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  • Marthe Armitage: Artist & Printmaker

Please note that this event has been rescheduled from 28 November 2019 to 23 January 2020

With a career spanning over 60 years, artist Marthe Armitage is a master printmaker best known for her extraordinary hand printed wallpaper. Inspired by the traditions of the British Arts and Crafts movement, Armitage creates stunning wallpaper designs primarily using linocut techniques. Join Armitage and curator and writer Alison Harley to hear about the artist’s fascinating career, her design ethos, and her new book ‘The Making of Marthe Armitage: Artist and Printmaker’.

‘The Making of Marthe Armitage: Artist and Printmaker’ edited by Alison Harley will be available from Dovecot Shop. Following the event, you will have the chance to meet both Marthe and have your book signed.

Tickets £12 + booking fee, includes entry to exhibition May Morris: Art & Life on the day of the event.

Every ticket sold supports the work of The Dovecot Foundation to advance visual art, craft and design in all its forms.


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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Studios is currently closed to the public in line with Government guidance. Please follow our website and social media for reopening information.

Usual Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm


Pinks at Dovecot

From 7 January 2021
Fri-Sat: 10am-4pm

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