Souls of the North (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 […]

Lost Voices from the North East (25th November)

Listen in to echoes from the past, when All Hallows’ Eve struck fear in people’s souls! Join the Records of Early English Drama North East team for Lost Voices, a unique event taking place on 25th November at 15.30-16.30 in Durham’s Palace Green Concert Hall. ‘Lost voices’ retrieves and presents voices, melodies, and popular traditions […]

Meet the Dragon and the Bone Queen on 3rd June

Come and meet Durham’s very own dragon and dance with a ‘bone queen,’ at this fascinating display of the North-East’s theatre heritage, featuring REED North East. This free event, to which all are welcome, takes place in the Department of Music, Palace Green, Durham on 3rd June, from 19.00 to 20.30.  The Dragon and the Bone Queen will include a […]

Harrowing of Hell rehearsals

Rehearsals are gearing up for tomorrow night’s opening of “the oldest play in Britain”:  Lindisfarne’s Anglo-Saxon Harrowing of Hell! Come join us in St. Oswald’s for the world premier, and an exciting double-bill with Prior Lawrence of Durham’s medieval play of the Peregrini (‘Pilgrims’). Here are a few early (rather grainy) photos: