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Durham University offers an exciting year-round calendar of lectures, seminars and exhibitions. Events are open to the public, so take the opportunity to engage with current debates, explore some of our beautiful buildings and grounds, expand your knowledge or learn more about our cultural artefacts.

Durham Book Festival 2018

5th October 2018, 19:00 to 14th October 2018, 19:00, Venues across Durham

Durham University is delighted to announce its support for the 2018 Durham Book Festival which returns to the city from 5 - 14 October. The annual literary event will feature a huge range of inspiring talks, readings and performances from some of the most talented contemporary writers, artists and thinkers.

Durham University is once again proud to sponsor the Festival Laureateship. This year’s Laureate, Jacob Polley, is regarded as one of the leading talents of the new generation of British poets.

The Festival is commissioned by Durham County Council and produced by New Writing North; and the University is a core funder alongside Arts Council England.

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