Northern Words (Spoken word poetry, 29th November)

We're proud to announce a new collaboration between the Centre for Poetry and Poetics, Department of English Studies and Gong Fu Poets, which will bring seven of the region's award-winning and up-and-coming spoken word artists to St Chad's College Chapel on 29th November. In two hours of top entertainment you'll hear from seven acclaimed Northern... Continue Reading →


Souls of the North (Free performance, 10th November)

After a sellout performance in September, we're proud to return with another free Souls of the North show, featuring medieval and Renaissance music, dancing and drama with a deathly twist. Come to the Great Hall, Durham Castle on 10th November at 20.00 - if you dare! Souls of the North presents now-neglected traditions from the North... Continue Reading →

The Great Northern Soul Cake Bake

The Great British Bake Off technical challenge can be devilishly difficult. But this November we're calling for bakers to tackle a historical recipe linked to trick-or-treat traditions that were popular in the North long before Halloween was invented. Wield your whisks, and fire up your ovens for the Great Northern Soul Cake Bake! A soul... Continue Reading →

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