Cumbria - Pursuing Percy, a talk By Chris Wadsworth on Percy Kelly followed by dinner

Cumbria - Pursuing Percy, a talk By Chris Wadsworth on Percy Kelly followed by dinner

Cumbria - Pursuing Percy, a talk By Chris Wadsworth on Percy Kelly followed by dinner

event Wednesday, September 13, 2023 schedule 6.30pm - 9.30pm BST
event Wednesday, September 13, 2023 schedule 6.30pm - 9.30pm BST
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Hosted by Cambridge Society (Cumbria)
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Friends and supporters
Postgraduate students
Undergraduates
University members
Location: 
The Lake District Visitor Centre | View details

Robert Percy Kelly (1918–1993, known from 1985 to 1992 as Roberta Penelope Kelly) was an English artist, footballer, postal worker, and cross-dresser from Cumberland. He is known for his drawings and paintings depicting industrial coastal landscapes in decay, which he hoarded during his lifetime.

Chris Wadsworth is a northern writer. She trained as an art teacher working in secondary schools in Yorkshire, County Durham, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. In 1986, after many years in exile in the South she moved to Cumbria. She has travelled widely in her search for art and artists; Africa, India, Japan, Australia, Russia. She has become a well-known speaker and lecturer. Chris’ talk is titled Pursuing Percy. Following the talk there will be a buffet dinner.

Booking information

The talk will be followed by a buffet dinner with vegan options. Teas, coffee, water and juices are included. The Gaddum Lounge bar will be available for those who want to purchase alcoholic drinks.

The cost is £35 each, payable in advance. We need to let Brockhole know how many are coming by Monday 21 August so please book as soon as possible, but in any case, before then.

Price: 
£35

Book by email (alunellis@aol.com)

Location

The Lake District Visitor Centre
Brockhole
LA23 1FF
United Kingdom
Accessibility: 

Car parking is available with wheelchair access.

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