Recent Articles

“Whisht! Lads”: The Lambton Worm, Medievalism(s) and Radical Jack the Earl of Durham (Public lecture, 5th October)


Many people in the North East will have heard of the Lambton Worm through the popular folk song, but the different ways in which the story has been presented over […]

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Young Poets and Performance: An Interview with the Organisers of Knee Deep


For young poets based in the North East, the Knee Deep workshop held as part of Durham Book Festival will offer an opportunity to develop poetry for performance rather than for […]

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New Podcast: Cuthbert: A Not So Benevolent Saint


Over a millennium since his death St Cuthbert is venerated by the thousands of visitors, both men and women, who attend his shrine in Durham Cathedral each year. In the early […]

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