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Guide Prices

Entry is £5 for an annual pass to Ushaw. Ticket pricing varies for individual events, for event listings see


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  • mags616
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Quiet Treasure
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    Met friends and enjoyed coffee and homemade coffee cake. Moist and so tasty. Plenty to entice the weak willed, cheese scones, shortbread biscuits and a variety of homemade cakes. If I had time I... Read full review
  • ellenalexandria s
    Sunderland, United Kingdom
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    A magnificent spiritual place.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd February 2019
    A wonderful experience calming and relaxing. Such wonderful architecture. Pugin altar pieces, majestic and magnificent. A lot of interesting statuary and architecture to view. Building oozes... Read full review
  • christineeskilds2018
    Lanchester, United Kingdom
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    Ushaw college
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th February 2019
    Very interesting place to visit. You can join for £5 and visit as many times as you wish. During the week the restaurant meals are lovely. Home cooked quiche,pies,pasta,cakes. Also fresh salad and... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

2018/19 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
Wednesday - Saturday11:00 - 16:00

* Ushaw is open Monday to Saturday until Christmas 2018. Monday & Tuesday: 11:00 - 14:00 Divines Tearoom and Gift Shop only.
(Wednesday - Saturday: last entry 15:00 - Main House, Chapels, Exhibitions, Divines Tearoom & Gift Shop)

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the South, leave the A1(M) at junction 59, north of darlington, and continue north on the A167 (for approximately 14 miles) to the traffic lights at Neville's Cross on the outskirts of Durham City. Continue to the third set of traffic lights by Sainsbury's Local and turn left (Ushaw College is signposted here, 2 1/2 miles).

From the North, leave the A1(M) at junction63, Chester-Le-Street. Continue south on the A167 (for approximately 7 miles) until you reach Crossgate Moor in the outskirts of Durham. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights just past the pedestrian footbridge. Ushaw College is signposted (2 1/2 miles).

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Walks around Ushaw - The Boundary Walk, EshA leisurely Walk of 3 miles which can easily be accomplished in less than 2 hours.  Start and finish at Ushaw main entrance.

Friday, 24th May 2019 - Friday, 24th May 2019

Ushaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We AreUshaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We Are (SOLD OUT)Where does a band go, after a symphonic journey that peaks with orchestral performances at the Royal Festival Hall and Royal Albert Hall? Back to the beginning of course.
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Sunday, 24th March 2019 - Sunday, 24th March 2019

Cobweb OrchestraUshaw: Cobweb OrchestraThe fantastic Cobweb Orchestra will be joined by the fabulous Fenella Humphreys, winner of the 2018 BBC Music Magazine Instrumental Award, in Tchaikovsky's violin concerto. Performed in St Cuthbert's Chapel.
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Saturday, 13th April 2019 - Sunday, 14th April 2019

Ushaw: SRP Fringe FestivalA series of free concerts taking place throughout the weekend featuring Parandrus, Tom Ridout Jazz Trio, Boxwood Duo and Lux Musicae London. Sponsored by The Walter Bergmann Fund 
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Sunday, 14th April 2019 - Sunday, 14th April 2019

family concert Ushaw: SRP Fringe Festival - Family ConcertMusic of the Renaissance Join this exciting young ensemble on a musical journey, discovering the stories behind the music as they introduce you to the world of early instruments with voice, recorders, harp, theorbo and cello Lux Musicae London THE NEW TROY
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Thursday, 4th April 2019 - Thursday, 4th April 2019

Ushaw EnsembleUshaw Jazz: Ushaw EnsembleOriginally formed to perform a specially commissioned suite to celebrate the life and story of St. Cuthbert, the Ushaw Ensemble is made up of the very best musicians from the North East.
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Wednesday, 8th May 2019 - Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Ushaw EnsembleUshaw Jazz: Gala Big BandDurham's Gala Big Band was formed in September 2014. Led by pianist and composer Paul Edis, the band repertoire includes classic Rat Pack numbers, big band arrangements from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, & more !
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Friday, 7th June 2019 - Friday, 7th June 2019

Ushaw EnsembleUshaw Jazz: Vasilis Xenopoulos and the Paul Edis TrioSaxophonist and composer Vasilis Xenopoulos is one of the most accomplished Greek jazz musicians of his generation. After graduating from the infamous Berklee College of Music, and gradually established himself as one of London’s up and coming jazz saxophonists.
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Friday, 5th July 2019 - Friday, 5th July 2019

Ushaw EnsembleUshaw Jazz: Mark Williams and Joel Byrne-McCullough DuoMark and Joel studied together on the Bmus Jazz degree at Newcastle college in 2000. At that point they were regularly performing as a guitar duo around North East. Joel has returned to the North East after living in Manchester, and so the duo has picked up where they left off many moons ago...
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Friday, 18th January 2019 - Saturday, 23rd March 2019

Voices of Hope Christmas Concert Ushaw: North East MusiciansA photography exhibition by Durham Photographic Society, depicting celebrated musicians from the North East or who perform regularly in the North East.   These musicians include Kathryn Tickell, Zoe Gilby, Folkworks, Martin Longstaff and Paul Edis.  
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Friday, 3rd May 2019 - Friday, 3rd May 2019

Simon Spillett and the Paul Edis TrioUshaw Jazz: Simon Spillett and the Paul Edis TrioDescribed by the late Humphrey Lyttelton as "formidable," saxophonist Simon has won several awards for his music, including the tenor saxophone category of the British Jazz Awards (2011), Jazz Journal magazine's Critic's Choice CD of the Year 2009
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