Retail Office on the map!

We are loving our new hand screen-printed goodies now available at our Palace Green Library Shop and World Heritage Site Visitors Centre Shop.

These beautifully designed quirky Durham maps are available as postcards, greetings cards, tea towels and A4 prints.

Big thanks to Lizzie at Blinkin Imp for designing these specially for us!

Posted On 02/05/2014
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Hannah's Intern Diary- Time flies

Is it just me or is time FLYING… how can it be May already?? Personally I blame the fact that Easter was late this year, suddenly it’s over and BAMM April has gone.

I was talking to a colleague the other day, who is also on a fixed term Internship, about how quickly our time here is going. Being on a 12 month internship I have very much been tracking the progress of my year here through the key events in my diary. Scarily so many of these have been and gone, with thoughts now firmly focussed on the event of the year here in the Retail Office,  the Summer Congregation ceremonies, which will this year run from 1st- 4th of July. The Retail Office runs a ‘pop-up’ shop in the marquee on Palace Green giving new graduates the chance to buy a piece of Durham memorabilia before they move on to pastures new.

I have heard from the rest of the team that the lead up to graduation is an exceptionally busy time with stock arriving left, right and centre to be stored away until the event and lots of plans to be put in place to ensure that everything runs smoothly from ... read more

Posted On 01/05/2014
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