Anya Gallaccio at Lindisfarne Castle @ Lindisfarne Castle
05 May 2018 - 04 November 2018
See National Trust Website for Opening Times
Included in Admission Price
Perched on top of a high crag on Northumberland’s Holy Island, Lindisfarne Castle re-opens this year, following 18 months of essential repairs and conservation work, with a major new site-specific installation by internationally acclaimed, former Turner-prize nominated artist, Anya Gallaccio with the support of Locus+
There But Not There @ Durham Cathedral
25 September 2018 - 13 November 2018
Durham Cathedral is proud to take part in the nationwide 'There But Not There' installation project. The clear shadows of figures, commemorating those who never returned from fighting in the First World War, are powerful aids to reflection and remembrance as we commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.
Armistice: living with the peace @ Durham Cathedral
25 September 2018 - 05 January 2019
Tickets: £2.50 - £7.50 (under 5s free, family ticket £17.50)
On 11 November 1918 an armistice ended the war in Western Europe, although peace would not fully return for many more months. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of this momentous event, this exhibition explores what it meant for the people of Durham and the north east as World War I ended, soldiers came home, and peace was gradually restored.
South Tyneside Remembers WW1 @ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields
04 October 2018 - 20 January 2019
Marking 100 years since the end of World War 1, this new exhibition, in the Caer Urfa pod, looks at how the war affected the lives of those who worked at South Shields Public Library at the time.
Stones of Durham - talk and Cathedral tour @ Durham Cathedral
27 October 2018
1.30pm - 4pm
£5 per person payable on the day. Booking essential as places are limited.
Durham Cathedral ranks in the top 100 geological sites in the UK. Join us for a 45 minute talk, followed by refreshments and questions, and then a geology tour of the Cathedral.
Festival of Remembrance Concert @ Durham Cathedral
10 November 2018
A moving concert to remember those who have given their lives for their country and serving soldiers who put their lives at risk for our liberties today. The 2018 Festival of Remembrance concert will be particularly poignant as we commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Special Service: St. Nicholas' Procession @ Durham Cathedral
01 December 2018
No ticket is required.
A special family service depicting the story of St. Nicholas, who always makes an appearance. The service follows a lantern procession to the Cathedral, led by the Chester-le-Street Salvation Army Band, starting at 3:30pm in Durham Market Place.
Special Service: Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Blessing of the Crib @ Durham Cathedral
16 December 2018
No ticket required.
Watch as the lights on the magnificent 20 feet tall Norwegian spruce are switched on. The Clergy and Choir then process to the West End of the Cathedral where the Crib is blessed. This service is particularly suitable for children.
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