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

Here are some of our previous Society Events:-

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Previous Events:

For a selection of what we did in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 - click here to view.

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.
    Click 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.
  • Our most recent events:

  • 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.

Forthcoming Society & Associated Events:

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  • 2019: Exhibitions and Events around the UK - as promoted by the Lamorna Society - click here.

  • 2nd Sept 2019 - 2nd Feb 2020:  Exuibition. Laura Knight RA: A Working Life. Explore paintings and drawings by Laura Knight RA, the first woman to be elected to full membership of the Royal Academy of Arts.

    Click for here for more info on this Free exhibition.

    Venue: The Tennant Gallery, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly


  • 19th Oct 2019 – 15th Feb 2020: Exhibition 'Female Voices' - LK and other female artists (Bridget Riley, Laura Ashley and others)
    Venue: Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
    Click for more details, opening times etc.
  • 3rd April 2020: A talk by Marcia Whiting on the work of Alfred Munnings.

    Marcia Whiting, is a representative of the Castle House Museum in Dedham, which was the home of Munnings from 1919 until his death in 1959.

    Venue: Elmslie House, Malvern.
    Time: 3pm.

    More info to follow. Watch this space.