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Re-enactments

After The Battle – Stoke Field 1487

19 - 20 May 2012

The Last Battle of The Wars of The Roses, but who has won Tudor or York? This is a living History weekend which will re-enact what may have happened after this battle as Lord Thomas son returns home after being Knighted on the battle field to find something at home is a miss. This event brings together two re-enactment groups Lord Burghs Retinue and the Beaufort's Companye. They will bring the Hall to life and show visitors what it would have been like to live here in the Hall at such a turbulent time in the 15th century. Open 11am – 5pm

Web: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/gainsborougholdhall

Price: Normal admission charges apply

Venue

  • Gainsborough Old Hall

    Address:Parnell Street

    Town:Gainsborough

    County:Lincolnshire

    Postcode:DN21 2NB

    Country:United Kingdom

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The Russell Chantry: Lothar Götz/Duncan Grant

13 February – 29 May 2016


In 1953 Duncan Grant was commissioned to decorate Lincoln Cathedral's Russell Chantrey with a set of murals depicting St Blaise, the patron saint of wool workers. The mural unveiled in 1959 remained private for a number of years, possibly because Duncan Grant chose to put a little too much of his own life onto the walls. It was reopened for public view after restoration in 1990.


The murals were painted at a time in British art history when mural painting was far more likely to occur on secular or municipal buildings and this is one reason why Grant's chapel murals are a rarity.


The Collection is inviting Lothar Götz to produce a new mural inside a 1:1 scale reproduction of this chapel. The exhibition will include a number of Duncan Grant's preparatory studies for his murals and examples of other artworks made in response to sacred spaces and spirituality from Lothar Götz, alongside highlights from the Methodist Art Collection.




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