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Homage to Michael Scott

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Museums Northumberland presents ‘Northumberland Folk’, a series of four new exhibitions by illustrator Jonny Hannah with most of the artworks in the exhibitions for sale.

The exhibition runs until the 31st of October and we will be in touch about when you will be able to collect your purchase (shipping is not included in the price but we can provide courier contacts for you to arrange independently). We will be able to give you more detail of exact dates nearer the time but collection dates will likely be before December 2021.

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  • Painted cut out
  • Image of work in the Northumberland Folk Exhibition at Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum 19.05.2021 to 31.10.2021

The Grand Wizard Michael Scott (which I still find a curiously modern name) was asked by local businessmen to bring the tide to Morpeth in the 13th century, thereby increasing trade & wealth.

So a young man, the finest runner in the land, was chosen to stand where the river Wansbeck meets the sea & entice the tide all the way up to the town. Once he began running, the water followed, but the terrifying sea spirits mocked him, splashing the backs of his legs. On no account was the runner to look back at the advancing tide.

But glance back he did, & all of Scott’s cosmic magic was undone…