Industry News

Campaign showcases great outdoors

A new national marketing campaign promoting Durham’s great outdoors has launched this autumn.

Published: 23 October 2017


Lumiere Durham 2017

Durham’s biennial light festival returns for a fifth time to brighten up the winter evenings from 16 - 19 November 2017. Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will see awe-inspiring light sculptures and installations illuminating the city in delightful and unexpected ways.

Published: 23 October 2017


Mining Art Gallery

A stunning new gallery, housing the North East’s largest collection of mining art, has opened this month in Bishop Auckland.

Published: 23 October 2017


Durham Cathedral treasures

Excitement is building with only days until the launch of The Treasures of St Cuthbert permanent exhibition within Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral.

Published: 25 July 2017


Durham Tourism Superstar

Northern Young Farmer of the Year, Richard Darlington, of Hall Hill Farm in Lanchester, has been crowned Visit County Durham’s Tourism Superstar 2017.

Published: 25 July 2017


New app for museum

The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle has become the first UK museum outside London to begin making its fabulous art collection accessible to audiences via the Smartify app, which is free to download from app stores.

Published: 25 July 2017


Magna Carta exhibition

Don’t miss the opportunity to see the fascinating new exhibition, Magna Carta and the Forest Charters, at Durham Cathedral this summer.

Published: 28 June 2017


Countdown to Kynren

Critically-acclaimed live action extravaganza, ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, is back in Bishop Auckland from July 1, with a larger cast, new scenes and characters, and a reworked script.

Published: 28 June 2017


Heritage brought to life

The launch of a new augmented reality project is helping to shine a light on Durham’s heritage.

Published: 28 June 2017


Tasty food video

Follow in the culinary footsteps of chefs Rosemary Shrager and the Fabulous Baker Brothers as they star in a new food video showing them eating their way around Durham.

Published: 28 June 2017


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