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Events

Durham Castle offers an exciting programme of events throughout the year, such as public lectures, wedding fairs and family activities.

Family activity
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Bring the whole family and enjoy a family-focused tour around Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout the tour. Explore what it was to live and work in Durham Castle in the past and find out more about some of the characters that have made Durham Castle their home over the centuries.

Tour
Friday, October 27, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Steady your nerves for a unique and atmospheric family tour around Durham Castle on the 29th October.

Lecture
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Tour
Friday, November 10, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Tour
Friday, November 24, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Tour
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Enjoy a tour around Durham Castle followed by mince pies and mulled wine in Castle's Senate Suite.