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November

Gift Vouchers

Various Gift Vouchers

Be ahead of the game this November and visit our gift voucher pages to find the perfect gift this Christmas. We have a vast selection to suit every budget and we're sure there will be something that will surprise and delight friends, loved ones and colleagues!

Winter Garden Dinner Party

24th November Winter Garden Dinner Party

Join our Head Chef and Experimental Diner guest chef Damian Broom for a 'Winter Garden' dinner party to remember... Damian has designed the menu around the typical ‘afternoon tea’, but given the dishes his usual chef twist. 

Priding himself on using the best ingredients that he can possibly find and ensuring the best flavours are served to you with each mouthful Damian’s Menu certainly reads well for those expecting delicious and incredibly thought provoking dishes!

For more information or to book please visit https://t.co/ANnHjbv2z1

Lumiere

16th - 19th November Lumiere

The UK’s largest outdoor light festival will return to Durham for the fifth time later this year.  From 16 – 19th November, Lumiere artists from around the world will illuminate the city in delightful and unexpected ways, captivating residents and visitors alike with four days of spectacular light installations, weaving a nocturnal art trail throughout Durham City.

December

Christmas Day at Seaham Hall

25th December Christmas Day at Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall will be transformed into the most charming and hassle-free Christmas, filled with wafts of rich mulled wine and home baking. With welcoming and attentive hospitality, delicious food, divine wines and sumptuous suites for sleeping, where would you rather be?

Whether you are joining us for an relaxing festive break or a fabulous dining experience, we are preparing a warm Seaham Hall welcome for you, so gather friends and family, put your feet up and let us take care of everything. 

Christmas Day Lunch in the Ballroom.
  • £95 per adult
  • £47.50 per child
  • Free under 3 years old
  • Includes 3 course festive lunch and gifts for the children
  • Arrival at 12:30pm and dinner at 1:00pm
To book your perfect Christmas call 0191 516 1400.

The Snowman Tour - Durham Cathedral

29th December The Snowman Tour - Durham Cathedral

Experience 'The Snowman' and 'The Nutcracker' as you've never seen them before! Watch these classic animated films on the big screen in Durham Cathedral, accompanied by a live orchestra. Hear some of the UKs top musicians perform Howard Blake's beautiful soundtrack - featuring the evocative 'Walking in the Air' sung by a Cathedral chorister - performed in perfect synchronicity with the film shown on the big screen. Witness the wonder of The Nutcracker brought to life by Tom Scott's superb animated film accompanied by live orchestra.

Durham Christmas Festival

1st-3rd December Durham Christmas Festival

Jingle all the way through Durham's Christmas festivities with gift, craft and food stalls at the city's ever-popular festive market. 

Gift Vouchers

Various Gift Vouchers

Please visit our gift voucher pages to find the perfect gift for any occasion.  We have a vast selection to suit every budget and we are sure there will be something that will surprise and delight friends, loved ones and colleagues to commemorate birthdays, celebrations, anniversaries or just because you want to.