Some of our previous Society Events
- 24th-27th April 2017: Spring Trip to
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view photos and read about our 3-day trip "Up
North"; visiting art galleries, museums and places
of interest with an essence of Laura Knight from
Liverpool to Stoke. Fascinating tour and great fun.
- 22nd June 2017: As part of Malvern Civic
Week, our Society was asked to contribute. As a
result, Mike Johnson organised and led
- The Laura
Knight Walk in Great Malvern, which was
hailed a success by all who attended.
- 16th July 2017: Summer Outdoor Social
Event - 30 or more
of us enjoyed a great 'Pimms
in the Park' event - A big thank you -
to Evie and Sam Knight and Stan Little.
- 7th October 2017: Our
guest speaker was David Evans, who gave
an illustrated talk entitled
"Harold & Laura Knight
- a Partnership of Painters". A
great talk with lots of inside stories. This was
part of the "Autumn in Malvern Festival". Click here for
review of this fascinating talk..
Forthcoming Society & Associated Events:
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and more info)
- 23rd March 2018: at 7.30pm - Spring
Talk: Harry Fletcher is our guest speaker at
Elmslie House, Malvern.
He will explore the development of techniques,
materials and the influence of other artists on
the styles of Dame Laura Knight, in his talk
entitled "Trials and Tribulations".
Tickets £5 members £8 non-members On the door
Refreshments available. Further details contact
Heather Whatley 01684 561592
Please note that the talk will be at Elmslie
House, the venue of our Archives Day last year.
- 10th May 2018: Society Trip to Cardiff
There will be a guided tour of
the gallery with a focus on the work of Laura
Knight and other impressionist artists.
Cost of £15 covers return coach travel from
Malvern and guided tour.
Deposit of £5 (cheque payable to ‘Friends of Dame
Laura Knight Society) by 1st March 2018 to secure
place or you can pay the total of £15.
Please sign up asap as places are limited.
Contact Evie Knight for details 01684 568784
- Saturday 23rd June 2018: Summer Garden Party,
Field End, Alfrick
Come and join us
for a relaxed social gathering with tea and cake
in the beautiful country garden of one of our
Private art collection on view.
Details to follow nearer the time.
- 24th Sep 2018: Our AGM. Colwall Village
will be the start of our 10th anniversary year and
after a short business meeting, we welcome Louise
Connell, curator of Penlee Gallery, Penzance, to
present an illustrated talk.
More details to follow.
- Saturday 13th October at 3p.m. at Elmslie
part of the Autumn in Malvern Festival, our guest
speaker Catherine Wallace will give a talk
on Laura and Harold's time in Cornwall and the
impact it had on their work, comparing it with
works done before and after the time they stayed
in Cornwall. She will also talk of their artistic
collaborations and social activities such as
camping at Dozmary Pool.
Catherine Wallace is a freelance art
historian, curator, writer and lecturer specialising
in British 19th and 20th century art with a focus on
artists who were based in Cornwall, England