The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society,
Malvern & Colwall Branch
Here are some of our previous Society
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Recent events or Forthcoming
For a selection of what we did in 2014, 2015,
2016, 2017 and 2018 -
Below, are our events from March 2019:
Friday 8th Mar 2019: Illustrated talk by
Alison Bevan. Alison Bevan, Director of the
RWA, shared her love of Dod Procter’s work with the
society. Read review
of this event.
20th April 2019: - The Mayor’s Civic
Service and the DLKS - click
for more info
May 14-18th 2019: Friends of Dame Laura Knight
Society - Our HOLIDAY in Cornwall - click
to view pics, etc.
31st May 2019 - In the
footsteps of Dame Laura Knight. A walk led by
Mike Averill and Michael Johnson. This was part of
the Malvern 2019 Walking Festival. Click here
to read how it went.
27th July 2019: Inspiration and
Expression'. Four local artists David
Birtwhistle, Colin Simmonds, Mel Williams and
Guy Woodford, presented their work and talked about
what inspires them.
to see photos and report on this event.
23rd September 2019: Our AGM
and a talk by our guest speaker Graham Davies,
entitled 'Working on the Spot' - click here
to read about the evening.
28th September 2019: Talk by James
Russell. This event was part of Autumn in
Malvern Festival 2019.
James Russell is an independent art historian and
curator, best known for exhibitions at Dulwich
Picture Gallery. - click here
to read about this fascinating talk.
2nd November 2019: A talk entitled 'The
Children of Laura Knight' by our friend, esteemed
art historian and supporter of DLKS, Dr Pamela
Gerrish Nunn, on tour of Britain from her home in
New Zealand. This talk was sold out - click
to read about this event.
Our most recent events:
Friday 7th Feb: Fish and chip
supper and quiz evening
A sociable evening and a chance to chat with fellow
art lovers over a plate of fish and chips, followed
by a light hearted quiz.
Venue: Dame Laura Knight Suite, Mount Pleasant
Forthcoming Society & Associated Events:
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Exhibitions and Events around the UK - as
promoted by the Lamorna Society - click here.
3rd April 2020: A talk by Marcia
Whiting on Sir Alfred Munnings (1878 –
1959): His Life, Art and Connections with Dame Laura
Knight. This talk has
been cancelled, due to the Coronavirus
Wednesday 6th May: Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Visit to Barber Institute and Winterbourne
- The temporary exhibition we hoped to see ends
mid-May but we hope the visit to the Institute can
be rearranged and whilst we wait to hear what the
new temporary exhibition will be, we can be
assured of an excellent permanent collection.
Marian Chester, who was to be our volunteer guide,
is now a member of our society and is keeping in
Malvern Walking Festival 23rd-31st May: Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Saturday 13th June: Talk by Brian
Gorst. Dame Laura Knight: An Artist’s Appreciation.
Elmslie House. 3pm Artist and tutor, Brian Gorst, will
highlight a number of visual characteristics that
combine to make Knight’ work so distinctive, timeless
and inspirational. -
Still in the diary at the moment,
but we wait to hear more advice on social
gatherings nearer the time.