Durham Cathedral

Cathedral from the Riverbanks
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site with breathtaking Romanesque architecture, exquisite stained glass, the Shrine of St Cuthbert and the resting place of St Bede. Things to do include climbing the Cathedral Tower, guided tours and special exhibitions. The Cathedral is a busy community offering daily worship, serving the city and diocese of Durham and the North East region. It attracts visitors from all over the world. The Cathedral is open every day 7.30am to 6pm. Entry to the Cathedral Church is free with admission charges applicable to some exhibitions and the Cathedral Tower.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

Opening hours

Everyday from 07.30 until 18.00

Closed: During services and special events, access may be restricted however visitors are welcome to join our congregations during regular services, please check the website before your visit.

Admission charges

Admission charges apply to some exhibitions and the Cathedral tower.

Additional info

The Undercroft Restaurant is open daily between 10.00 and 16.00 for light snacks, meals and refreshemnets.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/durhamphtographicexhibtion

TREASURES OF THE NORTH-DURHAM PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY EXHIBTION

  • 29 July — 1 September 2017

In celebration of the Treasures of St Cuthbert being rehoused in their
permanent home in the monastic Great Kitchen within Open Treasure,
the Cathedral’s world-class exhibition experience, Durham Photographic
Society is showcasing places and people in the north

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/durhamphtographicexhibtion

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/an-exhibition-of-prints-by-mary-burton

AN EXHIBITION OF PRINTS BY MARY BURTON

  • 2 September — 29 October 2017

Mary Burton was born in 1945 in New York City. She completed a Doctor
of Ministry in Chicago in 1973, was a parish minister in Congregational
churches in the USA and emigrated to the UK in 1982. She took up
watercolour painting in 1987 and became increasingly absorbed with the
interface between creative and spiritual journeys. Her paintings are a play
on light in spiritual settings.

A selling exhibition.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/an-exhibition-of-prints-by-mary-burton

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/treasures/reformation

TREASURES OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL LIBRARY: REFORMATION

  • 2 September 2017 2-4:30pm

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin
Luther’s Ninety Five Theses and the beginning of the Protestant
Reformation. Take the opportunity to see some of our manuscripts and
early printed books and learn about the impact of the Reformation,
including the dissolution of Durham Priory in 1539 and the establishment
of Durham Cathedral in 1541. This event will take place in the beautiful
surroundings of the Refectory Library – usually closed to visitors.

Admission

Tickets: £5 (£4.50 concessions) available from the Visitor’s Desk at the West End
of Durham Cathedral. Tickets can be bought in advance or on the day, subject to
availability.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/treasures/reformation

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

  • 28 June 2017 7:30am-9pm *on now

Jason Lowe, Assitant Organist, Durham Cathedral

Programme to include music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Howells and Widor.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) available on the door.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/henson-study-day

HENSLEY HENSON STUDY DAY

  • 1 July 2017 10am-1pm

The fourth annual study day devoted to the controversial wartime cleric, Hensley Henson. We will hear Hensley Henson’s diary entries for July 1917 to June 1918 observing the war from Durham Cathedral Deanery and the Bishop’s Palace in Hereford. The morning will also include a discussion about music and the First World War.

A free event with donations of £10 welcome on the day. Contact
events@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 386 4266 to reserve a place.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

A free event with donations of £10 welcome on the day. Contact
events@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 386 4266 to reserve a place.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/henson-study-day

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/family-fun-with-bowes-museum

FAMILY FUN WITH THE BOWES MUSEUM

  • 1 July 2017 10am-4:30pm

Join Durham Cathedral’s Education Team and The Bowes Museum Education Team to learn about the masterpiece St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child by Dieric Bouts, recently acquired by The Bowes Museum.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

This is a free event - no need to book.

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/cartas-and-charters

CARTAS & CHARTERS FAMILY FUN DAY

  • 1 July 2017 10am-4:30pm

Meet the Medieval villagers as they take up residence within the Cloister Garth – encounter a delightful array of sounds, sights and smells from a bygone era and learn of their daily life living under the rights of the Forest Charter. See demonstrations of pastimes and skills, be entertained with mumming plays and games and try your hand at skills such as rope making, butter churning and striking your own coin. An exciting and educational experience for all!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

A free event* – no need to book.

*Please note, a small charge may apply to some optional activities.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/cartas-and-charters

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/naomiblayney

NORTHERN INK - AN EXHIBITION OF PEN AND INK DRAWINGS BY NAOMI BLAYNEY

  • 4 July — 29 August 2017

Naomi is an artist specialising in pen and inks of landscapes and architecture. Her subjects are often the famous landmarks of the North East and this exhibition promises not to disappoint with new works featuring Durham Cathedral's rose window, Hadrian's Wall and the Tommy sculpture in Seaham.

A preview event will precede the opening of the exhibition. If you would like to attend the preview, please contact theshop@durhamcathedral.co.uk

A selling exhibition.

Admission

A preview event will precede the opening of the exhibition. If you would like to attend the preview, please contact theshop@durhamcathedral.co.uk

A selling exhibition.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/naomiblayney

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017-jallsopp

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

  • 5 July 2017 7:30-9:30pm

Jonathan Allsopp, Organ Scholar, Durham Cathedral.
Programme to include music by Bach, Liszt and Messiaen.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) available on the door.

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/evensong-bbc

SPECIAL SERVICE - EVENSONG BROADCAST BY BBC RADIO 3

  • 5 July 2017 5:30-7:30pm

Choral Evensong is sung at the Cathedral most days. Join us as this daily service is broadcast, with music by Durham Cathedral Choir. Members of the congregation are advised to be seated by 3.15pm.

Suitable for

  • Any age
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/miners-gala-2017

SPECIAL SERVICE - DURHAM MINERS' GALA FESTIVAL SERVICE

  • 8 July 2017 3-5pm

An annual service as part of the Miners’ Gala; a vibrant and joyful celebration of County Durham’s mining tradition. Community banners are processed to the Cathedral led by brass bands.

The procession continues into the Cathedral at 2.40pm and the banners are blessed. The brass bands provide the accompaniment for the hymns and the Cathedral is always full as the local community celebrates in its Cathedral.

Suitable for

  • Any age
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/jazz

JAZZ IN THE UNDERCROFT

  • 12 July 2017 7-9pm

Undercroft Restaurant

BBC Big Band Quartet
Martin Shaw - Trumpet
Robin Aspland - Piano
Jeremy Brown - Bass
Tom Gordon - Drums

Enjoy an evening of jazz in the Undercroft Restaurant, to celebrate this year's Durham BRASS Festival.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £27.50 per person, including a tapas style three-course meal and drinks reception (to be purchased in advance. No refunds will be given).To pre-register your interest in this event, please contact events@durhamcathedral.co.uk

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/venetian-surround-sound

VENETIAN SURROUND SOUND

  • 14 July 2017 7:30-9:30pm

Durham Cathedral Choir directed by James Lancelot and early music virtuosi His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts perform a thrilling programme of Venetian music: Gabrieli, Lassus and Praetorius. Responding to the antiphonal music pioneered at the great St Mark's Basilica in Venice, this concert will be performed all over Durham's magnificent Cathedral to create a unique 'surround sound' experience.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £12 - £18 available from the Gala Theatre Box Office 03000 266600 or www.galadurham.co.uk

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/belshazzars-feast

BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST

  • 15 July 2017 7:30-8:30pm

Brass Bands and Choirs represent two of the North East's strongest musical traditions. This concert brings them together in a spectacular new transcription for brass band and choir of William Walton's thrilling Belshazzar's Feast. The concert will feature the Reg Vardy Band and a special Festival Chorus drawn from leading local choirs in a unique celebration of brass and voices.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £13 - £20 available from the Gala Theatre Box Office, 03000 266600 or www.galadurham.co.uk

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/belshazzars-feast

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/family-fun-history-walk

FAMILY FUN - HISTORY WALK

  • 15 July 2017 10:30am-12pm

Enjoy a guided walk of the woodlands and riverbanks, especially for families and children. Look at the castle walls and defences, learn about the two mills beside the river, and hear about the families that lived in the tiny Count’s House.

Challenges, learning and fun for all the family along the way!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

£3 per child. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 374 4070 to reserve a place

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/family-fun-history-walk

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/evensong-and-dismissal

SPECIAL SERVICE – EVENSONG AND DISMISSAL OF THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR

  • 16 July 2017 3:30-5:30pm

Join us for what is always a poignant and moving service as the Cathedral Choir is dismissed at the end of the academic year. This year marks the final dismissal of James Lancelot, Master of the Choristers and Organist; Jonathan Allsopp, Organ Scholar; George Cook, Senior Choral Scholar; Davina Halford-Macleod, Head Chorister; Isabella Theodosius, Second Chorister; Fergus Inns, Head Chorister; Dominic Beattie, Second Chorister; Hamish Gray, Chorister; Samuel Theodosius, Chorister; and Oliver Blake, Chorister. We wish them well as they move on to the next stage of their lives, in particular James Lancelot as he retires from his 32 year tenure leading the Cathedral Choir and the musical life of the Cathedral.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/evensong-and-dismissal

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017-ashleygrote

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

  • 26 July 2017 7:30-9:30pm

Ashley Grote, Master of Music, Norwich Cathedral. Programme to include music by Bach, Franck, Wagner and Elgar.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) available on the door.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017-ashleygrote

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/familyfunfridays

FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS

  • 28 July 2017 11am-3pm

Open Treasure

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and the Forest Charters exhibition on display in Open Treasure from 19 June – 9 September.

Scriptorium - explore some tools of the writing trade and try your hand at medieval writing and letter illumination. Have a closer look at a copy of Durham’s 1216 Magna Carta – can you create your own clause that would make life better for everyday people?

Strike-a-Coin Workshop - have you got the strength to mint your very own 1215 King John penny on a coin die? Swing the hammer hard then display your coin in a special pack.

Cast-a-Seal Workshop - press the image of King John’s Great Seal into craft
clay to ‘sign’ the Magna Carta. Don’t forget the ribbon!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Activities are free for children with Open Treasure admission, available on https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/open-treasure

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/treasures-of-st-cuthbert

LAUNCH OF THE TREASURES OF ST CUTHBERT

  • 29 July 2017 9am-5pm

The opening of the Treasures of St Cuthbert, a rare collection of some of the most significant surviving Anglo-Saxon artefacts in the UK, including St Cuthbert's preserved wooden coffin and his exquisite gold and garnet pectoral cross. Also on display will be the ivory comb and portable altar buried alongside St Cuthbert, Anglo-Saxon vestments gifted to his Shrine, and the original Sanctuary Ring.

See this extraordinary collection on permanent display in the stunning Great Kitchen with its distinctive octagonal rib-vaulted ceiling, one of only two surviving monastic kitchens in the UK. The Great Kitchen is part of Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's world class exhibition experience.

The Treasures of St Cuthbert will be on permanent display in the Great Kitchen from Saturday 29th July.

Visitors to The Treasures of St Cuthbert can also enjoy access to the other Open Treasure exhibition spaces, including the spectacular Monks' Dormitory and the rolling programme of exhibitions in the Collections Gallery.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £2.50 - £7.50 available online or from the Visitor Desk on the day of your visit.
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/visit/what-to-visit/open-treasure/book

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/treasures-of-st-cuthbert

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/eton-choral-course-recital

ETON CHORAL COURSE RECITAL At CHAPTER HOUSE OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 3 August 2017 7-9pm

An unaccompanied choral recital performed by the singers taking part in the Eton Choral Course, taking place in the intimate and acoustically stunning sett ing of the Chapter House. Directed by Simon Toyne.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/photo-evening-august-2017

PHOTOGRAPHY EVENING AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 4 August 2017 6:30-9pm

A special opportunity to spend a summer evening with your camera inside Durham Cathedral.

Tickets are £10.00 per camera which will include a cup of tea or coffee. No flash is permitted in the Cathedral but tripods are welcome.

Please contact events@durhamcathedral.co.uk for more information.

Admission

Tickets are £10.00 per camera which will include a cup of tea or coffee. No flash is permitted in the Cathedral but tripods are welcome.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/photo-evening-august-2017

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/familyfunfridays

FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 4 August 2017 11am-3pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and the Forest Charters exhibition on display in Open Treasure from 19 June – 9 September.

Scriptorium - explore some tools of the writing trade and try your hand at medieval writing and letter illumination. Have a closer look at a copy of Durham’s 1216 Magna Carta – can you create your own clause that would make life better for everyday people?

Strike-a-Coin Workshop - have you got the strength to mint your very own 1215 King John penny on a coin die? Swing the hammer hard then display your coin in a special pack.

Cast-a-Seal Workshop - press the image of King John’s Great Seal into craft
clay to ‘sign’ the Magna Carta. Don’t forget the ribbon!

Activities are free for children with Open Treasure admission, https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/open-treasure

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Activities are free for children with Open Treasure admission,https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/open-treasure

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/familyfunfridays

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017-peterstevens

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 9 August 2017 7:30-8:30pm

Peter Stevens, Assistant Master of Music, Westminster Cathedral

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) available on the door.

Admission

Tickets: £8 (£6 concessions) available on the door.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/organ-recital-2017-peterstevens

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/anglo-saxon-family-fun-weekend

ANGLO-SAXON FAMILY FUN WEEKEND AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 12 August 2017 10:30am-4pm

A family fun weekend celebrating the launch of the Treasures of St Cuthbert exhibition, on permanent display in Open Treasure from Saturday 29 July. Meet the Anglo-Saxon traders, raiders and craft speople as they take up temporary residence within the Cathedral grounds and let your senses delight in the sights, sounds and smells from a bygone era.

See demonstrations of pastimes and skills that filled their daily life. Be amazed by the 10m long ship and find out about Anglo-Saxon navigation, fishing and net making. Learn about building crafts and architectural thinking of the day. Join in with games, grind flour using a quern stone, try on some Anglo-Saxon clothing, prepare yourself for battle, paint using natural pigments and much more – the choice is yours! An exciting and educational experience for everyone.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

A free event* open to all. No need to book.

* Please note, there will be small charge for some optional activities.

For further information contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk
or call 0191 374 4070.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/anglo-saxon-family-fun-weekend

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/history-walk-august2017

HISTORY WALK AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 12 August 2017 10:30am-12pm
  • 9 September 2017 10:30am-12pm

A chance to experience a walking tour of Durham Cathedral’s historic woodlands and riverbanks guided by an expert walk leader. Meet at the Visitor Desk inside the Cathedral. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Admission

Tickets: £3 payable on the day, accompanying children free. Booking essential as
place are limited – contact events@durhamcathedral.co.uk or 0191 386 4266 to
reserve a place.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/history-walk-august2017

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/historic-architecture

THE HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 14 August 2017 1:30-2:45pm

Join historic buildings architectural conservator Charlie Slade as he shares his insights into the medieval constructional geometry (Ad Quadratum) of Durham Cathedral, linking it to other ecclesiastical buildings across the country.

Admission

Tickets: £5 per person, including light refreshments.
Contact education@durhamcathedral.ac.uk or call 0191 374 4070 to reserve a place.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/historic-architecture

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/green-man-clay-tile-worshop

MAKE & TAKE - GREEN MAN CLAY TILE WORKSHOP AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 14 August 2017 10:30am-12:30pm

Work with professional tiler Karen Slade to create a 3D decorative clay tile for your home, inspired by the ‘green man’ bosses in the Cathedral Cloister. No experience needed.

Admission

Tickets: £20 per person to include all resources and light refreshments. Booking is essential – contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 374 4070 to
reserve a place.

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/bat-walk-2017

BAT WALK AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 18 August 2017 7-10pm

Take a gentle stroll along the riverbanks to find out more about the bats of Durham. You may see pipistrelles, daubentons and noctules foraging for food. The walk starts at the North Door of the Cathedral, off Palace Green. Bring a torch and please wear sturdy footwear as there are steep slopes.

Admission

Tickets: £5 per person - booking is essential. Contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 384 4070 to reserve a place.

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/rendezvous-jazz

RENDEZVOUS JAZZ AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 19 August 2017 7:30-9pm

Join the Friends of Durham Cathedral for an evening of music with Rendezvous Jazz, a local group who play Gospel and Spiritual music as well as jazz.

Admission

Tickets: £10 for Friends of Durham Cathedral (£12 non-members) available from the Friends’ Office 0191 384 5266 friends@durhamcathedral.co.uk, the Gala Theatre Box Office 03000 266600 or on the door, subject to availability.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/rendezvous-jazz

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/young-curators-taster-day

YOUNG CURATORS' TASTER DAY AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 24 August 2017 1:30-3pm
  • 9 September 2017 10:30am-12pm

Young Curators is an exciting group for young people aged 11-16. Are you interested in finding out how museums put on exhibitions and what happens behind the scenes? Our Young Curators work alongside Cathedral staff and have unique opportunities to explore the new exhibition areas of Durham Cathedral.

You’ll learn how to handle and display objects, interpret the collections, work with local artists and help the Cathedral develop children’s activities. To see what Young Curators will be like, why not come along to one of our ‘Taster Days’?

Admission

A free event – booking is essential. Contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk or
call 0191 374 4070 to reserve a place.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/young-curators-taster-day

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/experimentaldrawing

EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 2 September 2017 10:30am-3:30pm

Explore the Cathedral through the medium of drawing. Work alongside
artists and experienced art teachers to produce images in a variety of
different styles. Workshops include a guided tour that focuses on the
contemporary artwork exhibited in the Cathedral as well as basic materials
and equipment. Designated drawing spaces will be available before or after
the workshop to allow for independent drawing.

Admission

Tickets: £45 per person, to include lunch and all materials. Booking is essential –
contact education@durhamcathedral.co.uk or call 0191 374 4070 to reserve a place.
DOWNLOAD OUR WHAT'S ON GUIDE

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/experimentaldrawing

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/heritage

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 7 — 10 September 2017

Celebrate this year’s Heritage Open Days, organised by English Heritage,
with free events across the Durham UNESCO World Heritage Site
including access to special places usually closed to members of the public.

Thursday 7 September, Saturday 9 September & Sunday 10
September, 2.00pm, World Heritage Site
Enjoy a free tour of the Durham UNESCO World Heritage Site with an
experienced guide.
Booking is essential – contact the Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre on
0191 334 3805 or e-mail visitor.centre@durham.ac.uk

Saturday 9 September, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Allotment Garden,
South Bailey
The allotment garden on the South Bailey, where the Cathedral grows flowers
for display and cultivates plants for the Cathedral grounds, will be open to the
public. The Cathedral gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.
A free event – no need to book.

Saturday 9 September, 10.00am – 4.00pm, The Deanery
A unique opportunity to see the rare medieval wall paintings which
decorate the hallway of the Deanery at Durham Cathedral.

Admission

Admission by advanced booking only. Contact events@durhamcathedral.co.uk or
call 0191 386 4266 to reserve a place.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/heritage

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/benedictine-week-2017

BENEDICTINE WEEK AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 18 — 22 September 2017

Monday 18 September - Friday 22 September

Join us for our annual Benedictine Week, an opportunity to explore in more depth the historical and living tradition of St Benedict, focusing on its expression at Durham Cathedral in the past and present.

Accommodation is available for those who require it at St Chad's College, part of Durham University.

Admission

Download a booking form
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/benedictine-week-2017

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/benedictine-week-2017

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/fine-dining-2017

AN EVENING WITH ANTON EDELMANN AND GERARD BASSET AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 20 October 2017 7-9:30pm

Following a sell-out fine dining experience in October 2016, legendary chef Anton Edelmann and Master Sommelier Gerard Basset will return to the Undercroft Restaurant in October 2017.

Inspired by John Thacker's The Art of Cookery (1758) from the Cathedral's Collections, they will serve up an authentic Georgian three-course dinner with a modern twist!

Admission

To pre-register your interest in this event, please contact events@durhamcathedral.co.uk

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/fine-dining-2017

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/christmas-durham-cathedral-choir

CHRISTMAS WITH DURHAM CATHEDRAL CHOIR

  • 9 December 2017 7:30-9:30pm

Enjoy a festival concert of Christmas carols and seasonal music in a candlelit Cathedral. The Cathedral Choir is joined by the Reg Vardy Band.

Tickets: £8 - £25 available from the Visitor Desk at the Cathedral between 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Saturday (12.30pm to 4.30pm Sunday) in person or by phone 0191 338 7178. Tickets will be available online here very shortly.

A festive three-course pre-concert supper is available in the Undercroft Restaurant for £25, bookable from the Visitor Desk.

A fundraising concert in support of music at Durham Cathedral

Admission

Tickets: £8 - £25 available from the Visitor Desk at the Cathedral between 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Saturday (12.30pm to 4.30pm Sunday) in person or by phone 0191 338 7178. Tickets will be available online here very shortly.

A festive three-course pre-concert supper is available in the Undercroft Restaurant for £25, bookable from the Visitor Desk.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/christmas-durham-cathedral-choir

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/ian-anderson-jethro-tull

IAN ANDERSON PLAYS THE CHRISTMAS JETHRO TULL AT DURHAM CATHEDRAL

  • 14 December 2017 7:30-9pm

Ian Anderson brings his Christmas Jethro Tull concert to Durham Cathedral.

Tickets: £16 - £35 available from the Visitor Desk at the Cathedral between 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Saturday (12.30pm to 4.30pm Sunday) in person or by phone 0191 338 7178. Tickets will be available online here very shortly.

A fundraising event in support of Durham Cathedral.

Sponsored by Total Business Group

Admission

Tickets: £16 - £35 available from the Visitor Desk at the Cathedral between 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Saturday (12.30pm to 4.30pm Sunday) in person or by phone 0191 338 7178. Tickets will be available online here very shortly.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/ian-anderson-jethro-tull

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DH1 3EH
England

Website

www.durhamcathedral.co.uk

E-mail

enquiries@durhamcathedral.co.uk

Telephone

0191 386 4266

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