The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society, Malvern & Colwall Branch

Here are some of our previous Society Events:-

Click here for our Forthcoming Events

Previous Events:

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  • A selection of what we did 2014, 2015 & 2016 - click here to view.

  • 24th-27th April 2017: Spring Trip to Lancashire. 
    Click here to view photos and read about our 3-day trip "Up North"; visiting art galleries, museums and places of interest with an essence of Laura Knight from Liverpool to Stoke. Fascinating tour and great fun.
  • 22nd June 2017: As part of Malvern Civic Week, our Society was asked to contribute. As a result, Mike Johnson organised and led The Laura Knight Walk in Great Malvern, which was hailed a success by all who attended.
  • 16th July 2017: Summer Outdoor Social Event  - 30 or more of us enjoyed a great 'Pimms in the Park' event - A big thank you - to Evie and Sam Knight and Stan Little.
  • 7th October 2017: Our guest speaker was David Evans, who gave an  illustrated  talk entitled "Harold  &  Laura  Knight  -  a Partnership  of  Painters". A great talk with lots of inside stories. This was part of the "Autumn in Malvern Festival". Click here for review of this fascinating talk..
  • 23rd March 2018: at 7.30pm - Spring Talk: Harry Fletcher was our guest speaker at Elmslie House, Malvern.
    Hel explored the development of techniques, materials and the influence of other artists on the styles of Dame Laura Knight, in his talk entitled "Trials and Tribulations". Click here to read review of the talk.
  • 10th May 2018: Society Trip to Cardiff National Museum - read review of this successful day here.
  • Saturday 23rd June: Our Garden Party at Alrick. Tea and cakes and much, much more. A wonderful venue and a great day was had by all. Read about it here.
  • 4th September 2018:  Day excursion to the RWA, Bristol's first art gallery, included the Exhibition: "In Relation: Nine Couples who Transformed Modern British Art". Review to follow.
  • 24th Sep 2018: Our AGM, which was  followed by an illustrated talk from Zoe Burkett, Education and Outreach Officer at Penlee Gallery. Zoe gave us an engaging talk on the Penlee collection; which was both humorous and informative. Click here to read more of this successful evening; together with comments, pics and our thanks to Zoe.
  • Saturday 13th October at Elmslie House. As part of the Autumn in Malvern Festival, our guest speaker Catherine Wallace gave a talk entitled "Laura and Harold Knight in Cornwall: The light, the landscape and people."  This was an excellant talk; tickets were sold out! Click here to read more about this event, with images.

Forthcoming Society & Associated Events:

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  • 2018 : Exhibitions and Events around the UK - as promoted by the Lamorna Society - click here.

  • Date: 30 November 2018 - 3 March 2019
    : on the work of Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918
    Venue: The National Army Museum, Chelsea London.
    Sir Alfred Munnings was one of Britain's most celebrated equine artists and a close friend of the Knights.
    This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.  Click here to read more.
  • May 14-18th 2019: Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society (FDLKS) Visit to Cornwall:

                        Cove by LAURA KNIGHT "4 nights/5 days (We return home on 18th May) Staying at: Chy Morvah, St Ives

    Cost: £430 (Covers all meals and transport by coach. No single supplement. There may be some additional gallery entrance fees.)

    St Ives in May should be at its best – not too overcrowded and warm enough to wander around and enjoy the gentle buzz of all St Ives has to offer.

    Full details of the itinerary will follow in due course but our focus will be gallery visits, talks, walks and socialising with our friends in The Lamorna Society.

    To secure your place, could you please pay a deposit of £75 per person by 1st September 2018? Numbers will be limited to 34 and allocated on a first come first served basis.
    Please send cheques – payable to ‘Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society’ - to Mrs E Knight, 22 Christchurch Road, Malvern WR14 3BE.

    Many thanks for your interest and let’s hope the beautiful May weather we have recently enjoyed returns in May 2019!