Who is this who is coming?

Yesterday we travelled to Oriel Davies in Newtown to install our work for the forthcoming show, Be our guest, opening on Saturday 29th June.  The gallery is transforming into a guest house for the exhibition which runs until September 4th.

Who is this who is coming?

Our work ‘Who is this who is coming?’ is situated in the breakfast room of the imagined B&B and is based upon a pivotal scene in the 1968 film ‘Whistle and I’ll Come to You’.  Additional elements can be seen here and on our website www.absent-but-not-forgotten.co.uk

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Tales from Newtown: The Ghosts of Oriel Davies

Tales we gathered during our visit to Newtown included these about hauntings in the gallery itself!

As well as recording stories of local ghosts we did a short call for the ghosts to talk to us in the gallery.

A Night in the Score Valley Hotel

Arriving at dusk in Score Valley we pulled up in the car and were first welcomed by the hooting of owls from the nearby woods, creating just the right atmosphere for our stay.  On entering the hotel there was nobody to be seen, I just couldnt resist calling out – ‘Is there anybody there?’
No answer.  So instead we rang the bell and were quickly made welcome by Roger, the proprietor, who showed us to our first floor room and left us to unpack and discuss the plans for the weekend.
The owls continued and as we prepared the camera for an overnight vigil, there was some very strange scratching and tapping noises at the window…by the time we had equipment ready to record, it had stopped…

The camera was set to nightvision mode and left to take a photograph every minute through the night.