Venue

The dates of NORVIS in 2022 are 30th July – 6th August. We look forward to seeing you at our new home, Barnard Castle School, DL12 8UN.

For our Golden Jubilee NORVIS 50, we move to a lovely new venue:

Barnard Castle School.

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Barnard Castle School

The benefits of this new venue include:
• Locations are closer together so we can operate as ‘one course’, with more opportunities for formal and informal activities involving all players.
• No hills between classes!
• Beautiful surroundings, lovely gardens, next door to the Bowes Museum (where we expect to have some performances) and plenty of parking.
• Transport available to and from Darlington railway station (details to follow).

(Please note that the majority of bedrooms and some tuition rooms are upstairs.  Please ask our advice if mobility issues might make this difficult for you.)

You can see more about the school on the BCS website.

The pleasant market town of Barnard Castle in County Durham includes tourist attractions such as the castle remains and the Bowes Museum.  An enjoyable Wednesday afternoon out might include a trip to Durham City and the wonderful World Heritage Site of Durham Cathedral and Castle.

Here is a link to the County Durham tourist website, ThisIsDurham.

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The picturesque castle remains at Barnard Castle.
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Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle – next door to the school.
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Early morning riverside view of Durham city from near Hild & Bede college, our former home.