Gilpin 2020 Launch Thursday 12th March

Free Tickets (required) for this are going fast.

Thursday 12th March, 7.30 in St Mary’s Church.
Free drink and nibbles and a talk by Richard Humphreys of Tate Britain on Gilpin and the picturesque movement. There will also be a book launch of the reprint of Gilpin’s guide.

We are delighted that the event is now being sponsored by The King’s Head Hotel as well as Harrison, Clark Rickerbys inc Shawcross.

Gilpin 2020 Launch

The first event in the Gilpin 2020 calendar for the year will be a launch of the festival in St Mary’s Church Ross on Thursday 12th March at 7.30.

This will double as a book launch and the book will be a reprint of Gilpin’s guide by London publisher Pallas Athene. The introduction to the book has been written by Richard Humphreys (Tate Britain) who will be talking on the night about Gilpin and the Picturesque and on-hand to sign copies of the book.

The event is free but you’ll need a free ticket.

The evening is generously sponsored by Ross based Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors

Wye Photographs

Over recent months many members of Ross Photographic Society have been out and about photographing a range of activities and events in and around the town. Their collection includes many of the Wye Valley.

The society would be pleased for people to use them for any Gilpin 2020 related activity. Please credit “Ross Photographic Society” if you do so.

You can find the growing collection here.

Ross Photographic Society

Over recent months many members of Ross Photographic Society have been out and about photographing a range of activities and events in and around the town. Their collection includes many of the Wye Valley.

The society would be pleased for people to use them for any Gilpin 2020 related activity. Please credit “Ross Photographic Society” if you do so.

You can find the growing collection here.

Hidden Gems Grant for WVLN

We’re delighted that the Wye Valley Learning Network has received a grant from Herefordshire’s a Great Place, Hidden Gems grants for its Gilpin 2020 Project next year. More about what is planned at https://gilpin2020.org/schools-project/

You can read about all 5 successful grants at https://gilpin2020.org/schools-project/

We can’t wait to get started.