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Welcome to Josefina de Vasconcellos MBE website!

August 15, 2016 / carl / Website

J de V Arts Care trust a Registered Charity No.1119354. We are proud to share with you the “Josefina de Vasconcellos MBE shop online”. The life of an extraordinary woman is celebrated in this charitable trust! “Browse around her art sale and be inspired to purchase a piece to mark a memorable occasion, ie, birthday, […]

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The Gorton Monastery

December 22, 2019 / carl / Current Projects

For a long time I have been looking after the remaining art work of Josefina de Vasconcellos, with  the good intention to find a permanent home for it so that the public may seek enjoyment from viewing the different pieces and learning all about the history behind them. In my mind the Monastery is a […]

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Barrow Community Kitchen

August 15, 2016 / carl / Current Projects

At present we are helping Barrow Community Kitchen! “BARROW’S Community Kitchen was originally set up to help feed those hit by savage benefit cuts but is now helping the lonely, elderly and working families struggling to survive on zero-hours contract”.

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Storm Desmond

March 23, 2016 / carl / Gallery

As a result of the events in December, the Josefina Gallery at Waterside in Kendal is now closed, efforts are currently under-way to relocate the gallery to a new location, we will keep you informed on the progress here.

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About Josefina

July 23, 2014 / carl / Uncategorized

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Craft Fairs

May 6, 2014 / carl / Events

The J de V Arts Care Trust warmly invites crafters to join our monthly Craft Fair. This takes place on the third Saturday of each month at the Josefina Gallery on Waterside in Kendal. See events The Josefina Gallery has space for just 6 tables which we supply. Crafters need to bring their own table […]

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Walk to the World Cup 2014

April 25, 2014 / carl / Past Projects, Walk to the World Cup

Friends sharing a few beers and their usual jokey banter in ‘The Little Guy’ pub in Sydney, Australia. Nothing unusual about that! The talk then turned to the lads’ favourite subject – football – and an idea was hatched to ‘Walk to the World Cup’ in Brazil. How far to walk? The number associated with […]

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The Josephina Gallery, Kendal

April 25, 2014 / carl / Gallery

We are operating as a gallery showing the works, life, ideas and ideals of the late Josefina de Vasconcellos MBE, world renowned sculptor and inventor of creative solutions to free people from limitations and give positive opportunities to go forward. We have artists ready to exhibit and some to run small workshops with disadvantaged groups, such […]

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