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Sketch Club

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 24 Nov 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Lunchtime Talk: Arthur Ransome

© Arthur Ransome Literary Estate/Leeds University Library show: (top image) Arthur Ransome (left) with four of the five of the Altounyan children and their mother, Dora, in Syria in 1932. Event icon

Date: Friday 24 Nov 2017

Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Court

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Cost: Free, booking required

Ann Farr of the Arthur Ransome Society speaks about Arthur Ransome, the celebrated Leeds-born author, journalist and spy.

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Discover more about Arthur Ransome from his beginnings in Leeds through to his career in espionage, international journalism and literary success as an author. 

The speaker Ann Farr will draw upon the Arthur Ransome Archive which is housed in Leeds University Library Special Collections.

Ann Farr is a trustee of The Arthur Ransome Society and a retired academic librarian from the University of Leeds.

This is a free talk but places are limited so please book in advance online:


Contact us if you would like to find out more