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Armistice: living with the peace @ Durham Cathedral


25 September 2018 - 05 January 2019

10am

Tickets: £2.50 - £7.50 (under 5s free, family ticket £17.50)

On 11 November 1918 an armistice ended the war in Western Europe, although peace would not fully return for many more months. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of this momentous event, this exhibition explores what it meant for the people of Durham and the north east as World War I ended, soldiers came home, and peace was gradually restored.


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South Tyneside Remembers WW1 @ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields


04 October 2018 - 20 January 2019

Marking 100 years since the end of World War 1, this new exhibition, in the Caer Urfa pod, looks at how the war affected the lives of those who worked at South Shields Public Library at the time.


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Special Service: Advent Compline @ Durham Cathedral


29 November 2018

9:00am

No ticket is needed for this service.

The Compline will be sung by Durham Cathedral Consort of Singers.


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Special Service: St. Nicholas' Procession @ Durham Cathedral


01 December 2018

4:15pm

No ticket is required.

A special family service depicting the story of St. Nicholas, who always makes an appearance. The service follows a lantern procession to the Cathedral, led by the Chester-le-Street Salvation Army Band, starting at 3:30pm in Durham Market Place.


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Special Service: Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Blessing of the Crib @ Durham Cathedral


16 December 2018

4:30pm

No ticket required.

Watch as the lights on the magnificent 20 feet tall Norwegian spruce are switched on. The Clergy and Choir then process to the West End of the Cathedral where the Crib is blessed. This service is particularly suitable for children.


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