Ushaw Studios Exhibition

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 […]

Christmas Shopping Nights

Our Gift Shop is brimming with beautiful festive decorations and unique gifts for the festive season! Get your Christmas shopping on here at Ushaw as we’re hosting Christmas Shopping Nights, where our Gift Shop will remain to browse between 4pm – 9pm. Christmas Shopping Nights take place on the following dates: – Thursday 8th December […]

Handmade Christmas Gift Fair

We’re excited to welcome you to Ushaw for a day of beautiful handcrafted gift inspiration between 11am-3pm on Friday 9th December! Handmade with love by 30 talented local crafters, come along and enjoy: – an exquisite array of stunning handmade gift stalls – Artisan Food & Drink by a variety of gift stalls – enjoy […]

Christmas Carols at Ushaw

What better way to sing in the festive season than with Christmas Carols at Ushaw? Taking place in the enchantingly decorated St Cuthbert’s Chapel, enjoy an evening of traditional and much loved Christmas carols, with seasonal readings. Sing your heart out, then join us in the Refectory Café to sip mulled wine and indulge in […]

Songs for Remembrance: Ushaw Chapel Choir

On Thursday 10th November, join Ushaw Chapel Choir for a special Remembrance Day service with choir pieces, congregational hymns and readings. Performance will take place between 7:30pm – 8:30pm. There is no admission fee for this event, however there will be a retiring collection at the end of the service, you can donate cash or […]

We Built This Playground – Family Day

On Saturday 15th October, we’re inviting families to help with willow weaving to create a willow house and willow tunnel in our new play area! The two timeslots to book onto are: – 10am – 12pm – 12.30pm – 2.30pm. If you have any questions or would like to confirm your attendance please email ruth@ushaw.org […]

Father Christmas at Ushaw

Want to make memories with your little ones this December? Visit Ushaw’s Winter Woodland and meet Father Christmas in his cosy Yuletide Yurt. Where you can make Forest School inspired tree decorations, create a gift for the woodland birds, and listen to seasonal stories whilst enjoying toasted marshmallows and hot chocolate around the campfire. No […]

Christmas at Ushaw

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching, alongside our annual light show Illuminating Ushaw get into the festive spirit at Ushaw as we have a variety of family events planned throughout the season! Father Christmas at Ushaw | Tuesdays & Wednesdays in December, 10:30am – 12pm & 1pm – 2:30pm  Want to make […]

Reiver – Tales From The Borders

Saturday 19th November: 7:30pm Tickets: £8.50 for Ushaw Annual Pass Holders or £12 for Non Ushaw Annual Pass Holders Book Now The Reivers: lawless families who terrorised the Anglo-Scottish border for 400 years from Northumberland to Edinburgh, Carlisle to Dumfries, until James 1st broke their power. Steve Byron weaves three unforgettable stories together to paint […]

Halloween Half Term at Ushaw

Spooky season is almost here, celebrate October Half-Term right here at Ushaw as we have an abundance of Spooktacular family events planned for you to enjoy! Spooky Stories and Crafting | Saturday 22nd,  Tuesday 25th  & Friday 28th October, various timeslots  Join us amongst the creaking trees and whistling wind in our enchanting woodland yurt […]