16 SEPTEMBER 2021: INVESTEC CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP

On the opening day of IIMF’s rescheduled 2021 programme, Investec and IIMF are delighted to announce that Investec continues as Festival Core Sponsor for this 2021 season.   The season opens tonight with Artistic Director Wu Qian performing alongside fellow pianist Juho Pohjonen at West Horsley Place and continues until 8 October, including The Tallis…

18 AUGUST 2021: RICHARD TWOSE – PAST IMPERFECT

Richard Twose, one of the UK’s most acclaimed portrait painters, goes deep into the events of his extraordinary life in a new collection at the Catto Gallery in September.   The show, Past Imperfect, sees the artist re-examine his wild biography – a journey that embraces evangelical Christianity, animal rights activism, revolutionary communism, multiple arrests,…

12 AUGUST 2021: COLOUR IN CLAY

Colour in Clay, opening at Watts Contemporary Gallery on 18 September (until 31 October), brings together work by 10 of the UK’s most dynamic ceramic artists to celebrate contemporary approaches to colour in ceramic practice.   From pure clay bodies to dazzling glazes, deep oxides and vivid surface decoration, the exhibition examines colour as a…

11 AUGUST 2021: GUILDFORD BOOK FESTIVAL 2021

Today, organisers of the Guildford Book Festival are delighted to announce the line-up for the 2021 event, which returns to venues across the town between 3 and 10 October.   Facing an uncertain future as a result of Covid-19, last year the Festival – which is a registered charity – launched an emergency fundraising appeal. …

10 AUGUST 2021: KSS RESEARCH SHOWS HEMS BENEFITS

Research from life-saving charity Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) in partnership with the University of Surrey has shown the significant benefits of HEMS in responding to penetrating torso injuries suffered by patients in rural or semi-rural areas. Penetrating trauma is most commonly associated with stabbing or shooting.   The retrospective study, which analysed data…