Quilts in Bishop Auckland

A new Art Gallery opened yesterday in the Market Square, Bishop Auckland in County Durham. The building was opened with the cutting of a red ribbon by Rosemary Butler who spoke of her pleasure in the new venture, which is to be called The Pod, and who prayed for its success before performing the openingContinue reading “Quilts in Bishop Auckland”

A historic quilt at Beamish

Last week, on a cold day, with snow still on the ground, a group of quilters gathered at Beamish Open Air Museum (www.beamish.org.uk) at Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG, to view some of the historic quilts in their collection. I’d been quite unwell with one of those winter viruses that makes you feel you have beenContinue reading “A historic quilt at Beamish”

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