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Discover Early Manuscripts at Ushaw is our new exhibition celebrating Ushaw’s collection of Medieval manuscripts! Learn about how a manuscript is made, the colours and techniques used and the people who owned them. Ushaw’s oldest manuscript dates back to the 8th century, roughly contemporary with the Lindisfarne Gospels. We also have 19th century manuscripts created […]
Ushaw is home to a diverse collection of artists and creative businesses. Its studio spaces are occupied by painters, illustrators, writers, musicians, silversmiths and conservators. Additionally, rooms are used by bespoke tailors and shoe dyers. All of these designers and makers add a tangible atmosphere of creativity and enterprise to Ushaw’s historic and architecturally significant […]
Ushaw is pleased to host the third exhibition by members of Down’s Syndrome North East. Created at Down’s Syndrome North East’s popular workshops for their adult members, the exhibition reflects seasonal themes and new beginnings, through bright, bold and engaging images. Framed prints of the works are available to order at a suggested donation of […]
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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