Art of glass

It is the best part of fifty years since a school careers master told the sixteen-year-old Jon Callan that he wasn’t really suited to the world of work. ‘He was possibly the most perceptive teacher I ever encountered,’ says Jon in the airy kitchen of the Dorchester home that a lifetime of ‘not working’ has Read More…

Bridport’s art heart

  Since medieval times Bridport’s fortunes have been built on the efforts of farmers, market traders, rope makers and brewers, but for all its agricultural, mercantile and industrial heritage, the town’s artistic legacy has been less well documented. Bridport was awarded Dorset’s first government-funded art school in 1865, a humble seat of learning that sat Read More…