Northamptonshire’s Ideal Countrymen & Harborough Artists Cluster Summer Exhibition
21st – 22nd July 2018
Opens at 10.00am
A weekend of art exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops and guest speakers. Over one weekend, Arts at Lamport offers visitors not one but two exhibitions in the Edwardian Stables at Lamport:
‘BB’ Society and H E Bates Group present Northants’ Ideal Countrymen :
A Weekend of literary and artistic indulgence with exhibitions, artistic displays and readings of the life, and works of Northamptonshire’s two most authoritative authors of their generation.
Guest speakers include:
The author, journalist, & broadcaster, talks about the relevance of ‘BB’ and ‘HE’ to the English countryside today and will formally open the Exhibition
REV. TOM GLADWIN
An Appreciation of ‘BB’ & ‘HE’s Northamptonshire Countryside.
“O Happy Band of Countrymen” A talk on the work and Literary Heritage of these two Authors.
‘Flying Officer X’
An illustrated presentation of ‘HE’s Experiences in the RAF by his granddaughter Victoria Wicks. (Saturday)
An illustrated talk on her grandfather’s love of flowers, and his family. (Sunday)
‘BB’s Last Painting
The well known countryside lover, naturalist and painter, talks while completing ‘BB’s last unfinished canvas, which will be auctioned afterwards.
“The Feast of July”
An illustrated talk on ‘HE’s 1954 publication by author and speaker on local aspects of Northamptonshire.
An illustrated talk by author and speaker.
Back From the Brink
A presentation and illustrated talk on restoring wildlife in Rockingham Forest.
Harborough Artist Cluster present:
Featuring 20 exhibiting artists and demonstrations in a variety of medias including sketching, mosaics and more.
Light Refreshments will be available over the weekend, provided by Zest Catering.
More details coming soon…