Unfamiliar Spaces: Recent paintings by Julia Oborne
Tue 19th Jul - Fri 12th Aug
Julia Oborne's paintings combine dreamlike colour and strange composition with solid, tangible objects, and have the aim of creating surreal scenes which do not quite ‘work’ whether this be because of an ill-fitting form or an unbalanced composition.
The Battle of the Somme with Professor Sir Hew Strachan
Tue 13th Sep
The British folk memory of the Battle of the Somme is dominated by one moment: 7.30am on 01 July 1916. It was a bright summer’s day, the sun well up, and falling from the east on the backs of the German defenders and into the faces of the British. Officers sounded their whistles, and their men scrambled up ladders to get out of the trenches and into No Man’s Land...
Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents: Return to Lyonesse by Mike O’Connor and Barbara Griggs
Thu 15th Sep
A storytelling performance with harp accompaniment. Recreated from Breton, Cornish and Welsh texts, Return to Lyonesse tells of the legendary Celtic lands of Lyonesse, Ys and Cantre’r Gwaelod, now lost for ever beneath the waves.