Dream on

Dream on

Fowler, Robert; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Rotherham Heritage Services; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/a-midsummer-nights-dream-69570 I took the task of making a ‘dream curation’ of artworks on art uk literally, and found a collection of works that...
Sculpture curation

Sculpture curation

Ellington memorial – Ton Maley – 2009 Some of the Northumberland sculptures I photographed over the years from 2018-20 are described in this curation in prose and poetry. It was done for a curation competition for the volunteers, and won first prize of £50...
POWER OF THE ARCH

POWER OF THE ARCH

This is another of my photos from the trip to Seaton Delaval Hall in September, and has been awarded 3rd place in the annual photography competition relating to the Heritage Open Days all over England. The theme of the competition was Power. This arch was included in...
Heritage open day 2

Heritage open day 2

I couldn’t resist a second trip out with free access, this time to Cragside House gardens, enjoying a long walk to the Power House, Pump House and Archimedes screw. Pelton water wheel, on museum display, taken with a Lensbaby lens Pump House, in the distance,...
Heritage open day

Heritage open day

We chose to visit Vanburgh’s Seaton Delaval Hall as our free Open Day visit, which included a hard hat tour of the grounds with the project manager for the major renovations being carried out, and a scaffolding climb up to the roof . Built by Sir John Vanburgh,...
Alnwick steam weekend

Alnwick steam weekend

Paid a brief visit on Sunday to snap some folks in 1940s costume at the Aln valley Railway. A brand new railway station and visitor center has been constructed by volunteers on the outskirts of Alnwick from where the railway follows the original trackbed towards...