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St Cuthbert Festival annual walk and procession

Saturday 23 March at 9:30 AM
St Mary's and St Cuthbert's Church, Chester-le-Street

The Northumbrian Association holds its annual walk from Chester-le-Street to Durham Cathedral in honour of St Cuthbert. The walk is symbolic of the arrival of the body and relics of St Cuthbert in Durham in 995AD, and the formation of the Anglo-Saxon White Church, the precusor of today's great Norman Cathedral. 

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Book Saturday 23 Mar 2019 at 9:30 AM

Click the link above to book your free space on the Northumbrian Association walk, which starts in Chester-le-Street at 9.30am.

The Northumbrian Association walkers will set off from St Mary's and St Cuthbert's Church in Chester-le-Street, and walk via Finchale Priory, where they will be joined by the Durham Friends of the Camino for the remainder of the walk to Durham.

All the walkers will arrive at the Cathedral via Durham's Market Place. Members of the public are welcome to join the procession at the Market Place and accompany the St Cuthbert Banner from there to the Cathedral where it will be welcomed at 2.10pm with a procession and prayers at the Shrine of St Cuthbert.

Part of St Cuthbert Festival