All posts by Kay Mullenger

Braintree Christmas Fair

Yesterday Carol, Libby and I ran a stall on behalf of EAST at the Braintree Museum’s Christmas Fair.  The event was run to coincide with turning on the Christmas lights in the town but that wasn’t going to happen until it became dark.  In the meantime there was a choir, two groups of Morris dancers, […]

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Wet / Fired – The Eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics  Last week I was able to attend this amazing exhibition. I could not believe that two years had passed since the last one. Yet again this collection of  artists provided a show that exemplified the wide range of ceramic art today. From huge crates and […]

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Shakespeare and Textiles?

It seems a little out of context that a blog about textiles should mention two of Shakespeare’s comedies but I’ve just returned from Chichester where I saw Love’s Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing performed by a superb cast from the Royal Shakespeare Company. The reason for quoting the plays here is because, in […]

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Edward Hopper

One of the events I attended at the Cheltenham Literature Festival was a lecture on the American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) given by the art historian and critic Rosalind Ormiston.  The talk was called Edward Hopper: The darker side of the American dream. I chose this event because both Alfred Hitchcock and Cornelia Parker had […]

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Opus Anglicanum

If you are able, spend a day in London before Sunday 5th February 2017 and visit the Opus Anglicanum exhibition at the V&A.  It celebrates a time when English work (Opus Anglicanum) was sought after by popes, churches, wealthy families across Europe and as diplomatic gifts. Techniques which are still in use today, split stitch […]

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