Between the Lines

Between the Lines

About the "Between the Lines" blog

Our latest exhibition "Between the Lines" reflects our response to the commemoration of the 1914-18 conflict.

This blog will focus on stories behind the work by the E.A.S.T artists as well as looking at other artistic and cultural commemorations around the UK that relate to WWI.

New Blog

MiscellaneousPosted by Janette Tue, June 14, 2016 10:11:18
EAST have a new blog and this one will therefore no longer be updated on a regular basis. To visit the new blog to find out about exhibitions and events click HERE.

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Forgotten Heroes

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Thu, October 15, 2015 16:14:13

As part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, new EAST member, Felicity is one of the artists involved in an exhibition remembering the "forgotten heroes" of WWI.



This First World War centenary exhibition works with the artists - Janice Wilkins, Caroline Jaine and Felicity Borwick - to create a legacy for the "Forgotten Heroes" of the Great War, including people from Britain’s dominions and colonies who fought alongside the British. This collection of is as a result of artists collaborating with WWI historians to unearth images and stories of the subjects. Taking inspiration from the photographs, the artists have produced fresh new portraits to honour and commemorate their service.


Visit the Michaelhouse Centre in Cambridge between 19th and 31st October to be sure to see them and learn more about their stories.


For a free downloadable catalogue of the show please visit this link.

Printed copies are available at the exhibition (subject to numbers).



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Remembering women of WWI

1914-18 peoplePosted by Janette Mon, October 12, 2015 11:02:28
Today marks the death of the nurse Edith Cavell (1865-1915), celebrated for assisting soldiers from both sides to escape Brussels and shot for treason.

As some of the E.A.S.T members researched the history of women during WWI as part of Between the Lines, it seems appropriate to remember her today with an image of the statue set up in London, just opposite the National Portrait Gallery.

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New Venue for 2016

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Sat, September 12, 2015 19:35:12
E.A.S.T are very pleased to announce a new venue for their Between the Lines exhibition for the summer of 2016. E.A.S.T have been invited by Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington to exhibit between Wednesday 15 June and Sunday 10 July 2016.

Full details will follow in due course. In addition there will be a tea and talk session, family workshop and full day embroidery workshop - details of which will follow in due course.

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Exhibition at Snape Maltings

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Wed, June 24, 2015 18:20:12
"Between the Lines" is coming to Snape Maltings in Suffolk soon - from Thursday 2nd to Wednesday 8th July 2015. The exhibition will be held in the Pond Gallery.

Sales table as well as exhibition.

The Maltings has plenty of other places to visits - shops, cafes, exhibitions, etc in beautiful old malting buildings as well as wildlife walks and river trips.

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Slow Art Day - 11 April 2015

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Fri, April 10, 2015 19:19:03
Tomorrow (11.4.2015) is officially Slow Art Day, encouraging the art of really looking. It is a skill I have begun to appreciate recently.

It has been suggested that most people when visiting an art exhibition spend only a few seconds looking at each piece before moving on. When confronted by a large selection of works, it is difficult not to. However, by spending time on just a few choice works it can be more rewarding and it may surprise you how much you see.

The advice for the Slow Art Day is to visit an art gallery (their website gives an international list of museums and galleries that are taking part), choose about five pieces of work and then spend 5 to 10 minutes on each one. Afterwards, if you in an official group (or if not if you are with a friend), spend time discussing what you have seen.

The advice is to:

Pause - Observe - Reflect

It would be nice to think that someone visiting Between the Lines at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester might take the opportunity to look at these art works slowly - and we know some visitors already have.

Between the Lines at Cirencester continues for just over one week now - finishing on the 19 April 2015. It will not be on display again until it moves to Snape in the summer.



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Open in Cirencester

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Sat, March 21, 2015 10:24:31
"Between the Lines" is now on display at the Corinium Museum in Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2BX. The museum is open 10 am to 4pm Monday to Saturday and between 2 and 4pm on Sundays. The exhibition will be on display there until 19 April 2015.

Susan and I will be there on Monday so photos will follow.

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One more week in Braintree

Artistic and cultural eventsPosted by Janette Sat, March 07, 2015 18:48:41
"Between the Lines" at Braintree is open for just one more week at Braintree District Museum - take down will be from 2pm next Saturday, 14 March 2015.

From 21 March to 19 April 2015 the exhibition will be moving to the Corinium Museum, Cirencester in Gloucestershire.




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