Starts work at Tudhoe Mill Drift Mine. The Duke of Edinburgh opens County Hall and unveils the Cornish mural. ‘Through a Miner‘s Eye’ article by David Bean is published in Topic Magazine. ‘A Good and Comely Life’ interviews with John Braine, Sid Chaplin, Len Doherty, John Peace and Norman Cornish for BBC Radio. Appears with Sheila Fell on the Arts programme ‘Monitor’ in ‘Two Border Artists’ introduced by Sir Huw Wheldon, produced and directed by Melvyn Bragg for the BBC. Sheila Fell was a reluctant participant as Cornish didn't have an academic background.