Gala Theatre and Cinema
A superb 500 seat theatre located in the heart of Durham City. Gala hosts a variety of shows to suit all tastes, including musicals and drama, great comedy, performances by some of the best bands in the country, contemporary dance and ballet.
Gala Cinema offers the only opportunity in Durham to see both the latest blockbuster films and also a wide range of independent and foreign language films.
Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium
Just a 5 minute train journey from Durham is Chester-le-Street where you will find Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium. Here you can go racing in style on any of their race meetings. Their fabulous Panorama Restaurant also boasts a fantastic range of mouth watering dishes at affordable prices.
Located in the heart of the city, Klute Nightclub is the most popular of all the night clubs in Durham. Its chart topping music and intimate atmosphere make it a much loved destination for the younger generation in Durham. Throughout the week you will find it packed to the rafters with merry students, and at the weekend you can always find a friendly local up for a chat and a dance.
The most modern of all the clubs in Durham, Loveshack is a funky and retro nightclub situated in the recently built Watergate complex. It has a sixties style décor and features a number of eye catching attractions inside, such as a VW Campervan and circular seating booths.
Fabio's Bar opened in spring 2005 and has already become one of the most popular bars in Durham. It offers an excellent atmosphere and cheap prices on a huge array of drinks. With its late license until 2am, and a DJ playing upbeat and classic songs, this is an excellent choice for those wanting to both relax and dance.