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Our Isles Exhibition showing at Oriel Davies Gallery

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01/10/2020 12:00 am – 09/01/2021 12:00 am | Oriel Davies Gallery, Y Parc, Newtown, SY16 2NZ, Wales

Our Isles is a project founded by poet Angus D. Birditt and printmaker Lilly Hedley that explores the artistry of rural life in the British Isles, focusing on its food and drink, nature and landscape, craft and heritage. The Our Isles book, with poems and prints to celebrate rural life was published earlier this year. And now you can visit the Our Isles Exhibition.

Our Isles: An Exhibition Celebrating the Art of Rural Life

The Our Isles Exhibition is currently showing at the Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown, Wales.  It aims to celebrate and in someway go to preserve the rural life of the British Isles. The exhibition also includes ‘Art in Nature’, a collection of work that explores the artistry in the natural environment.

Admission is free but visitors will need to pre-book.

About the book:

From baker, beekeeper and birdwatcher to falconer, farrier and forager, join poet Angus and printmaker Lilly as they explore the British Isles, uncovering and celebrating our crafts and traditions. This collection of poetry and printmaking aims to capture and celebrate the heritage and craftsmanship of the British Isles. The book comprises of thirty poems with accompanying black and white linocut prints. Our Isles: Poems celebrating the art of rural trades and traditions is out now.