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Creative Caversham – Kate Poels

A WAY WITH WORDS Local author Kate Poels talks to Elestr Lee about the books she has published and her mission to help others to enjoy the art of story-telling. KATE POELS always knew she […]

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Creative Caversham – Matt Everett

Keeping our heritage in the spotlight It can be easy to overlook our industrial past. Matt Emmett has discovered a powerful, strange beauty in abandoned buildings, as he explains to Elestr Lee. New year, new […]

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Creative Caversham – Carolyn Nash

Finding new pathways to self-expression – The sound and the silence AS WELL AS images and creations, we also find artistry in sound. Elestr Lee talks to Carolyn Nash, who is both a music teacher […]

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Creative Caversham – Kate Spencer-Millan

Finding her path to fulfilment – Pilgrim’s way leads Kate to her path MOST OF the artists we have met are based locally: Kate Spencer-Millan makes regular pilgrimages to the area to contribute to our […]

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Creative Caversham – Sue and Tamalia Reeves

Pine cones, berries and oranges add a touch of festive magic If you venture down to Marsack Street, there’s a great opportunity to become wreathed into the Christmas spirit…Elestr Lee investigates! While many of us […]

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Creative Caversham – Nicola Duncan

WATERY REFLECTIONS FROM OUR RIVERSIDE Living close to the Thames has provided a regular theme for artist, Nicola Duncan.  She talks to Elestr Lee about her work which frequently features the beauty of Caversham’s swans. […]

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Lesley Boardley 1945-2021

LESLEY BOARDLEY was born 14 April 1945 in Malvern to John and Benda Hooper. After taking A-levels she was offered a place at Nottingham University to study Social Administration, spending 6 months as an au […]