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Above the door inside the Chapter House one of three the  mediaeval paintings that can be found within Lichfield Cathedral can be seen. It shows the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The other two paintings are located in the South Isle of the Cathedral. One of the paintings depicts the Crucifixion, the other depicts  the Holy Trinity with [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2022

The war memorial at Seaham is located on Terrace Green, by the sea front. The memorial is a Celtic cross designed by Mr TA Lawson and unveiled 1922 in dedication to the local men who lost their lives in the First World War. It was later further dedicated to those lost in the Second World War. The monument [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 27th 2022

The Castle is one of the best preserved Bishops’ palaces in Europe, sitting right at the heart of The Auckland Project. Auckland Castle has reopened its doors in 2019 after major conservation work with State Rooms restored to their original Georgian Gothic splendour, designed by architect James Wyatt.

The Bishop Trevor Gallery, named after Richard Trevor, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 22nd 2022

This year for my photo project I have chosen to take at least one photo each month of the plunge pool in Apley Woods. Today, I walked there for the first time in 2022. As part of my walk I took in the new owl sculpture just outside the woods.

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 12th 2022

The Mining Art Gallery located in Bishop Auckland contains artwork of prominent artists including art from  Tom McGuiness and Norman Cornish. The Mining Art Gallery provides a unique insight into the lives and souls of coal miners by depicting their life in the mines and the communities that grew around them.

These incredible pieces illuminate and [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 11th 2022

The life size bronze statue of Stan Laurel is located on Theatre Corner, the site once occupied by the Eden Theatre owned by his parents. Laurel, featured in his iconic head-scratching pose, dressed in dungarees, with paintbrush in hand, is standing on a cubed marble plinth, with 13 iconic film reels at his heels.

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2022

*On Angel Wings is due to descend on 14th October [2020] *
On Angel Wings is an installation that came into being following discussion on how we could offer the community a space to commemorate those who had been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we slowly reopen following a turbulent 2020 and start to 2021, we realised people had been [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 5th 2021

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