Meadows Art Gallery anniversary

Meadows Art Gallery celebrated its 10th anniversary with a “best of” exhibition and a visit from the Lord Mayor.
Lilian Greenwood MP turned up too, along with former minister John Denham, before moving on to meet residents near the Meadows Embankment tram stop.

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Celebrating the artists who have exhibited at Meadows Art Gallery

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“An archipelago of artists”.
A made-up mass noun by organiser Pat Thomas.
Missed the group discussion, but pleased to take photos of many of the participants.
Higher res photos available.

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Lilian Greenwood MP joined the organisers, Pat and Bel, for a discussion about local issues in The Meadows.

Peace in 1919 exhibition

20140206-195341.jpgThe latest exhibition at the Meadows Art Gallery is about peace, picking on the years of 1919, 1938 and today.
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20140206-195804.jpgIn that final year waiting to be de-mobbed, soldiers filled their time in many ways, including drawing. The curator’s Dad collected a lot of drawings from friends in his book, an example of which is shown.
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Magazines from 1939 were on display, including an advert that has not grown in stature with time. As the exhibition was on, local office workers brought in a pamphlet from WWI that they’d found whilst tidying up.
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One of the cartoons from the pamphlet –
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