Articles with the tag: The Arts


Rosa Harriet Newmarch 1857-1940

Rosa Harriet Newmarch 1857-1940

Rosa Newmarch was born at 29 Lansdowne Place*, Leamington, the youngest of the family of four boys and three girls of the physician Samuel Jeaffreson. She was an artist, an accomplished musician, linguist, poet, writer, critic and composer, – and a wife and...
Milton Woodward,  Wizard of Myth and Mystery

Milton Woodward, Wizard of Myth and Mystery

John (aka Jack) Milton Woodward might have become a household name in Leamington as the second generation of the family to own Woodward’s department store on the Parade, but instead chose a career in showbusiness.  Leamington History Group member and member of the...
Eric Taylor, Leamington-born Musician and Gamelan Pioneer

Eric Taylor, Leamington-born Musician and Gamelan Pioneer

Eric Robert Taylor was born in Leamington at the beginning of May 1928.   He attended Warwick School, where he distinguished himself as a musician.  He also sang in the choir at St Mary’s Church, Warwick.  In 1945, he made the pages of the Leamington Courier, –...