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Alan Dedman events, exhibitions, talks, lectures – classes

The Durham Union Debate by Alan Dedman

The Durham Union Debate took place on the 29th of January, to consider the potential for returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece. James Wroe, President of the Durham…

Basil George Dedman, obituary

Basil George Dedman was born on the 26th of September 1924 to parents Chris Dedman and Dorothy – nee Clarke, nee Baker. Dorothy’s first husband was killed fighting…

Yoga for Blokes (& Blokettes)

Yoga for Blokes was founded by Alan Dedman in 2016 to counter a dearth of yoga classes in his immediate locality. It is designed to encourage Western males…

Smoking cures Coronavirus says David Cockney

David Cockney asserts: “Smoking cures Coronavirus”. Controversially, Cockney is of the opinion that smoking cigarettes could provide people with a defence against Coronavirus, a stance he backs up…

Hotwells Sunset by Alan Dedman

Bristol has a wealth of industrial architecture. During the 90s when Britain began it’s material make-over I spent time drawing and painting the remains of the old gas…

Studio Dedman by Alan Dedman

Studio Dedman. It goes on, in spite of everything. Studio – dubious term really. Pertaining to small property for first time buyers and middle class pretensions about ‘creativity’….

African & White by Alan Dedman

African & White: a song by China Crisis from the 80s. Apt title for this current blog. Growing up in rural East Anglia (as I did) we had…

African Art in Glasgow by Alan Dedman

African Art in Glasgow is happening! At Hidden Lane Gallery there will be a show of contemporary African Art, opening on Friday the 10th of January, 2020 running…

National Portrait Award ? No thanks. by Alan Dedman

Like so many artists, I once aspired to win the National Portrait Award – the BP National Portrait Award. After several years of putting work in for the…

Summer Solstice yoga by Alan Dedman

Summer Solstice yoga: on June the 21st 2019 members of Yoga for Blokes attended celebrations at Stanton Drew stone circles in Somerset. Unlike the previous year, it was…