Category: Art

You may remember that last year the blog published a post on the competition, sponsored by Hull City Council and STAND (St Andrew’s Dock Heritage Park Action Group), to select a sculpture to recognise the Lost Trawlermen of Hull. The competition was won by Beverley artist and blog contributor, Peter Naylor. The memorial sculpture has …

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Posted on: 31, January, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

This poem was written by Arita Price of Walkington and appeared in the October 1975 edition of The Newsletter. I hope you’ll like it. My God… there, stands your monument so well within my view! Why then, and who was she for whom the bell toiled solemnly? How sad does your love have to make …

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Posted on: 20, January, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Good News – Mary Wells has informed the blog that the Art Exhibition raised an amazing £570; that’s £285 to each of the two nominated charities, Parkinson’s Uk and Yorkshire Cancer Research. This is a fantastic amount to have raised in such a short time, and we must congratulate all those taking part, as well as the …

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Posted on: 26, September, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

The Four Seasons Art Exhibition by the DAPPA (Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists) of painters took place on Saturday (17th) in the Methodist Church Hall and like last year was very well attended. As the title suggests the theme, this year, was the four seasons and there were 115 paintings on display grouped by the season. …

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Posted on: 19, September, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Posted by Mary Wells Mary Wells from Beverley, runs and tutors classes called DAPPAs (Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists). There are now two DAPPAs groups of around 10 per class that meet every week on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons at Walkington Methodist Church Hall. Their aim is to improve their artistic skills and …

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Posted on: 24, August, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

If all the good people were clever,and all clever people were good,the world would be nicer than everwe thought that it possibly could. But somehow, ’tis seldom or neverthe two hit it off as they should,the good are so harsh to the clever,the clever so rude to the good. So, friends, let it be our …

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Posted on: 15, March, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

The Beverley artist and walkington-life contributor – Peter Naylor – has been shortlisted for the iconic centrepiece for The Memorial to the Lost Trawlermen of Hull which is currently on display in Hull’s Maritime Museum.  Hull City Council has been working closely with STAND (St Andrews Dock Heritage Park Action Group) to help realise their …

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Posted on: 3, January, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Posted by Mary Wells. Following the very successful one day art exhibition a ‘A Journey Through Yorkshire’ by the art group known as DAPPAs (Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists) at Walkington Methodist Church Hall recently a cheque for £550.00 was handed over by exhibition organisor Mary Wells to Tracy Westgarth, Area Development Manager for Yorkshire …

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Posted on: 9, November, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

Last Saturday (24th) the Methodist Church Hall hosted an art exhibition entitled “A Journey Through Yorkshire” by the art group that meets  weekly in the hall; they go by the name of “DAPPers.” which stands for “Drawing and Painting for Pleasure.”  The group is made up of 14 amateur artists from the village and the …

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Posted on: 26, October, 2015 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

This years Open Exhibition at the Ferens Art Gallery runs from 14th February to 26th April and provides an opportunity for amateur artists to display their work alongside those of professional artists. One such amateur artist, David Standen of Walkington, presented two of his paintings and one was selected for the final exhibition.  Congratulations David …

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Posted on: 24, February, 2015 | Author: editor
Categories: Art