Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Mother’s emotional plea prompts acts of kindness

Mother’s emotional plea prompts acts of kindness

A WOMAN from Henley who has hardly seen her daughter during the coronavirus lockdown has been receiving artistic mementos from ...

 

Portrait of teenage baker

Portrait of teenage baker

AN artist from Watlington has had a painting selected for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. Mark Draisey, 58, ...

 

Artists create mugs for NHS

TWO artists have teamed up to sell mugs featuring a portrait of Henley Bridge in aid of the NHS coronavirus appeal. The bone china ...

 

Whimsical artworks in coffee house window to cheer shoppers

Whimsical sculptures in coffee shop window to cheer up shoppers

A SCULPTOR hopes to cheer up the people of Henley by installing three light-hearted artworks in a coffee shop window. Dawn Conn’s ...

 

Girl sells virus design T-shirts

Girl sells virus design T-shirts

A TEENAGE girl is raising money for the NHS by putting her artistic interpretation of the coronavirus pandemic on T-shirts. Grace ...

 

Woman who fell in love with art at school now wants to teach it

Woman who fell in love with art at school now wants to teach it

AN artist and former Henley schoolgirl has been hosting free virtual painting classes during the coronavirus pandemic. Hannah Williams,...

 

Artist raises £2,250 for NHS with Hearts of Gold painting

Artist raises £2,250 for NHS with Hearts of Gold painting

AN artist who created a painting to honour the work of NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis has raised about £2,250. Sarah Pye, of ...

 

Art school founder goes online after grant staves off closure

Art school founder goes online after grant staves off closure

THE founder of the Henley School of Art, who feared she may lose her business due to the coronavirus crisis, says she has been given a ...

 

Free opera online

GARSINGTON Opera has launched a weekly online documentary. Music for the Eyes features music from the company and images from the ...

 

Artist recalls VE Day party

Artist recalls VE Day party

THE 75th anniversary of VE Day has brought back memories for Bill Mundy. The 83-year-old artist, who lives off Wargrave Road near ...

 

Love hearts for health workers

Love hearts for health workers

AN artist has created a commemorative painting to honour the work of NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis. Sarah Pye, of Damer ...

 

Ocean views is artist’s muse for competition

Ocean views is artist’s muse for competition

A SCULPTOR from Bix has been unveiled as one of the contestants taking part in the second series of a BBC reality TV show called Home ...

 

Snap a wild bird and win

Snap a wild bird and win

CAMERAS at the ready... home and garden retailer Wilko is inviting amateur photographers to share their best images of wild birds as ...

 

Poet who hymned Henley has inspired gallery show

Poet who hymned Henley has inspired gallery show

A GROUP of 14 printmakers are pressing ahead with a fortnight-long exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery, which opened yesterday ...

 

Art lectures

A SERIES of art lectures are to be held at St Mary’s Church in Wargave. The six-week course will be delivered by tutor Dalila ...

 

Printmakers’ interpretations of poems are going on show at gallery

Printmakers’ interpretations of poems are going on show at gallery

BODENPRESS is delighted to announce a new exhibition at Henley’s Old Fire Station Gallery. “The Poetics of Print” will show ...

 

Dutch master’s great leap was something he had to work for

Dutch master’s great leap was something he had to work for

Young Rembrandt | Ashmolean Museum, Oxford | Until June 7 REMBRANDT is one of the world’s greatest artists but he was no child prodigy....

 

Youth Festival artists’ work going on show at museum this weekend

Youth Festival artists’ work going on show at museum this weekend

CHILDREN will have their artwork on display at the River and Rowing Museum as part of this year’s Henley Youth Festival. Schools, art ...

 

Museum’s celebrating artist’s gentle wildness

Museum’s celebrating artist’s gentle wildness

AN exhibition celebrating the artist Gertrude Hermes’s lifelong fascination with the natural world has opened at Henley’s River & ...

 

Our half-term activities and workshops will unleash your children’s creativity

Our half-term activities and workshops will unleash your children’s creativity

YOU’LL go wild for the half-term activities lined up at the River & Rowing Museum next week. This February half-term, the River & ...

 

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