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

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Snowman

THE SNOWMAN TOUR

  • 29 December 2017 From 12:30pm, From 3pm, From 7pm

'The Snowman' and 'The Nutcracker' as you've never seen them before! Watch these classic animated films on the big screen in Durham Cathedral, accompanied by a live orchestra.

The Snowman

Hear some of the UKs top musicians perform Howard Blake's beautiful soundtrack - featuring the evocative 'Walking in the Air' sung by a Cathedral chorister - performed in perfect synchronicity with the film shown on the big screen.

The Nutcracker

Experience the wonder of The Nutcracker brought to life by Tom Scott's superb animated film accompanied by live orchestra.

Organised by Carrot Productions Limited.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: £12.10 - £21.59 available from eventbrite.co.uk

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whatson/the-snowman

Durham Cathedral
The College
Durham
DH1 3EH
England

Website

www.durhamcathedral.co.uk

E-mail

enquiries@durhamcathedral.co.uk

Telephone

0191 386 4266

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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