The Game of Thrones star died suddenly at his home in Gilesgate on February 25.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of mourners turned out at Durham Cathedral for the funeral of 34-year-old PC Gavin Smith who died following a cancer battle.Read the full story ›
Bricks were added to the model by visitors from 182 different countries.Read the full story ›
The largest Festival of Remembrance in the north of England takes place at Durham Cathedral tonight.Read the full story ›
The funeral of former Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Dr David Jenkins, is being held at Durham Cathedral.Read the full story ›
An announcement is due later this morning on where the remains of 17 Scottish soldiers, found in a mass grave at Durham Cathedral, will be reburied.
They' had been captured in a Civil War battle in 1650 and died in captivity in Durham. Their skeletons were found in 2013.
The parents of a Durham University student, who died whilst studying in the city, have donated a new stained glass window in Durham Cathedral, in memory of their daughter.
Sara Pilkington died suddenly from a cardiac-related condition in February 2012, during her final year studying Combined Arts (BA Hons) at Durham University where she was a member of Collingwood College.
Now a new stained glass window will be installed in her memory in the North Quire Aisle of the Cathedral.
Sara’s parents Jonathan and Jools Pilkington, have been working closely with the Chapter of Durham Cathedral and a team of experts, to consult on the design and installation of the new window.
Chichester-based glass artist Mel Howse has been commissioned to create the piece, which is expected to be installed in 2018.
A new multi-million pound exhibition featuring artefacts dating back to the 14th Century it set to open at Durham CathedralRead the full story ›
Durham Cathedral's brand new multi-million pound exhibition opens this weekend. It's called Open Treasure, and visitors will be able to access parts of the cathedral that they don't normally get to see.
There's also a new exhibition on the cathedral itself and the history of Christianity in the North East.
Watch Frances Read's report:
A County Durham filmmaker has told the history of Durham Cathedral - in Lego.
Matt Smith, 36, of Durham-based video production company Lintelfilm, was asked by Durham Cathedral to make the animated short films to help launch the cathedral's Open Treasure exhibition, which launches on Saturday July 23.
Supported by a grant of £3.9 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the new permanent exhibition will give visitors access to the cathedral’s buildings and collections as never before.
Matt's film features interviews with people such as Visit England's Tourism Superstar 2016 Lilian Groves.