Category Archives: Art

Contemporary Artist Jeremy Houghton as Artist in Residence on the Estate

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Goodwood Revival welcomes award winning, contemporary visual artist Jeremy Houghton as Artist in Residence on the Estate, allowing him to draw inspiration from the international events, venues and beautiful South Downs setting. Houghton, whose passion is painting themes of motion, time and space, feels that the Goodwood Estate encapsulates all these high octane subject. It […]

Poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon this summer

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The UK’s longest running poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon this summer (2 July – 2 August) with an exciting line-up of readings, performances and workshops, mixing the talents of inspirational and award-winning poets with actors and musicians. Organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the 62nd Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival will mark the centenary of the death […]

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition

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The Scottish architect, artist and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 – 1928) is celebrated worldwide. Yet during his lifetime his career was marked as much by its difficulties as by its successes, with many of his designs unrealised. Mackintosh Architecture is the first exhibition to be devoted to his architecture and offers the opportunity to […]

Turner’s Sandycombe Lodge Appeal

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Saving Mr Turner’s country retreat There cannot be many people who are unaware of the imminent general release of Mike Leigh’s award-winning Mr Turner, the biographical film of one of the supreme masters of landscape, England’s JMW Turner. What is less widely known is that Turner might have pursued a different career as an architect […]