The Pulse

The Pulse is a termly youth gathering for young people (school years 7-13) organised by Durham Diocese. Each event is different; it is usually based in Durham Cathedral but not always. The purpose is for youth groups to come together in larger numbers than their weekly meetings, to have fun, to explore faith in a variety of different ways and to worship God together. Events and activities have included a pilgrimage across the sands to Holy Island, magician and comedian John Archer, the world’s largest escape room, a gospel choir, big games, prayer spaces, testimony, Archdeaconry Youth Games at Brancepeth Castle, a juggler, youth worship groups from around the diocese, a Taize service, Gladiator challenges with ‘Ace’ (Warren Furman) and a party with DJ Sean Pickering in the Monk’s Garden at the cathedral.

Next Events

Sunday March 29th 2020 (6.45 – 8.30pm) – Durham Cathedral (cancelled due to Covid-19)

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Download confirmation letter (pdf)

Download risk assessment (pdf)

Saturday June 27th 2020 -Youth Pilgrimage to Holy Island

Sunday October 11th 2020 (6.45 – 8.30pm) – Durham Cathedral

Some Previous Events

The Pulse hosts Transform – October 2019

Archdeaconry Youth Games – July 2019

Gladiators Ready! – March 2019

World’s largest escape room – October 2018

Youth Pilgrimage – July 2018

First Pulse event – October 2016