Welcome to the Durham Union Society

Welcome back to Easter term!


Here at the Durham Union Society we've been working hard to put together an interesting, engaging and fun term. Our debates cover a wide variety of topical issues, with influential, charismatic speakers on both sides of the House.


We have also worked to ensure numerous high quality addresses with a range of speakers, including Rick Edwards, Gemma Collis and the Speaker of the House of Lords.


Regarding Socials taking place this term, we have several themes and styles; from the Puppy Petting exam stress buster to the much anticipated Summer Garden Party, celebrating 50 years of the Society's bar, 24 North Bailey Club.


It is my pleasure to welcome you to Easter term, and my hope that you are looking forward to it as much as I am! Have a fantastic term, and I look forward to seeing you in the coming weeks. Enjoy!


Aisling Cowell

President, Easter 2015



If you have any questions or just want to say hello, come along to our Office on Palace Green, or drop us an email at info@dus.org.uk.

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Upcoming Events

There are no more debates in Easter term. 

We hope you will join us after the summer for our first debate of Michaelmas term:

This House Believes the right to free speech means nothing without the right to offend.

This motion will be debated at on Monday 12th October at 8.30pm in the Debating Chamber, and will be open to non-members.

Social - 50th Anniversary Summer Garden Party

The annual Garden Party is back, and promises to be every bit as good as last year! This year will be extra special, as we mark the 50th anniversary of 24 North Bailey Club. Prosecco, Pimms, beer, cider and gin will be available all afternoon, with tea, sandwiches, strawberries, scones and cupcakes in abundance. Tickets are £5 for members and £10 for non-members. We expect them to sell out quickly so drop into the office to buy yours soon! A special thank you to our sponsors Durham Distillery, Treats and Urban Oven.

The party starts at 2pm on Monday 15th June.


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