The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society, Malvern & Colwall Branch
Here are some of our Society Events 2014 - 2018
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Aug 2nd 2014: Laura Knight's 137th Birthday Party
June 2015: Our Society's visit to see the exhibition “Into the Fields: The Newlyn School and Other Artists” - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
April 25th - 29th 2015: Some of the remembered highlights from our trip to Cornwall
17th October 2015: 'Laura Knight at War and Peace' a talk by Timothy Wilcox, at Colwall Village Hall.
17th Feb 2016: Our Coach Trip to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
22nd October 2016: Women of the West - an illustrated talk by Alison Bevan, part of The Autumn in Malvern Festival, held at Colwall Village Hall
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.
25th March 2017:
The Magic of a Line
Exhibition staged by The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society at Elmslie House
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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
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 click here.
Saturday 23rd June:
Our Garden Party at Alfrick. Tea and cakes and much, much more. A wonderful venue and a great day was had by all. Read about it here.
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 2018:
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.
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