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Durham County Hall Mural Inspection

The family of Norman Cornish visited Durham County Hall in May to participate in the close inspection of The Mural, painted by Norman Cornish to commemorate the opening of Durham County Hall in 1964. The inspection was carried out by senior staff from the Conservation Department of Northumbria University.

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Norman Cornish's Sketchbooks: an illustrated talk

On Saturday June 2nd The Shipley Art Gallery will be hosting a talk by Mike Thornton, son-in-law to Norman Cornish. Tickets are priced at just £4 and you'll also be able to pick up copy of the new Behind The Scenes book at a reduced price of just £25!

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Spennymoor Town Hall Art Gallery

Spennymoor Town Hall recently ran this marvelous advert throughout the local press. If you're in the area make sure to visit their wonderful gallery!

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Norman Cornish centenary year

Some initial planning discussions have commenced with partner organisations to consider celebrating 2019 as the Norman Cornish centenary year.

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Northumbria University Visit

Members of the Cornish family during a recent visit to the Conservation Department at Northumbria University.

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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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