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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.

Glorious Gospels! Durham Cathedral Museum Exhibition

Various times

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.

Summer Family Activity: Mini Tour with Mystery Object

11:15am to 2:45pm

Join us for a mini-tour about doves in the cathedral! These 10 minute tours start by selecting a special object from a bag and discovering the meaning behind the object as we move around the cathedral.

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 for James the Apostle

5:30pm to 6:15pm The Nave

Psalm 94

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.