Celebrating Roger Farnworth: Painter, Poet, Archaeologist
In the morning Historic England’s Pete Herring will lead a walk to Rough Tor, sharing Roger’s insights into the Neolithic mind. There will be a soup, snack and wine lunch at Terre Verte followed by a celebration of the Roger and Laura Farnworth Arts Residency Project.
Enjoy a fine exhibition of Roger Farnworth’s paintings of flowers, nudes, and the Cornish sea and landscapes he loved so much. These are for sale at affordable prices. The work of Farnworth Residents Ros Eastman and Tim Ridley will also be on show as will some of Roger’s collection of African masks.
We will round off the day with a poetry reading, led by Roger’s friend, co-director of Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival and award-winning poet Ann Gray. Ann will introduce readings of Roger’s poems and original poetry and prose by Farnworth Residents Helen Jagger, Ben Smith, Katrina Naomi (read by Tim Ridley) and Lucy Wood.
10.00am. Meet at Rough Tor car park.
1.30pm. Meet at Terre Verte Gallery for lunch and viewing.
This is part of an exhibition of Roger’s paintings at the Terre Verte Gallery (a contemporary art gallery established on the edge of Bodmin Moor) from 6th October to 3rd November 2017.
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