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The 2014 AFMS conference will take place from the 17th to the 20th September in Durham
Durham is a sweeping emerald canvas with breathtaking dales, a dramatic coastline, a vale steeped in history and a vibrant city at its heart. Durham with its medieval past, has eagerly embraced the modern with its captivating mix of history and heritage with contemporary culture. The dramatic city skyline is one of the most stunning panoramas in Europe, and is dominated by the ‘UK’s number one landmark’ Durham Cathedral, and adjacent castle – a world heritage site. The Durham Dales are home to breathtaking scenery and fascinating attractions including, The Bowes Museum, a magnificent French-style chateau housing an impressive collection of European and fine arts, In the Vale of Durham one can step back in time and experience Beamish, a living museum and winner of Visit England’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2012. And the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast is waiting to be discovered, with its beaches, rugged cliffs and imposing headlands making it a stunning location and a must-visit.