The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Hertfordshire Edition

Category: Art

Muddy meets James Mayhew

17 Feb 2017

James Mayhew is the illustrator of the best-selling children’s books Katie and Ella Bella. He studied illustration at Maidstone College of Art and his first book, Katie’s Picture Show, was published in 1989 and is still in print. There is a wonderful display of his books at the equally wonderful David’s Bookshop in Letchworth. On Sunday 5 March, James is performing with Realm of Music at the new Broadway Theatre.

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London Design Festival

24 Sep 2016

The London Design Festival is in full swing right now, with events going on all over the capital that are just stunning — and there’s definitely a huge variety to tempt you. I’m just reeling at home many clever, creative people there are out there, given that I couldn’t design my way out of a paper bag…

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My Fave Places: Sarah Graham

23 Jun 2016

One of the best things about living in Herts is that there are interesting people doing amazing things just around pretty much every corner. I was lucky enough to meet the painter Sarah Graham last week in Hitchin — having been admiring her work from afar for a while — and before she could say ‘er, who are you?’ I got her telling me all about her favourite places so that I could share them you all…

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