Gala's pirate pantomime

Published September 11, 2017 2.35pm

Tickets are selling fast for the Gala Theatre's latest pantomime - the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe.

Ps in a Pod artist to give free talk

Published September 08, 2017 1.41pm

The artist behind a County Durham art installation is giving a free talk about her career as the sculptures move to a new location.

Vote for your favourite County Durham park

Published September 07, 2017 11.07am

County Durham's best kept parks and green spaces are up for a national award.

Sunderland stories come to Gala

Published September 07, 2017 9.45am

Fans of Sunderland AFC can celebrate the start of the new season with a double bill of short plays about their beloved club as well as taking part in a question and answer session with a former player.

Tania tackles Great North Run after overcoming fear

Published September 06, 2017 12.09pm

A County Durham woman, who just months ago was too embarrassed to run in public, is preparing to take on the Great North Run this weekend.

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