Top 10 things to do in Durham!
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Top 10 things to do in Durham!

There is more to university than just the academic side. Durham has lots on offer! These experiences are not ranked – they are just my favourite things about being here. 1. Going to a Formal Whether it be at your own college or going to another college, formals are one of the best ways to enjoy the Durham college…
Shop local - Discover Durham's Indoor Market
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Shop local - Discover Durham's Indoor Market

When you arrive at Durham, you do not simply join a University, or enter a college: you become part of an entire community. Each of these groups has its own centre, around which its activities revolve – each College has its common room, the heart of University life is the Student Union…and the hub of the Durham community at…
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…