Changing Views of The Parthenon

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The Lysaght Centre Newport When Lord Elgin, British Ambassador in Athens, removed the Parthenon Frieze and brought it home as a souvenir he probably did not expect that it would still be sparking incidents in the C21st. Opinions are divided as to where the Parthenon Frieze should rightly sit and we are fortunate to have…

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A coach tour to Aberglasney Gardens picking up at Monmouth and Newport. Marvel at the restored gardens, maybe enjoy a tour with the gardener or hear a talk on the history of the house and the people who lived there. A perfect mid summer outing

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Jo Davies is a ceramic artist specialising in wheel-thrown porcelain. The vases and vessels that she produces are both beautiful and tactile, sometimes highlighted with a splash of gold and sometimes glazed in black. Jo grew up in Monmouth and now has her studio in London where she also teaches. She graduated in ceramics from…

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