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…a definite favourite. The trees are only just beginning to turn but inside the greenhouses are some wonderful colours.

lilly-seed-pods

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Enough sunshine to paint outside still – but even little Nell was feeling the cold. Looks like the Lauderdale House renovation will be finished in time for the exhibition in November.

lauderdale-with-steps

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Now preparing for the annual exhibition. Some likely candidates:

Two local views and two from further afield………

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Hampstead has some great landscape and cityscape painting ops. Here are some recent paintings. (Seven actual paintings can be seen at the Old Bull and Bush on the walls of the restaurant as part of their refurbishment. See post below.)

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The daffodils are out and so are some hardy bluebells. But it’s also great to be inside and transported to some far away art treasures through outstanding presentations by leading experts. Soon it will be Venice (with musical accompaniment) then the following month we will be off to Japan!

Kenwood-from-rivulet

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Local views at a local exhibition. From Friday 5th ‘Darwin’s Greenhouse’ and ‘Flask Walk’ will be making an appearance at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution’s Highgate Gallery. The exhibition is on until the 18th February. Watch this space for news of several more Hampstead paintings going local!

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There are excellent views over the city from Hampstead Heath but it’s perhaps surprising that you can still catch a glimpse of the City of London from some narrow side streets in the villageĀ  itself. Here’s one from a turning near Christ Church to the north of the town.

Hampsted-city

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