On Tuesday 14th September 2021, at a glittering evening ceremony, in the presence of the Mayor and Mayoress of Durham, a group of newly-qualified ‘Blue Badge Tourist Guides’ for North East England were awarded their badges and certificates in the historic surroundings of the Great Hall of Durham Town Hall.
The full programme of 37 international artworks for Lumiere 2021 has been revealed today, Tuesday 12th October, following Friday’s announcement that County Durham’s has made it onto the longlist for UK City of Culture 2025.
Raby Castle, which has stood as a landmark within County Durham for 700 years, has announced the full extent of its significant investment to enhance the visitor experience of the Castle, Park and Gardens, securing it as an important resource for the local community.
The annual literary festival returns this October with an exciting blend of live and digital events, including headline guests Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman, Pat Barker, Val McDermid, Leïla Slimani, Fiona Hill, Ed Balls and the announcement of the Gordon Burn Prize.
The ‘Help to Grow: Management’ 12-week programme, delivered by leading business schools across the UK in collaboration with industry, offers practical management training and personalised mentoring designed to help SMEs innovate and drive growth.