Summer in Durham........1956
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Summer in Durham........1956

Summer in Durham…..how could I forget? Thursday 28 June 1956 was Graduation Day in the Great Hall of Durham Castle, Sir James Duff presiding.  Photographs on the ‘hallowed turf’ of Palace Green , ‘Keep of the Grass’ enforced by the University Police, who would have been overrun by new Grads and…
I love Durham's cafes......a lot!
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I love Durham's cafes......a lot!

I’m incredibly well acquainted with many coffee shops in Durham – so much so that I’m often consulted when friends are looking for somewhere new to try, and several of these lovely places now know me (and my order) far too well! I’m going to give you a quick run-down of a few of the lovely cafés… but please don’t…
Durham's Vegan Options
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Durham's Vegan Options

North East Vegan Restaurant Week was a UK first, it ran 23-29 January with restaurants around the north east taking part in the occasion. This event, along with Veganuary, has raised awareness of veganism and its rising popularity. Many restaurants are getting better at providing for dietary requirements such as vegan, gluten…
Feeling festive?
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Feeling festive?

Feeling festive and looking for things to do in Durham to get you in the Christmas spirit? Natural Sciences student Sophie has come up with a few suggestions: Oriental Museum Oriental Museum- Christmas Around the World Situated near Van Mildert College, the Oriental museum is a great day out. Admission to the museum is free for…
What to do in Durham in the Autumn
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What to do in Durham in the Autumn

If you think that autumn is just the time of year that the leaves change and nothing else exciting happens – think again. First term is the time to explore and meet new people before exam prep and summatives really set in. There is so much going on in Durham at this time of year, so make the most of it (clue – a lot of…