A varied and engaging exhibition of artwork by members of the Ushaw-based ColourWheel art group. A small proportion of the works will be for sale, to enquire please ask at our Reception desk. Colourwheel was founded in January 2019 and has been successfully running classes ever since. The classes are fun, friendly and welcoming to […]
Comprising of 40 original railway posters dating from the 1920s to the 1950s. London to Edinburgh wasn’t as easy to reach as it is today, a hardworking, cash-strapped worker in London would be fascinated by the Northumberland Coast or the Yorkshire Countryside posters on display at London railway stations and would aspire to escape their everyday life and ‘See Britain By Train’.
Calling all dog lovers! Join us as we celebrate the nation’s wonderful love affair with its four-legged best friends in a new outdoor art exhibition. From dogs in action catching ducks to sitting sweetly with their gentrified owners, Barking – A Celebration of Dogs in Art, captures all sides of the beloved pooch through the […]
Kiosk, by Wolfgang Weileder, is a large-scale architectural sculpture. It has been designed using the visual language of Islamic architecture and is constructed out of wood from reclaimed Christian church pews. It stands at a height of approximately 5.4m, with a width and depth of 4.4m. Kiosk combines the materials of one religion with the […]
Life at Ushaw gives an insight into the day-to-day life of some of the people who lived and worked at Ushaw during its time as a seminary and boarding school. In the recorded memories and the information panels you will be able to discover more about the lessons that were taught, the sports that were […]
The Pugins at Ushaw: Masters of Gothic Design highlights the members of the Pugin family of architects and designers who were engaged by Ushaw’s Presidents to produce work for Ushaw. Through their endeavours, Ushaw’s range of buildings was expanded and interior spaces were transformed. Ushaw received its first students in 1808. For a century, from […]
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