Final figures for visitor numbers to the Barton upon Humber arts centre, The Ropewalk, see a rise of just over 36 per cent over the previous year’s record breaking numbers.
By December 31 last year a total of 106,861 visitors had passed through The Ropewalk’s doors compared to 78,412 in 2013. Continue reading
2014 looks like ending as a record-breaking one for The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber.
Visitor figures up to and including November are the highest recorded since the Maltkiln Road arts centre opened nearly 15 years ago and with December’s figures yet to be logged it looks as if more than 100,000 people will have visited the venue during the past 12 months. Continue reading
Five years since Rick originally showed his work at The Ropewalk with Gaolyard Studio Potters, St Ives, we are lucky enough to have a selection of his work displayed in the Box Gallery throughout January 2015.
Rick originally trained at the University of Westminster and lived in London for many years before relocating to Cornwall. His Cornish surroundings have influenced this current range.
“Plain forms worked to a completely smooth finish help create the effect I’m after in this range of work. Comprised mainly of black and white bowls and vases with a simple motif cut into the glaze….weather worn pebbles, surf on the shore and the meandering horizon line are an influence.”