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|17 August 2017: Message from Maddy Hawes
Just to remind you that Wokingham's Heritage Days are on Saturday & Sunday, 9 & 10 September this year. This will present another chance to see the MillettMurals at St Crispin's School, along with other cherished items of Wokingham's history.
Also, the Wokingham Arts Trail takes place 2 weeks later, on Saturday & Sunday, 23 & 24 September, which will include Elaine & Peter Izod, Lesley Redmond, Sam Knight and many other familiar names. Maddy
|4 November 2016: Message from Sarah
You are invited to the following places where Sarah Abell's ceramics are amongst lots of other lovely things!
Wokingham's new More Arts Shop at 6 Peach Street. We are open till Christmas, Tuesdays-Sundays 10am-4pm.(closed Mondays) http://www.morearts.org.uk/
Henley Studios in Duke Street. (Open normal shop hours) http://www.thegalleryathenleystudio.com/
Pangbourne Quality Market in the Village Hall, Station Rd. RG8 7AN
Saturday, 5th November, 10am-4pm. http://www.pangbournequalitymarket.co.uk
Maidenhead's Norden Farm, Altwood Rd., SL6 4PF are holding a
Christmas Artisan Fair on Saturday 19th November, 11am-4pm. Enjoy mulled wine, mince pies or Christmas flavoured coffee with your browsing. https://norden.farm/
Farnham Maltings Christmas Fair. Wednesday 30th November 3pm-9.30pm and Thursday 1st December 10am-8pm.
£1 entry except under 15's and members. The whole building is filled with stalls featuring handmade gifts, crafts, vintage and food & drink. GU9 7QR http://www.farnhammaltings.com
Do hope you will come and enjoy yourselves.
|28 October 2016: Maddy Hawes'
Children in Need Xmas Cards now on sale
The Songs of Praise Christmas cards to raise money for Children in Need, one of which is my design, are on sale online at bbcchildreninneedshop.co.uk
Packs of 10 cards, in the 10 different designs, cost £3:99 per pack, and if you place your order before 1 November, the delivery charge of £4:25 is waived.
For more information, see page 172 of next week's Radio Times.
|30 November 2013: Plea to artists for help at
The Westmead Centre is a day centre for adults with physical disabilities and\or sensory impairment. It is lucky enough to have an art studio equipped with art materials and a kiln. They are very keen to invite local artists to come to the centre to demonstrate their skills to their clients and perhaps even run a skills workshop. See here for details.
|15 Nov 2011: Message from Sue Smith about
Rosemarie de Goede
It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Rosemarie de Goede died in the early hours of 10th November from a respiratory infection. She had been ill for a couple of weeks after an enjoyable week with Liz Seward at Dedham Hall.
What can I say? We all loved her didnt we she was such a joy and an inspiration. My house is full of her paintings and ponies, donkeys, cows etc. Chris described her as our matriarch. Our exhibitions will miss her flamboyant and vibrant paintings and we will all miss her tremendous personality and inspiring workshops.
Laurie Clarke told me how much she loved our society it was mutual!
Webmaster's note: Rosemarie's funeral took place at 2.15pm. on Friday 25 November at Easthampstead Park Crematorium, South Road, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, Berks. RG40 3DW. Family flowers only, but donations to the NSPCC please.
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