Walking with Offa – Marking 50 years of the Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail
Offa’s Dyke Centre re-opening
Exhibition of new paintings inspired by Offa’s Dyke
12 leading British poets to respond with newly commissioned poems
New Offa’s Dyke exhibition unveiledDignitaries will re-open the Centre
On St David’s Day, 2021, the Offa’s Dyke Association and Centre will re-open its doors to the general public. Visitors will find a new exhibition interpreting Offa’s Dyke, its people and landscape with the displays arranged so as to promote social distancing. The year also marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the National Trail and the ODA is proud to present the first of the year’s events planned to mark the occasion.
An exhibition by artist, Dan Llywelyn Hall, with new paintings inspired by the Offa’s Dyke monument and path will be on public display until August, 2021. For the full story go the Powys County Times article https://www.countytimes.co.uk/news/18829222.knightons-offas-dyke-centre-will-reopen-st-davids-day/
In this photo Dan is at work painting on Offa’s Dyke with an interested audience
Details of guest speaker to be announced.
Scene from our 2019 50th anniversary AGM. Guest lecturer Professor Howard Williams from the University of Chester and opera singer Emily Boulton, who sang for the audience at the meeting, are seen here officially opening the walkers’ Passport scheme