Fairtrade fortnight ran from the 21st February to the 7th March. With events including a formal, quiz and some delicious cocktails, not to mention five giveaways! A personal highlight was definitely the Ben & Jerry’s at the formal.
When I saw the email from St John’s about a free trip to the seaside, I leapt at the opportunity. Even the word, ‘seaside,’ felt incredibly English to me. It wasn’t a ‘beach day,’ as one might term a day at the Jersey shore, but a ‘day at the seaside.’ How perfectly marvellous.
Second year student, Lucy, reflects on Leech Hall as we celebrate its 35 year anniversary.
Tasty pizza, fresh drinks, tricky questions, the most welcoming and friendliest College within the UK, and you’ve got the perfect ingredients for a Pub Quiz!
Proclaiming itself as Durham’s newest Turkish restaurant, my expectations for ‘Turkish Kitchen: Meze and Grill’ were high despite its rather generic name. Seduced by the 4.8-star rating on Google, with reviews promising ‘authentic Turkish food’ and a ‘lovely Turkish atmosphere’, I was certainly hoping to be transported to Istanbul.
As part of Durham Drama Festival 2022, Bailey Theatre Company proudly showcased ‘The Children of Yesterday’ at Mount Oswald Hub.
On Wednesday 16 February, in celebration of Valentine’s Day and LGBT History Month, we enjoyed a ‘Love is Love Formal’ at St John’s. One of our undergraduate students, Izzy, was invited to say a few words about Pride at St John’s. Here’s what Izzy said:
Happy New Year of the Tiger! On Saturday 5th February, in the heart of Durham city, there was a myriad of festivities to herald the start of the Lunar New Year.
John’s in those days was in transition. The 1960s were hammering on the door of an institution which, though less than 60 years old, had positioned itself where the Victorian met the medieval.
By Clodomiro Cafolla, Postgraduate Tutor On Monday 11 November, John’s Bar very proudly hosted an…