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Unveiling Josephine Butler's Legacy: Panel Discussion Takes Centre Stage in Musical Tribute

In a captivating fusion of music, history, and activism, the Alnwick Playhouse recently played host to an evening dedicated to the life and legacy of Josephine Butler.

Scholar's Supper Series

Acclaimed social historian Jane Robinson illuminates Josephine Butler's legacy as part of the Scholar's Supper Series.
Jane Robinson next to one of her book covers

Josephine Butler College bar reopens after refurbishment

Josephine Butler College kicks off the new academic year by reopening its beloved college bar, which has undergone a transformation. The newly unveiled JB's promises to be a focal point for students, alumni, and community members alike, offering a modern and inviting space for social gatherings and relaxation.

Art Exhibition Celebrating Women and Social Justice launches at Josephine Butler College

A group of College friends and alumni, gathered for the launch of a new art exhibition Radical Non-Resistance and the Art of Transgression: Indelicate, Ungenteel, Vulgar & Outrageous Women (IUVOW), curated by local artist Philip Gatenby.
Alumni looking at art on a wall

Dr Fiona Hill’s first engagement as Chancellor

Dr Fiona Hill’s attendance at the Chancellor’s Circle Dinner marked a significant moment as she begins her tenure as the incoming Chancellor, poised to guide and contribute to the continued success of Durham.
Chancellor, Dr Fiona Hill (left), Beth Henderson (middle) and Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Professor Karen O'Brien (right).

Durham team victorious at University Challenge Grand Final

Last night our University Challenge team were victorious in the Grand Final, winning by 35 points (155 points to 120) against Bristol University. Opponents, Bristol, were in their first University Challenge final and kept the pressure on right up until the end.
University Challenge Team

Three new College heads appointed

New heads have been appointed at Grey College, Josephine Butler College and John Snow College.
Headshots of three new College Heads