As a subscriber to the Son of Grizedale Newsletter we would like
to invite you to the the official opening of the Renewed Coniston
Institute on Saturday 8th September 2012 at 4.00pm
The address is the Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road, Coniston,
Cumbria, LA21 8DU.
Doors will open at 3.30pm with speeches 4.00pm and an opening
address by the writer, broadcaster and omnipresent Radio 4-ist,
Paul Farley. Following this there will be tours of the Institute
and its collections and commissions. High tea will be served
You will be able to see and use the renewed public library
designed by Liam
Gillick, the renewed Honest Shop by An Endless Supply, the renewed
kitchens and the renewed Reading Room with works on display by
artistic luminaries such as Darren Almond, Claude Hall Neale,
Sydney Percy, Peter Liversidge, Emi Uemura and Homeshop
For those less inclined to culture and more so to sports and the
like, there will be a cricket match at the adjoining Coniston
Cricket Club, where we are working with them on a new pavilion; or
guests may partake in a game of snooker in the renewely named
Prince Harry Billiards Room.
If you wish to attend please be kind enough to reply by return
We look forward to seeing you all.