St Mary’s through our window
Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year from all of us here at the bookshop!
Thank you friends for your loyal support during 2014.
Our Christmas opening hours are as follows:
Sunday 21st Dec 10.00 – 4.00
Monday 22nd Dec 9.30 – 5.30
Tuesday 23rd Dec 9.30 – 5.30
Weds 24th Dec 9.30 – 4.00
Our annual exhibition of small gems from outstanding artists is fabulous as usual.
The artists, and works featured this year include include, from left to right:
Emma Cameron – ‘Look’
Eliza Kentridge – ‘Apron Words’
Tessa Spencer Pryse – ‘Roses’
Jayne Wallett – ‘Cake’
Paul Rumsey – ‘Rhinoceros Charcoal’
Olivia Browne – Untitled
Wendy Thomas – Untitled
Terry Curling – Untitled
Richard Allen – ‘Evening [...]
You may have noticed that for the last 6 months the bookshop has been opening on Sundays.
People do seem to enjoy the opportunity to browse books on Sunday, and it’s become quite a busy day for us.
We will therefore, be closing on Mondays from 3rd November 2014.
(Last trading Monday 27th October.)
We hope it doesn’t [...]
Jayne Wallett lives in Wivenhoe. She is a painter, printmaker and teacher. She studied Illustration at Harrow School of Art. She is currently in the second year of the ‘Art Design and the Book’ MA at The Minories.
Jayne has had a long interest in the territory between life portraiture and more symbolic representations of women: [...]
Image by James Dodds
The Bookshop Year
by Martin Newell
In the whiteflag days of winter
After nondescript November
When the teazel wreaths are ruffled
By the gales of December
Then the High Street is a harbour
From St Mary’s to the White House
In the racing days to Christmas
When the bookshop is the lighthouse
With the cherries in the churchyard
When the whooper swans have [...]