‘Flights of Fancy’ Somerset Textile Artist’s first solo exhibition at Midsomer Quiliting, Bath

AK001 Barn Owl in the Moonlight Final (2) smaller‘Flights of Fancy’ by Angela Knapp. In this, her first solo exhibition, Angela presents a body of work inspired by her love for, and fascination with birds. In late 2014 after many years of experimenting with fabric, Angela entered the Midsomer Quilting 12×12 ‘Music’ themed exhibition. Her submission – ‘Blackbird’ (Singing in the Dead of Night), sparked a new creative journey for her as a textile artist, culminating in this unique series of images. Angela will be working on new pieces whilst the exhibition is running. Full story: Read more

Charity seeks riders for Brunel Flyer cycle challenge

logoThe Brunel Flyer Cycle Challenge will take place this spring and children’s charity Action Medical Research is calling for riders to sign up now for the event on Sunday 10 May. There is a choice of Cool (40 miles,) Classic (61 miles) and Champion (100 miles) routes setting out from the Wellsway Sports Centre, Chandag road in Keynsham. The routes take in the stunning scenery surrounding Bath including, the Chew Valley, Cheddar, White Horse at Westbury, and Longleat Estate. Full story: Read more