Upcoming events this autumn:
Martyn Brewster in conversation with Professor Simon Olding
Friday 29 September 6.30pm
Tickets: £10 or £25 with dinner to follow.
A fascinating discussion of abstraction in landscape art, how Martyn Brewster uses colour and tone as emotional vehicles – and more recently his emphasis on more neutral colours – and the evocative, suggestive, creative process of making his art. The eloquent Modern Craft Professor Simon Olding has written a book about Martyn’s work. This will be a discussion between deeply committed artist and art historian, who are friends and colleagues, talking with a level of knowledge and understanding of each others’ work and ideas built up over many years. More…
Talk with Readings by Graham Fawcett
Thursday 5 October 2017 6.30pm
Tickets: £10 or £25 with buffet dinner to follow
Please phone 01308 459511 to book now!
‘The greatest poet of the 20th century in any language’ Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Graham Fawcett tells the extraordinary and inspiring story of Pablo Neruda’s life, performing the most memorable poems in Spanish and English. The ultimate love poet, Neruda’s life both as a Chilean diplomat and enforced exile is a love story in itself. More…
I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close
Pablo Neruda 100 Love Sonnets
Pam Zinnemann-Hope: Foothold
Poetry book launch reading with music by Andrew Hurst
Thursday 12 October 8pm
Tickets: £6.50 or £21.50 with buffet dinner from 6.30pm
Pam Zinnemann-Hope reads her latest poems to launch her new collection Foothold. Pam is a prize-winning poet, children’s author and playwright. Her poems have been published in many pamphlets, anthologies and magazines and she has been a poetry reader on BBC Radio 3.
On Cigarette Papers, Pam Zinnemann-Hope’s first collection, was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize & adapted by her for The Afternoon Play on BBC Radio 4, in which she also acted, alongside Eleanor Bron, Greg Wise, Emma Fielding et al. More…