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Follow in the footsteps of famous artists, writers and photographers including Robert Macfarlane, Richard Jefferies, Eric Ravilious and Fay Godwin, by joining us for a day of talks, workshops and exhibition on Saturday 29th June 2019 at St Dunstan's church in Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire.
UPDATE: ONLINE BOOKINGS ARE NO LONGER BEING TAKEN. ON SATURDAY 29TH JUNE IT IS POSSIBLE TO TURN UP ON THE DAY AND LOOK ROUND THE EXHIBITION FOR FREE. IT MAY BE POSSIBLE TO BUY TICKETS ON THE DOOR FOR TALKS AND WORKSHOPS, BUT THIS IS DEPENDENT ON SPACES BEING AVAILABLE.
Anna Dillon, landscape painter, and James Crowden, published poet, will share their experiences of The Ridgeway and show us theirs and others' work inspired by walks along the Trail and visits to related landmarks and places. Mike Pringle, from the Richard Jefferies museum, will focus on the great nature writer Jefferies who enjoyed The Ridgeway in the 19th century. After a BBQ lunch, there will be afternoon workshops at the church and on Whiteleaf Hill offering you the opportunity to explore outdoor photography, art journalling and poetry. Paul Mitchell (photographer), Jo Beal (artist and maker), James Crowden (writer) and Chris Kirkham (local historian) will be leading the workshops. An exhibition of artwork inspired by The Ridgeway will be on show (and for sale) in the church hall throughout the day, illustrating how today's artists respond to the Trail.
Advance booking required.