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Elmer and Mr Benn creator David McKee wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award – by BookTrust

By BookTrust: Elmer and Mr Benn creator David McKee wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award The creator of Elmer, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard has been recognised for his incredible body of work. DavidRead More

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The Henley Sculptress

“So superior an artist”: Anne Seymour Damer Here at the River & Rowing Museum, we’re passionate about shining a spotlight on talented female artists who have been inspired by the core themes in ourRead More

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Gertrude Hermes and Wild Swimming: The Mermaids’ View

By The Henley Mermaids Gertrude Hermes, whose exquisitely detailed wood engravings and linocuts from The Ashmolean are currently in their final weeks on display at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley on ThamesRead More

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Henley Children Capture Nature’s Glorious Colours in Museum’s Wildlife Photography Competition

Image taken by Michael Bowles (aged 12), Gillotts School. This year’s Wildlife Photography Competition, ‘Colour in Nature’, organised by the River & Rowing Museum, once again invited local children to help them celebrate ourRead More

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Re-discovering and re-visiting the talents of “that wild girl Gert Hermes”

We called this photo ‘Final Touches‘. It’s of Assistant Curator, Katherine Robson, making the final touches to our exquisite exhibition, Art of the Wild: Gertrude Hermes and the Natural World ahead of its openingRead More

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