about digswell arts trust


about digswell arts trust.

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The Digswell Arts Trust, which was formally inaugurated by Lady Mountbatten on 29th May 1957, was the brainchild of Henry Morris (1889- 1961), a revolutionary educationalist who, over 30 years as Director of Education for Cambridgeshire, had pioneered community colleges, education for life and the village college movement. Morris, a great enthusiast for the arts, had been appointed to the Ministry of Town and Country Planning in 1947 to advise on the cultural and leisure arrangements in the recently designated British New Towns……..