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
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
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
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
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
112 Years in Just Ten Frustrated Minutes…and Here Comes Wilfrid so Don’t Forget to Boo!!
The Parish Church of St Cuthbert and St Mary is closed when we get to Chester-le-Street, a great shame considering his body rested here for 112 years. We try the … Continue reading
The Lindisfarne Gospels
In July 2013, one of the world’s most beautiful and important books will return to the North-East of England. The Lindisfarne Gospels, an illuminated manuscript created in the early 8th … Continue reading
They came from across the North Sea…
They came from across the North Sea, sliding over waves in their graceful longships, outcasts and outlaws from the harsh lands of vast forests and mountain ranges, pushed out by … Continue reading