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A Syrian artist in Turkey

Reading Time: 7 minutes Syria-born Talal Fashtouk was forced to abandon his law degree in 2011 because of the Syrian Civil War. He fled to Turkey where he found mosaics. Matt Hanson explores his life and art.

Maggy Howarth: Perseverance and patience

Reading Time: 6 minutes Oliver Budd asks Maggy Howarth about her career as a pebble artist, which has spanned the last 35 years. During that time, Maggy and her team have created dozens of public pebble mosaics.

Lepus Roman Hare achieves top bid in fundraiser

Reading Time: 3 minutes For ten weeks in the summer of 2022, England’s Winchester and Southampton’s public spaces were brought to life in the Hares of Hampshire exhibition. Emma Abel’s Lepus Roman Hare achieved a top bid of £8,500 in a fundraising auction, which will be donated to Southampton Children’s Hospital.