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Welcome to the City of Durham Christmas Festival

Friday 29 November - Sunday 1 December 2019

Durham's award-winning Traditional Christmas Festival will return from Friday 29th November 2019 for three days, with a wide range of festive entertainment for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and the Castle and throughout the City Centre. 

Thank you to everyone who has sent in their Expressions of Interest for Durham Christmas Festival 2019. 

We are no longer accepting Expressions of Interest to Trade in the Craft & Gift Marquee or the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral.

We are sending out the first tranche of offers to trade in the Craft & Gift Marquee w/c 29 April 2019.











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Online advanced tickets to the Christmas Festival Craft and Gift Marquee are now closed.