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Activities at the Spencer Gallery

(10 April 2008)

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With the wonderful new facilities at the Spencer Gallery there is also not only a new website, but an exciting programme of events. On 8th April Becky Pinnegar had organised a special morning arts and crafts activity for young people aged between 7 and 11, to teach them about Cookham's famous artist.

James at Work on the Scarecrow

Charlotte Displays her Design

Andrew Shows Off his Work of Art

Anna, James and Grace Create the Finishing Touches

A Little Advice for Emma Ann and Andrew

There are more Events at the Gallery for both children and adults. There is more information on the Gallery's website at
Wednesday 30th
7.30 pm
‘Stanley Spencer: Prophet of Love and Work’: with art historian Carolyn Leder. £5.00 (concessions plus £2.00) booking essential 01628 471885
Wednesday 28th
7.30 pm
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Spencer’s great exhibition at Holy Trinity Church in 1958, an audio visual look into the archives. Were you there? Please come and share your memories. Did you miss it? Then come and find out about this extraordinary event .FREE
Wednesday 25th
Archivist and Custodian Kathryn Burden on the ‘The Life of Stanley Spencer’
£5.00 (concessions plus £2.00) booking essential 01628 471885
Sunday 29th
2.00 pm
Sunday afternoon family event based around Holy Trinity Church grounds to celebrate Spencer’s birthday (30th). Watch out for details…the perfect event for grandchildren!
DATE TBA: A visit to Hedsor Church where ‘Pa’ Spencer played the organ. Watch this website and in the Gallery for more details.

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