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The visit of HRH The Prince of Wales, 15 February 2018

Staff and students discuss the royal visit, showcasing what happened on the day and what it was like to perform a concert in the Cathedral for the Prince.

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Space - the final business opportunity?

Famous red sports car and planet earth in background

Professor Martin Ward from the Department of Physics explains why the launch of the Heavy Falcon rocket has opened up new frontiers.

(13 Feb 2018) » More about Space the final business opportunity?

Votes for Women

Dr Henry Miller and Ciara Stewart from Durham's Petition, Parliament and People Project, explain how 17,000 petitions helped deliver votes for women. 

(6 Feb 2018) » More about votes for women

How we explored medieval theories of colour through glass

What is colour? Dr Giles Gasper from the Department of History, Dr Cate Watkinson (University of Sunderland) and Professor Tom McLeish (University of York) discuss how we explored medieval theories of colour through glass.

(5 Feb 2018) » More about how we explored medieval theories of colour through glass


Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth

Letterbox Productions outrageous debut production of this critically acclaimed play.
Jerusalem tells the story of gypsy, compulsive liar and drug dealer Johnny "Rooster" Byron and his stand against modern suburban life, but his lifestyle is put in to question when he wakes up on St. George's Day with an eviction notice.

Path of Miracles

The Durham University Chamber Choir invites you to their second term concert in the unparalleled acoustics of the Durham Cathedral Chapter House. The choir will be performing 'Path of Miracles', originally commissioned for Tenebrae and written for an impressive 17 voice parts. The work depicts various Christian pilgrimages.

She Loves Him, He Loves Her Not

Follow the fabulous characters featured in this commedia dell'arte play on their turbulent, magical, and hilarious quest for love.

From lectures, conferences and exhibitions, to concerts, plays and family activities, see our full programme of events on the What's On Guide.

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Freedom of expression

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As a University, we are committed to freedom of expression within the law and we encourage free expression and debate amongst our staff, students and visitors. This reflects our core values as a university. More information on our commitment to freedom of expression.