Artist Rena Gardiner and her love of Dorset talk by Martin Andrews

Thursday 6th October 2016
7.00pm for 7.30pm
Dorset History Centre
Bridport Rd,

Artist and printmaker Rena Gardiner  wrote, illustrated and printed guidebooks to historic places, buildings and the  countryside. From her Dorset home she created a personal and individual style using colour and texture to great effect.
Martin Andrews is a graphic designer, typographer, specialist in printing history and a lecturer at the University of Reading.  He is a keen collector of Rena Gardiner’s books and co-authored the recent book on the life and work of Rena Gardiner, illustrated with some 200 images.
The Dorset History Centre holds the Rena Gardiner archive including original prints and drawings some of which will be on display for the event.

Tickets: £10.00 (incl. canapés & a glass of wine)  To book your place: See Dorset Archives Trust website:
or email:
or telephone 01305 228945 (dedicated ticket line). This event is open to members and non members

Lecture – 3rd November – On Rena Gardiner by Martin Andrews

Martin Andrews will give a lecture about Rena Gardiner on 3 November
at 2.45pm at Leigh Village Hall in Leigh – just south of Sherborne,
Dorset – DT9 6HL.

Proceeds go to The Art Fund. For tickets (£15 each) send a cheque (payable to The Art Fund) and SAE to Philippa Francis at Tolpuddle Manor, Tolpuddle, Dorset DT2 7EW.