Author Archives: richardhatfield

Studio Artists’ Show

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The annual Ropewalk Studio Artists Exhibition features work from David Alcock Sally Beaumont Emily Connor Deborah Grice Gill Hobson Richard Hatfield Judith Land Tim Needham Michael Scrimshaw Reginald Swinney Shirley Trumble Keith Woodcock 85 Fathoms

December Cartoon

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Fair Ground Fables – Michelle Forrest-Beckett

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Michelle recalls a frightfully fascinating childhood memory of a former sideshow attraction in Whitby. Her recollection of witnessing a pickled dicephalic baby and the staked bones of Dracula began the blurring of the boundaries between reality and fantasy. ‘Fairground Fables’ was conjured to question the satirical and moral ambiguity of fringe entertainment presented behind the […]

Richard Hatfield – Tim Needham

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Richard Hatfield & Tim Needhams’ interest in painting stretches back through careers that began just one year apart. Working independently, both find common ground in their references to landscape, yet it is their divergent approaches which spark the dialogue in this show. I paint out of doors and in the studio. Landscape embodies form, colour and light. […]

Retrospective: Max Marschner 1929-2017

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Max Marschner was born in London in 1929. His early life was interrupted by World War II and evacuation, but in 1943 he enrolled in the Junior Department of Camberwell School of Art. He stayed there until the early 1950s with breaks for National Service and matriculation. He excelled in the design department. These were […]

October in the garden

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Almanac

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ALMANAC – the seasons they rolled in and they tumbled Ron Wilson and Jan Stead hail from the West Riding of Yorkshire. They met whilst studying art and design and teacher training at Bretton Hall over 40 years ago, they have kept in touch – sharing a passion for Yorkshire, art and design and in […]

September in the garden

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Heritage Book Fair – Saturday September 15

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A rare opportunity to acquire books from the personal library of one of area’s most noted local historians, Geoff Bryant, takes place on the penultimate day of Barton upon Humber’s Heritage Open Days. The collection of general history books will be on sale as Mr Bryant has taken the decision to reduce the size of […]

ST-ART: A Lincolnshire Landscape

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ST-ART is a charity based at The Ropewalk that provides creative activities for young people that take place during school holidays and after school. The activities are led by professional artists and there are opportunities for young people to gain a qualification in the Arts by completing their Arts Award. The Art Club was set […]

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