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A new interactive virtual artwork, inspired by the Victorian ‘spar boxes’ of Killhope Museum will be available for everyone to explore online this Easter weekend.
Published: 22 March 2021
Television's queen of walking Julia Bradbury has stepped up to back a pub group that's encouraging people to enjoy being outdoors with new, self-guided Walk Inn breaks.
Published: 15 March 2021
We’re looking back at how the pandemic impacted what consumers searched for on thisisdurham.com, the county’s official tourism website, and what pages proved to be the most popular.
Published: 07 January 2021
Durham Cathedral is excited to announce its digital service schedule for the Advent and Christmas period.
Published: 23 November 2020
Durham County Council is launching a virtual event in the run up to Christmas to support local traders that would have usually appeared at its popular food and drink festivals in the region.
Published: 13 November 2020
Lumiere, the UK’s largest and most successful light festival, will return to County Durham next year, offering a welcome sign of brighter times ahead.
Published: 10 December 2020
A new coastal community hub is set to be built at a County Durham tourist spot for residents and visitors to enjoy when taking a trip to the seaside.
Published: 16 October 2020
The annual literary festival returns this October with a huge range of digital events, including headline guests Alex Wheatle, Alastair Campbell, Ann Cleeves, Anthony Anaxagorou, Brit Bennett, David Almond, DBC Pierre, Fatima Bhutto, Ian Rankin, Jenny Offill, Laura Bates and Richard Osman
Published: 11 September 2020
Councillors will consider plans to support the transformation of a heritage railway line into a major visitor attraction next week, as part of wider efforts to regenerate County Durham’s economy following the coronavirus pandemic.
Published: 08 September 2020
Pubs and restaurants in County Durham are being asked to continue to gather customers’ details to help support the NHS Track and Trace system.
Published: 24 August 2020
The Durham Business Recovery Grant will close to new applications on 30 April 2021.
Visit County Durham is partnering with the University of the Arts London in a national study, to understand how people are engaging with online cultural experiences that would normally be enjoyed outside the home.
Motorists are being reminded that they can now take advantage of free afternoon parking at many car parks across the county.
Experiences that are bookable online via the county’s official tourism website thisisdurham.com can be part of an upcoming campaign.