Tag Archives: Derby

Visit – St Giles Church, Calke, Derbyshire

My fiance and I visited this church as we returned to explore the gardens of Calke Abbey in Derbyshire and what seemed like a small plain parish church of apparently the 1800s disguises a long history that in fact dates … Continue reading

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Visit to Joseph Wright Gallery, Derby

During the course of Part 4 of this course I had come to realise that my previous perceptions of some artists were through lack of knowledge about either the artist, the technique or even just the period and this was … Continue reading

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Visit – Derby Blackfriars

The Friary is a pub and hotel located on the former remains  a former Dominican priory situated in Friargate in Derby.  I only discovered the history through visiting the pub prior to visiting Pickford’s House and as it turns out … Continue reading

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Research exercise: Question 1 – Political, economic and social factors

‘HOW MIGHT POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS INFLUENCE ARTISTS IN THE WEST TODAY?’ As this is my first note for my course I am starting this with an example of a piece of architecture as an art discipline and one … Continue reading

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