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June

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.

Durham Heritage Coast Walk

Various Durham Heritage Coast Walk

Durham's breathtaking coastal walk is an 11 mile walking route with a difference. Discover and explore the superb grasslands, spectacular coastal denes and uncover Durham's rich heritage. A unique and fascinating adventure. 

Magna Carta

19th June - 9th September Magna Carta

This exhibition presents a unique opportunity to see all three issues of Durham Cathedral’s Magna Carta, one of the most influential texts in British history and a document which still exerts influence today. 
Durham’s 1216 issue is the only copy of that edition still in existence, and will go on display from 19 June - 1st September 2017 in a fascinating exhibition at Durham University’s Palace Green Library, in the heart of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Rod Stewart at Durham County Cricket Club

9th June Rod Stewart at Durham County Cricket Club

Rod Stewart is to play Emirates Riverside on Friday, 9 June as one of two exclusive UK Hits gigs in 2017. His performance will include show stopping classics spanning five decades including Maggie May, Do Ya Think I'm Sexy, Baby Jane, The First Cut Is The Deepest and I Don't Want To Talk About It.

July

Eleven Arches' Kynren

1st July - 16th September Eleven Arches' Kynren

A spellbinding, live action night show of electrifying proportions. 

Be transported through 2000 years of British history with the help of dazzling pyrotechnic, light and water effects and a spine-tingling soundtrack experienced in epic surround sound. Witness history unfold from your vantage point in the 8000 seater Tribune, as a cast and crew of 1000, a cavalry of horses and a host of other surprises take you from Roman times to the Industrial Revolution and beyond. The story unfolds on a vast, open air stage with a full-size lake at its centre, landscaped in a loop of the River Wear beneath Auckland Castle...  

An epic tale of England. Myth and legend, battles and conquests, experiencing Kynren is a must! 

For more information, please click here...

Little Mix at Durham County Cricket Club

15th July Little Mix at Durham County Cricket Club

The biggest girl band in the world, Little Mix, have announced a Summer show at Durham County Cricket Club.
The four piece will be at the Emirates Riverside in Chester-Le-Street on Saturday 15th July 2017 as part of their Summer Shout Out Tour. 

Durham Brass Festival

7th -16th July Durham Brass Festival

International acts will bring Durham to life in Summer 2017 with Durham Brass Festival.  We will see bands perform a packed programme of live entertainment running in July 7 -16. 

Sunderland AirShow

21st - 23rd July Sunderland AirShow

The stunning Sunderland coastline is the backdrop to a thrilling line up of flying displays over an action-packed weekend.  With a massive choice of exciting activities and entertainment on the ground, as well as the action in the sky, there promises to be something for everyone to see and do at the Sunderland International Airshow. Some of the flight displays includes the Royal Air Force Acrobatic Team and the Red Arrows.

Make this a weekend to remember and book Afternoon Tea at Seaham Hall located just 7 miles from the action and offering the perfect addition to a great weekend! 

 

 

August

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.

Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre

Various Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre

With over 200 brands to choose from, a seven screen Cineworld cinema and a great selection of food outlets, Dalton Park is the perfect escape for some retail therapy. Offering irresistible outlet prices, shopping never felt so good! 

September

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.

Great North Run 2017

10th September Great North Run 2017

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne, where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge.

If your signing up for The Great North Run why not start your training early with one of our  Early Bird Memberships?

Cricket: Natwest International T20 England v West Indies

16th September Cricket: Natwest International T20 England v West Indies

In 2017, Durham will once again welcome the England national team. Prepare for the hotly anticipated rematch of the ICC World T20 final as England take on the West Indies at Emirates Riverside on Saturday, 16 September 2017! Secure your seat quickly for what is expected to be a sell-out event at cricket's most highly anticipated rematch in 2017!  

October

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.

Durham Book Festival

7th - 15th October Durham Book Festival

With readings, performances and discussions covering a wide range of genres, there's plenty to lose yourself in at Durham Book Festival.

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!

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.

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.

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.