15th July 2017 - Yesterday Belongs to You at Beamish Museum

The Forum’s popular biennial event will take place at Beamish Museum this year. Entry to the local history fair will be free to all museum visitors and provides a valuable opportunity for everyone interested in local history and heritage to share their knowledge and passion. The fair will be housed in marquees and the tables to be provided for organisations are already fully booked.

Other Events

1 - 9th July 2017 - Weardale Family History Festival at St Thomas's Church, Market Square, Stanhope - go to website. Click for further details. Queries to Sarah Haynes tel: 01388 528673.

Events at Durham Cathedral.


County Durham Forum for History & Heritage

A voluntary association of local history societies and groups, heritage organisations and individuals interested in sharing and promoting the history and heritage of County Durham.

Aims of the Forum

  • The Forum exists to promote and facilitate member organisations in celebrating, researching and raising awareness of the history and heritage of County Durham.
  • The Forum provides an avenue for communication and sharing of information between members and the wider community thus creating an opportunity for learning through sharing skills and knowledge.

Website contributed by Forum member Durham County Local History Society. Last update: September 2016.

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