When Percy met Norman
Friday Sept 28th, Saturday Sept 29th
The Settlement at Castle Hill
Maryport CA15 6BQ
A two-day festival celebrating the meeting 59 years ago of Norman Nicholson and the Maryport artist Percy Kelly. Talks, readings, workshops and exhibitions inspired by the art and poetry of the 'Cumbrian Brothers'. More information here.
Organised by the Maryporters Town Team and the Settlement at Castle Hill.
Sat Oct 20th 2018
Autumn Event: Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904-2005)
An opportunity to find out about the sculptress and her friendship with Norman Nicholson. Josefina's work included a bust of Nicholson's head and the striking 'Escape to Light' work which is located at Haverigg.
Venue: Haverigg School, Atkinson Street, Haverigg LA18 4HA
1030 arrivals & registration, refreshments
1100 welcome by Antoinette Fawcett
1115 Talk and Q&A by Shawn Williamson, sculptor and former pupil of Josefina.
1215 Lunch (bring your own)
1300 Chris Powell, former Warden of the Harriet Boat, will talk about his work for the Harriet Trust and his relationship to Josefina. Opportunity to walk to Haverigg beach to see 'Escape to the Light,' Josefina's last sculpture.
1445 Study groups/discussion
1530 Plenary session & refreshments
The event will end between 1600 and 1630.
Sat December 8th
Christmas Lunch 2018
Grange over Sands
Booking details will be sent to members
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