Research Explorations in the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site PhD Reflections on 'The Practices of Carnival: Community Culture and Place' (Jon Croose) and 'Stone Exposures: photography, landscape change and anticipatory adaptation in the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site' (Rose Ferraby)

Archive for May, 2012

Windgathering at Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.

05.25.2012 · Posted in Carnival

May 3, 2012 I awake early to birdsong on the cliff top at Eype, the ‘steep place’, where I spent the night in a campsite overlooking the sea. Rabbits run in the long grass, woodpeckers knock and a crabbing boat pulls its pots offshore, just visible in the mist. My camp sits some 70 metres ...

Mat Chivers Exhibition

05.19.2012 · Posted in Art Projects, Stone Exposures

Last night I popped over to the opening of Mat Chivers new exhibition at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton. I’d never been to this gallery before, but it’s a real gem. Located in the old house and studio of Thelma Hulbert, it now has visiting exhibitions, cafe and a wonderful space for children’s art. ...

FOSSIL FEST

05.19.2012 · Posted in Stone Exposures

The Fossil Festival formed part of the wider Earth festival taking place on the coast this year. Crowds of people from near and far came down to Lyme Regis to take part in walks and activities. Inside the tent, I was working with the Jurassic Coast team – they had come up with some brilliant ...