Sara Barker is the Design and Craft coordinator for the Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design at Colchester School of Art. She has lived in Wivenhoe for ten years and has exhibited her work nationally and internationally since first graduating in 1991.
In her jewellery silver and nylon are combined to create delicately structured [...]
About the Artist
‘Zeppelins Over Tillingham’ by Michael Fletcher
Michael grew up in London, studied at Chelsea School of Art and then taught in Adult and Further Education . After taking early retirement he spent several years dividing his time between London and Spain, and moved to Wivenhoe in 2009.
For further information and examples of earlier work [...]
October Reading Group Supper
October 22nd 7pm
At The Bakehouse, Wivenhoe
‘This Boy’ by Alan Johnson
About the Book
Alan Johnson’s childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. Not in respect of the poverty, which was shared with many of those living in the slums of post-war [...]
‘I’ve ripped you out of myself to try and reinsert you in a better way’ Chloe Roach
Chloe Roach is a 30-year-old artist working in both London and Yorkshire. Her paintings provide insight into a world where the uncanny and sometimes frightening elements of life are embraced.
Chloe has recently exhibited a series of paintings which reflect [...]
Days begin…. Book launch & Poetry Reading
Thurs 23 rd July
Royal British Legion
‘A wonderful project with some stunning poems from some of our brightest talents…’
Carol Ann Duffy
Join us for the launch of this wonderful collection of poetry, published by Wivenbooks in association with poetrywivenhoe to raise funds for the Colchester Cancer Centre [...]