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

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/christmas-durham-cathedral-choir

CHRISTMAS WITH DURHAM CATHEDRAL CHOIR: The Messiah

  • 15 December 2018 7:30-9:30pm

Durham Cathedral Choir is joined by the Avison Ensemble, for a festive performance of Handel's famous oratorio. Soloists will be from within Durham Cathedral Choir, the orchestra is led by Pavlo Beznosiuk. Tickets: from £8 to £28 available from the Cathedral's Visitor Desk 0191 338 7178 or online.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: from £8 to £28 available from the Cathedral's Visitor Desk 0191 338 7178 or online.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whats-on/christmas-durham-cathedral-choir-messiah

Saint John Passion

St John Passion

  • 14 April 2019 7-9pm

Durham Cathedral Choir joins forces with the Avison Ensemble to perform Bach’s stunning St John Passion on the evening of Palm Sunday 2019. This unmissable concert will be conducted by Daniel Cook, Master of the Choristers and Organist at Durham Cathedral. The orchestra will be led by reknowned period instrument violinist Pavlo Beznosiuk.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets: £8 to £28 available from the Cathedral's Visitor Desk 0191 338 7178 or online.

Website

https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whats-on/book?id=6570&date=14/04/2019-19:00

Durham Cathedral
The College
Durham
DH1 3EH
England

Website

http://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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