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Ushaw College, Durham, DH7 9RH United Kingdom
0191 373 8500

Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens. Located a few miles outside Durham. Originally a Roman Catholic seminary, the college buildings are now home to an events and conference centre. Concerts are held in one of several spaces, with centrepiece being the stunning St Cuthbert’s Chapel, a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture. Other concert spaces include the Exhibition Theatre, the refectory and the informal Francis Thompson Room bar and common room.  Check individual event listings to find out which part of the college they are held in.
Parking: The college has lots of  parking on site.
Access: Visitors should allow 10 minutes to walk from the car park to the chapel; wheelchair users or anyone with difficulties walking are advised to contact the college in advance to make access arrangements.

Upcoming Events

October 2019

Fri 18 Oct , 7:30 pm
Ushaw piano festival: Paul Taylor

Ushaw’s first piano festival begins with an evening of piano improvisation by Paul Taylor, on the Daneman grand piano in St Cuthbert’s Chapel.

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Sat 19 Oct , 11:00 am
Ushaw piano festival: Come and Play

The first Ushaw Piano Festival invites you to try out your piano skills on the instruments of Ushaw

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Sat 19 Oct , 12:00 pm
Organ recital: Michael Grave

An organ recital by Michael Grave, in association with Ushaw Piano Festival.

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Sat 19 Oct , 2:30 pm
Beethoven Piano Sonatas

Three of Beethoven’s most famous piano sonatas: the Pathétique, the Moonlight and the Appassionata.

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Sun 20 Oct , 12:00 pm
Annie Ball ‘On the theme of Fantasy

Music on the theme of myths, magic and dreams by nineteenth and twentieth century composers.

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Sat 26 Oct , 2:00 pm
Ushaw Organ recital: Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook

An afternoon recital by Daniel Cook, Organist and Master of the Choristers of Durham Cathedral. 

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November 2019

Sat 9 Nov , 7:30 pm
The Souls of the Righteous

Music of remembrance and consolation: Purcell’s Funeral music for Queen Mary, Howells ‘Take him, earth for cherishing’, and Bach, Schütz and Francis Pott.

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March 2020

Sat 28 Mar 2020 , 7:30 pm
Bright Morning Star

The Durham Singers perform Palestrina’s Missa Papae Marcelli with works by Schumman and Julian Anderson.

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