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Morning Prayer

8:30am to 9:00am The Shrine of St Cuthbert

Morning Prayer is a said service with prayers, psalms and bible readings. We pray for God’s blessing for the day ahead, for the world and those in need. The service lasts around 30 minutes.

The World comes to Durham: Museum Exhibition

10:00am to 4:00pm

See fragments of flasks, bottles and jugs from the 1600s, manuscripts and jewellery in the latest collection gallery exhibition. Learn more about the people who travelled to Durham, the items they brought and the journeys they took in the latest collection gallery exhibition.

Durham Cathedral Museum

Various times

Book your ticket to explore 2000 years of the North East’s history, culture and faith at Durham Cathedral Museum at your own pace. Last entry is 30 minutes before closure.

Tower climb

Various times

Conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over the historic city of Durham and see recently-completed restoration work up close.

Cathedral tour


Discover Durham Cathedral's hidden history on a tour with one of our knowledgeable volunteer guides.

Durham Cathedral Museum Highlights Tour


Book your ticket for a 1-hour highlight tour of Durham Cathedral Museum with an expert guide and discover 2000 years of the North East’s history, culture and faith.

Holy Communion

12:30pm to 1:00pm

A service of prayers and Bible readings, in which we offer bread and wine to God in thanksgiving for his goodness to us, which we receive back as the body and blood of Christ. The service lasts around 30 minutes.

Evening Prayer

5:30pm to 6:15pm The Nave

Psalm 119. 33-48
The Cathedral Choir sings Patronal Eucharist with Newcastle Cathedral Choir at 6.00 at Newcastle Cathedral.

Evensong is a service of bible readings, psalms and prayers. The Choir sing for us accompanied, usually, by organ music. We follow the service using the Book of Common Prayer of 1662 giving thanks for the day that has past. The service lasts around 45 minutes.

Friends of Durham Cathedral Christmas Concert


Join us for the Friends’ Annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday 6th December, 7.30pm at Durham Cathedral. Durham Cathedral Young Singers, Rock Choir North East and the Consett Citadel Salvation Army Band are back to perform some festive favourites.