St Cuthbert's Final Journey

Following 9th century monks as they flee from invading vikings with the body of St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels – and undertake a momentous journey that helps shape England

Durham…and that something that stays within

We’re driving up the A1 in silence. Gone are the winding country lanes and death defying pheasants. It’s plain sailing now; full steam ahead to Durham. I glance across at … Continue reading

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I’m stood on top of the dunes with the wind stretching my skin, bellowing in my ears like some giant conch. And all around me I have a 360 degree … Continue reading

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A Travelling Exhibition – taking St Cuthbert around the North East

A month and a half into 2014 and the journey that Paul Alexander Knox and I made almost a year ago lives on, not only in our hearts but also … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

Judy Hurst – In Touch with the Earth

For my final blog of 2013, a year in which I’ve discovered so much and rediscovered something inside myself, I’d like to introduce you to a beautiful artist. Judy Hurst, … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Reaching Out to Inner Farne…

Warm and hazy. Just a hint of that sea breeze. Gift shops with highly coloured buckets and spades. Fishing nets and footballs. Postcards and sticks of rock. Seahouses is your … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Scraping Letters off and Pulling Pictures down…

We took our exhibition down last week. It was a new experience for me, having my words on a wall alongside beautiful photography, watching readers engage with the words in … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 6 Comments

Inspired by the Gospels…Calfskin, Migrating Birds, School Kids and the Return of Cuthbert

I haven’t been to see the Lindisfarne Gospels Exhibition yet, but I’m looking forward to it and I’ve been told it’s fantastic. What I have seen though, is inspiration all … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

A Magnificent Response!

Well, our exhibition, Retraced: St Cuthbert’s Final Journey, has been open since the 27th June and we really have had a magnificent response so far…with over 1,400 visitors to date … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Retraced: St Cuthbert’s Final Journey – The Exhibition

Well, the Festival of the North East has been stoking the fires of creativity in the region with lots of wonderful events. And now the headline act is almost upon … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 5 Comments