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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’.
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 […]
Ushaw is home to broad spectrum of artists and creative businesses. For the last three years, Studio 70 has been shared by Alison Minney, Denise Smithson and Graham Parker. A creative space is not the only thing they share. The work of all three artists is inspired by the land and the sea and each, […]
We are delighted to be showing a textile exhibition by the Take A Stitch 2 Durham group. Take a Stitch 2 is an independent group of creative textile artists and stitchers from Durham and the surrounding area. The members share an interest in a broad range of techniques including hand and machine embroidery, quilting and […]
Our brand new outdoor exhibition, Discover Ushaw Through Time traces the development of Ushaw’s built environment through a display of reproductions of paintings, plans, archive materials and photographs. Displayed in our Gardens across the 28 display boards, see how Ushaw developed through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Access to Discover Ushaw Through Time is free for […]
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