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8 March 2022 - 8 March 2022

6:00PM - 7:15PM

Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens Postcode for satnav: DH7 7DW

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By Archbishop John Wilson (Archdiocese of Southwark)

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The Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture is held annually in memory of Bishop Kevin Dunn, the 12th Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, who was a great supporter of the development of Catholic theology and Catholic studies at Durham.

This lecture is free of charge and is open to the public. Please register at

Programme for the evening (all at Ushaw)

17.30 Drinks reception

18.00 Lecture

19.15 Close

Getting there

If you don’t have your own transport and would like help to travel between Durham City and Ushaw, please register by 10am on Tuesday 1 March, selecting the 'with transport' option. We will confirm transport details nearer the time, but the likely arrangements are as follows:
  • Outward journey: Depart from Durham Students' Union, New Elvet, at 5pm
  • Return journey: Depart from main entrance of Ushaw at 7.30pm, returning to Durham Students' Union with a stop at Sutton Street (in the viaduct area of Durham City) on the way

About the Ushaw Lecture Series

The Ushaw Lecture Series celebrates the cultural and research significance of the remarkable bibliographical, archival and material-cultural collections of the Durham Residential Research Library, and the wider history of which they are expressions. The lectures cover music, art, drama, poetry and literature, architecture, material-culture, politics, science and theology.


Registration for this lecture opens on 15 February at Please note that, if you would like help with transport, your registration deadline is 10am on Thursday 3 March.