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Something wicked this way comes
Published October 18, 2018 2.37pm
There's more than just tricks, but real family treats, in a spellbinding programme of Halloween events in County Durham parks this month.
Celebratory conference will mark centenary of women's vote
Published October 18, 2018 2.07pm
A day of expert discussions and educational drama is set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of female suffrage.
Local jokesters, TV favourites and a fun final farewell at Gala Theatre this autumn
Published August 17, 2018 9.30am
Side splitting stand-ups and hilarious impressionists are part of the top-class line up at Durham's Gala Theatre this autumn, bringing a combination of observational humour, music, satire and more.
Line-up revealed for Durham Book Festival 2018
Published August 13, 2018 2.12pm
The programme has been announced for Durham Book Festival 2018, the North East's largest literary event.
Get Back on your Bike this summer
Published August 08, 2018 12.27pm
People who haven't ridden a bike for a while are being encouraged to get back in the saddle with free Back on your Bike courses.
It's official! UK's largest light festival 10th anniversary spectacular will Help Durham Shine
Published July 11, 2018 1.19pm
Durham will host its most ambitious ever Lumiere light festival in 2019, featuring a selection of some favourites from the past decade of festivals.
What's on this summer
Published June 18, 2018 11.48am
Our summer guide provides lots of ideas and suggestions for events, activities and venues that will provide the perfect day out.