Industry News

Durham Cathedral treasures

Excitement is building with only days until the launch of The Treasures of St Cuthbert permanent exhibition within Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral.

Published: 25 July 2017


Durham Tourism Superstar

Northern Young Farmer of the Year, Richard Darlington, of Hall Hill Farm in Lanchester, has been crowned Visit County Durham’s Tourism Superstar 2017.

Published: 25 July 2017


New app for museum

The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle has become the first UK museum outside London to begin making its fabulous art collection accessible to audiences via the Smartify app, which is free to download from app stores.

Published: 25 July 2017


Magna Carta exhibition

Don’t miss the opportunity to see the fascinating new exhibition, Magna Carta and the Forest Charters, at Durham Cathedral this summer.

Published: 28 June 2017


Countdown to Kynren

Critically-acclaimed live action extravaganza, ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, is back in Bishop Auckland from July 1, with a larger cast, new scenes and characters, and a reworked script.

Published: 28 June 2017


Heritage brought to life

The launch of a new augmented reality project is helping to shine a light on Durham’s heritage.

Published: 28 June 2017


Tasty food video

Follow in the culinary footsteps of chefs Rosemary Shrager and the Fabulous Baker Brothers as they star in a new food video showing them eating their way around Durham.

Published: 28 June 2017


Million milestone

Visit County Durham’s official visitor website has achieved a significant milestone in recent months, having notched up over one million unique visits in 12 months for the first time.

Published: 17 May 2017


Music to your ears

Durham’s popular BRASS festival returns for its 11th year this summer, celebrating the best of brass played across ten days in one of the North’s most stunning cities.

Published: 17 May 2017


Durham on screen

Filming for the latest Marvel Avengers movie took place at Durham Cathedral earlier this month, in a move which saw the cathedral transformed into the set of the superhero blockbuster for four days of filming.

Published: 17 May 2017


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Tourism Superstar winner!

Tourism Superstar winner!

Congratulations to Richard Darlington of Hall Hill Farm who was crowned 2017 Durham Tourism Superstar.

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Published: 2017-07-19


Have your say!

Have your say!

The Government is planning an Industrial Strategy and is calling for sectors to each make a case for support.

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Published: 2017-07-19


Cathedral awarded £1 million

Cathedral awarded £1 million

Durham Cathedral has been awarded £1 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund to kick start their ambitious fundraising campaign, Foundation 2020.

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Published: 2017-07-19


Future trends report published

Future trends report published

A new report into future trends in tourism is now available as part of the Discover England Fund.

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Published: 2017-07-19


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