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University College

Durham Castle Lecture Series

The Durham Castle Lecture Series is devoted to bringing high-profile speakers to Durham who can contribute to academic and public discussion on issues of global significance. Each of the specially invited presenters has made an outstanding contribution over a sustained period of time.

This is your chance to see, hear and learn from incredible speakers, to ask questions and think about answers. The aim is to have a create a vibrant atmosphere for intellectual debate on major issues.

The lectures will take place in the stunning setting of Durham Castle's Great Hall. With a maximum capacity of 250 the Great Hall provides a unique, historic location.

All of the lectures in the series are free and open to all. Some events requre a free ticket, please see the individual lecture listings for information.

Doors open from 7.30pm.
Lectures begin at 8pm, with questions for the speaker at 9pm.

The Durham Castle Lecture series has been made possible thanks to a generous gift from Santander Universities.

The 2015-16 programme will be announced in September 2015. Please return to this page for more information.

Watch the Durham Castle Lecture Series

Cutting Edge at Castle

Durham Castle Museum website