Listen to CEO Beth Alden talking with the artist and curator of our latest exhibition, John Barleycorn Must Die.
There is a vast amount of history behind the folk song John Barleycorn; written sources can be traced back to the 1500s, and its genealogy goes back further. But that, as they say, is another story and if you do want that story, I suggest you read Pete Wood’s 2009 essay John Barleycorn revisited: Evolution and Folk Song ).
Also making something physical, I don’t really like working on a computer very much. If I am out and about and I am not painting the wall it is also nice when lots of different people are around and you get to chat to people and you get inspired by them because you are talking about what they are doing and you are telling them about your project.
I love planning my ‘must-see craft events’ for the coming year; 2019 looks like being a particularly great year of craft (including an excuse for a weekend in Paris), so here’s my top 5:
As an employee of New Brewery Arts, part of a small team running a busy office, the chance to participate in one of our fantastic workshops doesn’t come up very often. But, with a goal of finally being ready for Christmas well in advance, instead of just skidding into Christmas Eve,
Each year on Armistice Day, the 11th November at 11am, we remember and honour those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom by holding a two minute silence.