Delicious Food at the Full Moon Market
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Delicious Food at the Full Moon Market

The Full Moon Market brings together a wide variety of street food vendors from across the North-East to Market Square in Durham City for an evening market with a unique atmosphere. Held once a month, the Full Moon Market remains distinct compared to the other markets in the market square, as it is typically held near the full…
Durham City Nativity
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Durham City Nativity

It’s an old adage that no man (or woman, I hasten to add) is an island.  Equally, though, sometimes it’s really easy to feel isolated. Even when you’re surrounded by friends, moving to University is nevertheless a total change of environment. As the festive season draws near, homesickness may well creep up on you when you…
Summer in Durham City
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Summer in Durham City

Summer is here. Schoolchildren have finished for the holidays, undergraduates are already a quarter of the way through their summer vacation, and it appears as if the glorious weather is here to stay. Durham Castle bustles with tours and weekend weddings, the Cathedral grounds are packed with picnickers, and the riverside…
The Mining Past of Durham
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The Mining Past of Durham

For centuries, the character of our area has been dominated by mining. Looking around the county, you can see remnants of the mining past and artefacts such as the safes in buildings which the pitmen were paid. If you look at the place names of villages surrounding Durham, these names are indicative of mining, such as Easington…
A Crafty Christmas Market
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A Crafty Christmas Market

Durham Christmas Festival is an annual event held every December and features traders and entertainers from the North East. The festival was spread across the city centre, with the festivities focused in and around the Cathedral and Castle- two World Heritage Sites. It’s a fantastic day out and an opportunity to do some…