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Street artists working on 'Graffiti Gospels' project

Four street artists from Gateshead are working on a 'Graffiti Gospels' project to celebrate the return of the Lindisfarne Gospels to the region.

Based at St Edmund's Chapel, the four artists will work for two hours each day as artists-in-resident - working directly onto the gallery wall on artwork inspired by the four gospels.

The public will be able to see the art taking shape over the month of July, as well as when it goes on display as a finished piece in August.

The artists will also be running street art workshops with children from the region's primary schools and giving them lessons in street art calligraphy.

Dean of Ripon Cathedral dies

Dean of Ripon Cathedral - The Very Revd Keith Jukes - has died Credit: Ripon Cathedral

Ripon Cathedral have announced the death of the Dean, Keith Jukes.

The Very Revd Jukes was born in 1954 and was installed as Dean of Ripon in 2007.

A Requiem Mass will be said tomorrow (Wednesday May 22) in the Cathedral at 9 am.

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