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Ken White: Muralist and Painter

BOOK REVIEW Angela Atkinson in association with Ken WhiteStroud: Amberley, 2019ISBN 978144569380495 pages, paperback, £14.99, paperback https://www.amberley-books.com/ken-white-muralist-and-painter.html The book is, to pardon the pun, a portrait of the much loved Swindonian artist, from his beginnings at the Great Western Railway works. Angela Atkinson raises a question at the beginning of the book; ‘How did Ken…… Continue reading Ken White: Muralist and Painter

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Swindon’s Artistic ‘Hammerman’

It is not only the amazing Wiltshire landscape which helps produce creativity; as our research progresses, we are discovering just how much creative people across the county provide inspiration and support to each other. A case in kind is the Swindon born artist Ken White who, like the ‘Hammerman’ poet Alfred Williams before him, started…… Continue reading Swindon’s Artistic ‘Hammerman’

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‘Best meal of the day’ as they say across the pond….

As our research gains momentum we are starting to find items that have interesting Wiltshire links. The image may be familiar but can you work out where it is from? Anyone who remembers buying vinyl in 1979 may recognise this album as ‘Breakfast in America’ by Supertramp which sold over 19 million copies worldwide. It…… Continue reading ‘Best meal of the day’ as they say across the pond….