Book Launch & Guided Walk

Image Credit: Heather Buttivant

Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ

[email protected]

Saturday 07 September 2019
16:30 - 18:30

Since childhood author Heather Buttivant has been drawn to the shoreline, to the rock pools and tidal spaces of our rocky coastline. To celebrate the launch of her book, Rock Pool Extraordinary Encounters Between the Tides Heather will give a talk on rock pools and the miniature worlds that exist in the pools, coves and shallows of our seashores.

Following the talk, she will lead us on a tour of the rock pools along the foreshore between Newlyn Art Gallery and Jubilee Pool.

Free, all welcome, U12s must be accompanied by an adult.


Rock Pool : Extraordinary Encounters Between the Tides
By Heather Buttivant

This is the story of a woman who couldn’t leave the sea, turning a childhood fascination into a career and a calling. A writer who has spent decades with her hands immersed in freezing water, waiting and observing, uncovering the extraordinary secrets of the small creatures who survive in the shifting sands and draining pools between the tides.

Copies will be available from the gallery shop, priced £14.99 and Heather  will be happy to sign your copy.

Heather Buttivant lives in Looe and is an award-winning blogger, writer, educationalist and environmental researcher.

Back to events

Other Events

The Hare & the Moon

Number Seven 7 The High Street Dulverton Somerset TA22 9HB

Saturday 26 October 2019

Summer Craft Club

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

Wednesday 24 July 2019 – Wednesday 28 August 2019

Baby Art Hour For babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Spike Island Artspace, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6UX

Friday 13 December 2019

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

Supported by: