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Join the Abbey volunteer team!

The search is on for volunteers young and old to help staff the new facilities created by the restoration of our wonderful medieval monastery buildings. Volunteers are sought for a variety of fascinating roles, from […]

Read more » Dec 13th 2013
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Building contractor appointed

We have appointed a specialist building contractor to begin work on our £3m restoration project within the month. The restoration of our medieval monastery buildings and former Magistrates’ Courts will create a major facility for […]

Read more » Sep 24th 2013
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Historic complex to be reunited

History will record the year 2014 as one of great significance in the long life of Hexham Abbey, founded in AD674 by St Wilfrid and a site of major importance in the rich Christian heritage […]

Read more » Jul 24th 2013
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Grant from Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

We had caused to celebrate today after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) granted a £1.8m application towards the multi-million pound restoration of our medieval monastery buildings. The landmark announcement follows more than a year of […]

Read more » May 31st 2013