June Wright


Local author June Wright debut book "Our Evie" now stocking in the Gift Shop.  June lives in Howden-le-Wear originally from Westgate-in-Weardale and after having her family,  June discovered her love of writing when she joined the Crook Writers group.  June always thought there was a novel in there somewhere, so that was how "Evie" [...]

June Wright2021-09-07T10:23:11+00:00

Living North


Living North is a regional monthly magazine, which takes a looks at everything going on in the North East, from city, to seaside and country.

Living North2021-09-07T10:25:16+00:00

George Nairn


Local author and postcard collector George Nairn of 'Durham Collieries' and 'Northumberland Collieries' books are made up of old picture postcards.  A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes from the last century, with informative captions.

George Nairn2021-09-07T10:27:39+00:00

Margaret Manchester


Local Author Margaret Manchester lives in County Durham with her family.  Margaret born in Weardale, researched her family history which sparked interest in local history and after studying local history and archaeology, led her to write her debut novel 'The Lead Miner's Daughter' and new book 'Carved in Stone'. [...]

Margaret Manchester2021-09-07T10:28:34+00:00

Andrew Clark


Andrew Clark is a Newcastle author and publisher who has written over 20 books on local history. His books include: 'North East Life in the 1930s, 40s & 50s'; 'Wartime Memories - Stories of the Second World War in the the North East'. He has been collecting memories, old photographs and memorabilia for over [...]

Andrew Clark2021-09-08T13:38:47+00:00

Tom Hutchinson


Tom Hutchinson, originally from Bishop Auckland, has written some 20 books on the local history of south-west Durham, including a 30,000 word history of Bishop Auckland. Many of his books are based on his postcard and photographic collection of the area built up over 35 years. His latest books are Page Bank, Bishop Auckland [...]

Tom Hutchinson2021-09-07T10:29:50+00:00

Weardale Postcards by Magnartism


Local scenery postcards, fridge magnets and coasters.  Photos courtesy of Tom Nattrass (who lives locally) OUR VISITORS SAY Here at the Durham Dales Centre we welcome thousands of visitors each year. Take a look below at some of our lovely feedback. [...]

Weardale Postcards by Magnartism2018-01-17T14:08:30+00:00

Northern Heritage


North East based company providing a varied delection of local history and information books for Weardale and County Durham. OUR VISITORS SAY Here at the Durham Dales Centre we welcome thousands of visitors each year. Take a look below at some of [...]

Northern Heritage2018-01-17T14:08:55+00:00