Mike is a highly experienced photographer, picture editor, tutor and writer who also has worked in wildlife film-making, This talk will focus on recent photographic adventures in India where he saw spectacular wildlife and experienced fascinating cultures.
Cost includes a finger buffet.
Come and meet and hear from glass artist Amanda Lawrence who spent four years walking, looking and listening in the Slad Valley with camera, sketchbook and sound recorder to create our winter exhibition. Amanda’s striking glass sculpture and haunting soundtrack, photographs and stories create an uplifting and thought-provoking experience.
Even though this event is free, please tell us if you intend to come. Donations welcome. Refreshments available.
On Saturday 26th November at 11am and 1.30pm Slad Valley resident and children’s writer Christine O’Neill will be reading her new story for young children, The Wrong Side of the Dark illustrated by Amanda Lawrence’s glass and inspired by the true story about Gwen Fern and the glow worms which was one of the earliest inspirations for the exhibition The Valley in the Glass.
Come on a journey with Dr John Sparks, former head of the BBC Natural History Unit, to discover some of the natural history of Ethiopia. Event includes finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.
The romances of Robin Hood give us one version of the Forest, but the reality is even more intriguing. This talk is a tour through medieval greenwood, with its laws, landscapes, buildings, people and works of art. It is also a guide to what still remains to be seen. Tim is an itinerant lecturer, who has worked in theatre and adult education and is renowned for bringing the medieval world to life. He has given hugely entertaining talks at Nature in Art in the past.
Event includes finger buffet.
PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.