Seahouses RNLI visit Seahouses Primary School with a Lindisfarne Gospel 'Sheep'

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Seahouses RNLI lifeboat crew visited Seahouses Primary School, with a special guest aboard – a Lindisfarne Gospel Plastic Sheep.

RNLI Crew Coxswain Keith Slater, the Sheep, Mechanic Graeme Trotter, and Helmsman Tim Stienlet, with children of Seahouses Primary School.

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RNLI Crew Coxswain Keith Slater, the Sheep, Mechanic Graeme Trotter, and Helmsman Tim Stienlet, with children of Seahouses Primary School.
As part of the celebration of the return of the Lindisfarne Gospels (c,700 AD) to the region 'The Illuminated Sheep Project' by artist Deepa Mann-Klier was launched at Bamburgh Castle, creating a colourful and playful modern day pilgrimage accessible to everyone.

The lifeboat crew helped to bring the project to life for the children of Seahouses Primary School, by bringing one of the sheep to their school.

The Gospels have been loaned by the British Museum, to the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle for viewing, until 3 December 2022.

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