Art Exhibition at Devil’s Bridge

 

©Terence Lambert

©Terence Lambert

 

The Vale of Rheidol Railway is to host an exhibition of work by the renowned wildlife artist Terence Lambert in the historic Booking Hall at Devil’s Bridge, during June.  The exhibition will run from Monday, 16th June until Sunday, 22ndJune and will be open free of charge to both railway passengers and passing members of the public.  Terence’s work will be complemented by a nature film created by wildlife cinematography Dee Doody and a small mosaic display by Aimee Harman.  Plans for new station facilities at Devil’s Bridge will also be on show.  These facilities will include a permanent art gallery and cinema, helping visitors to appreciate the natural environment through which the railway runs.  The exhibition will be topped off with an evening event on Thursday, 19th June, at which Terence Lambert will discuss his artwork before guests are invited to enjoy a buffet.  This evening event will also be free, however, those wishing to attend should register their interest by contacting the Vale of Rheidol Railway, on either 01970 625 819 or info@rheidolrailway.co.uk .

Terence Lambert’s career started in the early 1970s, with his first solo exhibition in 1972. Since then his works have found their way into the collections of the Sultan of Oman, Paul McCartney and the Astor Family. His work has been displayed at some of the world’s most prestigious wildlife exhibitions, including The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wisconsin, USA and the inaugural show of the Society of Wildlife Art for the Nation at the Guildhall in London.  Dee Doody has gained a reputation for producing emotive, high quality nature films.  In his production for the Vale of Rheidol, he hopes to showcase the wildlife of the Rheidol Valley, Red Kites and Pine Martens included.  Vale of Rheidol spokesperson, Robert Gambrill said the exhibition “is a really exciting opportunity to do something a bit different, that’ll appeal to non-railway enthusiasts and will show off the amazing wildlife to be found in the Rheidol Valley.”

For information and directions to the booking hall, please visit www.rheidolrailway.co.uk

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