Tickets on sale for Briggensian dinner

Joey Richardson EMN-160219-221231001
Joey Richardson EMN-160219-221231001
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Tickets are now on sale for the Briggensians Association 39th Annual Dinner to be held on Saturday March 19, 7pm for 7.30pm at Elsham Golf Club.

The Association is for former students of Sir John Nelthorpe School and the old Brigg Grammar School and Brigg Girls High School.

This year the guest speaker is Joey Richardson, an internationally acclaimed turner and sculptor, renowned for her delicate and richly hued wood forms.

Born in 1964 in Lincolnshire, she grew up in the heart of Twigmoor Woods on a small farm.

In 2005, a Worshipful Company of Turners bursary and seven years later a Scholarship from The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST), funded development studies in America.

In 2008, Joey was chosen to show her work in the exhibition Wizards in Wood presented by the Worshipful Company of Turners in Mayfair

It was the first major exhibition of turned wood art in the UK In 2015 Joey was awarded the prestigious QEST Award of Excellence.

Tickets for the dinner cost £22.50 from 01652 652679 or through the web site at Briggensians.net.

The closing date for bookings is Friday March 4.