Sarah Cornish dies on 24th July. Cornish at Castlegate - Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth, September 16th to October 7th 2017. Commencement of PhD research into the Cornish Archive by University of Northumbria and development of instrumental analysis of all of the artist‘s materials in a joint project involving Northumbria University, Newcastle University and The University of Nara in Japan. ‘Behind the Scenes: the Norman Cornish Sketchbooks’, published by Norman Cornish Ltd, launched at The Durham Book Festival by Michael Chaplin with a foreword by Melvyn Bragg.