Category: 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

Posted by Anton. In many countries in Europe 1848 was a year of conflict and major political revolt. Revolutions against European monarchies, started in Sicily, and then spread to France, Germany, Italy and the Austrian Empire. They all ended in failure and repression. Except in Britain, where the revolution was of a different kind; a revolution …

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Posted on: 15, February, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

 Posted by Peter W. Naylor Designing and building the 158 Squadron Memorial has been a life-changing experience. I never imagined when I started on it how profound it would be. I class myself as extremely fortunate to have had the privilege of creating the work. It was a wonderful chance to do something to honour …

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Posted on: 8, February, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Art