Show and Tell: Durham World Heritage Site

@ Durham Cathedral

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05 November 2016

2.00pm – 3.00pm & 3.30pm – 4.30pm

£5 (£4.50 concessions)

One of the first sites in the UK to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Durham peninsula area – consisting of Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle and the Palace Green buildings between them – was declared a World Heritage Site thirty years ago, in November 1986.

This is a chance to view a selection of beautiful early printed books and manuscripts which highlight Durham’s importance as a site of pilgrimage, architectural wonder and learning. Highlights include architectural drawings of Durham Cathedral, the first critical edition of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History and a magnificent facsimile edition of the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Tickets: £5 (£4.50 concessions) available from the Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre 0191 334 3805. Tickets can be bought in advance or on the day,subject to availability.

Venue
Durham Cathedral
The College
County Durham
DH1 3EQ

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