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LIVE entertainment will return to a leading North East venue this summer – with weeks of socially distanced events...

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PREVIEW: Know Before You Go…

Many of our tourism and hospitality businesses are now starting to re-open and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Durham. Businesses across the county have been busy undertaking risk assessments and preparing their premises to ensure that they can welcome you back safely.

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PREVIEW: Virtual Creative Summer Activities Showcasing ‘Hidden Bishop Auckland’

In a partnership between Durham County Council’s community arts team and the Bishop Auckland Heritage Action Zone, these five projects come together to make ‘Hidden Bishop Auckland’ which will run online throughout the summer.

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REVIEW: A flight from Teesside International

July 6th marked a new chapter in the ever expanding routes from Teesside International Airport and is a great example of the partnerships forged by Ben Houchen and Eastern Airways...

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PREVIEW: Virtual Summer In The City 2020

SUMMER IN THE CITY (SITC), Durham’s art, music and theatre festival, has gone digital. A collaboration between Durham University and Durham County Council, this new online platform is presenting a programme of cultural and creative events throughout June for everyone to enjoy from home.

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PREVIEW: Thriftfest Upcycled to launch with ‘One Beautiful Moment’

Planning has started in earnest for this year’s repurposed Festival of Thrift with a call-out for artists to create a stand-out launch for the weekend of activities in September.

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PREVIEW: Virtual storytelling project brings people together

“Once Upon a time, quite possibly now, there was a place filled with imagination and ideas."

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PREVIEW: Bongo’s Bingo announces 6 free shows for NHS staff and emergency workers.

Special shows to take place at Boiler Shop in Newcastle, followed by Content in Liverpool, The Grand in London, The Albert Hall in Manchester, SWG3 in Glasgow and Athena in Leicester later in the year!

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PREVIEW: I Spy: Easter holiday fun – a Bond-tastic programme for all future secret agents!

A fun-packed family day out for all ages this Easter!

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PREVIEW: A New Season of Springtime Activities at The Auckland Project

Prepare for a new season of inspiring exhibitions, tempting culinary events and family days out as tickets go on sale for a host of Spring activities at The Auckland Project, County Durham.


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