Monthly Archives: January 2016

Extreme Baroque

Extreme Baroque play Bach’s Goldberg Variations Friday 26 February 6.30pm Tickets: £12.50/£27.50 with main-course buffet supper afterwards (desserts available!) Roberto Sorrentino: ‘cello; Bridget Pearse: viola and violin; Wendy Staal: violin Featuring two wonderfully talented local musicians, Bridget Pearse and Wendy Staal, … Continue reading

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Coleridge Talk Review

If you have never experienced Graham Fawcett, you have missed something. His childlike enthusiasm for the greats of the canon is the motor that drives through his two-part monologues to a journey’s end of revelation. These are big talks, packed full of imagination and research, and ideally suited to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, for Coleridge, like the Ancient Mariner himself (as Fawcett reminded us) simply had to talk. Continue reading

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Dream Visions review in Evolver

Many thanks to Fiona Robinson and Simon Barber for a really perceptive review of our current show: Dream Visions in the January edition of Evolver. Note that the film ‘Alfred the Great Inspirer’ will be screened here on Friday 29 … Continue reading

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Alfred Stockham film night

As a painter, an art teacher and a friend, Alfred Stockham has inspired and influenced many artists working today, and the exhibition showing at Sladers Yard until 28 February celebrates his own work and that of his circle: David Inshaw, Simon Garden, Stewart Geddes, Stephen Jacobson and George Tute, all of whom are members of the RWA and distinguished painters in their different ways. Yet in the film they all acknowledge the influence of Alfred Stockham. Continue reading

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