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Embroidery Exhibition in Durham


We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a special embroidery exhibition in Durham at the exclusive World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

The exhibition will run from Tuesday 31 July to Wednesday 29 August and feature work from current and past RSN Durham students showcasing a wide range of stunning pieces from the Certificate & Diploma Course and Future Tutors Programme. 

The exhibition will open daily 9.30am – 5pm, including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Images above are: Advanced Goldwork by RSN Durham Diploma Student, Jane Drummond and Blackwork by RSN Durham Diploma Student, Sally Bird

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    We offer a thriving education programme for every level including a range of courses for beginners through to advanced. Students can choose to study Day Classes, a Certificate & Diploma, Future Tutors and Degree, as well as attend exhibitions, study and tour days.

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    We restore embroidered family heirlooms, home furnishings and items from places of worship.  We create bespoke embroidery for special occasions for individuals, organisations and corporate companies.

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    We sell embroidery kits, specialist books, needlework equipment, gifts & exclusive RSN products.  We ship worldwide and welcome customers to our shop at Hampton Court Palace. Or order online.
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