David Willem

David Willem is the author of Kicking: Following the Fans to the Orient and a former correspondent for The Guardian and The Times. 

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Revealed: the centuries-old secret hidden in Open Treasure?

This weekend the stunning Treasures of St Cuthbert go back on display at Durham Cathedral. But was Cuthbert’s famous pectoral cross – a symbol of Durham and the wider region – really his? David Willem, author of St Cuthbert’s Corpse: A Life After Death, shar…

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Opening Cuthbert’s Tomb

Here’s what happened when David Willem live tweeted the opening of St Cuthbert’s tomb in Durham Cathedral, 190 years to the day since it occurred. In his book, St Cuthbert’s Corpse: A Life After Death, David Willem explores accounts of the openings of St Cuthbert&rs…

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LIVE TWEETING: The opening of St Cuthbert's grave, 190 years on

UPCOMING EVENT: David Willem will be live tweeting the opening of St Cuthbert’s tomb in Durham Cathedral, 190 years to the day since it occurred. In his book, St Cuthbert’s Corpse: A Life After Death, David Willem explores accounts of the openings of St Cuthbert’s tomb a…

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