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Play - Contemporary, Sun 24 Sep 2017, £10-£12

Cabinet of Living Cinema: The Kingdom of Paul Nash

Cabinet of Living Cinema: The Kingdom of Paul Nash

Contact

Sophia Moseley

01297 442138

Address

Church Street,
Lyme Regis,
Dorset,
DT7 3QB

Details

This is the Cabinet’s second ‘graphic novel ballad’. The ballad tells the story of British painter Paul Nash and Eileen Agar’s affair in Dorset in the mid-30’s through their relationship with the Purbeck world which enchanted them; objects washed up on the beach they endowed with personalities, strange rock shapes with animistic qualities, fossils like ghosts embedded in the ancient strata, a landscape made surreal both by quarrying and the remnants of ancient geology. This encounter with Eileen in Dorset represents one of the most significant waymarks in Nash’s journey to a new form of painting that would use the dreamlike juxtaposition of continental surrealism to bring together a host of animistic objects from the English landscape.

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 24 Sep 2017 20:00 to 22:00

Prices

Adults: £12; Under 18s: £10

Location

Directions

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Map reference: ND 343213  Lat: 50.72512 Long: -2.93145

By Bus

Regular bus services run from Axminster (for rail connections), Exeter and Weymouth. For up-to-date timetable information visit www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/ or call 0871 200 22 33.

By Rail?

London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids, services call at Axminster (for Lyme Regis). Then take a bus connection to Lyme Regis.

By Road?

From the north and the west: Leave the M5 at Junction 25 and follow the signs for Honiton. From Honiton, take the A35 towards Dorchester and follow the signs to Lyme Regis.

From the east: From the M3 take the M27 to Ringwood and then the A31 on to Dorchester. From Dorchester take the A35 towards Honiton and follow the signs to Lyme Regis.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Axminster station

Facilities

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