Thursday, 28 August 2008

Spirit of the Southbank for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad

Skylark Gallery is delighted to be partners in this years Open Rehearsal as part of the build up to the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Open Rehearsal gives audiences a unique opportunity to get behind the scenes and experience how London's world-class creative and cultural organisations create everything from performing arts to fashion, from art and film to museum collections.

This pan-London season, a Mayor of London’s initiative, is in its 4th year and forms the core London element marking the launch of the Cultural Olympiad, the 4-year cultural programme running until London 2012.

Open Rehearsal takes place across London's 33 boroughs from 26th-28th September

Skylark Galleries will be hosting THE SPIRIT OF ART ON THE SOUTHBANK with a FREE ARTISTS' EVENT

Friday 26th September (6-8pm)
Skylark 2 Gallery 1st fl OXO Tower
Come and join the artists at Skylark Galleries, hear them share their personal stories of empowerment and discuss the ideas and inspirations behind their most recent work.
Including Gill Hickman, Kathleen Dutton and Steve Yeates

  • Gill Hickman believes art & particularly the "happy cells" she's been visualising for years have kept her well without medication for 20 years after HIV diagnosis

  • Kathleen Dutton Artist and Illustrator talks about her recent advertising commission for an environmental awareness campaign in Italy and her work with social enterprise.

  • Steve Yeates Empowering the self and surviving cancer through art. A personal account of Steve's experiences and processes. (A donation made to Cancer Research UK with every sale)

Skylark 2 Gallery • Unit 1.09 • Oxo Tower Wharf • SE1 9PH
(First Floor Riverside up the stairs) Tel 0207 401 9666

For more information please go to

Images above, left to right: Healing Earth - Give and Take, by Kathleen Dutton Energy Cells, by Gill Hickman Empowering, by Steve Yeates

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