Gearing up for the Festival of the Fells

Festival of the fells

Not long to go now, five days in fact, five days until the Festival of the Fells over in Ambleside.  I have been honoured to have been asked to be part of this event which will hopefully put back something into Ambleside after the devastating floods that struck the area…

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Wainwright- fifty years ago today.

Andy Beck book

Whilst researching information for my forthcoming book The Wainwrights in Colour I came across an interesting letter written by Wainwright on 8th November 1965*- yes, exactly fifty years ago today. In the letter he states a couple of interesting details which I thought I would share with you. Firstly, he…

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Southern Fells now uploaded.

  Well, after editing every single sketch and adding them here I am pleased to say that all of the Southern Fells and the sketches have been uploaded onto this new website. So whether it’s the massive summit cairn of Scafell Pike or the old Peat Hut on Green Crag…

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My “Wainwright” moment

As some of you may already know, during the coming summer Keswick Museum and Art Gallery is having a Wainwright Exhibition about the man and his love of the Lake District. I have been asked to provide exhibits from my Wainwrights in Colour project including photographs and paintings. As part…

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