Treasures from Durham Cathedral by Durham Cathedral.

Cover of: Treasures from Durham Cathedral | Durham Cathedral.

Published by [Dean and Chapter of Durham Cathedral] in [Durham] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • Durham

Subjects:

  • Durham Cathedral -- Exhibitions.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Modern period, 1500- -- Exhibitions.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- England -- Durham -- Exhibitions.

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Book details

Statement[prepared by Kevin Brown].
ContributionsBrown, Kevin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7850 .D87
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4207195M
LC Control Number80486498

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A stunning setting. The treasures are displayed in the 14th century Great Kitchen, one of only two surviving medieval monastic kitchens of this type in England.

It is octagonal with a high rib-vaulting ceiling, its huge scale reflecting the size of the community living in the Cathedral when it was built. The space was used as a kitchen until the mids. Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Bibles and Prayer Books Saturday 20 June to Saturday 20 June at PM Library.

An opportunity to visit the stunning Refectory Library - not usually open to visitors - to explore a selection of historic bibles and prayer books from the collections of Durham Cathedral Library.

Book Tickets. Students, unwaged, Cathedral Volunteers, Friends of Durham Cathedral, members of Durham Cathedral Choir Association: £12; Combination ticket. Enjoy access to Open Treasure and a guided tour for just £10 when you upgrade your Open Treasure ticket at the Visitor Desk.

Book your tickets online. Some time slots can get very busy. St Cuthbert is the North of England's best-loved saint. His community fled Lindisfarne following the Viking invasion in They travelled around the North of England with his body and extraordinary relics for years.

They finally settled in Durham in A stunning setting. The treasures are displayed in the 14th century Great Kitchen, one of. Durham Cathedral. Durham Cathedral is regarded as the finest Norman building in Europe.

In the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation inscribed Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle as a World Heritage Site, ranking it alongside the Taj Mahal and Yosemite National Park and others. Find Out More. The Treasures of St Cuthbert exhibition with the saint's coffin as its centrepiece (Image: David Wood for Durham Cathedral).

The award-winning Open Treasures. Pauline and her family made the journey to Durham to visit the cathedral back in to see the Book of Remembrance for themselves. Bill’s niece, Denise Ead, describes seeing Bill’s name in the book: “I remember looking at the page in the Book of Remembrance with both sadness and pride.

What's On. Events Calendar Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Bibles and Prayer Books Saturday 20 June to Saturday 20 June at PM Library.

An opportunity to visit the stunning Refectory Library - not usually open to visitors - to explore a selection of historic bibles and prayer books from the collections of Durham Cathedral Library. A small, though well put together book, that highlights the treasures that Durham Cathedral has to offer in a concise and intelligent manner.

The photos are beautiful, there is a good map of the Cathedral, all in all an excellent buy, good price, fast delivery - highly recommended/5(8). One of the most famous incunabulum books, the ‘Nuremburg Chronicle’, which catalogues a history of the world from Biblical times to its date of print, is another treasure on show.

The Cathedral’s edition of the text was printed in and with over 1, woodcut illustrations, it was the first time that text and image were successfully integrated in print form. Get this from a library.

Manuscript treasures of Durham Cathedral. [Richard Gameson; A I Doyle; Durham Cathedral. Library.] -- "Books from the medieval library of Durham Cathedral The present publication provides an overview of this collection.

While. The year-old from Pity Me, in County Durham, has been a sub aqua diver for 25 years, and has found a number of treasures and other items of historical importance in the river. His collection of religious relics has become part of a research project for students at Durham University, and will also be shown in a major exhibition next year.

Explore Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral’s world-class visitor experience, and discover 2, years of history. Discover 2, years of history as you venture into previously hidden spaces within the Cathedral Cloister which represent some of the most intact surviving medieval monastic buildings in England and home to the best-preserved.

Cathedral officials hope thatof the cathedral’s annualvisitors will buy tickets for Open Treasure, which will cost £ for adults and £ for : Harriet Sherwood. It had been a hidden gem, evading discovery for over 1, years, but is now one of Durham Cathedral’s most precious treasures.

The cross is beautifully made with gold, shell and garnets. The dark red stones represent the blood of martyrdom and the sacrifice of Christ on the cross.

After almost 30 years, the riverbed below Durham Cathedral has given up a bewildering secret: a hoard of ecclesiastical gold and silver, including medals, goblets, and crucifixes once owned by Author: Maev Kennedy. Lavishly illustrated and accompanied by authoritative and accessible commentary, Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral presents the highlights of this supremely important collection/5(3).

Durham possesses the finest collection of medieval manuscripts of any English Cathedral. Lavishly illustrated and accompanied by authoritative and accessible commentary, Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral presents the highlights of this supremely important collection.

The collection grew from the early days of Anglo-Saxon monasticism through to the Reformation, and is an essential. On a clear day see fabulous views of the City of Durham, the River Wear, County Durham and beyond.

The Angel of the North can be seen facing the Cathedral from The Tower too. Open Treasure. Be one of the first to explore Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral’s world-class exhibition route is now : Britain Magazine. The Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library banned books event is on Saturday October Two sessions are running from pm and pm as part of the Durham Book Festival.

The event will be repeated on Wednesday Novem with sessions running at the same times. Tickets are priced at £5 per adult and £ per concession. Treasures of Durham University Library explores the extensive library collection through illuminating illustrated text and fascinating behind-the-scenes details.

The historic core of the. Open Treasure: a major development at Durham Cathedral. Durham Cathedral is undertaking a project called Open Treasure - a major development which will transform the way in which the Cathedral buildings are experienced, understood and used to the glory of God, both as working buildings and to the benefit of those who visit.

The current phase of. An opportunity to visit the stunning Refectory Library - not usually open to visitors - to explore a selection of historic bibles and prayer books from the collections of Durham Cathedral Library. Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Bibles and Prayer Books Saturday 20 June to Saturday 20 June at PM Library.

An opportunity to visit the stunning Refectory Library - not usually open to visitors - to explore a selection of historic bibles and prayer books from the collections of Durham Cathedral Library.

See more. Event in Durham, United Kingdom by Durham Cathedral on Wednesday, November 27 with people interested. Historian and presenter Janina Ramirez explores the fantastic history of the relics of St Cuthbert in their breath-taking home at Durham Cathedral.

Visit these treasures in Open Treasure. Durham Cathedral is one of the world’s great cathedrals, and full of historical treasures – many of which are exhibited. Not only does the Cathedral hold the remaining bits of St Cuthbert, St Oswald and the Venerable Bede; it has an impressive collection of other unique artefacts (including the original sanctuary knocker), early printed.

Whats On Books; Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Banned Books-November @ Durham Cathedral Book Now. 27 November pm. An opportunity to visit Durham Cathedral’s beautiful 17th-century Refectory Library – not usually open to visitors – to view some of the historic volumes in our collections that have caused controversy over.

Durham Cathedral maintains the most complete in-situ medieval monastic library in Britain, built around these surviving manuscripts and volumes, and also retains a collection of o early printed books dating from the 16 th to the 19 th century.

It also holds a manuscript music collection mostly comprising part-books used by the. Durham Cathedral holds the relics of Saint Cuthbert, transported to Durham by Lindisfarne monks in the ninth century, the head of Saint Oswald of Northumbria, and the remains of the Venerable Bede.

In addition, its library contains one of the most complete sets of early printed books in England, Denomination: Church of England.

It is the of two Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library events Alison Cullingford, head of collections at Durham Cathedral, said: "Books, and the incendiary concepts found within their pages, have.

Treasures go on show to tell the story of music down the ages at Durham Cathedral Documents which have rarely been seen in public give history a human touch and provide Open Treasure's latest.

Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Reformation @ Durham Cathedral Book Now. 02 September Take the opportunity to see some of our manuscripts and early printed books and learn about the impact of the Reformation, including the dissolution of Durham Priory in and the establishment of Durham Cathedral in many venues.

Vikings descend on Durham Cathedral more than 1, years after they first invaded the North East Gospel books are among the Also on display are some of the most precious treasures.

Durham Cathedral: Open Treasures - See 6, traveller reviews, 2, candid photos, and great deals for Durham, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).

Durham Cathedral - Top 10 reasons to love the city landmark (as if you needed them) Between 2pm-3pm and pmpm, there will be on display some books dating from the 15th Century to the 19th. Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Letters and Learning @ Durham Cathedral Book Now.

03 June pm – pm & pm – pm. £5 (£ concessions) available from the Visitor Desk at the West End of Durham Cathedral. Tickets can be. All books set in Durham Cathedral on the global book map. We found 24 books set in Durham Cathedral and 27 others set nearby Treasures from Durham Cathedral by Durham Cathedral.

No recommendations yet. A Pilgrim in Durham Cathedral by Michael Sadgrove. Durham (32 books) Willington (1 book) Houghton-le-Spring (1 book) Birtley (1 book). Treasures of Durham Cathedral Library: Music @ Durham Cathedral Book Now. 04 February pm – pm, pm – pm. £5 (£ concessions) Refectory Library.

Music has always been at the heart of worship at Durham Cathedral, from the Cathedral’s monastic beginnings to the present day. The Library holds an internationally. Durham Cathedral maintains the most complete in-situ medieval monastic library in Britain, built around these surviving manuscripts and volumes, and also retains a collection of o early printed books dating from the 16 th to the 19 th century.

It also holds a manuscript music collection mostly comprising part-books used by the. The Young Curators have also been developing a new guide book for younger visitors to Open Treasure, the Cathedral’s new world-class exhibition experience due to open in summer So this blog post is not about how we see Durham Cathedral and Open Treasure – it’s about how our Young Curators see it!

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