September events – St Ives Festival


Alice Mumford in conversation

I will be in conversation with the painter Alice Mumford at The Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, on Monday 14th September at 6pm. The event coincides with the artist’s exhibition at the gallery, and with the publication of a new book on her work, “Colour from Coast to Coast”. The book includes my essay  on the artist, ‘Passing Events of Light’. Admission is free.

More information can be found on the gallery website:


Unexplored Histories: John Milne and Trewyn House

On Tuesday 15th September I will give a talk on my research on the St Ives sculptor John Milne (1931-1978). The talk considers Milne’s life and work within the context of his period, focussing also on the gay and bohemian subcultures of St Ives during the 1950’s and 60’s.

Venue: Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West. Admission costs £5.50 – the talk commences at 3.30pm.

• All information on these and other events can be found on the St Ives Festival website and online calendar of events:


Image: Alice Mumford, The Blue Sail, oil on board, 2013 © The artist


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