Category: Art

Posted by Mary Wells Roz Jordan-Jackson with her winning painting ‘River Valley’ from the recent Walkington DAPPAs exhibition  ‘A Brush with Culture’ which raised over £620 for HERIB and Parkinson’s  UK.   Editor’s Note: Well done Roz and well done to the Walkington DAPPA group for raising over £620 for the two designated charities. Hope …

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Posted on: 6, October, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

Last Saturday (23rd) I had the pleasure of attending the Art Exhibition, ‘A Brush With Culture’ in the Methodist Church Hall. This is the third year the event has been held and judging by the turnout of some 150 people, it looks like the exhibition is well established in the Walkington Calendar. The exhibition features …

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Posted on: 29, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

   Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists (DAPPAs) Artists who take classes in drawing and painting under the tuition of Mary Wells at Walkington Methodist Church Hall each week are holding their third Annual Exhibition at the same venue on Saturday 23rd September. This popular event includes a cake stall and refreshments plus a tombola. …

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Posted on: 11, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: 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