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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
art talking clip from a Creativity Quest live online workshop

ArtTalks: The Moroccan

Artist Jess Stephens and I have been running Creativity Quest online since April 2020 - a fear-bashing, awe-inspiring, world-expanding series of artistic and cultural adventures". Here's […]
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Creativity Quest Visual Intelligence slide from workshop

Creativity Quest in Morocco

At the beginning of lockdown, my good friend Jess Stephens and I created something special. Jess has lived in Sefrou near Fez and the Atlas […]
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St Thomas Way Book Front Cover

St Thomas Way - the book!

Congratulations to Professor Catherine Clarke! Her book about St Thomas Way is finally published. "The St Thomas Way and the Medieval March of Wales: Exploring […]
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Lent Art Installation 2020 'Pilgrimage' by Michelle Rumney at Southwark Cathedral

Candlelit Cathedral

Friday 6th March 2020 6-9pm Lent Art Installation at Southwark Cathedral Imagine a vast medieval space at night, lit by just the glow of its many […]
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Measuring to the Saint with artist Michelle Rumney video still from instructional video

Measuring to the Saint v2.0

How to do that measuring to the saint thing yourself! The Hanged Man Story So, as you may know, I've done a lot of measuring with string, […]
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'Pilgrimage' Southwark Cathedral Lent Art Installation 2020 preview

'Pilgrimage' Lent Art Installation 2020

 In the Year of Pilgrimage Southwark Cathedral reflects on the mediaeval practice of ‘Measuring to the Saint’ – Lent Art Installation 2020’ In mediaeval times, there […]
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Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December 2019 St Thomas martyrdom

Measuring the Archbishop

2020 is a triple anniversary year for the infamous Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket. It is 900 years since his birth, 850 years since death, […]
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Medieval measuring workshop at Hereford Cathedral

Hands-On Humanities Day in Southampton

On Saturday 23 November I'll be running Medieval Mapping & Measuring workshops at the Nuffield Southampton Theatre from 10:30am - 4:30pm in Southampton. This is […]
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Curls of Measured to the Saint lengths of string by artist Michelle Rumney

Measuring Days at Southwark

Measuring to the Saint In Medieval times, there was a common practice called Measuring to the Saint. If you needed spiritual or physical help or healing, […]
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