Edward Lear in Malta
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Edward Lear in Malta

EDWARD LEAR: WATERCOLOURS AND WORDS The exhibition ‘Edward Lear: Watercolours and Words’ opened at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum in Mdina, Malta on 18th October 2014. Edward Lear’s travels were motivated by his desire to escape the damp winters of his native London and by his incessant search for new landscapes to paint. On his way to … Continue reading »

Edward Lear bust finds a permanent home in the Corfu Reading Society by Megakles Rogakos
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Edward Lear bust finds a permanent home in the Corfu Reading Society by Megakles Rogakos

One of the Society’s first tasks was to commission Franco-Hellenic sculptor Margo Roulleau-Gallais (b. 1979) to create a portrait of Lear. Based on photographic archives, Roulleau-Gallais crafted a bronze life- size bust of the painter’s great naturalistic likeness, as largely familiar to the public, groomed with a long and thick beard, wearing spectacles with oval … Continue reading »

The Edward Lear Society
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The Edward Lear Society

Welcome to The Edward Lear Society, the source of news and event information about the poet, wordsmith, writer, artist and illustrator, Edward Lear. The purpose of the Society is to advance knowledge and education and to preserve and protect all matters in connection with the Heritage, Writings, Work and Art of Edward Lear (12th May … Continue reading »

English Theatre Corfu
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English Theatre Corfu

English Theatre Corfu was launched in 2013 by British Corfu resident John Dryden, well known actor and theatre director. The English Theatre Corfu was formed to provide quality Theatre productions and Drama workshops to a high professional standard and is open to anyone on the island. The company currently has over 220 members and can be visited … Continue reading »