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Introducing the only closed road cycling event in the North of England

Supported by Durham County Council, this brand-new festival of cycling will provide 15,000 riders of all abilities with the opportunity to explore the beautiful County Durham countryside on fully closed roads on Sunday September 1.

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Published: 27-02-19

Apollo Pavilion

Celebrating 50 years of Peterlee’s Apollo Pavilion

A County Durham landmark named after the first moon landing will celebrate its half century this year.

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Published: 18-02-19

Gregg Wallace

MasterChef’s Gregg Wallace heads to North East food festival

His passion for good food made him the perfect choice to co-host BBC MasterChef and now the nation’s most famous greengrocer is headlining Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

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Published: 06-02-19

Order your #Durham19 Events Guide

Order your #Durham19 Events Guide

As activity for #Durham19, the county's Year of Culture gets underway, the first Events Guide is now available for businesses to use as a promotional tool.

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Published: 30-01-19

#Durham19 special

#Durham19 special

2019 is here and promises to be a spectacular year for Durham as we celebrate all that is special about our county in our designated Year of Culture!  Read on to find out how you can get involved in #Durham19 and make the most of the exciting opportunities to attract more visitors.

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Published: 16-01-19

Durham's Year of Culture is being sponsored and supported by Durham County Council, the County Durham Cultural Partnership, Visit County Durham and Partners.

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