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Historical drawings and prints reflecting the human fascination with strange creatures, from illustrations of lions and dragons in medieval manuscripts, to early printed books of natural history which feature sea serpents and wyverns alongside images of the rhinoceros or giraffe, and the evidence presented to prove the…
A performance of Samuel Beckett's Company invites the audience to take on the role of the central character by climbing into a bed in a darkened chapel to hear a voice narrate the text in the darkness. The performance takes place in the Chapel of the Holy Cross. Produced by Marco Bernini and Mary Robson.
Tue 17 Jan
Wed 18 Jan
Thu 19 Jan
Defiant Requiem - Verdi At Terezin
A presentation of Verdi's Requiem, in commemoration of the performance given by inmates of the Terezin concentration camp during WWII.
Durham Cathedral Choir Association: Desert Island Discs
The Dean of Durham, The Very Revd Andrew Tremlett, will share his Desert Island Discs in conversation with Baroness Maeve Sherlock of Durham. Wine and canapes will be served. Tickets £10 from email@example.com or by writing to: The Secretary, The DCCA, The Cathedral Office, Durham A fundraising event in aid of…
Fri 17 Feb
£10 / 01913 864 266
Durham Cathedral Choir Association Vocal Recital By Ana Fernandez-Guerra
Vocalist Ana Fernandez-Guerra performs at Durham Cathedral accompanied by Francesca Massey, Durham Cathedral sub-organist. This event will be followed by a reception in the Chapter House. Tickets £15 from firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to: The Secretary, The DCCA, The Cathedral Office, Durham A fundraising event…
Wed 26 Apr
£15 / 01913 864 266
Durham Cathedral Easter Day Services
Durham Cathedral's Easter Day programme of services, beginning with the Dawn Liturgy with Initiation and the First Communion of Easter at 5.15am At dawn, a bonfire is lit in the cloister garth, symbolising the creation of light in Genesis, and the triumph of light over dark, of life over death, through the resurrection of…
Durham Cathedral Photography Morning
A special opportunity to spend a morning with your camera inside Durham Cathedral and capture the early morning light reflected on the Cathedral's magnificent interior.
Durham Choral Society
Mozart: Solemn Vespers Mozart: Requiem
Durham University Chamber Choir Concert
The choir performs Lobo Lamentations and the Brahms Motets.
Durham University Choral Society And Palatinate Orchestra Concert
The Choral Society will be joined for this performance by Durham University Palatinate Orchestra, and conducted by Adam Laughton.
Sat 11 Mar
£12 (£7; £6) / 01913 864 266
Durham's Medieval Manuscripts: How Were They Written?
Professors Andy Beeby and Richard Gameson will explain how these books were made.
Sat 4 Feb
Free / 01913 864 266
Et Tu, Shakespeare? Murder Mystery Night
'Dream on, dream on, of bloody deeds and death' Richard III. Some 400 years after Shakespeare's death it seems the Great Bard may still have secrets to share. Rumours have spread that a previously unknown and unpublished play has been discovered in the catacombs beneath Durham Cathedral. A sequel, no less; 'Lots To Do…
The College Choirs, under the musical direction of James Lancelot, celebrate the sacred music making of the Durham University collegiate choirs stretching back centuries. Part of Durham Vocal Festival and North East Festival of Youth Choirs.
The King's Singers
The acclaimed vocal ensemble performs close harmony arrangements from jazz standards to pop chart hits.
Magna Carta And The Forest Charters
A temporary exhibition in the Collections Gallery at Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral This exhibition presents a unique opportunity to see all three issues of Durham Cathedral's Magna Carta, one of the most influential texts in British history and a document which still exerts influence today. The exhibition will display…
Mon 19 Jun
Tue 20 Jun
Wed 21 Jun
North East Festival Of Youth Choirs
Showcasing the best youth choral music in the North East of England, the festival of youth choirs will feature award-winning choirs from Primary and Secondary Schools across the region as well Durham Cathedral and Durham University
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Nicholas McGegan conducts the sinfonia and the Samling Soloists in a performance of Handel's masterpiece Israel In Egypt.
Royal Northern Sinfonia - Nicholas McGegan - Durham Cathedral
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan Samling Soloists Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia Royal Northern Sinfonia HANDEL Israel in Egypt Handel’s Israel in Egypt with Nicholas McGegan, Samling soloists and the Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia. Easter holy week performance in beautiful Durham Cathedral.
Tue 11 Apr
£26.88 (Nave); £21.50 (Font); £16.13 (Transept) U18s £5.38 all areas. / 01913 864 266
Simon Nieminski: Organ Recital
Works by Bach, Reger, Grainger and Langlais.
The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
Works by Palestrina and Poulenc, exploring the themes of conflict and atonement. Conducted by Harry Christophers.
Special Service - Sung Eucharist For Candlemas
The Cathedral will be lit by candlelight and music is provided by the Durham Cathedral Consort of Singers.
Special Services - Ash Wednesday
Durham Cathedral marks the beginning of the Lenten journey as Palm crosses from Palm Sunday of the previous year are burnt, and their remaining ashes are blessed at the Eucharist. The sign of the cross is made on participants foreheads, using the ash, and is a sign of penitence and a symbol of mortality. Participants…
St Cuthbert's Festival
A day of events to celebrate the life of St Cuthbert and his impact on Durham, including market stalls, storytelling, a procession and many more.
Textiles: Painting With The Needle
An exhibition of textiles, including Grayson Perry's Death of a Working Hero, medieval silks and the early 17th-century embroidered Arabella Stuart Bible.
Tue 17 Jan
Wed 18 Jan
Thu 19 Jan
Treasures Of Durham Cathedral Library: Music
Music has always been at the heart of worship at Durham Cathedral, from the Cathedral's monastic beginnings to the present day. The Library holds an internationally renowned collection of music manuscripts and early printed books, many of which are unique to the Cathedral, telling the story of its musical tradition. This…