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Freya Pocklington- ‘Women’s Work’ on – Countryfile this Sunday

Written by Caryl Beach

On July 22, 2016

Alice joint owner of Sheepfold, member of Woolclip, and Manx Loaghtan sheep breeder, 128 x 138 cm, Conte and Ink on Paper

Image: Alice joint owner of Sheepfold, member of Woolclip, and Manx Loaghtan sheep breeder, 128 x 138 cm, Conte and Ink on Paper.

Freya Pocklington has completed her Trust New Art residency at Acorn Bank, a National Trust property in Cumbria. The project titled ‘Women’s Work’, has focused on women working with animals in the North West to celebrate the 150 year Beatrix Potter anniversary. The works will be shown across two National Trust properties:

Acorn Bank: 1st Sept – 27th Nov

Hill Top Farm: 17th Sept – 20th Oct

On the 24th of July there is a special episode of Countryfile celebrating Beatrix Potter. The team filmed at Acorn Bank with one of her subjects, Susan Aglionby who breeds Longhorn cattle. The programme is on at 7pm and then available on BBC iPlayer.

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