In an age of conceptual artists and installation art, when pickled sharks or unmade beds can sell to collectors for absurd prices, Karen Devereux creates her artwork the old-fashioned way – with skill, care and intelligence.
Since he was a small boy, watching the Battle of Britain from the roof of a garden shed, Ken Rush has loved aircraft. Now the Lincolnshire resident has had three paintings accepted for the Guild of Aviation Artists Paintings of the Year Exhibition at the Mall Gallery, London this month.
Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society (SADOS) was the first society of its kind to be established in mainland Britain. Jean Rush finds out about its history and its current activities.
Theatre-goers are in for a treat this summer when the Stamford Shakespeare Company takes to the stage for its thirty-sixth season at Rutland Open Air Theatre with a wonderful new program of events.
Outdoor comedy is hailed a success as more than 3,500 people flocked to see Tim Minchin at the National Trust’s Belton House.