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Birmingham Northern Soul Art Exhibition Opening Night Friday 21st November 2008


This Friday the 21st of November see's the opening night of a 10 week exhibition featuring the northern soul related works

of David Barow RA at the St Pauls Gallery

Press release along with some images follow



St Paul’s gallery will open its doors to  a new exhibition by virtually

recreating the sights and sounds of the famous Wigan Casino home to

Northern Soul.


On 21st November in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter on show will be

the award winning art of David Barrow RA, together with the wonderful

sounds of Northern Soul Music echoing throughout the gallery

at the hand of non other than  DJ Fay Jones. Fay is an advocaat of Northern

Soul, an avid follower of David’s work.

This will be an unforgettable evening of  nostalgia, absorbing art,

atmosphere and  classic music from an era that will live on forever.

The evening will be highlighted by dancers, and there will be much

memorabilia on display

In addition there will be dancers to demonstrate the athletic and innovative dance moves

associated with the music. Also on show will be paintings from the soon to be released

feature film: ‘Souled Out’


Altogether the night should prove to be as spectacular as the paintings that will remain on

show at the gallery right through until the 24th January.

Amongst the collectors and admirers of Barrow’s work are Birmingham’s own ‘Ocean

Colour Scene’, and also Paul Weller.

The 21st is VIP evening by invitation only, the exhibition will run from 22nd October thru to

24th January.

For further information please contact the gallery on 0121 236 5800


A percentage of the sales of paintings will be donated to the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Trust


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