‘Lasts’ Art Installation by Elena Hutchcroft and Karolina Nieduza

I was pleased to be involved in the exciting collaboration between artists Elena Hutchcroft, Karolina Nieduza and the Alfred Gillett Trust for Somerset Art Weeks 2017. ‘Lasts’ is an art installation in response to Street’s rich history of shoe making, bringing traditional lasts to life in a contemporary installation. 'Lasts' art installation by Elena Hutchcroft and Karolina [...]

RSPB Greylake, Somerset

RSPB Greylake on the Somerset Levels is a great place to visit to see a whole range of birds and other wetland wildlife. The fields here used to be arable farmland, but now they are being looked after by the RSPB so that they are ideal for wetland birds. It's a small site, so it's [...]

Medieval Window, Lytes Cary Manor

A tiny window from Lytes Cary Manor in Somerset Lytes Cary Manor is a medieval manor house in South Somerset with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden. Originally the family home of Henry Lyte in the late 1500s, where he translated the unique Niewe Herbal book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary was then restored in [...]

Bronze Age Barrow Cemeteries of Ashen Hill and Priddy

Ashen Hill Barrow Cemetery The area of north east of the village of Priddy in Somerset contains an extensive Bronze Age ritual landscape containing several barrow cemeteries rivalling those seen in Wiltshire surrounding Stonehenge. It includes the recently partially-demolished Priddy Rings, the Ashen Hill Barrow Cemetery and Priddy Nine Barrows Cemetery. Ashen Hill Barrow Cemetery [...]