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#1 eeyore48

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 17:48

Hi, everyone

:clap: Good news!

The SWIFT GALLERY re-opens next Thursday 23rd May when Andrew will be pleased to see faces old and new from 5pm until 9pm. There are many exciting pieces to see in the exhibition space and throughout the gallery. Please spread the word and encourage your friends to come along and see what is on show.

Ian



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#2 dwh43scale

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 07:47

Excellent news ! Planning to attend.



#3 Bloggsworth

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 13:23

More people might turn up if they knew where it is...



#4 alansart

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 15:28

More people might turn up if they knew where it is...

The Swift Gallery

Monarch Works
Elswick Road,
Fenton

Stoke on Trent, 

Staffordshire  ST4 2SH



#5 Bloggsworth

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 22:05

 

The Swift Gallery

Monarch Works
Elswick Road,
Fenton

Stoke on Trent, 

Staffordshire  ST4 2SH

 

 

Ta everso, bit too far from my manor...



#6 2F-001

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 07:44

It's a long haul for me too, Bloggsworth - though I will say it is very much worth the trip if you can make it sometime. When I (eventually - thanks for the cajoling Roger Clark!) made my first visit last year for the quiz evening I was completely bowled over by the scale and quality of the whole set up, and Andrew S's hospitality. But maybe you could wait until the evening events and talks are announced for later in the year and make your long journey more worthwhile? 


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#7 Roger Clark

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 09:17

One of the events this year will be an illustrated talk by our colleague Alan Cox on 3rd July. It will be worth travelling a long way.

#8 MCS

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 19:15

I can't be there on 3rd July, annoyingly.  Would love to see Alan's talk though - will it be recorded?

 

But I am in Nottingham next Thursday, so will drive across the A50.

 

How many other TNFers will be there?



#9 Roger Clark

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 06:56

I’ll be there.

#10 dwh43scale

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 07:37

Polite Reminder !  This is today. I'll be there.



#11 elansprint72

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 23:05

Another great laid-back evening. A splendid display of new art-work, well-done Andrew. Great meeting up with some new best friends I've never previously met and some old farts I've known for ever!   

This really is one of the motor-sporting world's best-kept secrets.                                                                                 


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#12 Alan Cox

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 18:54

Nice to meet MCS and dwh43scale again last night, MCS after too long a time gap. Another relaxed evening, as usual, with Andrew Swift welcoming some new faces to the gallery, all of whom were blown away by the quality and depth of exhibits.

 

Roger has given my talk a rather fulsome plug and I only hope I can live up to his build-up



#13 MCS

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Posted Yesterday, 20:53

Wow.  Still overwhelmed by the sheer scale and quality of the pictures and the place. Absolutely stunning. 

 

Great to see Alan - always is - and to finally meet Pete, albeit briefly, although I have to say I did smile when I noticed a rather nice red Elan parked next to my car as I left...

 

Can't wait to go back.  Andrew Swift has provided something that is truly special.



#14 eeyore48

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Posted Yesterday, 21:47

Yes, it was another of Andrew's special evenings and thanks to all who came to make it so.

If anyone would like to visit this coming Thursday then please note the doors will be open from 2pm to 5:30pm though I'm afraid you will only get to see me as Andrew will be elsewhere.

Tea or coffee will be on offer but sadly no catering. A digestive biscuit, possibly.

As for Mr. A. Cox ...he is being typically modest. Roger Clark is absolutely correct when he says it will be worth travelling a long way to Fenton to see his photographs and hear his talk.

Before Alan appears in July the gallery will be hosting an evening with the renowned Simon Arron on Thursday June 20th - another event really worth making an effort to attend.



#15 elansprint72

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Posted Yesterday, 21:57

Wow.  Still overwhelmed by the sheer scale and quality of the pictures and the place. Absolutely stunning. 

 

Great to see Alan - always is - and to finally meet Pete, albeit briefly, although I have to say I did smile when I noticed a rather nice red Elan parked next to my car as I left...

 

Can't wait to go back.  Andrew Swift has provided something that is truly special.

Unfortunately it wasn't my Elan +2; I don't have one of those... yet!  :smoking: