Grizedale Arts


Ray Davies

Born 1943.

At Grizedale

Raymond Douglas Davies, CBE was a musician in the band The Kinks and is one of rock and roll’s most successful and influential songwriters. Since The Kinks broke up in 1994 Ray has pursued a career as a solo musician as well as a writer, filmmaker and actor.

Ray wrote a play for the John Ruskin School in 2012 called Child's Play and it was performed in the South Bank Centre in London and in Coniston Institute.


2010 - ongoing