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Durham Light Infantry exhibitions

Find out more about the current and future exhibitions featuring items from the DLI collection.

These exhibitions are supported by us and The Trustees of the DLI in partnership with Durham University.

Colours: Preserving The Pride Of Our Regiment

Whether guiding troops on a crowded battlefield or parading through the streets in victory, military colours have always served as a symbol of regimental honour for service people past and present.

Durham University: colours exhibition

DLI Collection gallery: Courage, Comrades, Community

This gallery has now closed in preparation for the opening of The Story, a new home for the DLI Collection.

Medal collection

The DLI's medal collection is now held at Palace Green Library which is part of Durham University. Medals are not on display, but you can look at individual medals or groups of medals from the collection. See DLI medals collection at Durham University for more information.

Online collection

Items from the DLI collection can also be viewed online. Please see our DLI digital collections page for more information.

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