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Art in the Cottage - Nick Tearle

The inspiration for local artist, Nick Tearle lies in the agricultural landscape in which he lives and works, the Fens. Nick is particularly drawn to the small holdings and farms which stand isolated on the horizons of their flat surroundings.

After working in graphic design both in the UK and abroad, he has returned to his beloved Fens and is exhibiting widely in the area and building up his framing business.

Today, Nick paints his original works either literally ‘in the field’ or from his own photographic source material in his home studio. His technique relies on the mastery of his medium-oil paint-painting wet in wet, and dark to light. 

Pictures and cards are on sale in the Cottage.

He has recently published a book of his paintings and the poems of Becky Owen-Fisher, "Standing High Out of Shrunken Peat" which is on sale at John Clare Cottage.
The exhibition includes some of Becky's poems:
 
From The Flatlands in the book:

Taught, Stretched cable runs for miles in the air
Positioned on pillars of metal and wood
Humming aloud, blanketed with birds,
Meetung and crossing, shouting into the sky
Furrowed crop beds chase the wires below

Art in the Dovecote

Heather Mizen - Autumn

Heather has produced some new autumn designs and cards and prints for Christmas together some silk scarves cushions etc .
Heather will be at the Cottage on some weekends which gives you an opportunity to meet the artist
Her exhibition in the Dovecote will be on show from November 3rd

 

 

 

 

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January 2017

Overview
Thursday 26thAcoustic Cafe                                                                                                        

February 

Overview
Thursday 23rdAcoustic Cafe         PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED DUE TO HALF TERM                                                                                        

March

Overview
Thursday 2ndAcoustic Cafe 
Thusrday 30thAcoustic Cafe                                                                                         

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April

Overview
Wednesday 26thArt Workshop with Saly Hamerton - Stil Life 
Thursday 27thAcoustic Cafe                                                                                       

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May

Overview
Wednesday 24th Art Workshop with Saly Hamerton - Painting Flowers 
Thursday 25thAcoustic Cafe                                                                                          

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June

Overview
Wednesday 21stArt Workshop with Sally Hammerton - The Cottage 
Thursday 22ndAcoustic Cafe                                                                                           
Wednesday 28thPantaloons - A Midsummer Nights Dream 

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July

Overview
Friday 14th - 16thJohn Clare Society Week-end 
Thursday 27thAcoustic Cafe                                                                           

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August

Overview
Wednesday 2ndArt Workshop with Sally Hammerton - Realistic Abstracts 
Saturday 5thOpen Crafts Day 
Thursday 24thAcoustic Cafe    This has been postponed due to holidays and other commitments. We will be back in September.                                                                      

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September

Overview
Tuesday 19thPeterborough Folklore - Book Launch 
Thursday 28thAcoustic Cafe                                                                                     

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October

Overview
Thursday 19thAcoustic Cafe   Please note the change in the date - this is due to school half term                                                                                  

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November

Overview
Thursday 23rdAcoustic Cafe                                                                                

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December

Overview
Friday 8thFolk Music with the Lincolnshire Poachers 
Thursday 21stAcoustic Cafe                                                                                

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To reserve a ticket for any of the events or if you need any further details please contact Clare Cottage on 01733 253330.

Please note that on activity days the Cottage will be open for tours as normal with the usual entry fees applicable.