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Recent Press - Northern Echo

The Northern Echo

8th October 2013

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Recent Press - Newcastle Journal

An article on Norman Cornish from the Newcastle Journal

16th October 2013

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Maggie’s Cancer Care at The Freeman Hospital

On May 16th 2013, the new Cancer Care facility, ‘Maggie’s Newcastle’, at The Freeman Hospital, was officially opened by Sarah Brown. The facility is one of 17 throughout the UK and was designed by Ted Cullinan.

‘’Maggie’s Centres aim at a wonderful balance of the moral with the aesthetic’’ -Ted Cullinan.



Cornish In Paris Exhibition

A painting of two woman walking along a pathway

University Gallery, Northumbria University
November 16th to February 8th
(closed December 23rd to January 2nd)

In 1966, a month after he left his job as a miner to become a professional artist, Norman Cornish was invited by Tyne Tees television to make a documentary about his impressions of Paris. In this small , but compelling, collection of sketches and watercolours, Norman Cornish is shown at his best depicting individual characters, busy street scenes, cafe bars and restaurant interiors.

Norman Cornish honoured by University of Sunderland.

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Norman Cornish will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the arts, and in particular, in support of the mining community.