....a peaceful oasis near the centre of Durham City

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St Antony's Priory is a peaceful oasis near the centre of Durham City. The Centre's small ecumenical team provides hospitality and weekday worship as well as an annual programme of:

  • Quiet days and workshops led by individuals drawn from differing denominations and none;

  • Hosting and facilitating quiet days and workshops for small groups of  clergy, lay people, chaplaincy teams and others;

  • Space for individuals or small groups

  • Helping develop the work of the North-East Prayer Guides Network, an ecumenical group committed to working together in a shared ministry of prayer guiding;

  • Individually-guided and private retreats by request;

  • Space for a day or more in personal prayer, contemplation, counselling and spiritual guidance.

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Website updated

26 October 2016



Weekly Wellbeing Sessions Mondays 2pm and 7pm (60 - 75mins)( Except Bank Holidays).  These drop-in sessions will help us to listen to the wisdom of our bodies.  Simple Tai Chi, movement, visualisations, meditation and energy work.

Dates for the summer:  Starts again on Sept 12th.






Top Quality en-suite accommodation for mature Christian Post–graduate Students


5 bedrooms are available now in 72 Claypath (former Travellers Rest pub ) for 2016/7

We are looking for people who will want to share some of our life of prayer and worship in this beautiful city centre location,

in a light touch way to explore community living and offer a few hours a week to volunteer.

Email: Paul Golightly at

or ring 0191 3843747 to find out more.

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Latest news...

No Wellbeing Sessions on Monday 24 October at either 2pm or 7pm.  Back on 31 October as usual.


No Midweek Meditation on Wednesday 26 October.  Back on 2 November as usual.