Sophie Oosterwijk, Arts Society lecturer, takes up the tale of leaping foxes, leafy peacocks, mazes and knot gardens here
At the Sensory Garden on Wednesday, 12 members joined in to play Petanque as a group for the first time. Barbara and her helpers set out two lanes and using the information stored in the Hut, as well as Alan’s overnight revision of the rules, some games were played. A number of the ladies present […]
The Calligraphers now meet in one of the library rooms. We still meet on a Thursday but the times have changed and are now 1.00-3.00pm. The next meeting dates are as follows: August 12th and 26th and September 9th and 30th. We plan to book more dates at the Library from October. Loveday Spear
On Monday the Amblers met at Lopwell Dam prepared to cross over the dam before the path was underwater. When we got to the dam, part of the pathway was missing and even the most intrepid of us couldn’t quite make the jump across! We contented ourselves with a lovely walk along the ‘shore line’, […]
Despite the news of gales, storms and rainfall, 10 Amblers met at Pixon Lane last Monday and enjoyed a guided walk in Bere Alston led by Sandra Bradbury – and what a treat we had in store. Non of the Amblers present had done this walk before and that says a lot considering that there […]
Courtesy of the Arts Society, read Joanna Banham’s story of the beautiful wallpapers of William Morris. He was an artist, poet, conservationist and designer, but was also a master colourist and a one-man pattern-making phenomenon. Arts Society Lecturer Joanna Banham takes up the story of William Morris.