Norman Cornish died on 1st August, 2014. The eulogy at Norman's funeral was spoken by Michael Chaplin and later broadcast by BBC Radio 4 ‘Last Words.’ The Bishop‘s Close Street Exhibition. The Greenfield Gallery, Newton Aycliffe. A selection of sketchbooks exhibited for the first time. Two memorial lectures were presented at Spennymoor Town Hall by Norman‘s biographers Robert MacManners and Gillian Wales. Norman‘s studio is donated to Beamish Museum, County Durham.