Interview with Ian ‘Mouseman’ Cartwright’, head carpenter and great grandson of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson who founded Robert Thompson’s Craftsmen Ltd the oak furniture company famous for it’s great craftsmanship and the handcarved mouse on each piece they make.
Hugo Burge is the owner and led an 8 year restoration of Marchmont House, winner of Sothebys Historic House restoration award of the year in 2018. Hugo has plans to now bring it alive as ‘a Home for Makers and Creators’ in the Scottish Borders. He is also a sculpture collector and has a passion for the arts and crafts movement.
19 March – 1 May 2021
One of the greatest plein-air painters of our time, Peter Brown, has braced the snow and lockdown to capture the beauty of Harrogate.
Brown, who is President of the New English Art Club, first became captivated by the distinct character of urban architecture and how it affects human interaction in Bath, where he lives.
8 May – 19 June 2021
From his studio in North Yorkshire Andrew Hemingway has quietly become one of the most remarkable artists working in the tradition of still life painting. Using soft chalk pastels, he brings a visual language learnt from the Dutch old masters into contemporary life.