St Cuthbert Annual Walk and Procession

17 March 2018
9.30am, St Mary’s and St Cuthbert’s Church, Chester-le-Street
St Cuthbert’s Festival Walk and Procession

The Northumbrian Association holds its annual walk from Chester-le-Street to Durham Cathedral in honour of St Cuthbert. It 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, a precursor of today’s great Norman Cathedral. A free event – to reserve a place please contact 
The Northumbrian Association walkers will be joined at Finchale Abbey by the Durham Friends of the Camino who are joining in the festivities celebrating St Cuthbert and pilgrimage.  To walk with the Friends of the Camino please register via
All the walkers arrive at the Cathedral via Durham’s Market Place. The St Cuthbert Banner will be carried in procession from the Market Place to the Cathedral to be welcomed at 2.10pm for a procession and prayers to the Shrine of St Cuthbert.  

Part of Durham Cathedral's annual St Cuthbert Festival