With so many events and festivals taking place during Durham’s Year of Culture, we’ve provided a handy list of some of the key dates.
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|Exhibition – Catch Your Breath: Palace Green Library||24 Nov ‘18 – 17 March ‘19|
|Durham Vocal Festival||26 Jan – 9 Feb|
|Exhibition - SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story: The Bowes Museum||26 Jan – 5 May|
|Exhibition - Feasting & Fasting: The Great Kitchen at Durham Cathedral||11 Feb – 1 June|
|Fire & Ice InDurham||22 – 23 Feb|
|ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour||7 – 8 April|
|Beamish Museum – The Great North Festival of Transport||11 – 28 April|
|Bishop Auckland Food Festival||13 – 14 April|
|Durham Adventure Festival||26 – 28 April|
|Locomotion: Festival of Steam||4 – 6 May|
|Durham Regatta||8 – 9 June|
|Seaham Food Festival||8 – 9 June|
|ICC Cricket World Cup Fan Zone||28, 29, 30 June|
|Exhibition - The Vikings in Northumbria – Durham Cathedral||tbc|
|ICC Cricket World Cup – The Riverside||28 June Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1 July Sri Lanka v West Indies, 3 July England v New Zealand|
|Kynren||June – Sept|
|Durham City Run||July|
|Miners Gala||13 July|
|Durham Brass Festival||13 – 21 July|
|Beamish Museum: Great North Festival of Agriculture||29 Aug – 29 Sept|
|Wolsingham Show||7 – 8 Sept|
|Heritage Open Days||13 – 22 Sept|
|Locomotion: Autumn Steam Gala||21 – 22 Sept|
|Durham Book Festival||5 – 13 Oct|
|Take Off Festival||21 – 26 Oct|
|North Pennines Stargazing Festival||tbc|
|Lumiere Durham||14 – 17 Nov|
|Exhibition: Norman Cornish – The Bowes Museum||16 Nov – 5 Jan 2020|
|Durham City’s Traditional Christmas Festival||29 Nov – 1 Dec|
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Durham's Year of Culture is being sponsored and supported by Durham County Council, the County Durham Cultural Partnership, Visit County Durham and Partners.