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Forging Relationships with Artists and Collectors

Ushaw, which started its life as a catholic seminary training men for the priesthood, is now open to the public as a conference and events centre, with a wide array of exhibitions.  This page provides essential information for all visitors who have never experienced the beauty of Ushaw before.

 

 

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Opening Times & Prices

The Art of Dress

Sand Dunes

Body Movement

Desert Life

Color Me Pink

USHAW'S HISTORY

Ushaw has a long history, with some wonderful stories of the old College.  From Douai, to Crook Hall, to our current place at Ushaw, learn more about the history of our beautiful organisation.

THE ENGLISH COLLEGE AT DOUAI

Ushaw can claim its history going as far back as the famous English College at Douai, France.  After the French Revolution, and a resettlement back to their homeland of the Catholics who had been persecuted there, Ushaw College was born.

NOTABLE ALUMNI

To learn more about some of the great alumni of Ushaw College, among whom sit war heroes and renowned poets such as Francis Thompson, who wrote the incredible 'Hound of Heaven'.

Branding

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Storytelling

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DESIGN

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Consulting

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Address: Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, near Durham City  DH7 9RH
For SatNav use DH7 7DW Telephone: 0191 373 8500  Email: meet@ushaw.org

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