Dear Friends – nobody likes to drift apart and we’re sorry we’ve been a little out of touch recently.

Now that all of our attractions are open, including Auckland Castle and its gardens, Auckland Tower, the newly opened Spanish Gallery and the Mining Art Gallery, we’re taking a fresh look at our membership scheme.

We are, of course, honouring all current Friends’ memberships at present.


If you’re interested in becoming a member, please check back here soon to find out how you can play a vital role in helping to transform the future of our special town.

Find out more about The Auckland Project

Building on more than 1,000 years of history, The Auckland Project offers seven sites in one setting. A different kind of visitor destination, at its heart is a purpose to revitalise the town of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, and use art, faith and heritage to fuel long-term change and regeneration.

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