Industry News

Cricket World Cup fever gripping County Durham

Cricket World Cup fever is well and truly gripping the nation and one of the world’s biggest sport events is now just days away from arriving in County Durham.

Published: 24 June 2019


1950s comes to life…first 1950s Town exhibit opening at Beamish Museum

The 1950s is being brought to life with the opening of the first building in a 1950s Town at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

Published: 19 June 2019


Festival dishes out foodie fun by the sea to thousands

Almost 15,000 people headed to the first Seaham Food Festival yesterday (Sunday).

Published: 10 June 2019


Revamped North East England Tourism Awards launched

Tourism businesses in the North East are being encouraged to enter the new-look North East England Tourism Awards as applications open today (Thursday 6 June).

Published: 07 June 2019


Volunteers recognised for their priceless contribution

Dedicated volunteers are being recognised for their hard work in running a range of community events and activities across County Durham.

Published: 07 June 2019


Call for volunteers to make Durham shine as Lumiere returns

The UK’s largest light festival is set to return with shining splendour this November, and organisers are calling for people to be part of it.

Published: 04 June 2019


Artichoke announces winning 'BRILLIANT' artworks for Lumiere Durham 2019

Four winners from the North East have been invited to create unique installations for this year’s 10 th anniversary festival.

Published: 28 May 2019


Durham Cathedral’s central tower to reopen to the public from 1 June 2019

It won’t be long before the skyline of Durham is restored to its former glory, as the conservation work on Durham Cathedral’s central tower draws to a close.  It will be open to the public once again from Saturday 1 June 2019.  

Published: 08 May 2019


The Kingslodge Inn named as one of the finest pubs in the UK

Durham city’s The Kingslodge Inn among The National Pub & Bar Awards 2019 county winners line up

Published: 25 April 2019


Beamish’s Emily Hope is national Tourism Superstar!

Beamish Museum’s and Durham Tourism Superstar Emily Hope is celebrating after being named national VisitEngland Tourism Superstar.

Published: 09 April 2019


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