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Norman Cornish - A Century | Castlegate House - 6th July - 26th July

The Exhibition at Castlegate House in Cockermouth celebrates the Norman Cornish Centenary.

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Great British Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo met with John Cornish at Spennymoor Town Council.

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10,000 Visitors!

The Bob Abley Art Gallery at Spennymoor Town Council celebrated a milestone this week when visitor numbers exceeded 10,000!

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History in the Making...

The recreation of Norman Cornish’s former colliery home, as part of the Remaking Beamish Museum Project, took a significant step forward at the weekend.

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Bob Abley Art Gallery Easter Opening Hours

The Bob Abley Art Gallery will be open between 12.00 - 4.00 on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Visit Spennymoor Town Hall and explore the gallery or take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy the Norman Cornish Trail.

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Cornish Centenary

Throughout the centenary year, an interesting range of themed exhibitions is planned in order to commemorate Norman’s life and to celebrate his work.

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