Darlington and Stockton Times | August 2021

Stuart Minting, Darlington and Stockton Times, 4 August 2021


"A family that has held the title lord of the manor of thirsk for nearly 300 years has detailed its plans to throw open the grounds of their ancestral home to the public and transform the market town into an incubator and destination for culture.


....Mr Gerrish said while the music festival would be directed by renowned composer Benjamin Ellin it would include a community day in which children performed and family concerts.


He said plans were also afoot to launch a sculpture competition in which a student woud be commissioned to create the winning artwork for the park, which features sculptures by the likes of Michael Lyons, Austin Wright, Geoffrey Clarke and Gerald Laing..."



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