06 May 2011

Havelock Open Weekends

This weekend is the first of two Open Studio weekends on Havelock Walk as part of the Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House trail. As usual, you will be able to see wonderful works by photographers, a glass maker, painters, sculptors, furntiture makers, illustrators and more! The studios will be open betweem 11:00 am and 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 7/8 and 14/15 May.

FH Space (9 Havelock Walk) will host a talk by Humphrey Ocean RA on Saturday, 14 May at 6 pm. Tickets are available at £5 from HavelockWalk.com. Humphrey Ocean was born in Sussex in 1951 and went to art schools in Tunbridge Wells, Brighton and Canterbury. From 1971 to 1973 he was bass player with Kilburn and the Highroads and was elected a Royal Academician in 2004. He also designed album covers for 10CC and Paul McCartney, toured with The Who and Ian Drury, then returned to painting, became a professor and an RA at the age of 50.

This year's mural at the entrance to Havelock Walk by Supermundane (Robert Lowe) is titled "You thought it was all for you". Supermundane is a designer, illustrator, graphic artist, art director, typographer and writer living in London, England. He is the art director of the children's magazine Anorak and the food writing quarterly Fire & Knives.

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