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

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

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

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

Lindisfarne

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

April 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

December 27, 2012 · 1 Comment