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Create your own Peace Dove

10:00am to 5:00pm

Be part of a giant art installation in Durham Cathedral by making your own Peace Dove.

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.

Haliwerfolc: The Durham Cathedral Community Museum Exhibition

10:00am to 4:00pm

Discover more about the Durham Cathedral community, from the influence of St Cuthbert to the cathedral having a worldwide family, both past and present.

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

Various times

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.


5:30pm to 6:15pm The Nave

sung by Durham and Lincoln Cathedral Choirs
Psalms 60, 61
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Let all mortal flesh keep silence Bairstow

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.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on an enchanting journey to the most magical of forests and meet bewitched lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful musical score and fine performances come together to make this an evening of unmissable summer garden theatre.