The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society,
Malvern & Colwall Branch
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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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scroll down to see all. Thank you)
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: POSTPONED due to Coronavirus
Visit to Barber Institute and Winterbourne
5th May - 9th May: Exhibition "Into the Light" by
Mel Williams, at The Gallery, London W1J 7QX
- return coach travel from Malvern
- Tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival at The
- Guided tour of the permanent and temporary
exhibition 'Cornwall as Crucible'
- Entry to Winterbourne House
- Bring a picnic lunch to eat in the grounds of
- Self-guided tour of
the house, gardens and various outbuildings
- Depart Malvern 9am . Return to Malvern by
- Only 24 places available
If you are interested, please contact Evie Knight
, as soon as possible as this will be a
Williams is a local artist and friend of our Society,
who came along last summer and contributed to our
For any of our members wishing to see more of Mel’s
work and are in London early May, this exhibition
should be well worth a visit. Click image for more
Malvern Walking Festival 23rd-31st May:
Following the success of last year’s walk ‘In the
Footsteps of Laura Knight’ led by Michael Johnson, there
will be another similar walk listed in the brochure
which becomes live at the beginning of January. Please
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. £5 members/£8 non-members.