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Book Art – British Academy Literature Week
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Book Art – British Academy Literature Week

For this week’s British Academy Literature week in London (20-24th May), artist Justin Rowe is exhibiting his unique book art. Rescuing unloved books from charity shops, Rowe gives them a new lease of life by creating them in to enchanting sculptures from woodland scenes, to commissioned work commemorating the Antarctic explorations of Sir Ernest Shackleton. I particularly … Continue reading

Standen, National Trust
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Standen, National Trust

We decided to spend the first real sunny day of the year at Standen House, West Sussex. A beautiful  National Trust property, Standen is particularly famous for its outstanding Arts and Craft Movement collection.  The Arts and Crafts movement was spearheaded by William Morris and was particularly popular between 1860 and 1910. The movement represented traditional craftsmanship in both … Continue reading