Mushet 200 Celebration in Coleford Forest of Dean

Robert Forester Mushet (1811–1891) was a British metallurgist born April 8, 1811, in Coleford, in the Forest of Dean. He was the youngest son of Scottish parents, Agnes Wilson and David Mushet; an ironmaster, formerly of the Clyde, Alfreton and Whitecliff Ironworks. In 1818/9 David Mushet built a foundry at Darkhill, in the Forest of Dean. Robert spent his … Continue reading Mushet 200 Celebration in Coleford Forest of Dean

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Artist demonstrates his skills at Taurus Crafts

Anthony Skates has lived in the Wye Valley for 4 years though he is originally from the Rhondda Valley in South Wales and lived for a number of years in Bristol.  He studied Art at South Glamorgan Institute in the 1980’s and returned to painting  in the last decade after a break of several years.  … Continue reading Artist demonstrates his skills at Taurus Crafts