Written on 22/05/2023
Derby Cathedral to welcome ‘Four Hares and a Rainbow’; an exhibition of paintings by Michael Cook.
Derby poet and writer Tina Hook died in 2012, leaving artist Michael Cook four short poems about her pilgrimage to Orkney, on the understanding that they would one day form part of an exhibition.
Four Hares and a Rainbow is the result, and consists of four large paintings by Michael Cook, as well as two pieces by lettering artist Elizabeth Forrest, with Tina’s poems also on display.
Michael Cook is an artist based in Melbourne, Derbyshire and is owner of The Manger Gallery which specialises in imaginative and spiritual artwork. These moving and joyful works have been designed to relate to their surroundings in Derby Cathedral, as well as to Tina’s words and will be on display from Monday 29th May until Sunday 9th July.
There will also be a Creative Writing Workshop taking place as part of the exhibition. Whether you’re an accomplished writer, or you’ve never written anything except a shopping list before, join our relaxed, friendly creative writing workshop run by Chrissie Hall.
The workshop will take place on Wednesday 21st June.
For more detail on the workshops click the links above.
18-19 Iron Gate,
Call: 01332 341201
Sunday 08:30 – 18:15
Monday 08:30 – 18:30
Tuesday 08:30 – 18:30
Wednesday 08:30 – 18:00
Thursday 08:30 – 18.30
Friday 08.30 – 17:00
Saturday 09:00 – 17:00
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