We regret to report that we have been forced to change the date of the Companions' Day from Saturday, 17th June to Saturday, 24th June.
Van Akin Burd
VAN AKIN BURD (1914-2015)
Click or tap on the image below to listen to Companion Prof Jim Spates paying his warm tribute to his friend and fellow Ruskin scholar, Companion Van Akin Burd, who sadly died in 2015. You will even be able to hear a clip of Van himself.
With thanks to Mike Salts and the Friends of Ruskin's Brantwood for permission to make this lecture available online.
(NB. In order to listen to the lecture, your browser will take you to a third-party site called Clyp.)
Click or tap below to download the Guild's 100th birthday tribute to Van (image, left) and Jim Spates' obituary of Van (image, right) published in The Companion (no. 16).