Words down the Line: The Change, by Sue Dawes

Words down the Line is releasing a special edition of its postcard to accompany Robert Priseman’s exhibition. The poem – The Change - was kindly donated by Sue Dawes and the illustration is ‘Pearl’ by Robert Priseman. We were very taken by the pro-woman, punchy and...

Off the Rails exhibition: Living Wivenhoe

Our spring/early summer exhibition features the work of Robert Priseman. Robert is a local artist whose work has been exhibited and acquired by the V&A London, MdM Salzburg, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Musée de Louvain la Neuve, the Guggenheim New York, UMMA...

New poetry postcard – Woodland

Here is the electronic version of our new poetry postcard. The words are by Helen Ivory and the illustration by Olivia Browne (who also features in our Off the Rails exhibition). Thanks to Deborah Talbot and Sue Dawes for organising, our two poetry judges (including...

Off the Rails exhibition – Sylvan

Our first new exhibition of 2018 features Olivia Browne, a Wivenhoe artist since 2001 and who also teaches at Colchester’s Sixth Form College. Her collaged landscapes play with pastoral stereotypes. Featured in this exhibition are three works from her ‘Bucolicos’...

WDTL release their winter postcard

Our free, 'Winter Postcard' will be available to collect from Wivenhoe station and other locations in December. Our congratulations go to Candyce Lange whose poem was selected for its simplicity and substance . The judges felt it was very current and liked the fact...

Off the Rails Exhibition – Kinship Creative Design

This winter’s exhibition shows interiors and styling from Kay Prestney of Kinship Creative. Bringing something of the urban into the countryside, Kay specialises in rustic Scandi-style design, using displays foraged from the natural environment, recycled furniture and...

Fear not the Wall

Here's the version we posted today at Wivenhoe Station - thanks to Deborah Talbot and Sue Dawes for the design....

Fear not the Wall

Here's the online version of the postcard that Wivenhoe Creatives and Words Down The Line have produced. 500 copies will be winging their way around North Essex and beyond from the end of this week. If you want one, head down to Charmaine's ArtSeaMusic festival stall...

Words Down The Line – Summer Edition ‘Breaking through’

By Sue Dawes The summer edition of Words Down The Line is inspired by the recent UK general election, and is written around the concept of 'Breaking Through'. The poems, all of high quality, were judged by Wivenhoe Councillor, GE candidate for Harwich and North Essex,...

Off the Rails – Glass

This summer's visual exhibition features the work of Wivenhoe’s Railway Glass Studio, based in the Wivenhoe Business Centre. The Railway Glass Studio comprises five artists - Alison Chapman, Sue Davies, Anna Popkin, Jenny Spillane and Claudia Uller - all trained by...

Off the Rails – Wild About Wivenhoe

Somewhat belatedly, here is the Off the Rails 'Wild About Wivenhoe' exhibition, featuring wildlife photography by Glyn Evans, poetry by Broomgrove Juniors and children's work from art and craft classes at Duck Duck Goose at Little Bentley. For further information or...