Durham University Events

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Durham University Events

Welcome to Durham University

Sitting right at the heart of this historic city, Durham University is perfectly placed to offer a dazzling array of events and activities, not just to students and staff, but to all the people of the region and the wider general public.

With a host of unique cultural attractions appealling to thousands of visitors every year, from museums to the Botanic Garden, a wide variety of performances and exhibitions to see, and extensive programme of public lectures to attend, the University really can offer something of interest to just about everyone.

The University is central to so much vibrant activity and with a Cultural Strategy now in place to engage an even wider audience, it is keen to involve all areas of the community in sharing knowledge and creating memorable experiences. So whatever your interest, check out Durham University’s ‘What’s On Guide’ – we look forward to seeing you soon!

From international residential conferences, to formal banquets and wedding receptions, Durham’s unique qualities are guaranteed to make any event a successful and memorable occasion.

Event Durham can provide you with a dedicated service, tailored to your specific needs. With 10 unique venues, each offering an extensive range of facilities, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Take a look at what we have to offer – you won’t be disappointed!

Exclusive Wedding Offer

We have a special offer available for Weddings at the Historic Durham Castle, which includes; a drinks reception, three course wedding breakfast with wine and sparkling wine for the toast, hot food for the evening reception, an overnight stay for the bride and groom and much more, all for £4,995. This offer is available on a selection of dates throughout the year (Sunday – Friday) For more details please see our wedding package.