Sutton, Ann (13 of 17) National Life  Story Collection: Crafts Lives

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    2004-06-08, 2004-06-15, 2004-06-29

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    Interviewee's home, Arundel

  • Interviewees

    Sutton, Ann, 1935- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 13: Description of setting up workshop in Farnborough, Oxfordshire, living conditions, support received from Richard Crossman [RC]. Story about RC bringing Jenny Lee, Lord Goodman, Lord Weidenfeld and David Eccles [DE] to an opening at Farnborough and DE's subsequent setting up of talks about the formation of the Crafts Advisory Committee. Description of teaching on Banbury School of Art's Art Foundation course. Mentions Terry Frost's sons. Description of AS and JM's purchase and conversion of a shop and other properties to rent. Story about Daniel Day Lewis's application to be JM's apprentice. Description of AS and JM's setting up of Parnham, Dorset, opening Parnham to the public and opening of the furniture school. Mentions Lord Linley arriving at Parnham.

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