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Durham, DH1 3BN

June 2021

Bring Back the Bands – The Tent on the Racecourse

05/06/2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
£4.00 – £6.00

Durham University Brass and Concert bands invite you to the inaugural event in the Join us for an afternoon of mini concerts from 12-2:45 on the 5th of June in the Tent on the Racecourse. You can arrive before and leave after any one of our mini concerts!

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DOMAN: The Jam On The Racecourse

06/06/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
£1.50 – £2.00

Join DOMAN, Music Durham and (potentially) many other music societies around the university for a relaxing open mic night celebrating original music, with some of the music having been composed and refined on the day! The event will be held in the Tent on the Racecourse, our brand-new temporary performing arts venue, running a variety of events across June. This is a Covid-safe event, with marshals in place to ensure you can enjoy the entertainment in safety!  The bar on…

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Never Give Up

11/06/2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Tent on the Racecourse Durham, DH1 3BN

Music Durham and RTProjects are proud to present this year’s Never Give Up concert, showcasing local and student music talent on the same stage all in aid of supporting RTProjects’ vital work! We invite the local Durham community to come enjoy an evening’s entertainment alongside students in a celebration of music and life.

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The Big Summer Festival

12/06/2021 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tent on the Racecourse Durham, DH1 3BN
£24.00 – £42.00

We are thrilled to be hosting The Big Summer Festival – a day long celebration of some of Durham’s finest Jazz, Funk, and Soul musicians. For the first time ever, you will be able to experience the best of College Big Bands and University Jazz Ensembles all in one place! As if this weren’t enough, the event will be supported by a fully stocked bar and local food trucks. It’s not one to be missed! Ticket Details Sales will close…

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DST D’Oscars 2021

22/06/2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Tent on the Racecourse Durham, DH1 3BN
£15.00 – £18.00

Join us for an afternoon of music, drinks, food and entertainment, to celebrate the achievements of DST!

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The Pirates of Penzance – at the Tent

24/06/2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
£5.00 – £8.00

Durham Opera Ensemble is proud to present this comic operetta, following the fortunes of Frederic, a young pirate, as he comes to the end of his apprenticeship and falls in love, but is he really as free as he thinks? It is assumed he will marry his ex-nursemaid, but he meets Mabel, who agrees to marry him so that he can enter polite society. When the Pirates force Mabel and her sisters into marrying them, they are saved by the…

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A Breath of Fresh Air: DUCE and DUPO Casual Classics Concert

25/06/2021 @ 12:20 pm - 3:10 pm
£7.00 – £12.00

Come along to the Tent on the Racecourse for a breath of Fresh Air, where two excellent Durham University orchestras provide a concert that breaks from tradition. Grab a drink and relax in our Covid-safe pastoral-themed venue as the music celebrates the freedom of Summer.

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Summer Voices

25/06/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£4.50 – £6.00

Join Northern Lights A Cappella, DU Gospel Choir and Durham Dynamics for a summer evening of some of the best contemporary vocal talent Music Durham has to offer. Enjoy hits from The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel to Ariana Grande, alongside a food and bar service – the perfect way to celebrate post-lockdown.

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