How to make a photography exhibition

Paul Duke documented the decline of the fishing industry in the Moray Firth, with a series of life-size photos.  He tells the story of how he took those and made them into a whole exhibition.

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Poetry Installation in rural Big House location

Beneath The Boughs was a poetry installation created in the grounds of ruined Lowther Castle in 2013. Featuring contemporary poetry by writers from Cumbria to Singapore, the installation was funded by Arts Council England. An [insert text here] project. Concept by Katie Hale. More about [insert text here] and Beneath The Boughs here: Continue reading Poetry Installation in rural Big House location

Songwriter – Carly Simon

Just watched a BBC documentary on the making of the album “No Secrets” – which includes the song “You’re so vain”.  Absorbing.   We get to hear from the producer, bassist, sound engineer, drummer, lead guitarist, her manager and most of all Carly herself.  What were her inspirations for her songs?  What was it like to be at the centre of recording such a phenomenally … Continue reading Songwriter – Carly Simon

Time travel to Jane Austen – the Fashion Museum, Bath

The museum setting includes the Assembly Rooms in Bath – which often occur in scenes of Jane Austen novels.  At the same time, you can view the typical outfits which would have been worn at that time, in the museum. Bonuses also include: First Saturday of each month 10-30-12.30     Sketching morning (free with museum ticket – sktechbook and pencil supplied) Second Saturday of month … Continue reading Time travel to Jane Austen – the Fashion Museum, Bath