Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.
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Why does the literature of the fantastic continue to be so enduringly popular? Why are both child and adult readers so drawn to stories of magic, the supernatural and the strange, set in worlds other than our own? And what might such stories tell us about our everyday lives, and the world around us?
This paper reflects upon the results of a major scheme of excavation targeting Anglo-Saxon settlement remains preserved beneath the modern village of Lyminge, Kent, led by the University of Reading and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
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Admission charges for Antarctica: Explorers Heroes Scientists will be:
|Children (over 5)||£3.50|
|Family (2 adults, 3 children)||£15.00|
|Infants (under 5, up to 2 per full paying adult)||Free|
FAMILY & LOCAL HISTORIANS
Our archives include parish registers, marriage licences and probate records. If you’re researching your family history, explore our collections and plan your visit.