Armistice: living with the peace @ Durham Cathedral
25 September 2018 - 05 January 2019
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.
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.
Special Service: St. Nicholas' Procession @ Durham Cathedral
01 December 2018
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.
Special Service: Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Blessing of the Crib @ Durham Cathedral
16 December 2018
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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