From Banks Park
Nether Winchendon HP18 0DY
Youth & Community Centre
By Haddenham Webteam - 3rd October 2012 6:00am
The Haddenham based and nationally acclaimed artist, Ali Cockrean, will be giving a demonstration at Age Concern's 'Friday Art Group'. This will take place in the Walter Rose Room, VH, beginning at 2:00pm. Just £2.50 entry — proceeds to Age Concern funds.
Ali is a successful expressionist painter who regularly exhibits her work throughout the country. Her paintings already appears in collections across Europe, the US and Canada.
She is considered to be 'one to watch' on the contemporary art scene. To see more of Ali Cockrean's work, see our GALLERIES section
Ali's career has been boosted by significant commissions and a rising national profile following the success of shows in London and regional galleries, with enthusiastic reactions to her recent collections. Ali has also featured on BBC TV, and made several appearances on radio. She's also had significant magazine/newspaper coverage. Most recently, she was one of the artists invited by the BBC to provide their interpretation of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant from the Millennium Bridge, in London.
To read more about the challenges of the Diamon Jubilee Pageant, and especially how Ali coped with the effects of the torrential rain that day, click here
To see the other artists' work on the same theme, on the BBC website, click here
To see more of Ali Cockrean's work, see our GALLERIES section
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
In 2014, Robyn Thorogood of Towersey Morris and Jim Turnbull met on the Taste Transylvania stand at Towersey Festival and the idea of a tour was first hatched. Nothing much happened until Towersey Morris performed in front of the Taste Transylvania stand at the 2016 Festival and were offered traditional hospitality — a shot of palinca, in this case home distilled elderflower brandy. By the time a...
As we move towards the Autumn, the medical authorities are offering flu vaccinations once again. These are free of charge to anyone qualifiying according to one of the following criteria: * 65 and overs and the flu jab You are eligible for the flu vaccine this year (2017-18) if you will be aged 65 and over on March 31 2018 — that is, you were born on or before March 31 1953. So, if you are...
Looking for a family event to enjoy this coming weekend? Then why not pop along to our neighbouring village of Dinton where they will be holding a traditional fete on Sunday 27th August, from 1.30pm until 4.30pm. Attractions include: Live music Food and bar Lancaster Fly Past (weather permitting) The brilliant Award Winning Colonel Custard Bletchington Silver Band Traditional games and...