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Striking sculptures at Phyllis Court
Published 21/07/14



PHYLLIS Court in Henley is hosting an exhibition by the Oxford Sculptors Group until Sunday.

Sculptures are set on the manicured lawns above the riverside, or placed around the main rooms in the clubhouse.

The Oxford Sculptors are a 70-strong group of professional and semi-professional artists who exhibit widely throughout the south of England.

Their work covers all kinds of mediums stone, bronze, bronze resin, ceramic, clay and a great variety of subjects.

A fascination with all aspects of natural life is behind the group’s creativity.


For animal lovers, there are some enchanting little owls by Marie Shepherd and John Penrose has captured the iconic red kite in full sweep of flight.

The artists will be at Phyllis Court, in Phyllis Court Drive, off Marlow Road, tomorrow (Saturday) and on Sunday to discuss their work. For more information visit oxfordsculptors.org

FOLK trio Peter Knight’s Gigspanner perform at the Nettlebed Village Club on Monday.

Peter spent many years touring worldwide with Steeleye Span as fiddle player and vocalist. Author Terry Pratchett said of him: “Peter Knight can spin the world on his bow.”

In Gigspanner, Peter is joined by Roger Flack on guitar and Vincent Salzfaas on congas and djembeThe trio’s music has Eastern European, French, Cajun, African and even Aboriginal influences.

This is the folk club’s last show before its summer break. It returns on Monday, September 8 with BBC ‘best duo’ winners Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin.

Gigspanner’s show starts at 8pm on Monday in the Village Club in Nettlebed High Street. Call the box office on (01628 636620 or visit www.nettlebedfolkclub.co.uk

PUBLISHED 21/07/14



 
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