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Art from the heart of Durham

ByPeter Barron

Oct 10, 2018

LOCAL talent is the feature of an art exhibition being staged at a popular cultural North-East venue.

The exhibition runs at Ushaw, on the outskirts of Durham until Saturday, December 15.

‘Christmas Presents from Ushaw’ features 64 artists all living, working or studying in County Durham, showing more than 180 artworks, ranging from watercolour and oil paintings, prints, engravings and linocuts, basketry, textiles, sculpture and collage.

Local landscapes include High Force, Durham Cathedral and the Yorkshire Dales, as well as scenes from further afield, including the Serengeti Desert and Tuscany.

All works are for sale and, with a huge variety of different subject matter, there will be something to suit all tastes.

Ushaw, Durham, DH7 9RH

Opening hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 11am-4pm (last entry 3pm); annual entrance charge £5 for unlimited entry for 12 months.