Trust New Art in the North of England

Discover brand new art at some of the places you love across the North of England this year. These diverse projects are part of Trust New Art, an exciting programme of contemporary arts inspired by our places and supported by Arts Council England. See what's coming up in 2018:

Artist Serena Korda installs her ceramic mushroom artwork

The Bell Tree at Speke Hall, Liverpool 

Trust New Art has returned to Speke Hall this autumn. Step into a magical world and experience a new sculptural sound installation from award-winning artist Serena Korda, inspired by the folklore of the native bluebells that grow beneath the branches of the ancient oak at the heart of the wood.

The mouth of a young girl in a 19th century painting

To Stop Her Mouth at Lyme, Cheshire  

Discover an exciting new sound installation at Lyme until 4 November, exploring the story of the abduction of wealthy young heiress Ellen Turner by a fortune hunter - a scandal that shocked society in the early 19th century.

Have a picnic on the grassy slopes by Polly

folly! at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Yorkshire  

Four striking and surprising new artworks have emerged into the landscape at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, recreating the ‘lost follies’ of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Until 4 November, these dramatic works will celebrate the playful, whimsical style of Studley Royal water garden and bring fresh colour and curiosity to the landscape.

A unique blank canvas at Lindisfarne Castle


Anya Gallaccio 'dreamed about the flowers that hide from the light'

Discover the inspiration behind artist Anya Gallaccio's Lindisfarne Castle installation "dreamed about the flowers that hide from the light".

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An oil painting, The Hanging Swing, by Mark Fairnington

Walking, looking and telling tales at Cherryburn, Northumberland  

Artist Mark Fairnington has created a new exhibition of miniature oil paintings that reflect the place, the landscape and the work of artist and naturalist Thomas Bewick, who was born at Cherryburn. Discover these miniature masterpieces inside Bewick's birthplace until 4 November.

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