Developing new printing skills at the Royal Drawing School today at Shoreditch. Hoping to make use of printroom facilities at The Art House in Wakefield next year.
A trip to visit The Art House for Alex and me. A brilliant organization with facilities to house an itinerant artist and his wife. Very friendly staff, a central location and a printing/etching room that you'd be happy to spend several months in all combined for a top visit. Hoping to spend many more hours in … Continue reading The Art House
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Very interesting tour, guided by a former miner who very kindly gave us a little extra of his time at the end, to show us the actual old relics from the mine operation, beyond the artifacts manufactured for the museum.
Earlier this year I learned that my paternal grandmother had been involved in a project, by a friend of hers, to document the closure of the mines during the eighties. The resulting work, a book called ‘The Diary of a Coalminer’s Son’ by George Bale, focused on the legend and folklore of Wakefield’s mining heritage, … Continue reading Response to ‘The Diary of a Coalminer’s Son’.