A Nightingale on The Western Front

Chris Watson will premiere ‘A Nightingale on The Western Front’, a multichannel sound composition recorded in various sites of battles in Flanders in Newcastle this November. Chris will present this piece from 5am to 7.30am on the morning of Sunday 11 November on the Boiler Shop Mezzanine, for limited audience…

more

The Society of Wildlife Artists Exhibition 2018

The Mall Galleries in London will again be hosting The Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition, this year running from 25th October until 4th November. SWLA contributing artists include Carry Ackroyd, Adam Binder, Marco Brode, Victoria Edwards, Robert Gillmor and many others. For a sneak preview, take a look at…

more

Our e-shop is open!

We are pleased to be able to launch our new shop with a number of limited edition prints. Taking an avian theme and including images of an Avocet, Ringed Plover and an Eurasian Eagle Owl, each print is hand-printed, signed and numbered and is delivered in a card mount. You…

more

Signposts #2: Dawn Chorus – John Neville

Canadian wildlife sound recording artist John Neville has been recording wildlife and the birds of his native Canada for a number of years. When he made contact asking to use a recording I had made of a Nightingale in a presentation on the dawn chorus at this year’s International Ornithological…

more

Curlew Calling

Curlews are in trouble. Big trouble. There are now only  68,000 breeding pairs in the UK each summer and that figure is falling.  A 46% decline in their numbers in 16 years (1994-2010) has seen one of our most iconic birds become the most threatened. Karen Lloyd, a writer of creative…

more

The Height of the Reeds: Humber Bridge, Hull

The vast Humber Bridge is the focus of a new artwork for Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Norwegian musicians Jan Bang, Arve Henriksen, guitarist Eivind Aarset and Hull-based sound recordist Jez Riley French have created an interactive soundtrack – The Height of the Reeds – for Opera North, to be listened…

more

SWE79 arrives in Thirsk

4–25 March 2017 The Society of Wood Engravers 79th Annual Exhibition stops in Thirsk, North Yorkshire for the majority of the month and can be found at: Zillah Bell Gallery Kirkgate Thirsk North Yorkshire YO7 1PQ Private View: Friday 10 March, 6.30–8.30pm Opening Hours Monday–Saturday 10am–1pm & 2–5pm Closed Sundays &…

more

SWE 79 at The Bankside Gallery, London

31 January–19 February 2017 The Society of Wood Engravers 79th Annual Exhibition will be visiting London from the end of the month. This year’s special accompanying exhibition will celebrate the work of Peter Lawrence SWE RE. Bankside Gallery 48 Hopton Street London SE1 9JH Telephone: 020 7928 7521 Bankside Gallery website:…

more