What's On...

Live Music in Ushaw Theatre
Art Exhibition Preview
Folk Music in Ushaw Theatre
Jazz Evening
Jazz in The Francis Thompson Room

Our gardens, parkland, The Bounds Cafe takeaway and children's activities are open Daily 11am-4pm, the Main House & Chapels are open Thursday to Sunday 1pm-4pm 

Ushaw has a diverse cultural indoor and outdoor Concert & Events Programme, and hosts a variety of events - jazz, folk and brass festivals; piano and organ recitals; choral and orchestral concerts, theatre shows, and opera. 

Our Exhibition programme is varied and includes contemporary art and photography, as well as more traditional artwork. Historical exhibitions and interactive displays.


Food and Craft Fairs are held throughout the year, and we have the pleasure of hosting the Durham County Show in our grounds, late June each year.


Outdoor Architecture Tours are available on a Saturday and Sunday - for further details click here

Indoor General Guided Tours plus a programme of Specialist and Library Tours run on a regular basis.  Bookings will be available in

due course.