Category Archives for "In Memoriam"

Remembering Helen Swain

Helen SwainMichael Vizard writes:Helen died on 29th June, aged ninety. She was a member of the summer course committee for many years, starting, as I did, under Peter Tatham when he was the course director. She was also the pottery studio leader for many years. She was a brilliant potter in her own right and a […]

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Remembering Averil Williams

“It is a great sadness to inform you of the death of Averil Williams.  She had been ill for some weeks and died peacefully on Sunday evening, the 25th March.”Averil’s funeral service will be on Saturday, 12th May, at 10.45 a.m. at St. John the Baptist church, Spencer Hill, Wimbledon, London SW19 4NZ. There will […]

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Remembering Brian Holmes

Last year, exactly at Summer Course time, though there was no Champernowne Summer Course that year, our good friend Brian Holmes died quite suddenly, and he is sadly missed. Brian loved to play the piano. An ever present course member since the late eighties, he was always available  to accompany singers and other musicians, a […]

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