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David Shrigley

David Shrigley was born in 1968 and grew up in Leicester. He studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1988-91. He lived in Glasgow until 2015. He now lives in Branscombe and Brighton.

His work encompasses many media including drawing, painting, sculpture, animation, performance and music and has been exhibited in many different countries. His drawings have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines and he is the author of over 30 graphic books.

In 2012 he had a retrospective exhibition at Hayward Gallery in London. In 2013 he was shortlisted for both the Turner Prize and was awarded the 2016  Fourth Plinth commission for Trafalgar SquareDav

David will be talking about his work, about which, as he says, ‘He’s an expert!’


The book launch: Branscombe, A Tale of Three Pubs


Following a very successful exhibition on the Branscombe pubs in 2018 Barbara Farquharson and John Torrance have written a book called ‘Branscombe, A Tale of Three Pubs’. Using archival material, old newspaper accounts and photographs, and a wealth of oral history, it tells the story from the earliest cider houses to the very different fortunes of the three pubs today.

Appropriately, the bar will be open for the launch, and the book will be sold at a special launch price.



Talk and launch are on Monday February 25th in Branscombe Village Hall, at 7.30. Entrance is free, donations are welcome.