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Durham University

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Getting to the Tent

'The Tent' will be located on the Racecourse, which is part of the University's playing fields and sports facilities. The Racecourse is located along the River Wear withing walking distance of the City centre.

The site has been used as a sports ground since at least 1733. As well as use by Durham University, the Racecourse is known for hosting annual events such as, the Durham Regatta and Durham Miners' Gala.

Today, the cricket ground is used for first class cricket and is the home of Durham UCCE (Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence).


Durham Racecourse, University Playing Fields, Green Lane, Old Elvet, DH1 3LA

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