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10 April 2023 - 10 April 2023

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3EH

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Free fun for all ages on Durham's incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site this Easter Monday. Live music - food - crafts - performances.

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Dancers from last year's World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day returns to Durham's UNESCO World Heritage Site this Easter Monday. With the whole site being taken over with fun activities for all.

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We had 5,000 visitors last year in what was a brilliant day of festivity, music, joy … and some sneaky stealth learning!

This year we will also be celebrating Durham Castle’s 950th birthday.

We will have:

And quite a few surprises…

We hope to see you there!


Hosted by Durham University, with our partners Durham Cathedral, Durham County Council, Visit County Durham and others.