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Durham Cathedral Reveals the Name of its New Stained Glass Window

This autumn, a new stained glass window will be installed in Durham Cathedral to honour and celebrate the unique and special link between the Cathedral and its neighbour on the Durham World Heritage Site, Durham University. ‘The Illumination Window’, designed by glass artist, Mel Howse, is being donated by the parents of Sara Pilkington, who […]

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Durham Cathedral to admit boys and girls as day Choristers for the first time since 1906

Durham Cathedral Choir has a long and proud tradition of excellence in music as part of the liturgy and through concerts, recordings, broadcasts and tours. Being a chorister at Durham Cathedral offers a unique opportunity for children in school years 4 to 8 to fully immerse themselves in music making at a professional level within […]

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New Chapter Clerk and Chief Operating Officer appointed for Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral has appointed a new Chapter Clerk and Chief Operating Officer.  Amanda Anderson, currently Director of Strategic Development and Operations at Bradford Cathedral will arrive in Durham early 2018.  Her recruitment follows the announcement that the incumbent, Philip Davies, is retiring from the position in March next year. Philip arrived at Durham Cathedral in […]

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COUNTY DURHAM PHOTOGRAPHER MAKES INTERNATIONAL SHORTLIST

Less than four months after setting up his own photography business, Jason Allison from Crook in County Durham has reached the final of the fiercely contested Guild of Photographers Image of the Year Competition. Within that time, he has already won numerous regional and national awards including two of the guild’s prestigious gold bars but […]