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Crucible 2: The Cathedral becomes an Art Gallery Once More

Gloucester Cathedral is a magnificent building. It is always worth a visit even if, like me, you have no interest in religion. At the moment, a visit is even more worthwhile because it is paying host to a sculpture exhibition, … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

As I sit here in my office, listening to the rain lashing against the window, it is nice to sit in the warm and work on my photographs from last weekend (Sunday 19 January), when the weather was kinder and … Continue reading

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Crucible Exhibition to Return to Gloucester

It is great news that the Crucible Sculpture Exhibition is returning to Gloucester Cathedral later this year, running through the whole of September and October 2014. Crucible is one of the largest and most important exhibitions of contemporary sculpture and … Continue reading

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Gloucester Cathedral Art

As I have said before, I am not a religious man, but I do love religious buildings. This is especially true of the magnificent Cathedral in Gloucester. The cathedral started life in around 679AD, when Osric, King of the Hwicce … Continue reading

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Art in the Eye of the Beholder

Art of some kind has been in the news over the past couple of days. First, on Friday, the Citizen ran an article on the new sculpture in Kimbrose Square: St Kyneburgh’s Tower. Then on Saturday they reported some Banksy-esque … Continue reading

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History and Art at Gloucester Cathedral

Yesterday Gloucester Cathedral hosted a BBC History Festival. This is a great thing for Gloucester, which is of course just chocked full of history.  Events of this sort are great for kids, who can see very knowledgeable people dressed up … Continue reading

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