Eric Ravilious, 1903-1942, artist, designer, book illustrator, and one of the first official war artists appointed by the War Artists Advisory Committee (WAAC) in 1939. This long-awaited exhibition – postponed due to Covid, will be a treat for fans of the artist, and a great introduction to those who do not know Ravilious and the… Read More Roll on Ravilious!
25 November 2013 Visited Aldbourne Library on Monday evening for a book signing of The Little Book of Wiltshire which is just out. What a lovely, welcoming place it is! And it’s the smallest library in Wiltshire – sorry, I didn’t put it in my book. The village is very fortunate to have been able… Read More 2013
Sweet Music Marden House, Calne, 3 November 2012 Review of ‘Song of Life’s Joy’ a dramatic presentation on the life and work of Frederick Delius by David Stone The sound of sonatas, tone poems and operatic arias filled the hall at Marden House, Calne last Saturday night, competing with the whizz and bang of fireworks… Read More 2012: a year of Delius, September 11, Puritans, rain, topiary and barrage balloons