The Two Rivers poet Adrian Blamires will be reading at the Sandham Memorial Chapel in Burghclere (near Newbury) this Saturday. He joins the painter Robert Fitzmaurice to consider the themes of Fitzmaurice’s exhibition SOLDIER, currently on display at the venue. The reading will take place in the chapel itself which houses Stanley Spencer’s extraordinary cycle of paintings based on his experiences as a First World War medical orderly.
LOCATION: The Chapel, Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, Hampshire, RG20 9JT
ENTRY: Free entry for arrival between 3.00 – 3.30pm
The event starts at 3pm. Guests will have the opportunity to view Robert Fitzmaurice’s exhibition and the Stanley Spencer paintings before the reading and talk starts at 3.30pm. Afterwards there will be a chance to talk informally with the artists, to return to the exhibition and to explore other displays at this inspiring National Trust venue.
Further information at https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sandham-memorial-chapel
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