Wednesday 21st November 2012: Lumley Castle Elizabethan Banquet

The annual Lumley Castle ball is fast approaching and we hope you are as excited as we are – where else can you receive a five course meal in the comfort of an Elizabethan castle, with the baron’s finest servants at hand to ply you with mead, supply you with food and entertain you with song?

Once all the merriment is concluded, we will move down into the dungeon for a DJ, a disco and some more modern music.

Prices are £45 members, £50 non-members and tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment deadline 31st October 2012. Email us a.s.a.p. to let us know you would like to attend . . . → Read More: Wednesday 21st November 2012: Lumley Castle Elizabethan Banquet

Tuesday 30th October 2012: Halloween Ghost Tour

Just a reminder that if you want to go on the Halloween Ghost Tour of Durham, places are limtied to 25 and are selling out fast. Tickets are £7 for members and £10 for non-members.< . . . → Read More: Tuesday 30th October 2012: Halloween Ghost Tour

Monday 15th October 2012: Ben Dodds – ‘Medieval Durham’

Our first talk of term will be on Medieval Durham, delivered by Durham’s very own Dr Ben Dodds. The talk will take place in the atmospheric setting of Castle’s Norman chapel, beginning at 8pm on Monday 15th October 2012. . . . → Read More: Monday 15th October 2012: Ben Dodds – ‘Medieval Durham’

Hadrian’s Wall Trip: Saturday 20th October 2012

The first trip of the year is our annual Hadrian’s Wall Trip!  This year Dr John-Henry Clay will be leading a tour of the Wall.  The trip will also include a visit to Vindolanda, the Hadrian’s Wall museum, and the Roman Army Museum, where you will be able to watch an award winning 3d film ‘Edge . . . → Read More: Hadrian’s Wall Trip: Saturday 20th October 2012

Interested in a career in Law?

For those of you interested in Law, you may be interested in an event being held at St.Chad’s College on 26th January.

CMS Cameron McKenna LLP will be holding a presentation in the college Quad at 6:30pm to tell you more about graduate opportunities with their firm.

There will be a chance to . . . → Read More: Interested in a career in Law?

The night of Lumley Castle Ball is almost here!

Dear Lumley Castle Ball attendees,

Just 2 more days to go until this year’s DUHS Ball- Hope you’re all as excited as us Exec members are

3 important pieces of information:

Firstly,      -We’ll be meeting at the DSU at      **6.15pm**

-We need to be on the coaches ready to depart by     **6.30pm**

-Please don’t be late or . . . → Read More: The night of Lumley Castle Ball is almost here!

Christmas at Beamish! Friday 9th December – book now!

Join us on our next exciting trip…

Experience Christmas Edwardian-style at Beamish open air museum! Warm yourself by the crackling fires, browse the traditional Christmas market and feast on roasted chestnuts and warm mince pies, all whilst being serenaded by the sound of Christmas carols floating down the cobbled streets. With ice skating and even the chance to meet . . . → Read More: Christmas at Beamish! Friday 9th December – book now!

Lumley Ball…

…What an incredible night! Thanks a lot to everyone who came along, and a special thanks to Social Sec Rosie for doing such a great job in organising the Ball. We hope that you all had a great time (how could you not?!) and look forward to seeing you at an society social/talk/event . . . → Read More: Lumley Ball…

Beamish Trip

There are now only TWO places left on the Christmas at Beamish trip, so if you would like to go, please email the society ASAP at history.society@durham.ac.uk. Information can be found at the events . . . → Read More: Beamish Trip

1 day left more Ball tickets

First of all, thank you to all of those who came to the talk last night in Seminar Room 1, and I hope that you all found Dr Leahy’s talk as fascinating as I did! Swiftly moving on to the Ball – the final deadline for tickets is this Wednesday. There has been a little switching . . . → Read More: 1 day left more Ball tickets