Durham – Gaia

Event Details

  • Location: Durham Cathedral
  • Address: The College, Durham, DH1 3EH
  • Start date: 10th July 2023
  • End date: 10th September 2023
  • Times: Varies
  • Entry fee: Free, donations welcome

This summer see our home planet in a way you’ve never seen it before, as a giant illuminated Earth hangs in the cathedral. Following Museum of the Moon, Luke Jerram’s famous touring artwork, Gaia, gives us the opportunity to see our home from a new angle and reflect on the importance of caring for nature.

Entry to view Gaia is free of charge and there is no booking required.

A full programme of events has been announced over the coming months, some of which may include an entry fee and /or advanced booking. Look out for out-of-this-world activities including late night openings, tours with a twist and family activities.

Dinner Under The Earth
Sit down under Gaia to a unique, sustainable three course meal in the impressive setting of the cathedral Nave. It’s a special dining experience, created by Chester-le-Street based, community café REfUSE who aim to reduce food waste across the North East. REfUSE will intercept food before it goes to waste that week to create a one off menu, which won’t be revealed until you arrive. This unforgettable and quirky meal will be accompanied by live music from Durham University Students.

Durham Cathedral Gaia Dinner 2023

Book now for this unique dining event that takes place on 17th July, 31st July and 4th September at 7.30pm





Images by W5 and Natural Environment Research Council