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We welcome land artist Julie Brook for a summer residency at Arts of Place.
Opportunity: join a free workshop to rethink place perception with one of Britain’s most questing artists
A two-day seminar on William Cowper taking place in Olney, where the poet lived and produced his most important work.
Weinrebe Lecture: Richard Mabey on Gilbert White of Selborne
Conversation: Andrew Hodgson and Ralph Pite consider the radical strangeness of Thomas’s writing
Essay: Michael Malay reflects on the hidden ecosystems that thrive on the sites of disused collieries.
Gallery: Photographer Martin Stott has been capturing images from lockdown life.
Re-reading: Hermione Lee returns to J.L. Carr’s classic novel
What’s on your bookshelf?
Arts of Place members and friends offer a trove of short reflections on items from their bookshelves that have shaped their thinking about place. From classic pieces of nature writing, to contemporary works of criticism and theory, via local history, poetry and novels, we are creating an archive of book recommendations that will help enrich our perspectives.
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