The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society,
Malvern & Colwall Branch
Here are some of our previous Society
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- A selection of what we did 2014, 2015 & 2016 -
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- 24th-27th April 2017: Spring Trip to
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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
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.
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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
Exhibition: on the work of Alfred Munnings:
War Artist, 1918
Venue: The National Army Museum, Chelsea
Sir Alfred Munnings was one of Britain's most
celebrated equine artists and a close friend of the
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:
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
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!