Friends of Bridport Literary Festival present a Special Event Day with three talks: Three illustrated talks in one day at Bridport Arts Centre Lachlan Goudie '
Friends of Bridport Literary Festival present a Special Event Day with three talks:
Three illustrated talks in one day at Bridport Arts Centre
Lachlan Goudie ‘ The Story of Scottish Art’ at 11am
Tom Fort ‘ Casting Shadows’ at 2.30pm
Andrew Ziminski ‘The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain’ at 4.30pm
Tickets £12.00 each or buy a combined ticket and get all three talks for £30.00.
Tickets available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre 01308 424901 or online here
THE STONEMASON’s story of the building of Britain is part archaeological history and yet a deeply personal insight into an ancient craft. In his thirty-five year career ANDREW ZIMINSKI has worked on many of our greatest monuments. From Neolithic monoliths to Roman baths and temples; from the tower of Salisbury Cathedral to the engine houses, mills and aqueducts of the Industrial Revolution up to the present day. This is a personal history of how Britain was built – from the inside out and takes us on an unforgettable journey by river, road and sea with a new vision of our island history.
ANDREW ZIMINSKI is a stonemason living and working in what was ancient Wessex. He has three decades of hands-on experience with the tangible history of this country. He has used his skills to create a Stonehenge megalith as well as the restoration of the Roman ruins in Bath and the dome of St.Paul’s in London. He is as happy to work on a humble medieval country church as he is on Salisbury Cathedral
Date: Monday 20 September 2021
Time: 4.30pm at Bridport Arts Centre
Box Office01308 424901 Bridport Tourist Information, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF