Anne Davies and Andrew Bird both grew up in the Peak District and draw their inspiration from the landscapes of the Industrial Revolution which they find in the north and the west of England. They are fascinated by old mills and warehouses, ships and rows of worker’s cottages decaying now and embedded into dramatic rugged landscapes and harbours. In different ways, both love to paint the combination of architecture and coast or countryside, focusing on texture, pattern, space and light, the compound impressions of place. Petter Southall’s furniture also has a mind for ship shapes, streamlines and boatbuilding techniques creating a design language all his own. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2017
In Three Cane Whale hugely talented professional musicians play for pleasure. Members of Spiro (Alex Vann), Get The Blessing (Pete Judge) and Scottish Dance Theatre (Paul Bradley), their complex, clean and rhythmic music is adapted from traditional English tunes as well as their own original compositions and played on multiple wonderful early instruments.