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Recording Britain

Recording Britain, an exhibition organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

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Recording Britain

Entry: £3.50 (concessions £2.80)

Sir William Harpur Gallery

Exhibition organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

January 9th 2014 - March 20th 2014

Recording Britain is the result of a unique documentary project initiated by Sir Kenneth Clark and funded by the Pilgrim Trust at the start of the Second World War. More than 90 artists made inspiring pictures that were 'sympathetic records' of vulnerable people, landscapes and lifestyles. Amongst the contributers were some of the country's finest watercolour painters including John Piper, Charles Knight and Michael Rothenstein.


Related Events:


Recording Britain lunchtime talk

Thursday 16th January 1pm - 1.45pm

Cost: £2.50 (concessions £2)

An introduction to the Recording Britain exhibition on loan from the Victoria & Albert Museum.


Tuesday 11th March 2014

Friends Lecture - find out more about Friends of The Higgins here.

John Piper - A Modern Romantic

Frances Spalding

Art historian, critic and biographer, Frances Spalding has written

extensively on British 20th Century art and is Professor of Art

History at Newcastle University. Her most recent publication is the

acclaimed ‘John Piper, Myfanwy Piper: Lives in Art’.


Everyone is welcome to Friends’ events, although there is a charge for non-members.