UNIVERSITY students and staff are to introduce people to Durham as it was 500 years ago.

The Durham University postgraduate students and researchers are planning An Introduction to Durham in the Middle Ages and Renaissance course.

It will take place in the city’s World Heritage Site visitor centre, on Owengate, over five Thursday evenings: March 13, 20, 27 and April 3 and 24.

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Each session runs from 6pm to 8pm.

The cost is £43 per person, including tea and biscuits. Discounts are available for people receiving benefits.

To register, call Tracie Conlan-Fernandes on 0191-375-4933 or email: community.courses@newdur.ac.uk