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  • Colors Taxis - A private car hire firm offering private hire, taxis and airport transfers. Based in Witton Gilbert.
  • Durham Wildlife Trust- Encouraging involvement within the county and adjacent coastal waters. Includes information on nature reserves, species, and conservation, with education programmes at Houghton-le-Spring.
  • North East Car Club Option C - Offers a pay as you drive service

Arts and Entertainment

  • Durham Literature Festival - Programme details, profiles, booking assistance and diary, with information about the Liar competition. Mid-September through mid-October.
  • Durham Shakespeare Group - Amateur group who can be hired for a small charge to perform a play at evening events. Photos and contact details.
  • Durham Student Theatre- Purpose is to help with productions, to provide workshops in all aspects of theatre and stage, and to liaise with the University Arts Council. Includes a shows calendar, auditions, backstage, contacts and membership details.
  • Durham Writers - Offer support, encouragement and criticism to members. Includes texts and sound files of members work, a listing of member authors, group publications and contacts.
  • Rob Birrell Photography - Provides a range of commercial digital photography services throughout the North East of England and the UK.
  • The Durham Rams Sword and Morris Men- Meets, either to practice or to perform, on most Tuesday nights throughout the year. Offers information on members, history and dances.
  • The Oriental Museum- Devoted to art and archaeology from cultures throughout the orient. Part of Durham University and includes information on the collections, news, services, and directions.


  • Durham Cathedral Organs- Includes forthcoming organ recitals, the organists, organ stoplist and a brief history.
  • Durham Choral Society- A mixed voice choir with over 100 members, and two concerts a year in Durham Cathedral. Information about membership, rehearsals, news, dates, and concert archive.
  • Durham Scratch Choir- A community choir learning and singing songs from different parts of the world and from different times. The choir also performs contemporary material.
  • Durham University Chamber Choir - Provides a music-making environment for the best singers in a university which boasts a rich choral tradition. Includes information about their tours, performance schedule, history, and audio samples.
  • Durham University Choral Society- Sing two or more concerts a year, often in the Cathedral, working with professional soloists and accompanied by the University Orchestra. Includes a history, reviews, concert listing, and membership details.
  • Northern Spirit Singers- A mixed choir performing locally and nationally; information about their concerts, members, and history.
  • The Cathedral Scholars - A male-voice close-harmony group offering light-hearted choral entertainment in the city and further afield. Information about members, booking details, and audio samples.
  • The Durham Singers- Versatile choir with a repertoire that ranges from medieval to modern. Offers information on its history, future programme of events, publications, and contacts.

Restaurants and Bars

  • Ebony Champagne Bar - Serving Champagne, food, cocktails, imported lagers.
  • The City Hotel- Providing details of events, accommodation pricing and booking and menu items.
  • The Court Inn- Giving information on menu, pricing, offers and accessibility


  • Autolearn Driving School- Offering a range of driving lessons in Durham and the surrounding areas.
  • Clever Clogs Nursery - Offer 72 childcare places for 0-5 year olds in Belmont.
  • Durham High School for Girls- Offer education for girls throughout their school careers, from 3 to 18. Includes information on the school history, scholarships and bursaries, governors and staff, parents association and an old girls section.
  • Durham School- An independent day school for boys aged 3 to 13. Includes information on staff and governors, facilities, curriculum, sport and recreational activities.
  • New College Durham- College of further and higher education provides details of courses, facilities, news and events, student projects, directions and contacts.
  • The Chorister School- Offers information on the school's history, facilities, choir, curriculum, staff, fees and contacts.
  • Durham University The official site for the university, with information about undergraduate and postgraduate study, details of research, and information for current members.
  • Durham Students' Union - The representative body for all students of the University of Durham.
  • Durham University Map - A map showing all the departments, colleges and other University and related facilities in Durham
  • Durham21- Independent online newspaper and lifestyle magazine for students of Durham University.
  • House of Sport- Established in 1994 as an all embracing sports support structure including the sports of rowing, table tennis, gymnastics, netball, hockey and swimming. Contains overview and sports body contacts.
  • Nightline- Describes the services provided by this student-run, anonymous and confidential listening and support service. Includes contacts and location.
  • Queen's Campus- Describes the university's modern waterfront location in Stockton-on-Tees.

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Recreation and Sports

  • Collingwood College Boat Club - Offers rowing for all abilities and levels of commitment from complete novice upwards. Includes detailed results, photos, and race reports.
  • Durham Archery Lawn Tennis Club- Lawn tennis club, with 9 courts - 6 all weather, 3 grass. Details of LTA coaching, affiliation, membership and matches.
  • Durham City Aikikai - Provides information on what is aikido, classes, photographs, news, location and contacts.
  • Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club - Has news, how to join, squad structures and training times, a who's who of the club and a calendar. Offers learn-to-swim as well as competitive swimming and water polo.
  • Durham City Archers- Information about the club's activities, educational courses, and shooting times and fees.
  • Durham Photographic Society - Provides details of the officers and committee, meetings, competitions and trophy winners, news, and a photograph gallery.
  • Durham Triathlon Club- Club profile and history, with information about local events, training, race participation and results.
  • Elvet Striders- A club for runners of all abilities. Includes meeting location, race calendar, officials, newsletter and contacts.
  • Top Gear Karting- Operate an indoor arena, includes details of facilities, events and meetings, prices, and booking.



Clifton Lodge Hotel

210 West Wycombe Road
High Wycombe Bucks
HP12 3AR
Tel 01494 440095