News

Exhibition

Lost Boat Party

Jock McFadyen

11 Jun - 25 Sep 2021

A major exhibition of over 20 large paintings at Scotland's Dovecot Studios, in partnership with The Scottish Gallery

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm

Further details: dovecotstudios.com

Online Talk

Lost Boat Party

with Jock McFadyen

21 Aug 2021 11:00-12:00

Discover Jock McFadyen’s approach to painting the contemporary landscape with Christina Jansen, the exhibition curator, at this special Edinburgh Art Festival tour.
Tickets £5.98

An online event

Booking details: dovecotstudios.com

In Conversation

Edi Stark Talks Art

with Jock McFadyen

12 August 2021 11:00

In this live, informal conversation, Stark will delve into the consideration of landscape and environment that drives McFadyen’s work and his unique, unromanticised reflections on Scotland.
An online event.
Tickets £5.98

Further details and booking:
dovecotstudios.com

Performance

Edinburgh Fringe Opening Event

Little Sparta & Lost Boat Party

6 August 2021 18:00

To celebrate the opening of the Edinburgh Festival 2021 Little Sparta will be performing live their latest album Lost Boat Party.

Further details and booking:
dovecotstudios.com

Online Interview

Edinburgh Art Festival Launch Event

with Jock McFadyen & Simon Groom

31 Jul 2021 11:00 - 12:00

Dovecot is delighted to celebrate the opening of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2021 with a live interview between artist Jock McFadyen RA and Simon Groom, Director of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Galleries of Scotland.
An online event.
Tickets £5.98

Further details and booking:
dovecotstudios.com

Online Talk

Making The Mallaig Commission

with Jock McFadyen

30 June 2021 18:00-19:00

Discover all the behind the scenes insights of making our latest rug commission with Scottish Artist, Jock McFadyen.
An online event.
Tickets £5.98

Further details and booking:
dovecotstudios.com

Online Talk

In Conversation

with Jock McFadyen

12 Jun 2021 11:00-12:00

Discover Jock’s approach to painting the contemporary landscape in this online conversation with Christina Jansen, Director of The Scottish Gallery.
An online event.
Tickets £5.98

Further details and booking:
dovecotstudios.com

VIRTUAL TOUR

09 Jun 2021

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

Jock McFadyen

The Scottish Gallery presents 360-degree virtual tour of Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures City Art Centre exhibition. Experience the Gallery in virtual reality.

Open Virtual Tour

COLLABORATION

09 Jun 2021

The Mallaig Commission

Jock McFadyen in collaboration with Dovecot Studios is producing a major new artwork - The Mallaig Commission, a fine art textile, available from late Spring 2021.

Further details: dovecotstudios.com

Article

02 Nov 2020

Jock McFadyen: Significant Works

by Sue Hubbard

An article on the work of Jock McFadyen...

Read more: artlyst.com

Music

29 July 2020

Little Sparta and Sally Timms

Lost Boat Party

New EP
Released 29 July 2020

Listen: bandcamp.com
Instagram: Instagram
Facebook: facebook.com/LittleSpartaMusic

Print Sale

May 2020

Charity Fundraising Print Sale

Grey Gallery Covid-19 Artists’ Response

Grey Gallery artists will be donating 20% of sales to a charity of their choice.

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Talk

'Black but Human'

Carmen Fracchia and Michael Ohajuru

A discussion, Slavery and Visual Arts in Hapsburg Spain, 1480 - 1700

Thur 5 Dec 2019, 6.30pm

Eleven Spitalfields, London

FREE but booking essential

Exhibition

Seven Artists

Peter Abrahams, Greta Kirkwood Andresen, Miranda Argyle, Marc Atkins, Jock McFadyen RA, Liz Rideal, Covadonga Valdes

15 Nov - 8 Dec 2019

Eleven Spitalfields, London

A group exhibition. Over 50 works on display.

Music

29 Mar 2019

Mekons

Deserted

New album: CD, 12″ LP
Released 29 Mar 2019

Listen: deserted.bandcamp.com
Twitter: twitter.com/themekons
Facebook: facebook.com/mekons
bloodshotrecords.com/artist/mekons

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

Darkness and Light

24 Nov - 3 Dec 2017

The Grey Gallery, London

Graphic works and new digital prints.

Music

May 2017

Waywords and Meansigns

Recreating Finnegans Wake

Little Sparta, with Sally Timms and Martin Billheimer, contribute to the 2017 release of Waywords and Meansigns.

Visit: waywordsandmeansigns.com

Music

Mekons

Mekonville

28 - 30 July 2017

Stonham Aspal, Pettaugh, England

The Mekons announce Mekonville Festival: A unique weekend festival in rural Suffolk.

Music

Mekons

15 Jul 2017

St John on Bethnal Green London

An evening of acoustic Mekons music and dark and anticipatory banter in the weeks leading up to Mekonville…

Music

Susie Honeyman

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End

24-26 Jun 2016

Glastonbury Festival 2016

Susie Honeyman performs in Sir Henry at Rawlinson End.

View more: twitter.com/SirHenryShow

Music

Little Sparta

12 Nov 2015

Earl Haig Hall, London

25 Nov 2015

Jacksons Ln, London

9 Dec 2015

The Slaughtered Lamb, London

Music

The Revenge of the Mekons

18 Nov 2015

The Bertha DocHouse Screen, London

Documentary Screening and Q&A with the director and past & present Mekons

View more: dochouse.org

Music

A Ritual Haunting through Poetry, Images and Music

7 Nov 2015

Toynbee Studios, London

Readers: Justin Hopper and Shirley Collins
Musicians: Lost Harbours, Jem Finer (Longplayer, The Pogues), Susie Honeyman (Mekons, Little Sparta), Mark Pilkington (Strange Attractor Press, Urthona), Cath Tyler (Phil & Cath Tyler, Cordelia’s Dad)
Visuals: Stefan Musgrove and Mark Offord

View more: spillfestival.com

Music

Mini Mekons and Robbie Fulks in Scotland

9-19 Aug 2014

Venues:
Belladrum Festival, Beauly
Victoria Hall, Cromarty
Stromness Town Hall, Orkney
Gable End Theatre, Hoy, Orkney
Clark's, Dundee

View more: youtube.com

Music

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End

18 Jun 2014

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Visit: unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk
Visit: facebook.com/SirHenryShow

Music

One Night Stanshall

An evening of Vivian's Meisterwerk Sir Henry at Rawlinson End and also many of Vivian's songs.

8 April 2014

Bloomsbury Theatre, London

Exhibition

Robert Marsden & Jock McFadyen

20 Feb - 29 Mar 2014

Marsden Woo, London

Music

Mini Mekons v Little Sparta

22 May 2013

Aces & Eights, London

Exhibition

Robert Marsden & Jock McFadyen

William Feaver in conversation with Jock McFadyen

6 June 2012

The Prince's Drawing School, London

Music

Little Sparta

The Garden of Disorientation

An Evening of Music and Conversation

23 May 2012

61 Charterhouse Street, London

Visit: facebook.com/events
Listen: bandcamp.com
Follow: facebook.com/LittleSpartaMusic
Listen in iTunes: itunes/little-sparta

Music

Little Sparta

Inspirations in Scottish Landscape

An Evening of Music and Conversation

1 May 2012

The Fleming Collection, London

Music

Little Sparta

Close: Music for an exhibition

New CD, Album. Released on Grey Gallery Records

Released 1 April 2012

Listen: bandcamp.com
Follow: facebook.com/LittleSpartaMusic
Listen in iTunes: itunes/little-sparta

Music

Mekons

I Have Been To Heaven And Back

20 - 29 May 2011

London and Switzerland

Exhibition

Simon Read

Plots & Plans

An exhibition of drawings

19 Sep - 2 Oct 2010

Hothouse, London

Music

Little Sparta

Close: A Journey in Scotland

Little Sparta's music features in the film accompanying the exhibition

22 Apr 2010

Chicago Botanic Garden, USA

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

The landscape with its clothes on

15 Mar - 23 Apr 2010

Clifford Chance, London

Music

Little Sparta

An Evening of Scottish Music and Poetry

22 Apr 2010

The Fleming Collection, London

Exhibition

Simon Read

Drawn Towards

An exhibition of graphic work by Simon Read

16 Mar - 22 Apr 2010

The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth, Suffolk

Music

Little Sparta

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

28-30 Aug 2009

The Grey Gallery at Hawke and Hunter, Edinburgh

Listen: littlesparta.bandcamp.com

Exhibition

Bob and Roberta Smith

This Artist is Deeply Dangerous

As part of 2009’s Edinburgh Art Festival

6 Aug - 5 Sept 2009

The Grey Gallery at Hawke and Hunter, Edinburgh

Read more: aestheticamagazine.com

Reading

Iain Sinclair and Jock McFadyen

Iain Sinclair reads from his new book Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and talks with Jock McFadyen about their shared subject, the hidden territories of London's eastern landscape.

2 April 2009

The Grey Gallery, London

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

Horse lamenting the invention of the motor car…

5 Mar - 26 Apr 2009

The Grey Gallery, London

Exhibition

Richard Wilson

Hot Dog Roll

1 - 31 Aug 2008

10 Old Broughton, Edinburgh

Visit: richardwilsonsculptor.com

Music

Grey Gallery Records

Little Sparta & Sally Timms

New Album

Released 11 Jan 2008

Released on Grey Gallery Records

Listen: bandcamp.com

Exhibition

Miranda Argyle, Neil Gall, Jock McFadyen, Humphrey Ocean, Simon Read, Bob and Roberta Smith, Richard Wilson and Jessica Voorsanger

Small Wonders

15 Nov - 9 Dec 2007

Eleven Spitalfields, London

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

Small Pictures

4 - 28 Oct 2007

Eleven Spitalfields, London

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

Kill Matthew Barney

27 Sep - 21 Oct 2007

nomoregrey, London

Exhibition

Jock McFadyen

Pictures of Scotland

10 Aug - 2 Sep 2007

10 Old Broughton, Edinburgh