A pair of Korean wedding ducks

Durham University's Oriental Museum offers a Korean Cultural Festival

A programme of lectures, films, music, food and children's activities will be part of May's Korean Cultural Festival in Durham

L-R Dr Edyta Roszko and Dr Claire Sutherland at the Vietnam exhibition at Durham University's Palace Green Library

Durham University's Palace Green Library hosts Vietnam: A Nation, not a war exhibition

Vietnam: A Nation, not a war explores national identity, migration, cultural diversity, faith and belonging using historic and contemporary objects

Oriental Museum will unveil a new gallery for a special collection of artefacts when the Roberts Gallery opens

Durham University's Oriental Museum looks forward to new gallery opening

The Oriental Museum will unveil a new gallery for a special collection of artefacts when the Roberts Gallery opens in February

Lauren Barnes looking over the exhibition created by people with health issues at the Oriental Museum Durham

Durham Oriental Museum teams up with mental health charity to create its latest exhibition

Service users from Sunderland based The Art Studio are exhibiting their work at the Durham museum for three months

Visitors enjoy the Holi Festival at Durham University's Oriental Museum

Paint-throwing ceremony in Durham as museum celebrates Festival of Colours

It may have been art but it was also a great deal of fun as visitors to Durham University’s Oriental Museum celebrated an ancient Hindu festival

The Newcastle Falcons mascot enjoys an afternoon tea at Hotel Indigo served by Serena Lisci

Tourism campaign launched to drive visitors to North East

BOOSTING tourism in the North East will be at the top of the agenda this week as a campaign gets under way to encourage people to visit the region.

Full of Eastern promise

THE Oriental Museum in Durham is showcasing the work of 14 local potters in a new exhibition of ceramics, inspired by the venue’s world-class Chinese, Japanese and Egyptian collections.

I was so homesick I wanted to leave!

Rain From The Hometown, part of the Durham Literature Festival, tells the experiences of Hong Kong families relocating to the North.

Women trading places

It was such a beautiful place. I lived in a small ecological centre on a hill near the rainforest with amazing views down across the sea and land.

Jewel in the crown

The jewel in the County Durham crown is the magnificent city of Durham.

First-class honours

Staff and students at Durham University were celebrating yesterday after it was named University of the Year.


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