Turbine House

The Last Gasometer

Jenny Halstead and myself arranged an exhibition The Last Gasometer and Reading’s Changing Skyline. This was to commemorate Reading’s last remaining gastower which was due for demolition. Originally both the gastower demolition and the exhibition were planned for 2020, but the pandemic and a pair of nesting peregrine falcons disrupted plans. The exhibition was finally …

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In Reading Gaol by Reading Town

My first experience of curating an exhibition, ‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’ was an exhibition of artwork by 20 Reading based artists inspired by Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’. The exhibtion was held in the Turbine House at the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock in September 2019. Working with experienced curator Jenny …

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