Artist Talk - Ian Phillips McLaren

29 April 20231 - 2pm FREE

Woodend Gallery and Studios

1-1.30pm: Ian Phillips McLaren
Hear from artist photographer Ian Phillips McLaren who will talk to us about his mother in law Gwen and her journey with dementia. A portrait of Gwen is currently on display at Scarborough Art Gallery, as part of Squaring The Circles. Ian will share his inspiration behind the work and how it was made.

1.30-2pm: Sara Hoxhaj
Following Ian’s talk, Sara Hoxhaj from Alzheimer’s Research UK, will talk about dementia and the charities research.

FREE. Booking essential.


There is step free access to the Woodend along with a small set of steps to the main door. Inside there is a Welcome Desk and our friendly staff will be ready to greet you.

The Welcome Desk, shop, café and gallery are on the ground floor. The ground floor is fully accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Accessible toilet
There is a fully accessible toilet available to visitors on the ground floor.

Toilets and baby changing
The accessible toilet on the ground floor has baby changing facilities.

Assistance animals
We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs in the gallery. Drinking bowls are available on request from the information desk. When visiting, please take responsibility for your assistance animal as it should remain under your care and control throughout your visit.

Well behaved dogs, kept on a lead throughout your visit, are welcome in Woodend.