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Church is changing at Durham Cathedral

Church is changing at Durham Cathedral

Due to the current situation with the coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all public services and events. This is following guidance from the Archbishop of Canterbury and York and includes all tours, our Open Treasure museum and the central tower.

Published: 19-03-20


Lighting the way for Durham’s pilgrims

Lighting the way for Durham’s pilgrims

From the evening of 20 March, the interior of the 12th-century Galilee Chapel at Durham Cathedral will be transformed with a dazzling light installation by the world-renowned artist, Chris Levine.

Published: 04-03-20


Museum of the Moon to land at Durham Cathedral

Museum of the Moon to land at Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral is excited to announce an exciting new contemporary art programme, as part of Durham’s Year of Pilgrimage for 2020. The first installation to be announced is the ever-popular touring artwork, #MuseumofTheMoon, by UK artist Luke Jerram.

Published: 21-02-20


Iconic artwork receives overhaul

Iconic artwork receives overhaul

A Durham City sculpture has been returned to its former glory with a full refurbishment.

Published: 21-02-20


Seek sanctuary and get inspired at County Durham art gallery

Seek sanctuary and get inspired at County Durham art gallery

Durham’s enduring status as a place of sanctuary is the subject of an interactive art installation that has been unveiled today (Monday 3 February).

Published: 21-02-20


 

Seek sanctuary and get inspired at Gala Gallery

Durham’s enduring status as a place of sanctuary will be the subject of an interactive art installation to be unveiled next month.

Published: 19-12-19


Camino

There’s now an official Camino pilgrimage route in Durham

The walk from Finchale Abbey to Durham Cathedral, and beyond to Escomb Church, south of Bishop Auckland, is now officially recognised as part of the Camino Inglés – the English Way. The walk forges connections between the county and the Camino routes in continental Europe leading to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain.

Published: 19-12-19

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

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